Why Is SteamVR Running So Poorly On Oculus Quest?

Why Is SteamVR Running So Poorly On Oculus Quest?

PC VR titles running through the Oculus Dash or through the Epic Game Store worked perfectly, it was only SteamVR titles that caused problems.With some of my favourite VR games now completely unplayable, I decided to take a serious look at what’s going wrong with SteamVR using Oculus Quest.

Things Are Heating Up For Facebook’s (And Oculus’) Monopoly

Things Are Heating Up For Facebook’s (And Oculus’) Monopoly

While I’m sure many Oculus users also have Facebook accounts, that doesn’t mean that they want their VR activities or information merged with it.“In the future, the use of the new Oculus glasses requires the user to also have a Facebook account.

Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars

Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars

"The companies in this sector are going to need a long runway before they generate enough revenues to be self-sustaining so another $2 billion in the bank for Cruise is the single most important aspect of this," Sam Abuelsamid, principal analyst for e-mobility at Guidehouse Insights, a market intelligence company in Detroit, told TechNewsWorld.

The Line Review: Oculus Hand Tracking Gets A Fantastic Demo

The Line Review: Oculus Hand Tracking Gets A Fantastic Demo

This is a feature that lets you ditch the Oculus Touch controllers and use nothing but your bare hands to interact with the virtual world.With the hand-tracking aspect of The Line out of the way, how’s the actual experience?

Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

The Quest 2, working over Oculus Link, does suffer a small quality and latency penalty because it’s moving that data in compressed form over USB.

Runes: The Forgotten Path on Steam

Runes: The Forgotten Path on Steam

Legends tell of the ancient golden age of peace and prosperity at the beginning of time, when the Makers created mankind giving them the gift of Magic to shape reality and grow strong.

Report of 2024 Apple Car Sparks Mixed Reactions

Report of 2024 Apple Car Sparks Mixed Reactions

Doug Betts, president of the automotive division of J.D. Power, explained that the products that Apple makes now don't have the kinds of safety issues autos have.

Rec Room's Battle Royale is Out Now on Quest 2, not the Original Quest

Rec Room's Battle Royale is Out Now on Quest 2, not the Original Quest

The award-winning VR social game Rec Room saw a massive update on Quest 2 & mobile yesterday, including the fan favourite Rec Royale mode.A huge Quest 2 & mobile update has brought the fan-favourite 'Rec Royale' mode to the platform.

Second season of the VR battle royale game Virtual Battlegrounds will launch December 17th

Second season of the VR battle royale game Virtual Battlegrounds will launch December 17th

The second season of Virtual Battlegroundswill launch this Thursday and bring in a much-needed visual overhaul as well as new areas, weapons, and environmental effects.The improvements to the lobby and matchmaking also include a new kill room and multiplayer gun range.

Roblox Buys Loom.ai

Roblox Buys Loom.ai

On the cusp of a soon public listing, the gaming company Roblox says it's acquired , a San Francisco-based startup that provides real-time facial animation technology for 3D avatars.

Near-Perfect Virtual Hands For Virtual Reality!

Near-Perfect Virtual Hands For Virtual Reality!

This video is a quick digest of the paper "MEgATrack: Monochrome Egocentric Articulated Hand-Tracking for Virtual Reality" published by Facebook Reality Labs.Paper Abstract: We present a system for real-time hand-tracking to drive virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) experiences.

AiQ Synertial  -  Leading Motion Capture Technologies

AiQ Synertial - Leading Motion Capture Technologies

Synertial has led the market in inertial motion capture for over 25 years, supplying industrial 4.0 clients, academic research laboratories, robotics technology firms and animation & game production studios across the globe.

IBM, Microsoft, and the Future of Healthcare

IBM, Microsoft, and the Future of Healthcare

Let's contrast IBM's and Microsoft's healthcare efforts this week -- and we'll close with my product of the week: the most advanced electric motorcycle on the market.Microsoft's Cloud for Healthcare focuses on fixing the data interoperability problem, which is perhaps Microsoft's new best skill.

Quest 2 Jailbreak Effort Reports Success Bypassing Facebook Services

Quest 2 Jailbreak Effort Reports Success Bypassing Facebook Services

A researcher from the XR community has gained root access to Oculus Quest 2 and is able to bypass Facebook Login.XRSI wants to help extend the same to AR/VR headsets, which would including protecting the right of users to jailbreak devices like Quest 2.

A Vision of the Future From Dell World

A Vision of the Future From Dell World

This year, they spoke on a new branch of engineering that is solely AI-focused, the blended technology revolution surrounding food production, how AIs were intentionally corrupted, and how music, math, and the Internet create new entertainment types.

Oculus Founder to Match $5,000 Reward for Anyone Who Can Jailbreak Quest 2

Oculus Founder to Match $5,000 Reward for Anyone Who Can Jailbreak Quest 2

There’s still no getting around Oculus services or the need for a valid Facebook account to use Quest 2 though, which is why Robert Long, a senior software engineer at Mozilla working on WebXR, is offering up $5,000 to anyone who can successfully jailbreak Facebook’s latest standalone headset.

How to Protect Mobile Apps Against Sneaker Bots

How to Protect Mobile Apps Against Sneaker Bots

The goal of adding generalized security protections inside the good mobile app is to block common pathways that sneaker bot apps and auto-clicking apps need to function.

Facebook Is Permabanning Oculus Quest 2 Owners for Owning an Oculus Quest 2

Facebook Is Permabanning Oculus Quest 2 Owners for Owning an Oculus Quest 2

Presumably, Facebook will fix this account-banning issue, but readers who encounter it are advised (by myself) to box their Quest 2 back up and return it to the store.If the Oculus Quest 2 lacked mandatory Facebook integration I’d be willing to recommend it to anyone whose eyes could use it.

Foveated rendering gives Reverb Omnicept 39% performance uplift

Foveated rendering gives Reverb Omnicept 39% performance uplift

Tobii demonstrated the benefits of its eye-tracking technology in the HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition with two performance videos.Tobii released a pair of videos demonstrating the performance benefits of its eye-tracking technology paired with foveated rendering in the HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition.

Tool helps clear biases from computer vision

Tool helps clear biases from computer vision

The tool allows data set creators and users to correct issues of underrepresentation or stereotypical portrayals before image collections are used to train computer vision models.

Hands-On Review of the Pico G2 4K Enterprise 3DoF VR Headset

Hands-On Review of the Pico G2 4K Enterprise 3DoF VR Headset

Contents are the headset itself, the remote and batteries, the charging cable and wall adaptor, instructions booklet, a lens cloth, and two paper masks to go between the wearer’s face and the actual headset.

Confirmed: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti launches after RTX 3070

Confirmed: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti launches after RTX 3070

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. The first mid-range Ampere card to launch this year is GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, likely to be the first SKU in these series.Similarly to RTX 3070, this model will feature 8GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 Gbps.

Oculus Quest 2 Faces Pre-Order Backlog, who will get it first?

Oculus Quest 2 Faces Pre-Order Backlog, who will get it first?

Earlier this month, Facebook revealed and opened pre-orders for the long-anticipated Oculus Quest 2.Fans all around the world are now told to expect delays because of the pre-order backlog.Customers in the United States are also delayed, with an estimated shipping date of the 3rd of November.

Ushering an Era of Human Oriented Computing

Ushering an Era of Human Oriented Computing

With the iPhone, we saw a device that was born from the medium of mobility and computing purely for that medium, with a completely new paradigm that you are so used to now.

Developing Better Haptics With Interhaptics

Developing Better Haptics With Interhaptics

Whether you want to improve the haptics game on your commercial experience, get acquainted with haptic design, or just look forward to improved experiences in future XR applications, the launch of Interhaptics is a huge win.

Tech Job Market Hot for the Near Future

Tech Job Market Hot for the Near Future

Austin, Tx., Atlanta, Ga., and Raleigh, N.C., are the top three cities that will see the greatest number of postings for high-tech jobs that are in demand for the next three to five years, Stewart said.

Google's New Phone App Feature ID's Legit Business Calls

Google's New Phone App Feature ID's Legit Business Calls

Although Google isn't storing any personally identifiable information with Verified Calls, that doesn't mean Google isn't collecting data from the process.Technalysis Research's O'Donnell, though, maintained that getting businesses and consumers to use Verified Calls will produce revenue for Google without charging for the service.

The Advantages of Using Virtual Reality for Team Building

The Advantages of Using Virtual Reality for Team Building

It might just be the solution you need to encourage collaboration .From skills training to team building, virtual reality can empower the workforce in all kinds of ways.Whether the goal is communication or problem-solving, you can empower your team to achieve it with the right virtual reality experience .

Robo-teammate can detect, share 3D changes in real-time

Robo-teammate can detect, share 3D changes in real-time

Army researchers demonstrated in a real-world environment the first human-robot team in which the robot detects physical changes in 3D and shares that information with a human in real-time through augmented reality, who is then able to evaluate the information received and decide follow-on action.

Virtual Reality Check

Virtual Reality Check

Peixe says he ran into some problems during the six months in 2019 that he spent creating the game on Quill, a VR illustration platform (and still working full-time at Disney)—like, “how to keep the audience looking at the right place at the right moment”—but he worked through them, and it wasn’t long before the VR developer Oculus took notice of his work.