Does the Oculus Quest 2 support Wi-Fi 6?

Does the Oculus Quest 2 support Wi-Fi 6?

Right now, we don't know for sure if the Oculus Quest 2 officially supports Wi-Fi 6, but the chipset that powers it, the Snapdragon XR2, supports both Wi-Fi 6 and the 802.11ay wireless standard.

Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

The company also made the official reveal of the Oculus Quest 2 —a lighter, faster, all-in-one VR headset available this October beginning at $299.This is not only a huge win for Facebook, but it’s also a shining victory for the VR industry and VR enthusiasts all around the world, with 6DOF VR technology becoming more affordable.

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR Headsets

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR Headsets

While Facebook is pitching Quest 2 as a great PC VR headset (thanks to Oculus Link which allows it to tether to a PC), the company is putting the final nail in the coffin for its dedicated PC VR product line, the Oculus Rift.

NVIDIA officially announces and details DLSS 2.1, brings ultra performance mode for 8K gaming

NVIDIA officially announces and details DLSS 2.1, brings ultra performance mode for 8K gaming

NVIDIA claims that DLSS 2.1 will deliver 8K gaming on GeForce RTX 3090 with a new 9x scaling option.And, as you may have guessed, Wolfenstein: Youngblood was one of the games that were showcased running on the RTX3090.Furthermore, DLSS 2.1 will bring VR support.

This professional VR headset arrives in a military-grade suitcase with a PC included

This professional VR headset arrives in a military-grade suitcase with a PC included

VRgineers and Novbox do not disclose pricing of the XTAL NovBox, but since we are talking about a unique VR headset, a high-end PC housed in a portable made-to-order case, and an specially-designed enclosure from a company that makes carrying gear for the movie industry, we are clearly talking about a hefty sum here.

Save 10% on Honor and Duty: D-Day on Steam

Save 10% on Honor and Duty: D-Day on Steam

Honor and Duty: D-Day originated as a VR game on the consoles and has now made the move to PC VR and features cross play with console players.There are still many things coming to Honor and Duty: D-Day in 2020 including planes, mortars, new maps, and new game modes.

Star Wars: Squadrons is chaotic, exhilarating, and very difficult

Star Wars: Squadrons is chaotic, exhilarating, and very difficult

It’s a space combat game that puts you in the cockpit of classic Star Wars spacecraft, including TIE ships and the New Republic Wing series, with a unique story campaign and robust multiplayer modes inspired by EA’s Battlefield and Battlefront series.

Miku Land Gate is a VR World Opening This Summer Dedicated to Hatsune Miku

Miku Land Gate is a VR World Opening This Summer Dedicated to Hatsune Miku

Hosted on Virtual Cast, a live VR communication service which launched back in 2018, Miku Land Gate is essentially a Hatsune Miku themed amusement park designed Japan-based Takeru Shoji Architects; a firm which normally works on homes and shops.

Optimization techniques for porting Unity SteamVR games to Oculus Quest

Optimization techniques for porting Unity SteamVR games to Oculus Quest

You should pay special attention to patch plugins that add: Post-processing effects for a camera Additional cameras New CommandBuffer or commands for a camera In our product, we found that a 3rd party plugin for decals added an additional CommandBuffer for the player’s camera, which significantly decreases performance on Oculus Quest but doesn’t affect the PC SteamVR version.

Continue selling Rift (CV1) cables

Continue selling Rift (CV1) cables

Rift CV1 owners are concerned at the recent decision to stop selling the Rift CV1 accessories only 6 months after the sale of the last headset.A survey of 250 Oculus users seems to suggest that most Rift owners expect to get approximately 4-5 years from their headset.

Project CARS 3 – Your Ultimate Driver Journey

Project CARS 3 – Your Ultimate Driver Journey

Race to earn Credits and XP to:.Buy and own hundreds of cars.Upgrade cars with realistic performance parts.New tyre model for convincing & fun handling.New and deeply engaging career mode.New & compelling Multiplayer and Community Modes.

Qualcomm: Wi-Fi 6E Chips Have "VR-class low latency" for VR Streaming

Qualcomm: Wi-Fi 6E Chips Have "VR-class low latency" for VR Streaming

Designed for mobile devices, the company says the chips support “VR-class latency” for streaming VR over Wi-Fi. Qualcomm’s new FastConnect 6900 and 6700 chips are designed to bring the latest Wi-Fi 6E standard to Snapdragon-based mobile devices like smartphones and standalone VR headsets.

Buy Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality System

Buy Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality System

Rift S brings high-performance VR gaming to a wider range of PCs. It delivers stunning graphics and heart-pounding gameplay to desktops and laptops with a quicker, easier setup.Take control with the advanced features of the Rift platform.

The eight360 Nova- a new revolution in the VR industry

The eight360 Nova- a new revolution in the VR industry

It provides the users with wild gravity effects so that they could get great a user experience.This invention is called ‘the crazy spinning ball of death’ by the Terry millers.The platform offers the users a great experience of sights, motion, sounds, and sensations.

VR Headsets Are Dying A Lonely Death

VR Headsets Are Dying A Lonely Death

Figures released by gaming service Steam reveal that fewer than one in 50 users connected a VR headset to their computer during the month of April – and even that represented a massive spike in VR headset usage, prompted by the release of Half Life:Alyx.

VR: A remarkable way to fight loneliness and isolation

VR: A remarkable way to fight loneliness and isolation

Drawing on work from Stanford’s Reality lab to create evidence-based approaches to the experiences, I’ve seen outcomes that are so positive for people and businesses that, even with the challenging weirdness of wearing a headset, I thought it was only a matter of time until VR went mainstream.

Analysis: ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Adds Nearly 1 Million VR Users to Steam in Record Gain

Analysis: ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Adds Nearly 1 Million VR Users to Steam in Record Gain

The launch of Half-Life: Alyx saw nearly 1 million additional monthly-connected headsets over the prior month, a leap that nearly tripled the previous largest monthly gain.The launch of Half-Life: Alyx brought the single largest leap ever in monthly-connected headsets on Steam.

Oculus Quest 128GB VR Headset

Oculus Quest 128GB VR Headset

And with Oculus Touch controllers, your hands are in the game, so you can see your every gesture and feel the power of every impact.Oculus Quest is an all-in-one gaming system built for virtual reality.

Rumor: Resident Evil 4 remake in development at M-Two

Rumor: Resident Evil 4 remake in development at M-Two

M-Two provided development support on this year’s Resident Evil 3 remake, which was led by director Kiyohiko Sakata of Redworks, with additional support by internal Capcom staff and other external teams.

Steam Community :: Guide :: How to fix lag and stuttering in Half-Life: Alyx on Oculus headsets

Steam Community :: Guide :: How to fix lag and stuttering in Half-Life: Alyx on Oculus headsets

For me doing this step makes the framerate in Half-Life: Alyx go from 30-50 fps to 70-90 fps.Next run Oculus, SteamVR and Half-Life: Alyx.Once they are all running launch task manager, select the details tab from the top bar, set the priority for OVRServer_, and to "realtime", make sure "save priority" is ticked.

A personal review of Half-Life Alyx

A personal review of Half-Life Alyx

At any time Valve could have simply continued the series but truly living up to the Half-Life name would take a technological advance worthy of the name.After 12 hours of gameplay, I can say Half-Life Alyx is nothing short of a masterpiece and everything a game of the series should be.

Oculus Rift S Review: High-End VR That's Within Reach

Oculus Rift S Review: High-End VR That's Within Reach

The original Oculus Rift had two 1,080 x 1,200 pixel displays inside it with a refresh rate of 90 Hz—one for each eye.The refresh rate on the Rift S is admittedly lower than the original Oculus Rift, but side-by-side I cannot spot a difference, even in high-res experiences.

Nvidia's calling on gaming PC owners to put their systems to work fighting COVID-19

Nvidia's calling on gaming PC owners to put their systems to work fighting COVID-19

The program links computers into an international network that uses distributed processing power to chew through massive computing tasks - something that gaming-grade GPUs are quite good at, as it turns out.

You Can Get a 26 Foot Oculus Link Cable for $34 With an Active Extender

You Can Get a 26 Foot Oculus Link Cable for $34 With an Active Extender

We’ve had success using Quest and Oculus Link on PC with this cable and active USB extender which achieves 26 feet.Anker 10ft USB 3.0 cable – $18 [Amazon] CableCreation 16ft USB 3.0 active extender – $16 [Amazon] At $34 and 26 feet, this combo is $46 cheaper than the official Oculus Link cable and 10 feet longer.

Shadow Launches Closed Beta for VR Gaming Without a High-End PC

Shadow Launches Closed Beta for VR Gaming Without a High-End PC

The middle tier, Shadow Ultra, is $24.99/month for a 12-month subscription and offers up to 4K with ray tracing, an RTX 2080 or equivalent graphics card, a 4.0 Ghz (4-core) or equivalent processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB storage.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Available Now for PC with The Master Chief Collection

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Available Now for PC with The Master Chief Collection

Today, we’re excited for players to continue their legendary Spartan saga with the PC release of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary into Halo: The Master Chief Collection, now available with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta), Windows 10 PC and Steam.

More Than 100 VR Games Have Exceeded $1 Million in Revenue

More Than 100 VR Games Have Exceeded $1 Million in Revenue

Based on data gathered from the major VR storefronts—Steam, PlayStation Network, Oculus PC, & Oculus Rift—and insights from developers, Chennavasin estimates that a total of 106 VR games have exceeded $1 million in revenue.

Coronavirus Pandemic: 6 Things We Should Be Doing

Coronavirus Pandemic: 6 Things We Should Be Doing

Particularly when you are talking about a male manager and a female employee, in this #metoo world we live in, it is a practice that should be discouraged for other reasons as well, but if we don't want to spread the virus then casual contact should be avoided.

Windows 10 now lets all users make Android phone calls from a PC with Your Phone

Windows 10 now lets all users make Android phone calls from a PC with Your Phone

Windows testers received the functionality last October, but now everyone is getting it, giving folks the ability not just to text from their desktop PC, but to actually make phone calls with their Android handset.

SuperData XR Quarterly Update — SuperData, a Nielsen Company

SuperData XR Quarterly Update — SuperData, a Nielsen Company

AR/MR headset hardware and consumer software are set to earn a combined $6.7B by 2023, 45% of all XR revenue.The Index sold more units than any other PC VR headset during the quarter despite a steep price of up to $1000.