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[Forbes] Oculus Rift Co-Founder Andrew Reisse killed  

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It’s one of those freak occurrences that spawns unfathomable tragedy. Andrew Scott Reisse was a VR computer graphics engineer working on the Oculus Rift, a project which he helped to co-found. He was struck and killed in a crosswalk four miles away from his office at the end of a police chase in Santa Ana on Thursday

I hope i put this in the right section.
Edited by Elyminator - 6/3/13 at 12:50pm
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I actually think this may be a repost. Could be wrong, though. Either way - unfortunate frown.gif
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Link seems to not work for me. Tragic to hear though. As a founder I'm sure he was looking forward to what the reception of Oculus was going to be. That's a shame.
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Link seems to not work for me. Tragic to hear though. As a founder I'm sure he was looking forward to what the reception of Oculus was going to be. That's a shame.
i think i fixed the link... not sure what was going on thanks for the heads up!
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Link doesn't work.

Works now. Thanks!
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Very sad to hear this news! rip
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ouch frown.gif how will this effect the company? can everything still function well? Oculos thing actually intrigued me.
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ouch frown.gif how will this effect the company? can everything still function well? Oculos thing actually intrigued me.

He will be missed but this won't have an effect on the device. They already have dev kits out and there are enough engineers at the company to keep the project moving.
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Sad to hear this, im sure he would have loved to see the product's consumer release.
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Repost: http://www.overclock.net/t/1396454/cnet-oculus-vr-co-founder-33-killed-by-speeding-car/0_50
 
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