EXCLUSIVE leaked images of Pico 4 Controllers!

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And today, well, the magic happened, and someone sent me via email two exclusive images about the controllers of the headset! So let me share with you everything I now know about the Pico 4 and its controllers! Pico 4 Controllers Video. Pico 4 Controllers.

AXIS Full-Body Controller Makes Motion Capture Easy

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Who needs an old-fashioned controller when you have a perfectly good set of arms and legs? AXIS (Active XR Interface System) is a full-body controller that uses a combination of wireless sensors attached to key points on the body to deliver high-quality motion capture.

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Sony Unveils Next-Gen ‘Orb’ VR Controller For PS5

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The company also briefly mentioned a new controller which will employ “key features found in the DualSense wireless controller.”. Earlier today, Sony offered us our first look at this next-gen VR controller and the design is interesting, to say the least.

‘Valheim’ VR Mod Now Supports Motion Controls

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Everyone’s favorite Viking simulator can now be played in VR with support for VR motion controls, including Oculus Touch and Valve Index. Available now via Nexusmods, this latest update adds full VRIK support, including individual finger movements depending on the controller.

Magic Leap 2 Controller May Use On-board Inside-out Tracking, an Industry-first

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A new photo of Magic Leap 2 appears to show the device’s controller equipped with cameras for inside-out tracking which would be the first time we’ve seen the approach employed in a commercial XR headset. In the tweet which included the controller photo , Peter H.

Meta Reveals Touch Pro Controllers for Quest Pro, Also Compatible with Quest 2

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Meta’s new Quest Pro headset includes Touch Pro controllers which come with a bevy upgrades, and they’ll work with Quest 2 as well. Touch Pro controllers do away with the tracking ring that’s been present on every Touch controller to date.

Japanese Convenience Stores To Begin Employing VR-Controlled Robots

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Imagine walking into your local convenience store only to find the usual checkout person had been replaced by a remote-controlled robot operated in VR by a human being located hundreds of miles away. News Family Mart Remote-Controlled Robot Telexistence Telexistence Inc.

Super-Detailed Review Of Pimax Sword Controllers!

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The author of the much-appreciated XR Caliper controllers and of many tricks to improve the ergonomics of the Valve Index has just tested for me the Pimax Sword controllers , writing the most detailed review about them you will ever find on the web. Pairing the controller is very easy.

Full Body VR Controller AXIS Launches Kickstarter

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Today, the company launched an official Kickstarter campaign for its wireless full-body motion capture technology, allowing you the chance to pick up your own full-body controller without breaking the bank. The post Full Body VR Controller AXIS Launches Kickstarter appeared first on VRScout.

Sony Unveils Next-gen VR Motion Controller for PS5

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In preparation for the reveal of its next VR headset, Sony today gave a first look at its next-gen VR controller for use with PS5, something that appears very similar to Oculus’ Touch controller. Close-up of lower controller hilt | Image courtesy Sony.

HTC Announces Vive Flow Business Edition, Optional 3DOF Controller

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Now the company has announced it’s marketing a Business Edition of Vive Flow alongside an optional controller which should make navigating in-headset a bit easier for first-time users. Vive Flow Controller | Image courtesy HTC.

‘HairTouch’ VR Controller Lets You Pet A Virtual Cat Because Why Not?

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By controlling the length and direction of a small patch of fake fur mounted below the users index finger, the device is able to replicate the feeling of petting a small furry animal in VR. The post ‘HairTouch’ VR Controller Lets You Pet A Virtual Cat Because Why Not?

Meta Shows Off Wrist-worn XR Controller Prototype to Ray-Ban Parent EssilorLuxottica

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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off a prototype of the company’s wrist-worn XR controller this week to EssilorLuxottica, the Italian parent company behind the Ray-Ban Stories camera glasses and a host of other conventional luxury eyewear brands.

Watch: PS5 DualSense Controller’s Impressive IMU in Action

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We talked earlier this week about the impressive haptics and IMU in the PS5 DualSense controller, and now we can show you what it looks like in action. This shows that the controller’s IMU has very little internal drift and noise.

Gear VR Controller Review

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Well over two years since the first Gear VR headset was launched (but just a few months after Google’s Daydream VR headset launched) Samsung is launching a motion controller for Gear VR which adds a new layer of interactivity and brings the headset’s input scheme in line with Daydream. Samsung seemed to agree that this is the way to go when it comes to input for mobile VR headsets, and is launching on April 21st the new Gear VR Controller priced at $39.

Ride Your Real Bike In The Virtual World With The Blync VR Controller

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Kindona Limited, a small group engineers and designers lead by Izuchukwu Okongwu, is currently in development of a VR-enabled bike controller that will allow you to navigate virtual worlds from the seat of your real-world bicycle.

Quest Parental Controls to Include Locks on Apps, PC VR Linking & More

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Meta announced it’s bringing some new parental tools to Quest headsets in the next few months which are aimed at giving parents more control over what their teens see and do in VR.

Etee Kickstarter Launches for Finger-tracking Controller with SteamVR Tracking

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London-based hardware startup TG0 has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Etee dev kit, a VR controller with integrated SteamVR Tracking. TG0 positions the controller’s button-less design and finger tracking as its main attractions.

VR Remote Control Cars Are A Hit In ‘VRChat’

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Digital artist and animator Chris Bradley has loved driving remote control cars since she was a kid. Of course, you can’t control an RC car without an RC car controller. If you’re interested in buying a remote control car, you can pick one up on Gumroad for $4! .

Left 4 Dead VR Mod Features Full Motion Controls

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Not only that, but the mod features support for motion controls, allowing you to interact with the in-game world in exciting new ways. ” Start a new campaign and press the A button on your control to enter VR mode (click left stick to recenter if necessary).

SteamVR Dashboard Update Adds Individual Window Focus & Controller Docking

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Now you can choose to display specific applications instead of your entire desktop, and you can dock window views to your controllers which will persist inside your VR application.

Quest Pro Controllers Have “Up To” 8-Hour Battery Life

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Quest Pro ‘s controllers have “up to” 8-hour battery life, Meta told UploadVR. Rumors circulated on Twitter and Reddit yesterday claiming the Touch Pro controllers, like the headset , have only a 1-2 hour battery life.

Quest 2 Pro and controllers’ appearance may have been leaked!

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Reddit user Samulia, that is used to analyze the Quest firmware (and made some “predictions” about the Quest 2 Pro), has found in the Quest runtime some videos that depict a new headset with new controllers, most probably the upcoming Quest 2 Pro!

You Can Now Buy Valve Index Controller & Tether Replacements

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Accidentally breaking a motion controller or finding out your all-important headset cable has been chewed through by a pet can ruin anyone’s day, especially for a device as costly as Valve Index. Now Valve has made replacements controllers and headset tethers available for purchase.

Quest Pro Controller Thumb Rest Is Actually A Secret Touchpad

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The thumb rest on Quest Pro’s controllers is actually a secret touchpad. Valve’s Index Controllers also feature both a thumbstick and a touchpad. Meta calls the curved section of the Touch Pro controller face the Thumb Rest.

Etee SteamVR Controller Creators Share ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Gameplay and Q&A

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Etee, the finger-tracking VR controller with SteamVR Tracking, has nearly reached its Kickstarter goal with plenty of time to spare. The Etee Kickstarter launched on April 1st, 2020, setting out to raise £45,900 (~$56,000) for Etee controller dev kits.

New Xbox Series X Controller Colors Include Deep Pink, Tartan

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However, that changed a bit this week after Microsoft revealed two glorious new colors for the Xbox Series X/S controller. I don’t own an Xbox Series X/S yet. I’ve been tempted, but my PS5 has held me over enough to not feel any urgency to go green.

New VR Parental Controls Are Heading To Quest

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Earlier today, Meta (formerly Facebook) announced a new suite of parental supervision tools that will offer parents and legal guardians greater control over their kids’ in-headset experience by allowing them to block certain content and monitor their activity across the platform.

This Bizarre Controller Would Make Drinking In VR Easier

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In most cases, you’ll need to put down the controllers and then lift your headset off your eyes, or just enough to peek under your headset, in order to bring the cup to your mouth. But does this mean we will see VR controller-shaped drink koozies?

Valve Reveals More Detail on ‘Knuckles’ Motion Controllers

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Valve has lifted the veil somewhat on its Knuckles controllers, first revealed as a prototype last October at the company’s annual Steam Dev Days conference. In a blog post today, Valve showed off some specs of the Knuckles dev kit alongside a button-map of the device, revealing the controllers will have multiple capacitive sensors to allow for some basic 5-finger tracking. Some is sure to change before commercial release of the Knuckles controllers.

Google Demonstrates Promising Low-cost, Mobile Inside-out Controller Tracking

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A number of standalone VR headsets will be hitting the market in 2018, but so far none of them offer positional (AKA 6DOF) controller input, one of the defining features of high-end tethered headsets. But we could see that change in the near future, thanks to research from Google which details a system for low-cost, mobile inside out VR controller tracking. We do not require additional markers or hardware beyond a standard IMU based controller.”

Valve Unveils Third Evolution Of Knuckles Controllers

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A smaller upgrade when compared to the massive changes brought on by the EV2 model, this latest update improves upon the EV2’ already solid design with a variety of improvements to the controllers’ ergonomic design and battery life. Alongside these controller improvements comes an updated SteamVR Knuckles tech demo. The post Valve Unveils Third Evolution Of Knuckles Controllers appeared first on VRScout. News Knuckle EV3 Devkit steamvr Valve Knuckle Controllers

Dual-Folding Fan Controller Brings The Sensation Of Weight To VR

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German engineers have created a VR controller that gives you the sensation of weight in VR. Haptic feedback from your controllers plays a pretty big role in your VR experience. Hit an object with your virtual hand and the controllers will quickly vibrate, giving you that sensation of two objects colliding; take a punch from Clubber Lang in Creed: Rise to Glory , and you’ll feel your controller rumble.

Researchers Use VR/AR Tech To Control The Human Body

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To assist him, an observer in the real world uses a Playstation controller to send signals to the four main muscle groups in their neck to turn the user’s head and guide them to the fire extinguisher.

Control tips and tricks

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Puzzles, combat, and everything in between; getting started in Control is trickier than it seems. Here are 10 Control tips and tricks to get you started. Gaming control Control Guide remedy entertainment third-person shooter

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How to control all your PC fans using Fan Control

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Fan Control is a great utility that can help control all the fans on your PC at once. Computing Guides Cooling fans CPU cooling CPU fans fan control heating and coolingHere is a guide on how to use the tool for efficient system cooling.

Valve Patents New VR Controller With Quest-Like Tracking Ring

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A Valve patent may reveal the controller for its in-development VR headset. Now, a patent awarded today titled ‘Electronic controller with linear hand strap adjuster’ depicts a new VR controller with Index-like hand straps but a Quest-like tracking ring.