Oculus Browser Adds Experimental Hand Tracking Support For WebXR Apps

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update to Oculus Browser adds experimental support for the Oculus Quest’s hand tracking feature. That means you can use your hands in WebXR apps, which are VR experiences that run natively on a browser page, without the need to download anything. The latest 8.0

Here Are All The Controller-Free Hand Tracking Apps Available On SideQuest

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Facebook recently released the experimental controller-free hand tracking feature for the Oculus Quest and a week later they released the hand tracking software development kit , allowing developers to start to experiment with the feature. Hand Tracking Floaty Blocks.

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Interdimensional Matter Is A Short But Sweet Hand Tracking Experience On Quest

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Since hand tracking launched on the Quest as an experimental feature last year, there’s been a slew of new demos and proof-of-concept games utilizing the new technology.

SideQuest Receives Several Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Demo Games

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Several developers made proof of concept games and apps that utilize new controller-free hand tracking features after the release of the software development kit for the Oculus Quest last week.

Oculus ‘Designing for Hands’ Document Introduces Best Practices for Quest Hand-tracking

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Hand-tracking on Quest rolled out as an experimental feature in late 2019, but Oculus is letting it gestate before it will accept third-party apps with hand-tracking. Hand-tracking brings many benefits to Quest, especially ease-of-use.

Trippy Fingers Combines Music Visualizers With Oculus Quest Hand Tracking

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Well, with Trippy Fingers, you can now create something very similar on your own using hand tracking on the Oculus Quest. Trippy Fingers is the latest of many apps available on SideQuest that implement the new controller-free hand tracking SDK for a proof-of-concept or short demo game.

Tea For God To Receive Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Support In Future Update

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At the end of a change log for the latest build of Tea for God , developer Void Room stated that they are working on implementing the Oculus Quest’s controller-free hand tracking into the game in a future update.

Three Totally Creative Uses of Quest Hand-tracking

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Controllerless hand-tracking on Quest is a great convenience feature. While we still expect controllers to be the go-to for hardcore games , there’s definitely opportunity for casual and novel games and experiences to prosper with hand-tracking. Thrown Hand.

Tea For God’s Hand-Tracking Update Is A Buggy Marvel

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I’m very, very fond of hand-tracking on Oculus Quest, even if it’s often utterly broken. Tea For God’s new hand-tracking update demonstrates that perfectly, even if it is a bit of a buggy mess. Tea For God seems like the ideal candidate for hand-tracking as it doesn’t require any artificial locomotion; every step and skip you make must first be made in real life.

Oculus Quest Hand-tracking Starts Rolling Out Today, Developer SDK Next Week

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Oculus announced today that hand-tracking on Quest is rolling out starting today with basic functionality. A hand-tracking SDK will be made available next week, giving developers the ability to create third-party applications which use the new feature.

Oculus Will ‘wait for feedback’ on Quest While Considering Hand-tracking for Rift S

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Oculus rolled out hand-tracking on Oculus Quest last week as an experimental feature, but the company says it’s waiting on feedback before it commits to bringing the capability to its latest PC headset, the Rift S.

Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Now Activates Automatically When Not Using The Controllers

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Hand Tracking now activates automatically on Oculus Quest when you aren’t using the Touch controllers. Facebook added experimental controller-free hand tracking for Quest in December.

Unity Gets Controller-Free Hand Tracking Via Oculus Link For Faster Testing

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The latest update to the Oculus Integration for Unity adds the ability to use Quest’s controller-free hand tracking in the editor. Facebook added experimental controller-free hand tracking for Quest in December.

Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Will Begin Rolling Out This Week

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Navigate the Quest Home interface and first-party Oculus apps with your bare hands. Originally revealed during Oculus Connect 6 this past September, native hand tracking for Oculus Quest headsets is scheduled to begin rolling out this week as part of software update v12. .

Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Game Has You Solving Puzzles By Throwing Your Dismembered Hand

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A proof-of-concept shows how hand tracking technology is bringing new possibilities to VR gaming. He’s also an avid VR developer working on some of the most unique projects for the Oculus Quest using the headsets’ newly-implemented hand tracking functionality.

Oculus Claims Breakthrough in Hand-tracking Accuracy

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At F8 this week, Oculus showed work being done on hand-tracking to bring more intuitive control and accurate avatars into VR. Beyond hand-tracking, she also revealed the Oculus ‘Half Dome’ prototype , a headset with a 140 degree field of view and varifocal display.

Oculus Quest hands tracking review: an impressive first step towards natural UX

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Last week, Oculus rolled out the runtime v12 of the Oculus Quest , which took various features to the standalone headset, and among them, there is hands-tracking support. Do you want to know my hands-on (pun intended) impressions? Oculus Quest hands tracking video review.

Facebook Reveals Hand-tracking Update for Quest, Coming Early 2020

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Oculus Connect 6 is starting today, and ahead of the festivities Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased a video showing off some pretty nuanced hand interaction, something he says will be apart of his talk today. Now, we know that Quest will soon include optical hand-tracking.

Google Releases Real-time Mobile Hand Tracking to R&D Community

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Google has released to researchers and developers its own mobile device-based hand tracking method using machine learning, something Google R esearch engineers Valentin Bazarevsky and Fan Zhang call a “new approach to hand perception.”

Thrill Of The Fight Dev: Quest Hand Tracking Not ‘Capable Enough’ For Boxing

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Ian Fitz, the independent VR developer behind popular VR boxing simulator, Thrill of the Fight, stated in an email to a Reddit user that even though his game designed to theoretically work well without controllers, it would not be getting support for Quest hand-tracking due to the device’s current limitations. I’ve played around with the hand tracking on Quest though, and it doesn’t seem capable enough to handle the gameplay of TotF.

Latest Oculus Quest Update Introduces Auto Hand Tracking Functionality

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You can now switch to hand-tracking by simply putting down your Touch controllers. The most noteworthy of which, a new hand-tracking option that — when enabled, allows you to automatically switch between your Oculus Touch controllers and hand-tracking mode.

How To Enable Controller-Free Hand Tracking On Oculus Quest

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Oculus Quest now has experimental controller-free Hand Tracking. Hand Tracking is part of the v12 update for Quest. It lets you use your hands naturally in VR rather than through Touch controllers. Have you tried hand-tracking?

Oculus Quest Controller-Free Hand Tracking SDK Now Available

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The SDK for controller-free Hand Tracking on Oculus Quest is now available, allowing developers to start integrating the feature into their apps. This data is only permitted to be used for enabling hand tracking within your app and is expressly forbidden for any other purpose.

Waltz Of The Wizard Experiments With Hand Tracking On Oculus Quest

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A new video appears showing the potential of hand tracking in VR. When Facebook announced that they were bringing native hand tracking to the Oculus Quest back in September during Oculus Connect 6 , attendees gleamed with excitement.

New Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Experiments Include Finger Walking And Skateboarding

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Developers continue to explore what’s possible with the experimental Hand Tracking feature on Oculus Quest and some new videos from developer Daniel Beauchamp demonstrate intriguing implementations. VR Industry News finger walking hand tracking hand walking pushmatrix.

Waltz Of The Wizard Set For Quest, Dev Keen On Hand-Tracking Support

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” We can’t help but notice the game would be a great fit for the experimental hand-tracking support Oculus is adding to Quest next year, though. The post Waltz Of The Wizard Set For Quest, Dev Keen On Hand-Tracking Support appeared first on UploadVR.

OC6: Oculus Unveils Native Hand Tracking On Oculus Quest, Coming Early 2020

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Zuckerburg reveals hand and finger tracking without the need for additional hardware. Facebook’s Oculus Connect 6 kicked off this morning with a slew of big reveals for the Oculus Quest standalone headset, one of the biggest being the reveal of hand and finger tracking.

I Learnt The Tetris Theme Using A VR Headset, Calibrated To A Real Piano

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You might remember a few months ago, Virtual Piano released on SideQuest , using the Oculus Quest’s hand tracking. VRtuos also uses hand tracking, but unlike Virtual Piano, no sound is made when you press a key in VR.

Hands-On: Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Feels Great, But It’s Not Perfect

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Quest hand tracking is perfect for slower experiences with light interaction. Hand-tracking on the Quest without the need for any type of additional hardware shows a lot of promise for the future of the Quest and VR as a whole.

Shooting With Our Fingers Using Quest Hand Tracking in Tea For God (Void Room) – Sidequest

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The post Shooting With Our Fingers Using Quest Hand Tracking in Tea For God (Void Room) – Sidequest appeared first on UploadVR. Video Quest hand-tracking Tea For God

HTC Vive announces 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and teases hand tracking for Vive Pro

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Today it’s a great day for virtual reality: at WCVRI conference, HTC has just announced a kit to provide 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and has showcased a hands-tracking technology for the Vive Pro ! Watch the video below to see the 6 DOF tracking in action.

Oculus Quest Built-In Apps Get Controller-Free Hand Tracking, SDK Out Next Week

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Starting this week with the launch of hand tracking, Oculus Quest owners no longer need controllers to operate the standalone VR headset. HTC’s PC-based Vive Cosmos VR headset also supports optical finger tracking. If I moved my hands too fast they could disappear.

Community Download: Which Oculus Quest Games Or Apps Do You Want To Play With Hand Tracking?

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For today’s Community Download, we’re looking at the new hand-tracking feature for Oculus Quest! Today Oculus announced that hand-tracking is officially coming this week for Oculus Quest! HTC’s PC-based Vive Cosmos VR headset also supports optical finger tracking.

VRgineers to Integrate Leap Motion Hand-tracking into its Wide FOV VRHero Headset

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Enterprise VR headset manufacturer VRgineers and Leap Motion , the company behind its eponymous optical hand tracker, announced they’re working together to embed Leap Motion’s tech into professional-grade VR headsets.

How to enable hands tracking on your Oculus Quest

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The Oculus Quest is getting lots of cool updates in these weeks , and after the Oculus Link that lets you use the Quest as a PC VR headset, now we have also the possibility to use our bare hands to control the UI of the device. But how can you enable or disable hands tracking on Quest?

VRecap: Facebook VR Ads, Quest Hand-Tracking, And Golem + Radial-G Giveaway!

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We’ve got a full slate in this episode of the VRecap from Facebook ads to Quest hand-tracking and even topped off the giveaway for three separate things this time around, including signed vinyls and physical VR game copies!

Hands-on: Quest Hand-tracking Will be Great for Casual Input, But Core Games Will Still Rely on Controllers

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Oculus finally revealed that Quest will get controllerless hand-tracking input. Hand-tracking will open the door to a range of casual use-cases that will broaden the headset’s appeal, but core gaming experiences will still rely on the precision and reliability of controllers.