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Qualcomm Signs “Multi-year” Deal to Bring Ultraleap Hand-tracking to XR2 Headsets

Qualcomm and Ultraleap today announced a "multi-year co-operation agreement" that will bring Ultraleap's controllerless hand-tracking tech (formerly of Leap Motion) to XR headsets based...

Dev Tool Uses Quest Hand-tracking to Quickly Model Realistic Hand Poses for VR

Grabbing objects in VR may be one of the medium's most fundamental interactions, but making it work well isn't as easy as you might...

Quest Hand-tracking Graduates From Beta, Third-party Apps Launch Next Week

Facebook introduced controllerless hand-tracking in beta on Oculus Quest late last year and it has remained an "experimental" feature ever since. This week the...

Miniature ‘Beat Saber’ Concept Offers a Peek into the Future of AR Games

Oculus released optical hand-tracking on Quest as an experimental feature late last year, and ever since developers have been showing off their own unique and...

Oculus ‘Designing for Hands’ Document Introduces Best Practices for Quest Hand-tracking

Hand-tracking on Quest rolled out as an experimental feature in late 2019, but Oculus is letting it gestate before it will accept third-party apps...

Three Totally Creative Uses of Quest Hand-tracking

Oculus brought controllerless hand-tracking to Oculus Quest as an experimental feature back in December, and while it's useful for navigating around the headset's menus...

Oculus Quest Hand-tracking Starts Rolling Out This Week, Developer SDK Next Week

Oculus announced today that hand-tracking on Quest will start rolling out sometime this week with basic functionality. A hand-tracking SDK will be made available...
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Leap Motion Releases Major Tracking Update and New Demos to Show It Off

Leap Motion builds the leading markerless hand-tracking technology, and today the company revealed a update which they claim brings major improvements "across the board."...

Vive Focus to Get 6DOF Controller Mode, Optical Hand-tracking for Gesture Input

While it's exciting to start seeing 6DOF standalone VR headsets like the Vive Focus and Mirage Solo, both unfortunately include a 3DOF controller which...
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Oculus Claims Breakthrough in Hand-tracking Accuracy

One of Facebook's underlying goals for VR is to use it as a means of connecting distant people. While today friends can talk and...

Google Demonstrates Promising Low-cost, Mobile Inside-out Controller Tracking

A number of standalone VR headsets will be hitting the market in 2018, but so far none of them offer positional (AKA 6DOF) controller...

VRgineers to Integrate Leap Motion Hand-tracking Into Its Wide FOV VRHero Headset

Enterprise VR headset manufacturer VRgineers and Leap Motion, the company behind its eponymous optical hand tracker, announced they're working together to embed Leap Motion's...
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