Oculus is rolling out its highly anticipated hand tracking system for Oculus Quest this week along with an SDK, coming next week, that will let developers and creators unlock controller-free hand tracking in their Quest apps.
Knife Edge Software and Jim Bourke Airshows have updated the aerobatic flight simulator “Acro FS” with three new aircraft and several new airports. Available for free in Early Access, the flight simulator works with Oculus, SteamVR or Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
The popular VR zombie apocalypse shooter game “Arizona Sunshine” is now available for Oculus Quest. Developer Vertigo Games also outlined a content roadmap including five content drops over the coming year, including weapons updates, fresh horde mode maps and epic story expansions.
Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat, unveiled Duck Duck – a new experimental short film by Harmony Korine shot using the company’s Spectacles 3 glasses. Released last month, Spectacles 3 are equipped with dual HD cameras to capture three-dimensional photos and videos, unlocking the ability to transform Snaps with 3D Effects.
Niantic co-founder and CTO Phil Keslin announced a multi-year joint collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to develop an augmented reality system that integrates both company’s core AR/XR technologies, including AR glasses reference hardware, software and cloud-components.
Location-based VR entertainment company Dreamscape has partnered with DreamWorks Animation and Universal Games and Digital Platforms to develop a new interactive VR experience “DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy.” The VR experience will open at its flagship Westfield Century City location in Los Angeles, Dec. 13.