Oculus takes team behind Xbox 360 controller and Kinect on




Oculus VR, known for his VR goggles, the Carbon Design Group acquired. Carbon comes complete with all of its employees in the hands of Oculus. Designers of Carbon were amongst the founders of products like the Xbox 360 controller and the first version of Kinect.

Oculus announced the acquisition Tuesday Dutch time known on his blog. According Oculus, the company has been working with Carbon worked on several unannounced projects the past year. It is expected the deal will be completed by the end of this summer.

Peter Bristol, creative director at Carbon Design, says to be very excited about the acquisition:” Virtual reality for consumers is still in the development phase and we can begin to define how Fr should look like, how it must feel at the moment and what it should be. It is a completely open product,” says Bristol.

What Carbon is going to do for Oculus exactly is not clear. However, the company will be out of the U.S. ‘major part’ go into the development of upcoming products. It will be possible knowledge of cameras to use, since the last shown prototype of the Rift glasses can be used. controllerless Oculus itself was acquired in March this year by Facebook. The social networking laid down for 1.45 billion euros Fri company.


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