Oculus Quest: New all-in-one standalone VR headset announced

Oculus has just announced its new virtual reality, the Oculus search. Coming in the spring of 2019, the Quest is positioned as the midpoint between the company's high-end Oculus Rift and cabling, and what we call its "virtual reality system for the masses", the Oculus Go.

Available first in the US The 64GB Quest will cost $ 399, almost the same as the Rift, but with the caveat that the Rift requires a high-end PC to run.

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Oculus Quest: Everything we know

It's the first all-in-one VR headset independent of Oculus that comes with six degrees of freedom ( 6DOF). The Quest makes it easy to get up and running immediately, without the need for a PC, without cables or external sensors.

Comes with position control and touch controllers and enhanced built-in audio, while the screen resolution is the same as the Go at 1,600 x 1,440 per eye. Meanwhile, a lens spacing adjustment system allows you to maximize visual comfort.

More than 50 titles will be available at the launch, with popular games like Robo Recall, The Climb and Moss among those offered.

Oculus also unveiled Oculus Insight. That's the company's new technology that drives inside-out tracking, the Guardian security system and the tracking of the touch controller. The system uses four wide-angle sensors and computer vision algorithms to track its exact position in real time without the need for external sensors.

What this means is that it can go beyond the scale of rooms. Without external cameras, it can move freely, limited only by the area of ​​the room in which it is located, instead of the scope of the cameras. If it works as promised, this could be a genuine game changer.

Oculus also announced Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series. The Star Wars experience in three parts is written by David S. Goyer, known for his work in Man of Steel and The Dark Knight Rises, and develops between Star Wars – Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One: A Star. History of wars. It will be launched in Search next year.