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MTBS3D RT @industrychanger: Interviewed Neil Schneider from @MTBS3D about @OpenSource_VR and open standards. This is what he said: http://t.co/C5t
MTBS3D Open Source vs. Open Standard, an important distinction. @UploadVR @official_ita3d #VR http://t.co/l9Eh9nFO3N http://t.co/KiXJ5JGFqh
MTBS3D RT @randizuckerberg: Excited to be keynoting at Miami's 1st #VirtualReality Conference - #BIGSummit @theBigSummit http://t.co/Loffr6U8Sq
MTBS3D MTBS is in South Beach for @theBigSummit, Miami's first ever #VirtualReality conference! #BigSummit #CEEK #VR http://t.co/5hjjwpZqaK
MTBS3D RT @Robertsmania: This is going to be potentially huge for sharing experiences with VR! 360 support in YouTube @MTBS3D http://t.co/4eh4xKc
MTBS3D .@AMD talks latency at @intlCES, plus #VR, FreeSync & more! #CES2015 http://t.co/IWUBkPawW2 http://t.co/fp9hHXMckU
MTBS3D RT @Robertsmania: Interviews from last week are starting to get posted @MTBS3D #CES2015 http://t.co/1I86wkYXXA http://t.co/g7nmzm2Lzf
MTBS3D RT @FeelThree: @MTBS3D Pre-Kickstarter raffle @ http://t.co/17TFLKPG6R to win 2 cool VR Motion Simulators&shipping http://t.co/6KU0KCaLKt p…
MTBS3D .@ImmersiONVRelia awarded best of @intlCES & our #CES interview with CEO, Manuel R. Gutierrez Novelo! @TDVision #VR http://t.co/sG9e9NbMjj
MTBS3D Neil's wife is insanely jealous! MTBS goes shoe shopping w/ @sixensemotion at @intlCES! #sixensestem #VR #CES2015 http://t.co/PP5nQG4UeU
MTBS3D RT “@VRGLASS: @MTBS3D @intlCES We are Crowdfunding. Can you help us by retweet? http://t.co/lq0LWgG3rR
MTBS3D First interview from @intlCES w/Snail Games & their #3D gaming console & smartphone featuring eye tracking! #CES2015 http://t.co/YAb1179Gzd
MTBS3D We are back from @intlCES! Special thanks to @Robertsmania for his camera work! Keep an eye out next week for his interview w/ @oculus! #CES
MTBS3D RT @Robertsmania: Just interviewed Nate Mitchell at Oculus after checking out the Crescent Bay - Amazing, seriously really good #CES2015 @M
MTBS3D RT @Robertsmania: VR Lounge at Hyde nightclub in Bellagio #CES2015 @MTBS3D http://t.co/KEUKg46JNu

The Winners & Prizes For Oculus PhotoCrop Contest!


First, we want to thank everyone for their patience in waiting for the MTBS Oculus Rift Photocrop contest. We arranged a Novint Falcon as a top prize, but there were delays in shipping because our company contacts changed.

That was resolved, but with all the fine artwork shared in the contest, it seemed wasteful to just have ONE prize. Seriously!

Audiofly AF33 Headphones
So we secured six pairs of AF33 Audiofly headphones, and each pair has a retail value of about $40 a piece.

The contest was judged independently by MTBS. We gave the highest preference to submissions that seemed the most complex and imaginative to do. While everyone's work was fun to watch, it's clear that some submissions were a lot more time consuming than others.

So here we go!
Fellowship of The Rift
The first prize, The Novint Falcon, goes to Mindless. He had multiple popular entries, and our favorite was "The Fellowship of the Rift".

It Cannot Come Soon Enough
The second prize, a pair of AF33 Audiofly headphones, goes to Boll for...his patience!

The Creation of VR
Omarzuqo gets third prize for The Creation of VR.

The First Oculus
Fireslayer26 gets Audiofly headphones for "The First Oculus".

Titanic VRThe fifth prize, Audiofly headphones, goes to TheHolyChicken for Titanic VR. Nicely done!

Destiny, Baby Oculus
The sixth prize goes to Coasterpro for Destiny, or "Baby Oculus". Audiofly headphones are headed your way!

I Can't Handle the Truth!
Zalo can't handle the truth! He's getting headphones too!

WAIT.  We can't just stop here...can we??!?  I think not.  We have two more prizes to give away.  Radeon Ramdisk is advanced ramdisk software that will work on both AMD and Intel platforms.  It's valued at almost $20 a copy, and we have two keys to give away!

The winners are:

Mad VR Science!
We've got some mad science by Cathodoluminescence, and...

Stick it up, VR Grandma!VR Grandma by kh3naz!

Well, that's it folks!  We're tapped out!  Feel free to spread the images around, but be sure to credit your MTBS source!  Great stuff, everyone!  Even Mike Abrash from Valve thought this contest was "fun and brilliant", and I know he too was looking forward to seeing the winner!

Please PM Neil in the forums to claim your prize.  Please send your real name, address, email, and phone number so arrangements can be made.  Congratulations again!

Last but not least, we are working on the MTBS site this weekend.  Based on some input from Palmer Luckey and our forum members, we want to get some ideas off the ground here.  We'll keep you posted!