With the Oculus Connect 2016 developer conference just around the corner, the company has finally posted the full schedule of sessions and confirmed that the conference will be livestreamed in VR thanks to NextVR.
Oculus’ developer conference is being held in San Jose, CA this year, and the company, which is calling the event Oculus Connect 3, says it will be their biggest event yet. Oculus has finally published the full schedule for the event which runs from October 5th to 7th.
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Aside from the usual keynotes from Oculus executives, sessions include a range of VR topics focusing on VR game development, VR video/filmmaking, and creating social VR experiences.
Sessions involving Oculus Touch—the company’s VR motion controller which is promised to launch by the end of the year—are likely to be a focus as well, and we expect to hear the Touch release date and price at the conference’s opening keynote on Thursday at 10AM PT. Rounding out Oculus Connect will be a closing keynote from CTO John Carmack.
For those unable to attend the conference, Carmack confirmed via a tweet today that the conference will be streamed via Twitch and in virtual reality via NextVR, a firm known for streaming sporting and other events in VR through their Gear VR app.
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It isn’t clear yet which portions of the event will be stream (whether via Twitch or NextVR), though we’ve reached out to the companies to learn more.
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