Oculus VR acquires design company behind Xbox 360 controller, Kinect

By Shawn Knight
Jun 24, 2014
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  1. Oculus VR has acquired Carbon Design, the company responsible for designing the Xbox 360 controller and the original Kinect. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed although the two have apparently be working together on multiple unannounced projects for over a...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    "Facebook Bought design company behind xbox 360 controller, kinect" I think thats what you mean :)
  3. Hooray! Gorilla arms for everyone! Stand and wave at your underpowered console until your aching biceps look like Popeye and your head spins so you want to throw up. But it'll be a perfect way to poke your friends on FaceCube.

    I want to be able to sit down, I do not want to have to hold anything at arms length, I do not want to wave at anything. Just give me two flat hands wsad under the left and a mouse under the right, and I'll work the rest out myself. I tried the waving thing with the Leap, and I want none, none more waving.
  4. theBest11778

    theBest11778 TS Addict Posts: 296   +125

    Considering this company created the Xbox 360 controller, arguably the best controller ever made (I do feel the XBO is a bit better because of the D-pad, other than that it's basically the same though,) I have high hopes they'll figure out a proper solution to work with Oculus.

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