Oculus Quest Will Support Oculus Go Apps Later This Year

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Later this year Oculus Quest is going to get access to a heap of new VR content thanks to support for Oculus Go apps via official emulation. ” The feature will be added sometime later this year, and will potentially bring hundreds of new apps to Oculus Quest.

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OC6: Oculus TV To Receive Updates On Quest And Go

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Oculus have announced that they are updating Oculus TV on the Oculus Go and Quest , along with announcing a new feature for content creators called Oculus Media Studio. You’ll also be able to experience the revamped Oculus TV experience with other VR users.

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Every Major Oculus Quest & Rift Announcement Made At Oculus Connect 6

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Native hand tracking, PC/standalone hybrid functionality, and new games confirmed for the Oculus platform. That’s a wrap on Oculus Connect 6. Oculus Link launches this November ; Oculus will be offering its own official USB-C cable as well. .

Sideloaded: Facebook Clarifies Intention Of Oculus Quest ‘Developer Mode’

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Facebook recently updated its Content Guidelines for Oculus Quest to include a new section titled “Oculus Platform Abuse Policy” that could affect certain types of sideloaded Quest content.

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Oculus Quest Will Soon be Able to Play All Rift Games via ‘Oculus Link’ Tether Feature

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Image courtesy Oculus. At Oculus Connect 6 today, Facebook announced an upcoming software feature called Oculus Link which will allow Quest headsets to tether to VR ready PCs to play any game in the Oculus Rift library.

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OC6: Oculus Are Bringing 50+ Popular Go Apps To The Quest

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Speaking during the keynote at Facebook’s Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) earlier today, Oculus Hardware Product Manager Stephanie Lue said that “Oculus Go has been an entry point for many people who then upgraded to Quest.”

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Oculus Quest vs HTC Vive Focus Plus

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This year we had the launch of two amazing 6 DOF all-in-one Virtual Reality headsets : the Oculus Quest and the HTC Vive Focus Plus. The official boxes of the Oculus Quest (above) and Vive Focus Plus (below). Oculus Quest and controllers (Image by Oculus).

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Oculus Brings Screen Casting to Oculus Go

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Outside of the initial setup process, you don’t really need a smartphone to run Oculus Go—after all, it’s a standalone headset for a reason. Image courtesy Oculus. The post Oculus Brings Screen Casting to Oculus Go appeared first on Road to VR.

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Quest Gets ‘Oculus Venues’, Finally Connecting Quest Users with Oculus Go & Gear VR

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While Oculus Quest was devoid of any of Facebook’s social VR applications at launch, Oculus Venues is finally available for the headset. While that’s still the case, the situation has gotten slightly better with today’s launch of Oculus Venues on Quest.

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How to Watch Oculus Connect 6 Keynotes Live in VR

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Oculus Connect 6 is fast approaching, and while today is technically the last day for registration , you can still follow along with the company’s annual developer conference next week both in and outside of VR. Oculus Venues, Image courtesy Oculus.

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

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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. Hand-tracking for the Oculus Quest will be available in early 2020.

Post Malone Performing In Oculus Venues On October 17

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Post Malone’s concert in Raleigh, NC on October 17 will be streamed live in VR in Oculus Venues, available on the Quest and the Go. . You can follow the event online or in Oculus Venues on your Quest or Go.

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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Oculus CTO Explores Next-gen Oculus Go Feature Wishlist

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Legendary programmer and Oculus CTO John Carmack took the stage today at Oculus Connect to have another one of his famous off-script, stream-of-thought talks. SEE ALSO Oculus Quest Hands-on and Tech Details.

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Oculus Quest Content Library Tops 100 Games & Apps

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A little more than three months after the launch of Oculus Quest, the company’s first fully tracked mobile VR headset has 100 games & apps to call its own. Though all under the same brand, the Oculus Quest, Rift, and Go headsets each have separate content libraries.

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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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How to Watch Oculus Connect 6 Opening Keynote Livestream

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Oculus Connect, the company’s annual developer conference, is back again for its sixth year tomorrow. Taking place on September 25th & 26th in San Jose, CA, Oculus Connect 6 should serve up some exciting announcements.

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Why Oculus Rift 2 Almost Certainly Won’t Be Announced At Oculus Connect 6

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If you’re expecting an Oculus Rift 2 to be announced at Oculus Connect 6, you’re going to be disappointed. Oculus Connect is Facebook’s annual VR/AR conference. At Oculus Connect 5 last year, however, Abrash revised his timeframe.

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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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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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Oculus Rift S Already Works With SteamVR

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SEE ALSO Oculus Rift S Review – A Good Choice for VR Newcomers, a Difficult Choice for VR Vets. I was also able to call up Oculus Dash and even redraw my Guardian boundary with the passthrough mode without exiting SteamVR.

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Community Download: What Are Your Oculus Connect 6 Predictions?

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For today, we want to know what you think is going to go down at Oculus Connect 6 later this week. We’re finally at the start of Oculus Connect week. But for this article we want to know what you think: What are your Oculus Connect 6 predictions?

Here’s Every Oculus Go App You Can Upgrade To Oculus Quest For Free

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But did you know you can upgrade Oculus Go games to Quest versions right now? Pretty soon, you’ll be able to download some of your favorite Oculus Go games on Oculus Quest. Upgrade Oculus Go Games To Quest: The Full List.

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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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AltspaceVR Announces September 12th Oculus Quest Launch

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Taking to Twitter last Wednesday, AltspaceVR officially announced that the platform’s much-anticipated Oculus Quest launch will land on September 12 th , making the 6DoF standalone headset the seventh supported device (including 2D desktop mode on PC).

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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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Minecraft Developer Responds To Requests For Oculus Go & Quest Versions Of Game

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This past May, a user by the name of “Siroto” left a post on Mojang’s official feedback site requesting the release of Minecraft on the Oculus Quest. Minecraft on Oculus Rift / Image Credit: Microsoft. Will the Minecraft experience ever be available on standalone VR?

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Oculus Revamps ‘Rooms’ for Go, New Apps ‘Oculus Venues’ & ‘Oculus TV’ Coming Soon

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Following today’s Oculus Go launch announcement at Facebook’s annual F8 dev conference, the company also revealed that Rooms , the social VR space first launched on Gear VR, is getting revamped to inaugurate Go. Oculus Gallery (Available at Launch). Oculus TV (coming soon).

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Oculus Rift Has Hidden Preliminary Support For OpenXR

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Facebook added basic support for OpenXR to their Oculus Rift and Rift S headsets. api_version": "1.0", "name": "Oculus OpenXR", "library_path": "c:Program FilesOculusSupportoculus-runtimeLibOVRRT64_1.dll". Oculus Rift S facebook oculus oculus rift oculus rift s OpenXR VR Development

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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.

Our Six Best Hands-On And Feature Pieces From Oculus Connect 6

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Well, it’s been a week since Oculus Connect 6 and by this point you’ve probably seen all the major pieces of news and all of the talks that are available online. The post Our Six Best Hands-On And Feature Pieces From Oculus Connect 6 appeared first on UploadVR.

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Oculus Holiday Deal Brings Modest Discounts to Oculus Go & Rift

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Black Friday is nearly upon us, and Oculus is cutting a few bucks off both Oculus Go and Oculus Rift to celebrate. Today, Oculus announced that Go is getting in the fun too, knocking its base 32GB model down by $20 (or local equivalent), bringing it from $200 to $180.

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Oculus Founder Nate Mitchell Departs Facebook

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Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook. After 7 incredible years, I’ve decided to move on from Oculus / Facebook.” Mitchell was the last remaining Oculus co-founder working at Facebook.

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Oculus Expressive Avatars Closed Beta Launching ‘Shortly’

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The long awaited ‘Expressive Avatars’ update to Oculus Avatars is launching in closed beta ‘shortly’ The update adds simulated eyes and overhauls the lipsync technology. Oculus Avatars are available for free for any VR developer to use in their app.

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Oculus Working on Update to Improve Rift S Audio

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Oculus is aware of the sub-par audio quality on Rift S and says that an upcoming update will make a “meaningful difference.” I recently opined that Oculus should release accessories to deal with the issue.

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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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Analyzing Oculus Santa Cruz patent images

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Yesterday I was reading the comments on Reddit regarding my post with the predictions for Oculus Connect 5 and the kind redditor /u/SilverWhite2 provided me the link to the latest available patent with the design of Santa Cruz. Front view (Image by Oculus). Rear view (Image by Oculus).

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