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. However, no matter how immersed the person is as they walk across that plank, up until now they’ve always had to hold Touch controllers (or a similar equivalent) in their hands through the entire experience. A new update coming soon changes this entirely, bringing hand tracking support to the standard plank mode of the game on Oculus Quest.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Hand Tracking Comes To Nreal AR Glasses

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High fidelity hand tracking lets you pinch, grab, and zoom in AR. Nreal ’s 3D system Nebula is getting a big upgrade that will bring hand tracking to Nreal’s Light AR glasses, allowing users to interact with 3D digital objects through multiple hand gestures that will make owning a pair of Nreal Light’s even more helpful for day-to-day use at work, in learning environments, and staying connected with friends and family. .

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. The minds over at Cornell University’s SciFi Lab , along with help from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, have come up with a unique wristband device that uses four small (9.30mm) synchronized thermal cameras to deliver more precise VR and AR hand tracking experiences. Even subtle hand movements are capable of being tracked.

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.

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. Since rolling out on Oculus Quest headsets this past December, Beauchamp has been hard at work pumping out numerous experimental hand tracking projects, each more mind-bending than the last.

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. .

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.

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.

The Line Quick Review: A Wonderful, Short Experience On Oculus Quest With Hand Tracking

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Even better, the whole experience supports controller-free hand tracking, and it’s an absolute perfect fit. Plus, this release is one of only four apps on the Quest store that officially supports controller-free hand tracking.

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. We went over some early impressions of the hand tracking and Elixir itself back at Oculus Connect 6 last year, but now that Elixir is out for the public as well you can download it for free. feet, and your hands. It’s very cute, pretty funny, and full of lots of clever interactions that morph your hands into various things.

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.

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. SEE ALSO Dev Tool Uses Quest Hand-tracking to Quickly Model Realistic Hand Poses for VR.

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. Even without the weight of a yo-yo in-hand, this looks like it would be more intuitive than doing the same actions with a Touch controller. This is getting out of hand. Hand-to-Hand physical interactions on #OculusQuest ??

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.”

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. Last week VR developer Holonautic through its hat into the ring with the release of Hand Physics Lab. Hand Physics Lab is available free on Oculus Quest via SideQuest. Over 11 mind-blowing experiments and tools now available free via SideQuest.

Dev Tool Uses Quest Hand-tracking to Quickly Model Realistic Hand Poses for VR

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Developers often need to spend time hand animating the hand model so that it appears to hold each object in a realistic way. At minimum you need one custom hand-pose for every uniquely shaped object in a given game. SEE ALSO Three Totally Creative Uses of Quest Hand-tracking.

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.

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.

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.

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. This week the company says Quest hand-tracking will be rolling out as a full-fledged feature, with third-party hand-tracking apps beginning to launch next week. Since late last year it’s been possible to enable hand-tracking on Quest as an experimental feature.

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’s controller-free hand tracking is powered by California-based optical hand tracking company Clay AIR, which is backed by Qualcomm. Nreal is not the first AR headset to get hand tracking.

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 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. The resulting interaction between myself in Southern California and Beauchamp in Toronto pointed to a clear future for VR interactions that are much easier to grasp than those funneled through tracked controllers.

Unplugged: Air Guitar Is Like Guitar Hero And Rock Band But Powered By Oculus Quest Hand Tracking

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A video teaser popped up for a VR game on Oculus Quest that uses controller-free hand tracking for a familiar musical experience similar to Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Right now Oculus Quest hand tracking is a cool experiment but also far from perfect.

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.

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 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.