Oculus Quest 2 gets wireless PC connectivity and 120Hz support in update

Oculus Quest 2 gets wireless PC connectivity and 120Hz support in update

The new v28 Oculus update brings a bundle of new features, but the most important is Air Link, available in the headset's experimental mode.With Air Link, you can stream VR experiences directly between a PC and a Quest 2 wirelessly using a WiFi connection.

Kuo: Apple AR headset to include 15 cameras

Kuo: Apple AR headset to include 15 cameras

As part of a sweeping report released today, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that the long-rumored Apple AR/VR headset will feature as many as fifteen cameras.

Pico Neo 3 to feature XR2 chipset and Wi-Fi 6

Pico Neo 3 to feature XR2 chipset and Wi-Fi 6

In this communication, Pico Interactive highlights some of the specifications of its future standalone headset: Qualcomm XR2 chipset 90 Hz Curved Display Wi-Fi 6 3 Physical IPD adjustments Optical Positional tracking, with 4 tracking cameras Optical Tracked Controllers, with 32 tracking points All-PU materials fabrication, for easier sanitization The headset is going to be launched on the Chinese market as a consumer device on May, 10th.

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Interactive announced last week that Neo 3, the Beijing-based company’s next standalone VR headset, is slated to arrive to consumers in Asia starting May 10th, 2021, and to enterprise in the West sometime this summer.

Oculus Goes from Strength to Strength as 120Hz Imminent and Quest Pro Possibly on the Horizon

Oculus Goes from Strength to Strength as 120Hz Imminent and Quest Pro Possibly on the Horizon

Everyone in the virtual reality market knows the value that the Oculus Quest 2 brings, and recently Blur Busters spoke about 120Hz coming to the device “soon” via a simple firmware upgrade!

Oculus Quest 2 is FINALLY Getting Multi-user Account Support

Oculus Quest 2 is FINALLY Getting Multi-user Account Support

It’s hard to understand how Oculus shipped the Quest without such a fundamental feature and even harder to understand why so few game developers built profiles into their apps.

Pavlov Shack is the first game confirmed for PSVR 2

Pavlov Shack is the first game confirmed for PSVR 2

We don’t have many details about the upcoming headset, but we do have some interesting information about the new design for the controllers: Adaptive triggers: Each VR controller (Left and Right) includes an adaptive trigger button that adds palpable tension when pressed, similar to what’s found in the DualSense controller.

Oculus Rift S

Oculus Rift S

To follow up the Rift, Oculus partnered with Lenovo to help improve the new headset design.The Oculus Rift S includes high-resolution VR goggles with a built-in tracking system, so the device doesn't require external cameras.

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

The Pavlov Shack Beta has finally launched on the Oculus App Lab and with it more news about the game.Last month, the team behind the free version of the game on SideQuest announced that they were beginning the process of App Lab approval and now that it has been released, we have a lot more to look forward to.

Quest 2 May Be Selling Thrice as Fast as the Best Selling VR Headset, PSVR

Quest 2 May Be Selling Thrice as Fast as the Best Selling VR Headset, PSVR

While Facebook has yet to reveal official unit sales figures for Oculus Quest 2, various data points the company has offered, along with data from developers, has allowed us to hone in on a reasonable estimate.

How Virtual Reality Aids People With Low Vision

How Virtual Reality Aids People With Low Vision

Hopefully, developers listen more to the needs and concerns of people with disabilities to resolve the accessibility problem.Virtual Reality as a Sight Aid for Severe Vision Loss.Virtual reality is here, offering many wondrous opportunities to people with disabilities, especially those with vision loss.

Facebook's Bosworth: Quest 2 Has Outsold All Oculus Headsets

Facebook's Bosworth: Quest 2 Has Outsold All Oculus Headsets

During an interview with Bloomberg this week, Facebook Reality Labs VP, Andrew Bosworth, said that Quest 2 has outsold all Oculus headsets combined, a significant milestone for a headset which has only been available for five and a half months.

VR Gaming for Adults

VR Gaming for Adults

Development of immersive technology is happening at a rapid pace and increasing numbers of adults previously unfamiliar with gaming are using virtual reality headsets for fun, fitness, and social interaction.

Do You Wear Glasses With VR? Check Out Prescription VR Lenses from VR Wave.

Do You Wear Glasses With VR? Check Out Prescription VR Lenses from VR Wave.

Not only do they improve things visually, they also improve the fit of the headset, when compared with wearing glasses.If you wear glasses and play VR, I very highly recommend ordering prescription lenses from VR Wave.

Grab a VR headset on sale for 50% off this weekend

Grab a VR headset on sale for 50% off this weekend

For a limited time, this Dragon VR gaming stereo headset is on sale for half off.It's regularly $199, but you can snag the Dragon VR gaming headset and the Bluetooth controller for only $99.99 for a limited time — that's 50% off.

A wireless Valve Index with inside-out tracking would be immense, and isn't entirely unrealistic

A wireless Valve Index with inside-out tracking would be immense, and isn't entirely unrealistic

Spotted this morning, it seems Valve has issued an official patent for a wireless version of the Valve Index VR headset.Still, the Index is one of the comfiest fits around, so you can bet Valve will think to refining the headset's ergonomics if such a design ever makes it to market.

Varjo’s New Generation of XR and VR Headsets: Do We Need Them?

Varjo’s New Generation of XR and VR Headsets: Do We Need Them?

The $900 Cosmos Elite is currently their most advanced VR headset, and it incorporates a number of the same features that Varjo offers over Oculus, including eye-tracking.

Microsoft reiterates ‘VR for console is not a focus for us’ following localization bug

Microsoft reiterates ‘VR for console is not a focus for us’ following localization bug

Microsoft has once again reiterated that VR support for Xbox was not a focus for the company, following reports earlier today that hinted it was working on a VR headset compatible with the Xbox Series X / S.

20% discount on Titans of Space PLUS — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

20% discount on Titans of Space PLUS — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

★ Take your time with a guided tour:.• This tour stops at every planet, the major moons and dwarf planets, and other huge stars!.• Innovative comfort mode for those sensitive to motion, easy-to-use dashboard controls.

Microsoft al lavoro su un headset VR per Xbox? Gli indizi arrivano dalle nuove cuffie wireless

Microsoft al lavoro su un headset VR per Xbox? Gli indizi arrivano dalle nuove cuffie wireless

Nel futuro di Xbox potrebbe esserci spazio anche per un visore VR: ad alimentare le indiscrezioni ci pensa la stessa Microsoft, che con un messaggio nascosto nell'ultimo update del sistema operativo di Xbox Series X/S fa riferimento a un headset per la realtà virtuale compatibile con le sue console.

VIVE Hardware Energizes “Best-in-Class” Military Training From Street Smarts VR

VIVE Hardware Energizes “Best-in-Class” Military Training From Street Smarts VR

According to the case study, the Department of Defense claims that VR training with Street Smarts VR saves an average of “40 hours per use, per year.” The system is currently being used to train 3,000 Airforce security forces across 12 units and 10 military bases.

BETTER THAN QUEST? New HTC VR headset in 2021

BETTER THAN QUEST? New HTC VR headset in 2021

HTC also teased an image on Twitter about what you would do with “70% more power.” If the new headset has a more powerful processor, it could explain why Mr. Graylin said that it would be better than what is available from HTC or from competitors such as Facebook in terms of the hardware.

Pico Raises $37M Series B+ Financing, Neo 3 Standalone to Release in Q2 2021

Pico Raises $37M Series B+ Financing, Neo 3 Standalone to Release in Q2 2021

Pico Interactive, the Beijing-based VR headset creator, announced it has secured a fresh funding round of ¥242 million RMB (~$37 million), something the company says will help launch new hardware, and better position itself as a consumer-focused company.

Kuo: Apple to Launch Mixed Reality Headset in Mid 2022 and Augmented Reality Glasses by 2025

Kuo: Apple to Launch Mixed Reality Headset in Mid 2022 and Augmented Reality Glasses by 2025

Kuo said the glasses will provide an "optical see-through AR experience," and will be positioned as more of a "mobile" product than the mixed reality headset.

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

This announcement follows hot on the heels of the announcement that Virtual Desktop, the Oculus Quest app that allows users to control their Windows PCs from the comfort of their standalone headset, can now stream PC VR games wirelessly.

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

The latest shows that the holiday surge has not relented, with February bringing Steam’s monthly-connected headset count to a new record high of 2.8 million.This makes Quest 2 the most used VR headset on Steam in February, besting the 21.58% share held by Rift S.

Next-Gen VR Dev Kits for PS5 Shipping Soon with “completely new VR format”

Next-Gen VR Dev Kits for PS5 Shipping Soon with “completely new VR format”

In an interview with GQ, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan says dev kit headsets are close to landing in the hands of developers.Considering however that dev kits are “about to go out,” Ryan reveals, it’s likely many of the most important bits are already baked in.

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion Far from being a distraction to PlayStation's core strategy, VR is very much a part of it.But PlayStation committing to virtual reality for the new console generation is good news for the entire VR industry.

Sony announces that a new VR headset is coming for PS5, but not in 2021

Sony announces that a new VR headset is coming for PS5, but not in 2021

In a blog post published on PlayStation Blog, Hideaki Nishino , Senior Vice President, Platform Planning & Management at Sony Interactive Entertainment, has announced that a new PSVR headset is coming for PS5, but not this year.

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

The view that is shown in the above clip is not the transparent lens of a headset like Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, rather it is the cameras view that has been altered by software to be viewable in VR.