That also means that the full existing game library will work on the new headset and new titles will continue to work on the original Rift model. The biggest change is a switch from external tracking stations to the Oculus Insight inside-out tracking originally developed for the Oculus Quest, meaning that there's no longer a need to set up external hardware: The headset, motion-tracking hand controllers, and a suitably beefy PC is all anyone needs to get started. In the blog post announcing the new headset, Facebook says Rift owners will be able to take advantage of continued software updates.
The Oculus Rift S and its predecessor still share the same core platform, which means users can access VR content created for either of the headsets.
While the Oculus Quest was announced previous year, it's going on sale at the same time as the Oculus Rift S: "spring 2019" according to Oculus.
The Rift S also has a higher resolution display crammed inside it, too: 1280×1440 per eye for a total of 2560×1440. As a comparison, the display on the original Rift headset has a resolution of 1080 x 1200 per eye.
Because of its collaboration with Lenovo, Oculus VR has managed to develop a headset with a better weight distribution and a more convenient head strap, the company said.
The new 2019 Oculus line-up is therefore a choice between the Quest and the Rift S, depending on whether you have (or want to buy) a reasonably high-end PC or not.
As TechCrunch reports, the new Rift S comes with a "slightly larger" field-of-view than the Rift, which should improve the VR experience. In addition, there has been a shift from the OLED panels used in the original Rift to LCD on the Rift S.
The tethered headset is launching in Spring 2019 for $399.
When the Oculus Rift came out in 2016, it elevated the standard of virtual reality gaming and brought a mainstream focus to the idea. From the looks of things, though, the new Touch controllers will be included with the headset, so fingers crossed they won't bump up the final cost when it eventually launches.
It also sports the same integrated audio system as the untethered Oculus Quest and entry-level Oculus Go, and includes a headphone jack so users can hook up their favorite pair of cans.
Seventy-nine condemned California inmates have died of natural causes since California reinstated capital punishment in 1978. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to death row inmates and closing the state's execution chamber.
Even with the proposed cuts, the White House proposal would not eliminate the budget deficit until the mid-2030s. Presidential budgets are always as much about politics as they are about financial planning-maybe more so.
More young Canadians, between the ages of 15 and 24 years old, found work last month as youth employment gained 28,600 positions. The jobless rate, meanwhile, stayed flat at 5.8 per cent despite the job surge because more people were looking for work, too.
A short distance away, 39 people were being treated in hospital for gunshot wounds and other injuries inflicted in the massacre. A policeman looks on as locals lay flowers at the Huda Mosque in Dunedin in tribute to those killed and injured in the attacks.
Eugenie Bouchard, meanwhile, fell at the first hurdle following a three-set loss against Kirsten Flipkens at the WTA tournament. She received a first-round bye in Indian Wells and then beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday [NZ time].
In each match, Williams was relentless, playing sharp and focused - her lethal, telegenic forehand a highlight of the tournament. Federer won just two more games in the set. 'Physically, it was tough somehow, and the wind didn't help much, ' Pliskova said.
Model Y crossover electric vehicle during an unveiling event in Hawthorne, California , U.S., on Friday, March 15, 2019. The high-end models are scheduled to launch next fall, with the standard version following in the spring of 2021.
About 1,000 children attend the school, police said. "It's a very sad scene, the saddest thing I've seen in my entire life". Latin America's most populous nation has the largest number of annual homicides in the world, but school shootings are rare.
On Saturday, Tarrant appeared in a Christchurch court to face the first of what is expected to be a host of murder charges. Cahill called for a ban on easily-modified semi-automatic weapons and the creation of a national gun registry. "We are one.
An edhat reader asked the question yesterday and another reader offered some businesses honoring the unofficial math holiday. Today only, participating locations for the southern fast food chain are offering customers 3 sweet potato pies for $3.14.
Storm Gareth will smash into Britain on Tuesday - and terrifying weather maps shows the sheer size of the barreling storm. This afternoon will be windy, but the gusty westerly winds will gradually decrease.
Israel occupied east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. Netanyahu thanked President Trump for his statement that it's time to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights .
Some wrote to Carlson's advertisers directly on Twitter, asking why they were supporting the conservative host. Media Matters dug up the comments. "I am not defending underage marriage at all", Carlson was recorded saying.
Australia and Singapore joined the growing list of countries that have grounded their Boeing 727 Max aeroplanes overnight. It does not intend to issue new recommendations about the aircraft to customers.
On the other hand, that same study found the risk fell about as much in the fall, when clocks were turned back. But remember, most smartphones will automatically update themselves when Daylight Saving Time begins .
The reporter finally followed him for some time and then asked him if he has applied for political asylum. Choksi was granted citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda on January 15, 2018, while Modi is in London .
In the case of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, it has raised questions about whether crew used the correct procedures. A Boeing spokesman declined to comment but confirmed the authenticity of the email.
Bayer now faces some 11,000 suits from cancer patients and their families, and its second loss paints a dire picture. Litzenburg said he and other attorneys have more than 4,000 similar cases awaiting trial in various state courts.
Hastings' confirmation follows experts' prediction that Netflix may not be included in Apple's TV service. "These are fantastic , large, well-funded companies with very significant efforts", Hastings said .
Since 2012, when Trout won the AL Rookie of the Year and was the MVP runner-up, he has averaged 34 home runs and 26 stolen bases. Of course, fellow pro athletes chimed in, as did the general sports Twitter population, following the reports.
Obviously beating Burnley at home was hard , as they are in a similar position to Fulham, and we fell behind there. Liverpool FC are two points ahead of second-placed Manchester City with seven games to go in the title race.
A fourth person detained in the aftermath of the attack was later determined to be an armed bystander who wanted to help police. Ms Ardern, who arrived in Christchurch Saturday, said the shooter was not on any watchlist and did not have a criminal record.
Confirming his run to Texan TV outlet KTSM , Mr O'Rourke said: "I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents". O'Rourke, whose given name is Robert Francis, acquired his nickname while growing up in El Paso, Texas.
After withdrawing from the tournament at Bay Hill last week, Day chose to spend time with his family at Disney World. For the first two rounds, Woods is grouped with defending champion Webb Simpson and Masters champion Patrick Reed .
Parents would pay Singer to have someone take an SAT or ACT exam for their child or correct the test afterward, Lelling said. Reps for Huffman and Loughlin did not immediately return PEOPLE's calls for comment.
However, prominent Democratic legislators came to Omar's defense, after her most recent comment about pro-Israel activists. However, Gold warned that once the resolution is voted on, the issue is far from over.