‘ShapesXR’ Is A Rapid Prototyping VR Tool

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ShapesXR is a design and rapid prototyping tool that can be used to create AR and VR experiences directly on your Oculus Quest headset. The tool operates similar to that of VR apps such as Tilt Brush or Gravity Sketch. News App Lab Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 ShapesXR

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Oculus Quest Mixed Reality Capture Tools Now Available

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Record yourself in the virtual world with Oculus’ official MRC kit. Yesterday, Oculus launched its official set of Mixed Reality Capture Tools for the Oculus Quest, allowing users to record high-quality gameplay footage where real-world objects and people appear in VR. Image Credit: Oculus. Here’s the hardware you’ll need to get up and running: Oculus Quest (obviously). Oculus Rift or Rift S (for calibration purposes).

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3D Design Tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ Now Free On All VR Platforms

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The free version will feature all the tools included as part of the paid experience. 3D design tool Gravity Sketch is now available for free on all major VR platforms, including the Oculus Quest/Quest 2, Oculus Rift/Rift S, and SteamVR headsets.

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Facebook’s Presence Platform Offers New Mixed Reality Tools

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This includes the Presence Platform, a suite of new tools that will let you build more connected experiences that allow you to move easily between worlds. Developers wasted no time creating unique experiences that effectively showcased the potential of Oculus Passthrough technology.

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Oculus Expanding Quest Mixed Reality Capabilities With Enhanced Developer Tools

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Oculus plans to further open up the mixed reality capabilities of Quest with new tools that will allow developers to build apps which more intelligently integrate with the user’s real room.

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Architects Can Now Access A Powerful VR Tool On Oculus Quest

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In a recent press release, SENTIO VR has announced that they have officially launched their design app for Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets through the Oculus App Lab , a new program by Facebook that allows developers to share unpolished apps that have yet to receive official store approval.

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Half-Life: Alyx Level Editing Tool Now Available

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Create your own levels, textures, models, and animations using the Alyx Workshop tools suite. Crack open the tools yourself and make it happen! Material Editor : the tool for creating and tuning materials in Source 2.

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Valve Releases ?Half-Life: Alyx? Steam Workshop Tools for Making & Downloading Mods

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Valve today launched new Half-Life: Alyx modding tools which will allow developers and tinkerers to make and publish mods and user-generated content via the Steam Workshop system. Valve says the tools will allow for the creation of new levels, models, textures, and animations for the game.

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3D Modeling Tool Blender Is Receiving VR Support

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The ladder even has a VR mode that lets you build in-headset using the Unreal Editor tool set. will allow users to inspect their 3D scenes at scale using a PC VR headset such as an Oculus Rift/Rift S, HTC Vive, or Windows Mixed Reality.

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Adobe Acquires Facebook’s ‘Oculus Medium’ VR Sculpting Tool

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Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium , the company’s VR sculpting tool. At launch Medium included a range of tools for making and forming 3D volumes.

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Facebook Rebooting VR Enterprise Offering, Bringing Business Tools to Consumer Quest Headsets

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At Facebook Connect 2021 today, the company announced it will be releasing a new Quest for Business program that’s rebooting its enterprise-focused VR software by bringing its growing suite of business tools to the consumer version of Quest 2, which you can buy from anywhere.

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11 Tools for Painting, Sculpting, & Animating in VR

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If you’re interested in exploring your creativity in VR, here’s 11 tools worth checking out. First, here’s a quick breakdown of the tools and their capabilities, so that you can hone in on what kind of creative tool you’re looking for the VR headset of your choice.

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Precision OS Launches Multiplayer Tool For VR Surgical Training

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The platform runs with the Oculus Quest headset, making it a portable and cost-effective option that could theoretically be used anywhere in the world. The post Precision OS Launches Multiplayer Tool For VR Surgical Training appeared first on VRScout.

New Oculus Social Tools Will Help VR Feel More Like a Place, Less Like a Game

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Oculus is developing a new set of social and multiplayer tools which stand to make it much easier to directly connect with friends by treating games and apps more like actual places. Oculus is releasing new social tools in an effort to make this process much more smooth. Image courtesy Oculus. In order to achieve this, Oculus’ social tools will soon integrate three new features: Destinations, Deep Linking, and Rich Presence.

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Collaborative Architecture Tool Arkio Runs On Oculus Quest, iPad, And More

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Collaborative world-building software Arkio runs on Oculus Quest as well as other devices and can import models from Revit, Rhino and SketchUp for a cross-platform multiplayer service which could save builders time and money.

VR Design Tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ Launches in Early Access

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VR-optimised 3D creation tool Gravity Sketch is now available on Steam Early Access. Developed by a group of design engineers at the Royal College of Art, the software is ‘for everyone’, but its feature set has particular relevance to creative professionals, and could become an invaluable tool for industrial design visualisation. On August 2nd, the software launched on Steam Early Access with HTC Vive and Oculus Touch controller support.

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Every Announcement From The Oculus Gaming Showcase

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Oculus teases new games and several long-awaited updates during its first-ever VR gaming showcase. Oculus held its first-ever VR gaming showcase earlier today, revealing new games and several major updates coming to Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift headsets this year.

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Disney’s PoseVR Tool Lets Animators Create In VR

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Disney’s summer internship program results in a new VR tool aimed at 3D animation. Most recently, the technical team over at Walt Disney Animation Studios developed an amazing new dynamic VR tool that could possibly shift their animation team away from long-established animation techniques towards a more state-of-the-art method that could very well be the future of Disney’s animation tool sets. News Disney Animation Studios Oculus Rift PoseVR VR Animation

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Oculus Quest Update Adds Multitasking, Mic Swap, And More!

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Oculus software update v30 introduces long-awaited features to accessibility, party chat, and Infinite Office. If you’ve ever played with friends on the Oculus Quest, then you know how frustrating the party system can be at times. AIR LINK FOR THE ORIGINAL OCULUS QUEST.

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The Oculus Quest Is Now The Meta Quest

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According to Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, soon to be CTO of Meta, the name change will also affect the Oculus product line. Moving forward, the Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 will be referred to as the Meta Quest and Meta Quest 2 respectively.

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New Official Dev Tool Tests VR Apps Against Oculus Platform Guidelines Before Submission

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Up until now, developers wishing to get their VR app on the Oculus Store had to submit to a manual review process by which their game or experience was washed through two stages; a tech review to see if the app passed minimum standards and a content review to determine it was a complete and polished experience. But even if you’ve religiously read through Oculus’ latest Best Practices Guide , there still might be a few things to consider before hitting that big submit button.

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Mirra 3D Design Tool Makes Creating For VR & AR A Breeze

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From there you can view the experience via your platform of choice, whether that be a HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or a multitude of other options. “We What’s most exciting about a development tool this easy to use is its potential to attract a whole new market previously intimidated by the complexity of the still-emerging technology. The post Mirra 3D Design Tool Makes Creating For VR & AR A Breeze appeared first on VRScout.

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5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – November 2021

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Another month, another round of free games and apps for the Oculus (Meta) Quest 2. For November’s batch of free VR experiences, we have everything from a VR board game experience and collaborative design tool to an old-school DJ simulator.

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Facebook Rolls Out New Social Tools to Oculus Platform, Integrating Brand Even Tighter

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Although Facebook Spaces was shut down in October, making way for the company’s next social VR platform, Horizon , Facebook is rolling out some big social changes that promise to make meeting, talking, and playing together on the Oculus platform a lot easier. Privacy Changes to Oculus.

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‘Clash Of Chefs VR’ Adds Hand Tracking On Oculus Quest

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The frantic food game Clash of Chefs VR just received a major update that lets you ditch your Oculus Touch controllers and cook delicious cartoon food with your own two hands. At that time, it was more of a navigation tool perfect for simple interactions.

Arkio is a Collaborative Tool for Architecture Design & Review, Available Now on Quest, PC, & More

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Arkio is a collaborative VR tool built for quickly sketching architectural ideas and for reviewing designs with a group. version of the tool is available starting this week across Quest, Rift, SteamVR, iOS, Android, and Windows.

This Tool Makes Installing Custom Beat Saber Songs On Oculus Quest Easy

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A developer going by the username of NyanBlade created a tool that makes sideloading custom Beat Saber songs to Oculus Quest easy. The tool features step by step instructions, guiding you through everything from enabling developer mode on your Quest to how to get custom songs. The hundreds of songs already made for the PC VR version of the game, available form websites such as Beat Saver , will work with this tool. Oculus Quest Beat Saber

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Competitive VR NERF Game Coming To Oculus Quest In 2022

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Announced today during the Upload VR Showcase as part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming event, the NERF Ultimate Championship is scheduled to arrive in 2022 on the Oculus Quest. You’ll also have a suite of tools that you can use to customize your avatar and blaster.

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Become An Interstellar Engineer In ‘Arcsmith’ On Oculus Quest

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Brought to us by developer Bithell Games ( Thomas Was Alone , Subsurface Circular ), Arcsmith is an upcoming VR game for the Oculus Quest that has you playing the role of an intergalactic engineer tasked with constructing futuristic machinery under the guidance of master arcsmith Korith Dinn.

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Tips & Tricks For Playing ‘STRIDE’ On Oculus Quest

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Available now on Oculus Quest & Oculus Quest 2, STRIDE is a fast-paced VR arcade action game that has you scaling vertigo-inducing rooftops while battling endless waves of faceless enemies using a combination of brutal gunplay and vicious hand-to-hand combat. on Oculus Quest.

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Google ‘Blocks’ Update Matures Tools for Even Easier 3D Modeling in VR

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Google Blocks, the 3D object creation tool for VR/AR app developers, just got a big update that includes new environments, improved object snapping, and a number of experimental features that the company says makes Blocks “more powerful and even easier to use.” An improved snapping function has also been included, which the company says address the “often unpredictable or difficult to control” snapping tool from the previous build.

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Holo-BLSD is a powerful AR tool to teach first-aid procedures and save lives

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I know that your team has created a tool called Holo-BLSD. Holo-BLSD is a self-learning tool in AR. A self-instruction tool can solve many of these problems if it is indeed effective in achieving the same learning outcomes of a traditional course.

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Oculus Quest Mixed Reality Capture Tools Tutorial for Beginners

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Today I host a guest post from Alex Gonzalez , that will teach you how to record mixed reality videos for the Oculus Quest. Welcome to this Oculus Quest Mixed Reality Capture Tools tutorial for complete beginners where you will learn how to film engaging mixed reality videos.

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Oculus Air Link Streams PCVR Games Wirelessly To Quest 2

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Update v28 is an absolute game-changer with new features such as wireless Oculus Link functionality, updates to Infinite Office, and more. Announced yesterday in an official Oculus blog post , the Oculus Air Link expands on the existing Oculus Link software introduced back in 2019.

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Build Your Own VR Metropolis In ‘Little Cities’ On Oculus Quest

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Thankfully, Little Cities features a variety of unique tools that make building your city unfussy and fun. Little Cities will arrive on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets in Spring 2022. News nDreams Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 VR World-building

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Facebook Hands Off Quill PC VR Animation Tool To Creator

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Facebook handed off its PC-based VR illustration and animation tool Quill to its original creator Iñigo Quilez. Quill Theater on Oculus Quest — a viewer for Quill creations — will become the “ VR Animation Player ” after October 18.

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Improve Your Reflexes With REAKT Performance Trainer On Oculus Quest

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There’s no shortage of fitness-focused apps on the Oculus Quest Store. REAKT is the evolution of physical training tools like the type of reaction boards or electronic agility tools that are often used in sports.

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