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.”

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.

Oculus Software Designers Tease ‘Game Changing’ Reveal For OC6

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We’re a day out from Oculus Connect 6 and a group of software designers are teasing big things. Each of these designers has been working specifically in VR software, not hardware. Krivoruchko worked on software for hand-tracking at Leap Motion and Pinchon worked on a WebVR creation platform named Hologram. The post Oculus Software Designers Tease ‘Game Changing’ Reveal For OC6 appeared first on UploadVR.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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Samsung Starts Creator Program To Spur VR Software Development

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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

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.

Precision OS Secures $2.3M Series A to Further VR Orthopedic Surgical Software

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Precision OS, a Vancouver-based company creating VR surgery simulation software, announced that it has secured $2.3 The software itself focuses on providing educational modules and pre-operative planning for practicing doctors.

Magic Leap Shows Off New Software Demo, Teases Release This Summer

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After weeks of teasing what many hoped might be a live, on-device demo of Magic Leap software to go along with the hardware glimpse we got last month, it turns out that all we got was a bit of new demonstration video footage.

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 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.

Innoactive Secures €4.4M for Expansion of VR/AR Enterprise Software Platform

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Innoactive , the enterprise-focused VR/AR software company, announced it’s completed a successful funding round of €4.4 for Expansion of VR/AR Enterprise Software Platform appeared first on Road to VR.

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

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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.

The VR Job Hub: Anshar Studios, Gearbox Software & Improbable

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Gearbox Software. Gearbox Software. Gearbox Software. Gearbox Software. Gearbox Software. Software Engineer, Unreal. Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub Anshar Studios Gearbox Software ImprobableDo you work up to 80 soul-crushing hours a week? Wonder what your wife/husband, kids, friends, family, even the dog looks like? Well, it doesn’t have to be like that, jobs can be enjoyable and fun when you find the right one.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oculus Store Credit Starts Arriving to Those Affected by Major Software Error

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The post Oculus Store Credit Starts Arriving to Those Affected by Major Software Error appeared first on Road to VR. If you’ve used your Oculus Rift since the beginning of February, you likely already have a small surprise waiting for you in your account.

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?

Next PS4 System Software Update Beta Sign Ups Now Live

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The company this week launched sign ups to test the beta for the next version of PS4’s System Software. There’s plenty we’d like to see added to the headset from the software perspective, like native menus instead of simply using the PS4’s standard UI on a virtual screen. PS4 System Software updates usually come with a dedicated PSVR software update too, which includes other little tweaks and fixes.

Brian Sharp Talks Next Steps For Facebook’s Sculpting Software

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Nokia Significantly Boosts OZO Capture Quality With Firmware and Software Updates

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Nokia’s improvements to the software for their professional OZO VR camera platform are significant enough that the company has opted to now call their VR camera the ‘OZO+’, even though the hardware remains the same. software, launching in May.

Oculus Chief Software Architect to Detail ‘React VR’ WebVR Dev Platform at F8 Conference

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Michael Antonov, Chief Software Architect at Oculus, is due to speak at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18th about React VR, a framework that builds on Facebook’s React JavaScript library.

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.