Oculus Quest Manual Software Update Process Clarified

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Facebook clarified its process for updating Oculus Quest to the latest software version. Facebook representatives reiterated in a recent forum post that “with each software update, we roll out the release gradually to ensure stability of the software.”

Oculus Rift & Link Users Report Stuttering After Latest Software Update

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Owners of the Oculus Rift and Rift S headsets, as well as Quest owners using Link, have been reporting stuttering and other performance issues after the v12 software update. This leaves users unable to easily solve problems introduced in software updates.

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Magic Leap Software Update Adds Hand Occlusion, Shared Space Multiplayer

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A major software update for the Magic Leap One adds support for hand occlusion and shared space multiplayer. The post Magic Leap Software Update Adds Hand Occlusion, Shared Space Multiplayer appeared first on UploadVR.

SideQuest Sideloads Oculus Quest Software Without Facebook’s Approval

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Some developers, like Virtual Desktop’s Guy Godin, turned to SideQuest to distribute software updates which won’t be approved by Facebook’s leadership. For software on the VR console, prices range from $10 up to $40 with most top games $20 to $30.

RiftCat Finally Brings Its VR Streaming Software To iOS

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The company this week launched the long-promised iOS version of its VRidge software. So, if you have three smartphones to hand, you could theoretically play the likes of Beat Saber with the software. Streaming PC VR content to an iPhone is finally possible thanks to RiftCat.

Facebook Ends Samsung Gear VR Software Updates, 360 Video Downloads & Films

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Facebook is ending software updates for the Samsung Gear VR. The post Facebook Ends Samsung Gear VR Software Updates, 360 Video Downloads & Films appeared first on UploadVR. Further, users will no longer be able to access films or download the Oculus Video app.

E3 2018 Hands-On: From Software’s Déraciné Is A Beautifully Interactive VR Adventure Game

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If you told me a week ago that From Software, the legendary developer behind the Dark Souls series and Bloodborne were making a PSVR game I’d absolutely expect it to be one of the highlighted announcement’s as Sony’s annual E3 press conference.

Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform

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On Tuesday, along with closing its seed funding round, the company unveiled its SurgicalAR software for HoloLens at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Airbus Partners with Microsoft to Begin Selling HoloLens 2 Software After Successful AR Pilot Program

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is so impressed with the boost in productivity it has gained from Microsoft's HoloLens, the company will begin offering augmented reality software to its customers.

VR Fitness Startup YUR Secures $1.1M Investment, Releases Calorie-counting Software for Quest

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Having launched its pilot program on PC VR earlier this year, YUR is now officially making its software available on Oculus Quest. Investment, Releases Calorie-counting Software for Quest appeared first on Road to VR. YUR, a VR fitness company, today announced it’s secured $1.1

Envision Accepting Pre-Orders for Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 with AI Software to Assist the Visually Impaired

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The company has now adapted its software for operation within the hardware framework of Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, which it will sell bundled with the Envision app as "Envision Glasses."

Samsung Starts Creator Program To Spur VR Software Development

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New Humble Software Bundle Lets You Learn VR & AR Game Dev In Unity

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A new Humble Software Bundle is now available offering a bunch of courses and projects that aim to teach you how to develop for VR and AR using Unity. The post New Humble Software Bundle Lets You Learn VR & AR Game Dev In Unity appeared first on UploadVR. As with all Humble Bundles, there are a variety of different tiers that unlock more content the more you pay, with the more enticing content usually locked behind the higher tiers.

HTC Promises Improved Vive Cosmos Tracking in October Software Update

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There’s no telling how much HTC can actually do from the software side of things in significantly improving tracking, although we’re hoping to try the upcoming software update for ourselves in the coming days to see just how far the admittedly tepid hardware offering has come along.

Analyst: Despite Slow 2016, VR Still Forecast To Reach $14B In Software Sales By 2020

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But it still believes that consumer VR software could grow from $407 million in revenue in 2016 to $14 billion by 2020. Of the VR software sales in 2016, Llamas said about 72 percent of the $407 million would be from games.

Lytro Announces VR Light Field Rendering Software ‘Volume Tracer’

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Lytro , the once consumer-facing light field camera company which has recently pivoted to create high-end production tools , has announced a light field rendering software for VR that essentially aims to free developers from the current limitations of real-time rendering.

Oculus Link For Quest Code Already Present In Latest Rift PTC Software

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The latest Public Test Channel release of the Oculus Rift software contains references suggesting support for the upcoming Oculus Link feature for Oculus Quest, based on code found by UploadVR. Please put on your headset and go to Settings to install the software update.

Report: Apple Moves Top Software Exec To AR Glasses Team ‘To Bring Some Order’

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Apple has moved top-level software exec Kim Vorrath to the team developing AR glasses, according to a report from The Information. She joined the company as an intern in 1987, and over the last three decades worked her way up to lead program management for Apple software. She oversaw the development of the original iPhone software, as well as all iOS releases since then.

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Mixed Reality Software LIV Gets Impressive Cross-Game Avatar Support In 1.0 Update

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Today LIV, the leading third party mixed reality software, is officially exiting Early Access with its 1.0 Tagged with: LIV , mixed reality Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Mixed Reality Software LIV Gets Impressive Cross-Game Avatar Support In 1.0

MasterpieceVR Launches Studio Suite, With Updated 3D Modelling And Animation Software

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Masterpiece Studio is a successor to MasterpieceVR’s original 3D modelling and animation software, rebuilt from the ground up with some major updates and additions. The post MasterpieceVR Launches Studio Suite, With Updated 3D Modelling And Animation Software appeared first on UploadVR.

Valve Says New Calibration Software Makes Lower-Cost LCD Panels Viable for High-End VR

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“World class VR requires highly precise tracking, matched optics and display technologies, and a software stack that weaves together the interactions between these components,” said Jeremy Selan of Valve.

Jason Rubin: The Rift’s Next Software Wave Will Be “Night and Day Different”

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VNTANA’s Automatic Cloud Software Solution Streamlines 3D Assets for Web & AR/VR

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Having previously created holographic experiences for retail, sports and hospitality use cases, today VNTANA has officially announced its latest development, a 3D cloud software solution designed around asset optimization for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) as well as the web.

Quest Will Likely Get a Digital IPD Indicator via Software Update

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However, Quest actually has the capability to measure its own IPD setting, and a future software update is likely to expose this information to the user. How do we know that this is likely to come via a software update rather than a hardware tweak?

Oculus Rift ‘Hybrid Apps’ Could Bring PC Modeling, CAD, and Animation Software To VR

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With Hybrid Apps, Oculus lets developers of non-VR PC software easily show their existing UI panes as floating elements in VR, and render any 3D objects in VR, with the Rift system software handling the VR rendering.

Borderlands 2 PC VR Reveal Trailer (Gearbox Software) – PC VR, PSVR

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Oculus ‘Rift S’ Listed In Code With Onboard Cameras, Software IPD Adjustment

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Code discovered by UploadVR in supporting files for the Oculus PC software confirms the existence of an Oculus ‘Rift S’. Software-based IPD adjustment is another new setting for the Rift S: Set your IPD (Interpupillary Distance), the distance between the centers of your eyes, to optimize the scale of objects in VR. The existence of Rift S was first reported by TechCrunch back in November.

VR poses challenges for software testing

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So what are the most important things to know about testing VR software? VR software is still software, so the usual principles of testing still apply. You know the scene. You’re walking down the street in a town, maybe your hometown, on a quiet Tuesday afternoon.

Brian Sharp Talks Next Steps For Facebook’s Sculpting Software

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Wacom Video Shows Off More of Magic Leap's Upcoming Design & Drawing Software Spacebridge

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The collaboration between Magic Leap and Wacom, which was first announced during last year's L.E.A.P. conference is progressing rapidly. And now we have a little more information in the way of a visual demonstration shown off by Nobutaka Ide, Wacom's CEO.

Oculus Founder’s Defense Company Could Make Software for Battlefield-ready AR Headsets

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It’s mostly been in the business of creating AI software, autonomous drones, and threat detection systems, however a Business Insider interview reveals that Anduril is heading back into familiar territory by working on AR/VR software created specifically to aid warfighters on the battlefield.

RPG Creation Software ‘SMILE GAME BUILDER’ Gets VR Viewing Mode

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Game creation has become a big topic for ease-of-use software applications in recent years. Game Maker is one of the most popular examples as it was used to create several hit indie games such as Hotline Miami, Undertale, and Spelunky.

Did VR Software Sales Inflect in 2019?

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One of the ongoing challenges in market sizing is to piece together clues to extrapolate things like unit sales and software revenues. Both exercises extrapolated hardware units based on software revenue disclosures. The post Did VR Software Sales Inflect in 2019?

VIVE X Startup Mindesk Secures $900K to Create VR Multiuser Design Software

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The company joined VIVE X, HTC’s global VR/AR accelerator program, for its second batch back in 2017, which included investments and mentorship for a total of 33 startups working in the areas of software and hardware for both augmented and virtual reality.

Oculus Is Trying To Fix Rifts After Software Bug

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According to a post on the official Oculus forums: We are aware of and actively investigating an issue impacting ability to access Rift software. Oculus provided the following update on Twitter: Quick update: We’re still actively working on an issue with our software certification. Oculus is investigating an issue keeping people from enjoying their Oculus Rifts. The Oculus subreddit is plastered with complaints, temporary fixes and warnings about those fixes.

Hired’s State of Software Engineers Report Highlights Huge Demand for AR/VR Engineers

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Today, job marketplace Hired has released its second annual State of Software Engineers report highlighting the need for more VR/AR engineers. So if you love technology and can’t decide what to study, at least you know there are plenty of roles available as a software engineer. News Augmented Reality Hired State of Software Engineers Report

Drummer Plays the ‘Pokemon’ Theme In VR With Custom Software

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Drums are cool. Everyone knows it. When you were a kid playing in a rock band with your friends the two hottest spots were lead guitar and drums.