Oculus showed a video demo of a prototype Oculus Rift VR headset that did not need to be hooked up to a PC during the company's Oculus Connect keynote today. Little else about the headset was revealed.

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The video demo showed what looked very much like the current Oculus Rift headset, except that it didn't have any wires to connect to a PC or smartphone. The standalone prototype used positional tracking, according to Oculus, but other than that, there was no word on the headset's hardware specs. There was also no information on how much this will cost or when the final version will be released. It sounds like this product won't be out for a while, but it does show that Oculus, and its parent company Facebook, have their eyes set for freeing their VR headset from the PC.