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Researchers Show Full-body VR Tracking with Controller-mounted Cameras
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated a practical system for full-body tracking in VR using cameras mounted on the controllers to get a better view of the user’s body. Although it’s possible to achieve full-body tracking in VR today, it requires the use of extra hardware that needs to be strapped onto your body...
“Major improvements” Coming to Quest 2 Hand-tracking with ‘2.0’ Upgrade
Meta today announced “major improvements” coming to Quest 2’s controllerless hand-tracking capability. The ‘re-architected computer vision and machine learning approach’ is said to specifically improve reliability for overlapping or fast moving hands and specific gestures. The SDK and OS update to enable these improved capabilities will begin rolling out today. Meta first introduced controllerless hand-tracking...
HTC Teases New Vive Product Likely Aimed at Virtual Production
HTC shared a curious tease that reveals a new Vive product which appears to be part of a system leveraging the company’s Vive Trackers for virtual productions. HTC’s Vive brand has been exclusively focused on XR technologies, but late last week the company teased a new Vive product that is likely more tangential to the...
Latest Manus VR Gloves Promise New Levels of Finger Tracking Accuracy
At GDC 2022 this week, VR glove creator Manus revealed its new Quantum Metagloves which the company says delivers significantly more accurate finger tracking than its prior solutions. Though priced for enterprise use, the company says it one day hopes to deliver the tech to consumers. Manus has been building motion gloves for use in...
Tundra Tracker Bundles Sold Out in Just 3 Minutes
Tundra Tracker, a SteamVR Tracking puck born out of a successful Kickstarter last year, was sold to the general public for the first time yesterday, March 10th. Tundra Labs says that all available stock was sold out in only three minutes after launch. Update (March 11th, 2022) Tundra Labs announced in a tweet that their “very...
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