Hands-On With Zero Latency’s Inside Out Tracking Multiplayer Arena

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Zero Latency provides systems for warehouse-scale, location-based VR experiences in cities across the world, letting you and up to seven others roam around a huge area with physical prop guns you can use in-game. As a whole, we’ve had mixed results with Zero Latency in the past.

Oculus Unity Integration Update Promises Lower Touch Controller Latency

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The latest update to the Oculus Unity Integration adds a feature which should reduce the latency between real world and in-VR controller position by around 10ms, according to Facebook. Oculus Quest Oculus Rift S Unity Engine oculus rift s

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Zero Latency’s Free-Roam VR To Use HP Headsets And Microsoft Tracking

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VR company Zero Latency is planning to roll out future locations with HP headsets running Microsoft’s inside-out tracking system. Zero Latency supplies operators with VR headsets, backpacks, management software, services and games to run a large-scale multi-user VR attraction.

Oculus Quest Update Improves Casting Quality & Latency, Supports More Cast Devices

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A new firmware update for Oculus Quest improves the quality, stability, and latency of TV casting as well as adding support for more cast devices. If you’re wondering how you can cast your Quest to your TV, check out our How To Show Oculus Quest’s View On Your TV guide.

Zero Latency: Analyzing What Makes For Good Location-Based VR Games

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Recently I, along with UploadVR’s Digital Marketing Manager, Tatjana Vejnovic, got to try out two experiences at Zero Latency’s Melbourne location. We’ve covered some of Zero Latency’s experiences before, but for those who are unfamiliar, the concept is pretty simple.

Oculus Launches ASW 2.0 with Positional Timewarp to Reduce Latency, Improve Performance

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Oculus today released ASW 2.0, an upgrade to the company’s ‘Asynchronous Spacewarp’ technology which is designed to smooth out the visuals inside the headset to compensate for performance fluctuations and to keep latency low for a comfortable experience.

LG Develops AI-based Tech to Reduce Latency & Motion Blur in VR Displays

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For good reason, VR hardware developers are adamant about low motion-to-photon latency, or the amount of time between an input movement like a head turn, and when the screen updates to reflect that movement. High latency between what the user does and what they see can cause nausea.

TPCAST Claims Vive Wireless Kit Latency Is Less Than 2ms

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Previously, a translation of the Chinese group’s site suggested that its solution for tetherless PC-based VR offered at best 15ms of latency, which caused concern for some. The mystery behind Vive X company TPCAST’s wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive continues to deepen.

LAVR Tag Brings 100-Person Arena-Scale VR Laser Tag To Oculus Quest

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Flash forward to 2019 and LAVR Tag, a VR version of laser tag just released by MANUVR Entertainment using the Oculus Quest , is giving those ‘80s kids—now adults—a chance to finally live out their dream. “He did this without the Oculus,” Bolton continued.

Zero-latency Rendering

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I finally managed to get the Oculus Rift DK2 fully supported in my Vrui VR toolkit , and while there are still some serious issues, such as getting the lens distortion formulas and internal HMD geometry exactly right, I’ve already noticed something really neat. Or in other words, total motion-to-photon latency for the entire screen is now down to around 1ms. VR Hardware VR Software Latency Oculus Rift Oculus Rift DK2 Vrui

Oculus: ‘We’d Eventually Like Quest PC Tethering to be Wireless’

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Today at Oculus Connect 6, CTO John Carmack dove into the work the company has done on Oculus Link, the Quest feature which will soon allow the headset to tether to PC to play Rift games. SEE ALSO Hands-on: Oculus Link Makes Quest Feel Like a Native PC VR Headset.

Oculus Link Beta Arrives To Play PC Rift Games Wired To Oculus Quest

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The big day is here for PC VR fans with an Oculus Quest as Facebook launches its Oculus Link Beta to play Rift content on the headset over a wired connection. ” Official Oculus Link Cord Availability And Specifications. of the Oculus PC app.

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Best Oculus Quest Games And Apps To Sideload Via SideQuest

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So you’ve just got a brand new Oculus Quest, congratulations! But what are the best Oculus Quest apps to sideload? You might want to give our report on Oculus’ Content Guidelines and sideloading a read before you jump into the thick of it.

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Viveport Streaming review and comparison with Oculus Link

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I made various tests and so I can not only review it, but also compare it with its competitor solution, the Oculus Link. Of course, Wi-Fi offers even more challenges than the tethered streaming of Oculus Link, so you may wonder if it works well or not. Tracking & latency.

Oculus Rift S vs. Oculus Quest – Specs & Features

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Oculus has announced Rift S, the headset’s fabled hardware refresh that brings with it a modest spec bump and a few other changes to the original Rift that the company hopes will appeal to new entrants in PC VR gaming. Touch controllers, Image courtesy Oculus.

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‘Virtual Desktop’ is Finally Coming to Oculus Go & Gear VR This Week, Oculus Quest Next Year

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Virtual Desktop (2016) , the app that lets you view and use your desktop computer in VR, is finally making its way to Oculus Go and Gear VR this week. Once Oculus Quest, the company’s upcoming 6DOF headset, launches next year, a version of the app will be available then too.

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Oculus CTO: ‘Rift S Still Worthwhile Even After Quest Gets PC-tether Feature’

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Oculus CTO and legendary programmer John Carmack took to Twitter recently to explain his reasoning behind why Rift S is still worth buying even though Oculus Quest will soon get the ability to play Rift games via Oculus Link.

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OC6 Hands-On: Oculus Link Basically Turns Your Quest Into A Rift S

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This week at Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) Facebook announced that later this year the Oculus Quest will receive the ability to connect directly to a PC to run Rift games via a new feature called Oculus Link coming this November.

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Hands-on review on Oculus Quest 3DOF mode and Passthrough+!

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Yesterday Oculus started rolling out the firmware update for the Oculus Quest with the big updates announced at Oculus Connect 6 , that is 3 DOF mode and Passthrough+. 3DOF Mode lets you use your Oculus Quest as a 3DOF headset, like an Oculus Go.

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All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

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This week has been the week of the Oculus Connect 6 , the biggest yearly event by Oculus where the VR company announces all its most important news, both on hardware and software sides. Oculus Link. You can even access to Oculus Home and Dash. Oculus Quest running Go apps.

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Hands-on: Oculus Link Makes Quest Feel Like a Native PC VR Headset

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Announced yesterday, Oculus Link will allow Quest to play Rift games by connecting to any VR-capable PC. In our hands-on at Oculus Connect, the feature really does seem to deliver an experience that feels like a native PC VR headset.

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Community Download: Does Oculus Link Make Quest The Only Headset Worth Buying?

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For today’s Community Download, we want to know if you think the Oculus Link is a good enough feature to make the Quest the only headset worth buying? Back at Oculus Connect 6 this year we asked if you all think this is going to kill the Rift S.

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Oculus Link Beta review: an amazing solution still to be improved

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In these days I have given a try to the Oculus Link , the amazing feature announced by Facebook at the Oculus Connect 6 that is able to transform the Oculus Quest into a tethered headset… let’s say an Oculus Rift Q. Oculus SDE. Image latency.

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How to setup Oculus Link and solve some of its common problems

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These days, I am experimenting a lot with Oculus Quest because of its new amazing features. One of these is the Oculus Link, that lets you connect your Quest to your PC and use it as a PC VR headset. Oculus Link Setup. Be careful of the Oculus Link requirements. Oculus.

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The Most Interesting Thing About Quest Tethering is What it Says About Next-gen Oculus Headsets

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Oculus announced last month that Quest will soon be able to play Oculus games on PC via a new feature called Oculus Link. Oculus Link is set to launch in beta as a free update to Quest headsets in November. Image courtesy Oculus. Oculus Qrift?

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‘Virtual Desktop’ Arrives On Oculus Go & Gear VR This Week

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An official release for the Oculus Quest is scheduled for 2019. Released back in March of 2016, Virtual Desktop is a handy utility application that allows users the ability to view and access their desktop computer from the comfort of their Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or WMR headset.

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Oculus Connect 5 mega round-up: all you need to know about Oculus Quest and the other announcements!

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As it is tradition of this little blog, I will write a full round-up of the Oculus Connect 5 , the very important Oculus event that has been held in San Jose on 26th and 27th of September (2018). Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest has been the rockstar of this event. Oculus Go.

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Oculus reveals the Rift S: all you need to know

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Today at GDC, after a lot of rumors, Oculus has finally unveiled the successor of the Oculus Rift CV1: the Rift S. Oculus Rift S. Benjamin Lang wearing the Oculus Rift S. The Rift S seems like a mix of an Oculus Rift CV1, a Vive Cosmos and a Lenovo Explorer.

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How To Increase Oculus Link Resolution For A Sharper Image On Quest

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You can now manually increase the image resolution of Oculus Link, which can deliver a sharper, clearer image. Oculus Link is a new feature for Facebook’s Oculus Quest standalone headset which allows it to act as a PC VR headset via any high quality USB 3.0 Oculus Warnings.

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Smart Fabric Technology Brings Touch Haptics To The Oculus Quest

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The latest iteration of its one-size-fits-all Forte Data Glove can now be combined with the Oculus Quest controllers, integrating BeBop’s hand tracking technology with the Quest’s 3D tracking. The post Smart Fabric Technology Brings Touch Haptics To The Oculus Quest appeared first on VRScout.

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ALVR Developer Has ‘A Plan’ To Support Oculus Quest, But ‘Don’t Expect Too Much’

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The developer of ALVR stated that they have “a plan” to support Oculus Quest , but added the disclaimer “don’t expect too much” ALVR is free open source WiFi streaming software which allows the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR to act as basic SteamVR headsets. Oculus Quest however has room scale and Touch controllers, so potentially could. Oculus Quest ALVR

Fiber Optic Accessory Stretches Wired PC VR Oculus Quest Mode To Multiple Rooms/Homes

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An intriguing accessory attached to Oculus Quest promises to stretch Oculus Link to a multi-room or even multi-home wired PC VR headset. connection for the Quest to use with the Oculus Link Beta.

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CES 2019: Antilatency Turns Oculus Go Into 6DOF Multiuser VR

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The demo was like a smaller scale version of the impressive multi-user Oculus Quest “arena” setup we enjoyed so much at Oculus Connect 5. At CES, Antilatency employed Oculus Go and a small add-on to track the headset as well as gloves, a tablet and a controller.

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Oculus Rift S Revealed with Inside-out Tracking, Resolution Bump, & New Ergonomics

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Oculus today announced the new Rift S headset which ditches external tracking sensors in favor of a five-camera inside-out tracking system. Oculus Rift S Specs at a Glance. Passthrough: Passthrough+: Low latency stereo-correct passthrough video. Image courtesy Oculus.

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Community Download: Do You Think Oculus Link For Quest Will Kill The Rift S?

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For today, we want to know if you think the newly announced Oculus Link feature is going to basically “kill” the Oculus Rift S? Or in other words: Do you think Oculus Link for Quest will kill the Rift S?

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More Oculus Quest Developers See Strong Sales Despite Curation Frustration

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We’ve heard from a growing list of VR developers who made it through Facebook’s stringent approval process for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset and found a lot of buyers waiting to purchase their content on the other side.

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