OC6 Live Blog 59

OC6 Live Blog

The biggest Quest event of the year is finally upon us. Join us below for a live blog of the event as it happens. Pro tip: No need to refresh your browser

Event
OC6
Location
San Jose
Start time
10am
Event status
Finished
OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:58 pm

Okay, we're going now for a while, expect updates and features for the next couple of days!

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:57 pm

Maria Fernandez now on stage, talking about VR for business and industry. 

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:54 pm

Facebook Horizon brings creators and artists' visions to life - giving everyone the super powers to express and create in VR with social interactions functionalities built-in. Groups and events, in-product guides, built-in reporting and moderation tools. 

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:51 pm

More social activities than ever in VR: Facebook Horizon. A place where people can explore, play and connect with friends from all over. Launching with a closed beta early next year but everyone at OC6 gets an invite to join.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:51 pm

More social activities than ever in VR: Facebook Horizon. A place where people can explore, play and connect with friends from all over. Launching with a closed beta early next year.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:50 pm

Oculus TV isn't just for those who watch the media, but it is also empowering content creators through Media Studio: a VR management system to manage your library and get analytics for your content.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:48 pm

Rich presence can also be linked through things like FB Messenger, so that you can send somebody a link directly to their Messenger, allowing them to join you not only in an app, but in your location within the virtual world of the app.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:47 pm

Rich presence allows developers to build deep links, so that you can not only know what app your friends are using, but join them in whichever space inside that app that they are.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:46 pm

Predictably, they're working to integrate Facebook tighter into Oculus.

OC6 Live Blog 61
Omar Kamel
September 25, 2019
1:46 pm

They're adding chats, so you can message inside the headset or from the Oculus app on your phone.

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William R. Cousert

The event started half an hour ago. Where are the updates?

karmamole

We updated as the event went along. Maybe our Ajax updating didn’t work with your browser? Not sure! You’ll find it all now if you check, I guess. We also posted another article with just the highlights! Exciting news all around!

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