Valve wants to boost its HTC Vive opening developers 3D tracking technology

Valve decided to open its Steam Controller under Creative Commons for anyone with a 3D printer can customize and create housings for it. It was a measure welcomed by the community, and this week has decided to make a resemblance to one of the functions of virtual reality system movement Vive VR.

Specifically it has done with its 3D tracking technology, which has enabled the web SteamVR Tracking so that any company can use it without having to pay any license. This means that any developer can include your position and orientation sensors in devices of all kinds; helping Valve technology is positioned to become a long – term standard for virtual reality. Continue Reading

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Oculus removes the DRM associated with their Rift, will leave you play your games with HTC Vive

The rivalry between the two leading exponents of virtual reality is evident from both Oculus as HTC offered their devices. Not only they competed in their hardware, but also in its catalog of games. Instead of being able to access a universal catalog, users were partly tied to catalogs of one or another proposal.

Oculus actually implemented a DRM system that caused users of HTC Vive could not play the games available at the Oculus, but a few weeks ago appeared Revive, a patch to fix it. This patch will no longer be strictly necessary, because Oculus has backtracked and removed the DRM component firmware glasses. Continue Reading