Oculus ‘First Steps’ Now Works With Quest Hand-Tracking

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‘First Steps With Hand Tracking’ and ‘Tiny Castle’ are available now via the Oculus App Lab. It was back in 2019 that Facebook first began rolling out support for hand tracking on the Oculus Quest.

Case Study: The Design Behind ‘Cubism’s’ Hand-tracking

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Hand tracking first became available on the Oculus Quest back in late 2019. Out of enthusiasm for this new input method, I published a demo of Cubism to SideQuest with experimental hand tracking support only a few days later. Ghost Hands. Dynamic Hand Smoothing.

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Watch: Richie’s Plank Experience Delivers Heightened Thrills With Quest Hand Tracking

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But now, with beta support for Oculus Quest hand tracking, it just got a whole lot more immersive. A new update coming soon changes this entirely, bringing hand tracking support to the standard plank mode of the game on Oculus Quest.

Hands-on Vive Focus Plus Hand Tracking SDK

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I have just tried the hands tracking solution offered on the Vive Focus Plus by the Vive Hands Tracking SDK and I want to tell you what has been my experience with it and how it does compare with other hands tracking technologies, like the ones offered by Facebook or UltraLeap.

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

Facebook Develops Hand Tracking Method to Let You Touch Type Without Needing a Keyboard

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Facebook’s Reality Labs (FRL) today revealed new research into hand tracking which aims to bring touch typing to AR/VR users, all without the need of a physical keyboard. “This, along with a language model, predicts what people intended to type despite ambiguous hand motion.

Hand Tracking Comes To Nreal AR Glasses

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High fidelity hand tracking lets you pinch, grab, and zoom in AR. To bring hand tracking to Nreal Light glasses, Clay AIR took advantage of the embedded spatial cameras built into the headset to overlay a 3D hand skeleton model in full HD on top of your physical hand.

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.

Qualcomm Signs “Multi-year” Deal to Bring Ultraleap Hand-tracking to XR2 Headsets

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Qualcomm and Ultraleap today announced a “multi-year co-operation agreement” that will bring Ultraleap’s controllerless hand-tracking tech (formerly of Leap Motion) to XR headsets based on the Snapdragon XR2 chipset.

Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest

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This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. Hand-tracking is also coming to Unreal (UE4) soon as well.

Every Oculus Quest App That Supports Controller-Free Hand Tracking

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Oculus Quest now supports native hand tracking using the device’s built-in cameras. Initially announced at OC6, hand tracking on Quest was scheduled for a 2020 release but Facebook released the feature early. Planned Hand Tracking Support.

3D Puzzler ‘Cubism’ to Get Hand-tracking Support on Quest This Wednesday

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The 3D puzzler Cubism will be updated this Wednesday, March 17th, to support controller-less hand-tracking. Although the game is also available on Oculus PC and Steam, those versions of the game won’t support hand-tracking.

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.

Miniature Beat Saber Powered By Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Looks Incredible

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When he’s not serving as the head of AR & VR at Shopify, Daniel Beauchamp, better known by his online handle “ Push Matrix “, is pushing the boundaries of Oculus Quest hand tracking technology and sharing his wild experiments with the online community.

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.

VR Hand Tracking Shooter ‘Finger Gun VR’ Launches Official Kickstarter

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Unlike conventional VR shooters which rely upon motion controllers to fire weapons and interact with the in-game world, Finger Gun VR claims to be the first VR first-person shooter powered entirely by hand tracking. A childhood fantasy brought to life on SteamVR and Oculus headsets.

CR Deck Mk.1 Is An Open Source AR Headset Based On Project North Star With Ultraleap Hand-Tracking

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an open source AR headset based on Project North Star that utilizes Ultraleap hand-tracking. Is An Open Source AR Headset Based On Project North Star With Ultraleap Hand-Tracking appeared first on UploadVR.

Hand Tracking Wristband Brings More Detailed Hand Movements To VR & AR

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A wristband with four thermal sensors promises a more detailed hand tracking experience. Instead of firing webs, however, this device captures your hand movements and then transfers that data to a tethered Raspberry Pi-powered device connected to a computer.

Oculus Browser Gets Experimental Hand-tracking Support on Quest

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A newly released update for the Oculus Browser on Quest includes full-finger hand-tracking support for WebXR projects. build of Oculus Browser, which now comes with a hand-tracking API and timewarp layer support, both of which are considered ‘experimental’ at this time.

More Amazing Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking Demos Show Yo-Yos & Nightmares

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Yet more amazing Oculus Quest hand-tracking demos have surfaced online over the past week. Last week we covered a bunch of new demos from developer Daniel Beauchamp, who showcased Quest hand-tracking used for finger skating and more. This is getting out of hand.

Top 10 Best Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Games & Apps

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One of the biggest post-launch features added to the Oculus Quest so far has been controller-free hand tracking. However, more than a year down the line, the headset now also supports controller-free hand tracking. What Are The Best Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Games?

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.

Elixir Is Facebook?s Free Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking Demo Game, Out Now

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Elixir is a free hand-tracking demo game for Oculus Quest developed by Magnopus and Facebook Reality Labs. feet, and your hands. It’s very cute, pretty funny, and full of lots of clever interactions that morph your hands into various things.

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.

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. .

Hand Physics Lab Takes Oculus Quest Hand Tracking To New Heights

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Despite having only been available on Oculus Quest for roughly three months, independent developers have already established a sizable catalog of unique hand tracking applications pushing the boundaries of Oculus technology.

Nreal AR Glasses To Get Controller-Free Hand Tracking Soon

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Nreal Light AR glasses will get controller-free hand tracking in a near-future software update, thanks to a partnership with Qualcomm-backed Clay AIR. Controller-Free Hand Tracking. Nreal is not the first AR headset to get hand tracking.

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.

Hand-tracking Game ‘Hand Physics’ for Quest Releasing April 1st, Trailer Here

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Both Oculus Quest and Quest 2 have the ability to track your hands , but precious few games have integrated the tech. Now, indie developer Dennys Kuhnert and Holonautic are getting ready to release a virtual smorgasbord of hand-tracking-based puzzles and tasks.

Quest Hand-tracking Graduates From Beta, Third-party Apps Launch Next Week

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Facebook introduced controllerless hand-tracking in beta on Oculus Quest late last year and it has remained an “experimental” feature ever since. Since late last year it’s been possible to enable hand-tracking on Quest as an experimental feature.

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.

Unreal Engine Apps Can Now Be Built with Quest Hand-tracking

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An update to Oculus developer tools has brought a handful of updates, including support for Quest hand-tracking in Unreal Engine 4. Oculus released controllerless hand-tracking on Oculus Quest as a beta feature back in late 2019.

New Cubism Update Is An Excellent Showcase For Hand Tracking On Quest

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Cubism’s latest update adds hand tracking support to the full game on Quest and Quest 2 and it works incredibly well. Before its full launch, a short demo of Cubism was available to sideload with basic hand tracking support.

VR Music Game ‘Unplugged’ Simulates The Rockstar Lifestyle Using Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking

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Unlike existing VR rhythm games like Beat Saber, Audica, and Synth Riders , Unplugged does away with gamepads and even the Touch controllers, instead relying on the Oculus Quest’s built-in hand-tracking. Shredding an air guitar never felt so good.

You Can Now Set Up Oculus Quest’s Guardian With Controller-Free Hand Tracking

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Facebook says the latest update, version 16 of the system running Oculus Quest rolling out this week, allows the set up of “your roomscale Guardian boundaries without controllers by using hand tracking instead.”

Oculus Quest Networked Hand Tracking Points To The Future Of Social VR

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A new demo made by Daniel Beauchamp allows for greater social expression in VR by bringing the hands of people wearing Oculus Quests into the same virtual room. We had some of the simplest avatars possible — a sphere for a head and glove-like hands.

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.