Facebook's Oculus conference is filled with Star Wars, hand tracking and Medal of Honor: Everything announced

CNET | 9/25/2019 | Ian Sherr
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Mark Zuckerberg introduced new hand controllers at last year's Oculus conference.

Facebook is focused on giving you more reasons to try virtual reality. Over the next year, it'll bring new sci-fi-inspired capabilities to its headsets, allowing you to control the devices with your hands.

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During its Oculus Connect conference Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company will offer new features for its Oculus Quest headset. The wireless $399 Quest will be able to sense your hands, the company said, and it'll be able to reproduce them in the virtual world without the need for controllers.

"The hardware is getting out of the way, and with each step, we're getting to a more immersive and natural experience," Zuckerberg said during a presentation at the conference in San Jose, California. "The first time you just wiggle your fingers and you see that full range of motion in your hands, it takes the experience to a whole new level."

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The social networking giant hosts the annual conference to bring together the...
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