virtual reality

Oculus lets you create your own Home in VR

Oculus has launched its Rift Core 2.0 beta software[1], which includes powerful new features. The updated Rift Core software features an overhaul of the Home system, a redesigned desktop app, and a new virtual system interface. The new Home environment lets Oculus users customise their default VR space, adding decorations, furniture, and interactive panels.

The Oculus team has added hundreds of items to Oculus Home and users can unlock special items by completing certain goals.

Users can also access a virtual desktop and app library from their Home and pin apps like Netflix.

Now read: Logitech unveils keyboard for virtual reality[2]

References

  1. ^ Rift Core 2.0 beta software (www.oculus.com)
  2. ^ Logitech unveils keyboard for virtual reality (mybroadband.co.za)

Oculus lets you create your own Home in VR

Oculus has launched its Rift Core 2.0 beta software[1], which includes powerful new features. The updated Rift Core software features an overhaul of the Home system, a redesigned desktop app, and a new virtual system interface. The new Home environment lets Oculus users customise their default VR space, adding decorations, furniture, and interactive panels.

The Oculus team has added hundreds of items to Oculus Home and users can unlock special items by completing certain goals.

Users can also access a virtual desktop and app library from their Home and pin apps like Netflix.

Now read: Logitech unveils keyboard for virtual reality[2]

References

  1. ^ Rift Core 2.0 beta software (www.oculus.com)
  2. ^ Logitech unveils keyboard for virtual reality (mybroadband.co.za)

SteamVR games coming to Windows Mixed Reality

Microsoft plans to bring SteamVR games to its Windows Mixed Reality platform this month, reported Rolling Stone[1]. The SteamVR preview programme is curerntly available to developers and allows virtual reality headset owners to experience a large library of games. Microsoft told Rolling Stone its SteamVR preview will become available to Windows 10 users with mixed reality headsets on 15 November.

You need to have the latest version of Windows 10 installed to access the SteamVR preview programme, and you will need to own VR titles on Steam to play games using your Windows Mixed Reality headset.

SteamVR preview will launch as an open beta, as there are a number of bugs still present in the platform.

Now read: Samsung launches “ultimate” Windows Mixed Reality headset[2]

References

  1. ^ Rolling Stone (www.rollingstone.com)
  2. ^ Samsung launches “ultimate” Windows Mixed Reality headset (mybroadband.co.za)