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Oculus VR announces Oculus Touch, delivers 'hand presence'

Oculus teases hand presence for the Rift in the form of the Oculus Touch

By Anthony Garreffa | Jun 11, 2015 12:55 pm CDT

Oculus VR has just announced the first controller for a VR headset in the form of the Oculus Touch, which gives users not just hand presence, but manipulation in the VR world.

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On top of that, it still has the old school buttons and analog sticks so you don't feel like you're using a controller that isn't too familiar. The Oculus Touch is wireless, so you're not going to be tripping over cables. The Oculus Touch has three buttons, and an analog stick to use within the VR world. Haptics are also featured, so you can "feel" the things you're "touching" in the VR world.

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Anthony Garreffa

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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