Glossary:Oculus

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Oculus VR
Oculus VR.svg
Website
Parent company
Founded

See virtual reality headset article for more information. For a list of games, see List of VR games.

Key points

Rift Core 2.0 update introduces new Dash UI and new minimum and recommended system requirements[1]
Playing games from outside the Oculus Store requires enabling Unknown Sources.
Some games may only support Rift DK1 or DK2, and not support the Consumer Version of the Oculus Rift. LibOVRWrapper can make some DK1/DK2 games compatible with the consumer headset.

General information

Oculus Store
Oculus Forums

Headsets[edit]

Oculus Rift[edit]

Oculus Rift CV1
Oculus Rift CV1
Discontinued in 2019. Succeeded by Oculus Rift S.
Oculus Rift + Touch includes the headset, 2x Oculus Touch controllers and 2x Oculus Sensors. Some older models also included 1x Xbox One Controller.
Additional Sensors needed for room-scale tracking.
Features and specification:
3D Stereoscopic 3D
Display 1080 x 1200 per eye. Total resolution of 2160 x 1200.
90 Hz Low Persistence OLED, 110° FOV.
Tracking The Oculus Rift uses the Oculus Sensor camera to track the headset and Touch controllers positional via Constellation tracking.
1x Oculus sensor allows for seated play with an Xbox One Controller or Oculus Remote.
2x Oculus Sensors allows for standing with Oculus Touch controllers.
3x Oculus Sensors allows for room-scale tracking with Oculus Touch Controllers.
Audio Integrated headphones and microphone. Headphones can be replaced with earphones.
Features 4m cable, Hardware adjustable IPD and Proximity sensor.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100
AMD FX-4350
AMD Ryzen 3 1200
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon R9 290
Other 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0
HDMI 1.3
List of which graphics cards meet the minimum and recommended specifications

Oculus Rift S[edit]

Scheduled to be discontinued in 2021. Will be succeeded by Oculus Quest 2.
Features and specification:
3D Stereoscopic 3D
Display 1280 x 1440 per eye. Total resolution of 2560 x 1440.
80 Hz Fast-switch LCD, 115° FOV.
Tracking The Oculus Rift S uses five built-in cameras for inside-out tracking. Oculus Sensors for the original Rift can be optionally used to enhance tracking quality.
Audio Speakers are integrated into the headband. 3.5mm headphone jack is present to use external headphones.
Features 5m cable.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100
AMD FX-4350
AMD Ryzen 3 1200
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon R9 290
Other 1x USB 3.0
DisplayPort 1.2 or Mini DisplayPort

Oculus Quest[edit]

Standalone mobile headset which can be connected into PC using Oculus Link cable.
Discontinued in 2020. Succeeded by Oculus Quest 2.
Features and specification:
3D Stereoscopic 3D
Display 1440 x 1600 per eye. Total resolution of 2880 x 1600.
72 Hz OLED, 110° FOV.
Tracking The Oculus Quest uses four built-in cameras for inside-out tracking.
Audio Built-in headphones. Two 3.5mm headphone jacks are present to use external headphones.
Features Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Android based operating system, Hardware adjustable IPD, can interface with PC Oculus software via Oculus Link

Oculus Quest 2[edit]

Standalone mobile headset which can be connected into PC using Oculus Link cable.
A Facebook account is required to use the Quest 2.
Features and specification:
3D Stereoscopic 3D
Display 1832 x 1920 per eye. Total resolution of 3664 x 1920.
90 Hz LCD, 110° FOV.
Tracking The Oculus Quest 2 uses four built-in cameras for inside-out tracking.
Audio
Features Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 processor, Android based operating system, Hardware adjustable IPD, can interface with PC Oculus software via Oculus Link

Oculus Rift Development Kit 2[edit]

Oculus Rift DK2
Oculus Rift DK2

Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 aka DK2 was the second release of the headset for developers. Supports seated and standing positional tracking. It is still supported within Oculus Store, and can be used with an Xbox One Controller to play non- touch controller games.

Some games on Steam will only support the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2, and will not work with the Consumer Version Oculus Rift.
Features and specification:
Display 960 × 1080 per eye. Total resolution of 1920 x 1080.
75Hz Low Persistence OLED. 100° FOV.
Tracking Positional tracking with Oculus DK2 IR Camera via Constellation tracking.

Oculus Rift Development Kit 1[edit]

Oculus Rift DK1
Oculus Rift DK1

Oculus Rift Development Kit 1 aka DK1 was Oculus' first release of a headset[2]. It only supports rotational tracking, o positional tracking, thus it can only be used for seated and a few standing rotational experiences. It not supported by the Oculus Store.

Some games on Steam will only support the Oculus Rift Development Kit 1, but will not work with the Consumer Version Oculus Rift or Oculus Rift Development Kit 2.
Features and specification:
Display 640 x 800 per eye. Total resolution of 1280 x 800.
60Hz High Persistence LCD. 110° FOV.
Tracking Rotational tracking only, using Gyroscope, Accelerometer and Magnetometer.

Controllers[edit]

Oculus Touch
Oculus Touch

Oculus Remote[edit]

Comes in the box, can be used to play simple movies and experiences that don't require interaction or gameplay.

Oculus Touch[edit]

Oculus Touch comes with an additional Oculus Sensor, and can be either be bought separately from the Oculus rift, or brought together in the Oculus Rift + Touch bundle. they use positional tracking, and have a thumbstick, trigger, grip analogue, two face buttons and a system button. The thumb and the index finger are positionally tracked.

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