1. L

    Oculus 3 age verification

    I have an Oculus 3 and the whole family uses it. Me and two kids mainly (9 and 11). This weekend, I just got an email for age verification. Seems like the games that I allow my 9 year old to play has raised some flags. They want me to verify my age and then make her a separate account. An...
  2. D

    Meta Quest 3

    Announcement: https://www.meta.com/en-gb/blog/quest/vr-hardware-news-quest-3-sneak-peek-price-drop/ (Tentative Spec Comparison)
  3. L

    What to do with Oculus 1 64 gig

    I finally caved and bought a Quest 2 256 gig. So now I have a Quest 1 with 64 gigs available. Yea, I could sell it or give it away. Is there anything I can do with it now that I’ve transferred my account off of it? Like completely jailbreak it and use it tethered to my computer (max...
  4. cageymaru

    John Carmack Is Leaving Meta

    According to sources at Meta, John Carmack has decided to leave his post due to a lack of efficiency at the company. He implored the company to fill their products with "give a damn!" He has founded a new startup called Keen Technologies that is focused on AI tech. "It pains me to hear...
  5. L

    Stand alone VR head set, right now

    What’s the best head set to buy right now with some limitations. Under $3000. I’m saying best, for image quality and speed. I can use headphones for audio. 1. Stand alone, no computer required. Or Mac OS native support. I don’t want to boot camp or windows. 2. Has to have some kind...
  6. L

    Oculus 1 vs Oculus 2

    I like the Oculus and I have it modded with the Vive head gear set up. I’m reading that the visuals are much better. Is that true? Subjectively speaking, how much better? I know that’s a tough question. I don’t mind the audio not being better, as long as I can use Bluetooth headphones...
  7. J

    The next HMD-- Project Cambria

    Hi guys, Zuck announced the new HMD VR. It will be not a Quest 3. This HMD will be High End. I hope that it will haven't compromises. There's need of a high end HMD Hybrid. My suppose: -Pancake Lenses (Confirmed) -Resolution almost 4K for eye -Technology OLED for display -Eye...
  8. K

    SOLD - Oculus Quest 2 - 256GB + HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap

    *** SOLD *** I am selling my very lightly used Oculus Quest 2 256GB model. The headset and controllers are in like-new condition. I may have used this headset for maybe 5-10 hours in total. The lenses are clean and I do not see any dead pixels or artifacts. The controllers are in like-new...
  9. J

    The new golden age for chip mobile? (SoC)

    So the smartphones were the best place for developing better the chip mobile. Thanks they, we had a increasing of performances for the mobile computing. After around 15 years of the first release smartphone, we have SoC like A14 that it has 6 core and 6GB of RAM, for example. Meanwhile, the...
  10. J

    Oculus Rift 2

    Some time ago, Luckey had say "what a blummer" for the delete of Rift 2. In the 2019 It's come out Rift S, I think that It was almost impossible have Half Dome technology with Eye Tracking and also for that year. So, in your opinion the specs of Rift 2? I don't understand if We will see ever...
  11. I

    Oculus 2 Ready Laptop

    Hi Folks, Just joined this amazing community, this is my first post! I'm willing to buy a "VR ready" laptop, I would like to keep the budget under 2500 euro. I own an Oculus 2, my first VR, I love it! My expectations are that I want obviously to be able to play most of the "HEAVY" and...
  12. M

    Oculus Quest 2

    Might as well start an owners thread since there is not one yet. I have used my Quest 2 a little bit for now and here are my impressions coming from CV1. First, the image is absolutely beautiful. There is still just a hint of SDE but it is equivalent to what you see in 27" 1080p monitor. Like...
  13. hwfkwr

    Oculus quest like new $444 + shipping - Sold

    Sold Hi, Selling my quest - probably has about 1ish hour of use as I never got around to it. Pretty much like new - charger etc.. never unpacked. Comes with original box and all the accessories. Not trying to turn a profit here - this is just what I paid for it and realized I don't need it...
  14. VanGoghComplex

    Rift CV1 3rd Sensor Issues

    Hey guys. I was on the road pretty much all of 2019 for work and had little to no to time to play with my Rift CV1. In the flurry of software updates (and one hardware update) that I managed to do in my time home, something about my 3-sensor setup broke. Once every three to seven seconds, my...
  15. ibex333

    Is VR even worth it?

    My B-Day is coming up and I want to make myself a present. Whatever in $500-700 range should be ok, IF it's actually worth it. I did a quick Google search, and it doesn't look like theres very many "good" VR games out there.. i'm talking truly AAA titles like Fallout 4 or Resident Evil 7. I...
  16. D

    Replacement controller for original Rift?

    A friend has the original rift and one of the Motion controllers broke so he ordered a new one. He didn't know the Rift-S uses new controllers and that is all they have now on the Oculus site. The new Touch controller will not sync\detect with the original. Seems strange they just completely...
  17. babelmh13

    Oculus Quest - Chromecast

    Having an issue where my oculus quest can only see my chromecast ultra if its on my 2.4ghz channel of my router, and not if i set everything up on my 5ghz channel... Anyone else experience this? I am able to see the chromecast ultra and cast youtube from my phone on the 5ghz channel though...
  18. NickJames

    FS: Oculus Quest 64 & 128GB NIB

    Oculus Quest 128GB (Soldout) $7̶7̶5 $725 Shipped Oculus Quest 64GB (Soldout) $6̶5̶0 $620 Shipped Firm pricing will guarantee delivery before Christmas in US. Also listed on eBay so availability subject to change.
  19. Bankie

    Oculus will now require Facebook login for social features and ad targeting

    https://gizmodo.com/oculus-will-now-require-facebook-login-to-use-social-fe-1840376657 Apparently it can be opted out of but I think we all know that that won't last:
  20. R

    FS: Oculus Rift S with Original Accessories and Recipe

    I have an Oculus Rift S that is in excellent condition. I purchased it a few months ago from Best Buy (will include original receipt). I've probably used it for about 10 hours total. I still have everything that came with the retail package. Included: Oculus Rift S Heaset 2x Oculus Touch...
  21. Armenius

    John Carmack sits down with The Joe Rogan Experience

    I just started listening to it. Interview is over 2.5 hours.
  22. Z

    Extensions cords for Oculus Rift to use in other room?

    I can't be the only one who has thought of this, but my room is not that far from the living room and I want to know if there was a way I could extend the HDMI and the USBs that I need for the sensor hmd into the living room without there being any problems. Is there a length limit that I could...
  23. T

    Rift S available for Preorder

    Captured from my Galaxy Note 9 which I love!!!
  24. cageymaru

    Oculus Rift S Dumps IPD Adjustment in Favor of Marketing

    Palmer Luckey has released a new blog post entitled "I can’t use Rift S, and neither can you." where he discusses Facebook's decision to save money in the design of the Oculus Rift S by getting rid of the interpupillary adjustment feature. IPD (interpupillary distance, the distance between your...
  25. AlphaAtlas

    Facebook Unveils the Oculus Rift S

    At GDC, Facebook unveiled their next PC virtual reality headset. Among other things, the Oculus Rift S features a "higher pixel density" and "improved optics," but doesn't divulge many technical details. According to UploadVR, the new headset now uses a single 2560x1440 LCD instead of dual...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    Oculus Quest Features an Active Cooling Fan

    In a forum AMA that UploadVR spotted over the weekend, Oculus Director of Ecosystem Chris Pruett said that the upcoming Oculus Quest will be "significantly faster" that Facebook's last mainstream standalone headset, the Oculus Go. This should seem fairly obvious, as the Quest will use a Qualcomm...
  27. funkydmunky

    Is all 110 degree FOV the same?

    All the first gen (+) HMD's claim 110 degrees FOV. In the video bellow a Oculus Rift is compared to a Samsung Odyssey+ at the 5:00 mark. The difference is quite dramatic I would say being 25%+ larger for the Samsung Odyssey. The Vive Pro and the Odyssey use the same Samsung displays (with the...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    Free Repair Kit can Fix Busted Oculus Rift CV1 Audio

    Oculus founder Palmer Lucky many not work for Facebook's VR division anymore, but apparently, he's still supporting some of his company's earliest adopters. In a blog post, he acknowledges that long term use of Oculus Rift CV1 kits can lead to the failure of one, or both, of the headset's...
  29. karsten

    FS: Oculus Rift bundle

    I'm selling a complete Oculus Rift VR bundle with everything you need to get up and running. It includes: Headset 2 touch controllers remote controller 4 sensors + covers USB + HDMI extension cables The headset is a engineering sample meaning it doesn't have the foam padding, but I am...
  30. AlphaAtlas

    Facebook is Allegedly Focusing On a Small AR Headset

    Citing a paywalled report from Business Insider, UploadVR says that Facebook is working on an AR prototype resembling "traditional glasses much more closely than the bulky AR headsets offered by Microsoft (the HoloLens) or Magic Leap." The report also mentions that the company moved "hundreds"...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    TPCast Air Reportedly Works with Occulus Go and Quest

    TPCast was one of the first companies to enter the wireless VR market. The original TPCast untethered VR users from their PCs, while the TPCast Plus reportedly worked out some of the kinks. HTC recently launched their own wireless streaming solution, and we reviewed MSI's more unorthodox...
  32. cageymaru

    Facebook Reality Labs Unveils Its DeepFocus AI Rendering System

    Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) has announced DeepFocus; an AI rendering system that works in conjunction with its upcoming eye tracking hardware called Half Dome. Half Dome has a varifocal design that that will recognize when users focus on objects in the VR world. DeepFocus AI will recognize this...
  33. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Pulls Oculus Support From Relive VR Streaming

    As part of their big 2018 driver update, AMD added support for streaming SteamVR titles to a wide range of VR headsets, including the "HTC Vive Focus, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, and Google Daydream." However, AMD just sent a statement to PCGamesN claiming that SteamVR support violates the terms...
  34. VanGoghComplex

    Oculus third sensor setup

    I've been using the 2-sensor 360° setup since I got my Rift, and while it's usually pretty good there are occasional hiccups. A third sensor is on the way. The graphics I've seen explaining a 2-sensor setup show the maximum distance between of your sensors as 10', looking diagonally at a 5'x5'...
  35. B

    Samsung Odyssey+

    So I picked up an Odyssey+ to go along with my Rift and HP WMR headset and have played around with it for about a week. tldr: Amazing display and serviceable controllers with easier setup. The main point of comparison is to the Rift as the HP headset was a cheap backup that I let my kids play...
  36. cageymaru

    Walmart Teams with Oculus and STRIVR to Provide Interactive Training for Employees

    Walmart has teamed with STRIVR and Oculus to provide over 45 interactive VR training modules for employees. Employees are put through 'What If' situations in virtual reality that are hard to replicate elsewhere. 70% of the Oculus Rift trained employees scored higher than employees trained with...
  37. AlphaAtlas

    Oculus Rift Update Could be More Modest Than Previously Planned

    Last week, Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe left the company, and Techcrunch seemed to think that it wasn't on the best of terms. An "inside source" claimed that Facebook canceled the "Rift 2", and now a "a source familiar with the matter" is going into more detail. The Oculus Rift's successor...
  38. LGabrielPhoto

    Looking for recent feedback on Vorpx for my Oculus

    Hello guys! So just wondering how you like Vorpx and how does it compare to the real native games. It would be nice to be able to use other games that are not available in VR for sure. Thanks!
  39. AlphaAtlas

    Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Facebook Amid Rift 2 Cancellation Reports

    In a Facebook post, Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe announced that he's leaving Facebook. On the surface of things, the departure seems to be relatively amicable, as most high profile departures are. However, Techcrunch seems to think that his departure is related to the cancellation of the...
  40. cageymaru

    Oculus Seeks to Invest into Location-Based Virtual Reality

    Facebook's Oculus subsidiary is testing the waters for investments into location-based VR centers such as movie theaters and arcades in malls. They seek to strike deals with the producers of VR content and the owners of the establishments to use and promote Oculus products. They also seek to...