Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR

Facebook created a new open platform for embodied AI research called AI Habitat, while Facebook Reality Labs (which up until last year was Oculus Research) released a dataset of photorealistic sample spaces it's calling Replica.

Hands-on: ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Shows Titanic Ambition & Visual Finesse

Hands-on: ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Shows Titanic Ambition & Visual Finesse

Backed by Oculus Studios, Sanzaru Games’ next big title for Rift, Asgard’s Wrath, doesn’t have a release date yet, although at E3 this week I got a chance to try out the latest demo, which reveals more of the game’s story, dungeon crawling, light puzzles, and magical beast companions.

SteamVR Adds Full Support For Oculus Rift S

SteamVR Adds Full Support For Oculus Rift S

Valve just added full support for the recently released Oculus Rift S PC VR headset to the SteamVR platform. Over the last few weeks, Valve has been expanding support for Facebook’s new headset in SteamVR Beta builds.

Field of view: Oculus shifted $5 million worth of games over Quest's first two weeks

Field of view: Oculus shifted $5 million worth of games over Quest's first two weeks

We were treated to Star Wars: Vader Immortal - Episode 1 on the Oculus Quest last month upon launch, and now ILMxLab, the company behind the experience, has revealed at E3 that it's preparing to bring it to Rift owners.

Oculus 'Forcing' Virtual Desktop To Remove Quest SteamVR Streaming

Oculus 'Forcing' Virtual Desktop To Remove Quest SteamVR Streaming

Original Story: Guy Godin, the developer behind VR productivity app, Virtual Desktop, says Facebook’s Oculus is “forcing” him to remove a key feature from the Quest version. Virtual Desktop was of one around 50 apps to launch on the Oculus Quest last month.

STAR WARS: VADER IMMORTAL trouve la force de sortir sur Oculus RiFT

STAR WARS: VADER IMMORTAL trouve la force de sortir sur Oculus RiFT

(MàJ 12/06/2019) : le studio ILMxLAB vient enfin de révéler la date de STAR WARS: VADER IMMORTAL sur l’ Oculus RiFT . STAR WARS: VADER IMMORTAL se destine à première vue pour le QUEST , le nouveau casque VR signé OCULUS .

Oculus sold $5 million worth of Quest content in first 2 weeks on sale

Oculus sold $5 million worth of Quest content in first 2 weeks on sale

Facebook’s Oculus Quest standalone VR headset hasn’t been out long, but VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth says the company is already selling a substantial amount of content for the device. We have not gotten any details on device sales, though Facebook has never shares sales data on their VR products.

E3 2019: Ready At Dawn Is Bringing Echo Arena To Quest

E3 2019: Ready At Dawn Is Bringing Echo Arena To Quest

During UploadVR’s E3 VR showcase, RAD CEO and creative director ‎Ru Weerasuriya revealed the popular Oculus Rift multiplayer game will make the zero gravity jump to the Oculus Quest standalone VR gaming console.

Arizona Sunshine Is Coming To Oculus Quest, DLC Trailer Revealed

Arizona Sunshine Is Coming To Oculus Quest, DLC Trailer Revealed

Vertigo Games’ Arizona Sunshine is on its way to Oculus’ standalone headset. Vertigo promises this will offer the full Arizona Sunshine on a standalone VR headset. No word yet on how Vertigo will handle DLC for Arizona on Quest.

Virtual Desktop Now Lets You Play PC Games On Oculus Quest

Virtual Desktop Now Lets You Play PC Games On Oculus Quest

Virtual Desktop for Oculus Quest now lets you play your PC games using the Quest’s own Touch controllers. Previously it was possible to pair an Xbox controller or similar bluetooth gamepad and use it within Virtual Desktop. Tagged with: Oculus Quest, virtual desktop.

HTC's most powerful VR headset is now available for $1,599

HTC's most powerful VR headset is now available for $1,599

HTC's most-advanced VR headset, the Vive Pro Eye with built-in eye-tracking, is now available in North America. It's an expensive VR headset for sure, and it raises an obvious question: Why would anyone buy the Vive Pro Eye over the wireless Oculus Quest , which starts at $399?

Field of view: Apple ARKit 3 will only work with the latest iPhone and iPad devices

Field of view: Apple ARKit 3 will only work with the latest iPhone and iPad devices

But it looks like iOS players will get a richer Minecraft experience using some of the new tech introduced with Apple's AR platform. We've already played a lot of the best new Oculus Quest VR games and experiences , and it's fair to say that on the whole we've been impressed.

Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets

Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets

Abrash showed off capture technology that could produce digital versions of real environments with uncanny accuracy. This takes a while to process right now, but the Oculus veteran predicted that instant capture would make it possible to interact with someone else's real-world space in a convincing way.

The Vive Cosmos is Coming Soon

The Vive Cosmos is Coming Soon

VIVE/HTC Corporation There are a lot of new headsets coming to market, but it feels like the focus is now largely on standalone mobile headsets like the Oculus Quest.

The Oculus Quest Lineup Has Over 50 Confirmed Games

The Oculus Quest Lineup Has Over 50 Confirmed Games

That’s good, because the best way to think of the Quest is as a VR games console platform. Like other modern standalone VR headsets, the Quest uses inside-out tracking, with cameras scanning the surrounding for true 6DoF motion.

Superhot Quest Launch Sales ‘300% Higher’ Than Rift Without Cross-Buy

Superhot Quest Launch Sales ‘300% Higher’ Than Rift Without Cross-Buy

Notably, Superhot is one of several VR games that launched on Quest without cross-buy support on Rift. Cross-buy is an optional feature for developers, allowing them to provide players with both a Rift and Quest copy of the same game through Oculus Home.

Rift S and Rift 1.38 PTC Release Notes

Rift S and Rift 1.38 PTC Release Notes

We've also reduced download sizes for faster item delivery. As always, if you encounter any issues with this software release, please be sure to report them using the Help Center > Provide Feedback option within the Oculus desktop software.

Oculus Quest Sold Out at Amazon, Walmart, Newegg – Variety

Oculus Quest Sold Out at Amazon, Walmart, Newegg – Variety

Facebook’s new Oculus Quest virtual reality (VR) headset seems to be a hit with early adopters, causing inventory shortages at a number of retailers. Facebook’s website seemed unaffected by the stock shortages, and promised to ship either model by early June.

This Modder Brought Custom Tracks to ‘Beat Saber’ on Oculus Quest

This Modder Brought Custom Tracks to ‘Beat Saber’ on Oculus Quest

This modder found out how: Brian Tate released a video last week showing off his preliminary work, however the custom songs weren’t properly synced with the corresponding blocks. Now, Tate has uploaded a new video showing off the custom song ‘Good Life’ by *litmus perfectly matched up to the beat.

Field of view: The HTC Vive Cosmos is now expected to land this summer

Field of view: The HTC Vive Cosmos is now expected to land this summer

Read on below for details on a potential Vive Cosmos release date, an intriguing PlayStation VR patent, Oculus Rift S updates and more.

Rift S Will Get Enhanced Passthrough+ & ASW on the Latest NVIDIA GPUs

Rift S Will Get Enhanced Passthrough+ & ASW on the Latest NVIDIA GPUs

While it’s the best pass-through video we’ve seen on any consumer headset so far, the feature will soon be enhanced to take advantage of new capabilities available in NVIDIA’s latest GPUs. Oculus’ motion smoothing tech, Asynchronous Spacewarp, will also be similarly upgraded.

How To Play SteamVR Games Like Skyrim VR On Oculus Quest

How To Play SteamVR Games Like Skyrim VR On Oculus Quest

Streaming SteamVR to Quest is possible via sideloading VRidge and using the RiftCat desktop app. Here is a video I recorded of myself playing Skyrim VR on Oculus Quest using this method — but please be aware the actual quality inside the headset is lower than the footage makes it seem since this video is recording my desktop view.

Facebook Has Four Separate Social VR Apps and None of Them Are on Quest

Facebook Has Four Separate Social VR Apps and None of Them Are on Quest

Facebook has lofty ambitions for what the far future of social interaction could look like with VR, but between the parent company and the Oculus brand, there’s a confused smattering of different social VR offerings which do a poor job of connecting users across the platform.

How to install VRidge on Oculus Quest [preview]

How to install VRidge on Oculus Quest [preview]

Users with AMD GPU may experience issues, we are working on resolving it as soon as possible. Before you can install VRidge you have to enable Developer Mode on your device. VRidge on some AMD GPUs may experience choppy stream.

The 6 Oculus Quest games everyone should get on day one

The 6 Oculus Quest games everyone should get on day one

Read on for the games you absolutely need to consider if you're taking the plunge into this new Oculus platform. If you're only getting one game for your Quest, Beat Saber should be it.

11 essential VR apps every Oculus Quest owner should download first

11 essential VR apps every Oculus Quest owner should download first

With the right app, you can do stuff your parents could only dream of doing, like running your Windows PC (all of it) in virtual space, or painting in 3D, or watching movies with friends that live on the opposite side of the world on a massive theater-sized screen.

▷ Oculus Quest Porn

▷ Oculus Quest Porn

Turn on your headset and go to the built-in browser .Type in the address of your preferred VR porn site (Our Test-Winner: VRBangers (Memorial Sale, right now!) This means like the Oculus Go , you can watch VR porn videos directly from the headset itself.

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of ‘Beat Saber’ on Oculus Quest

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of ‘Beat Saber’ on Oculus Quest

That’s why I came up with this quick list of seven ways to really get out there and juice Beat Saber to its max potential with the added versatility afforded by the cable-free, fully mobile Oculus Quest headset.

Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

Obviously you still need an active Netflix subscription to use the app, but it’s great to know that people will be able to watch their favorite shows and movies from a virtual theater inside their headset.

Oculus Could (and Should) Offer Rift S Accessories for Improved Audio, Visuals, & Fit

Oculus Could (and Should) Offer Rift S Accessories for Improved Audio, Visuals, & Fit

Luckily there’s a path forward—the Rift S design is relatively modular, allowing both the headstrap and the face gasket to be removed, meaning that Oculus could (and should) offer accessories to improve the experience.