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Digital Desktop Provides Quest 3 Help & VRChat Face Monitoring

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Digital Replace simply acquired a significant replace to reap the benefits of Quest 3 and Quest Professional.

Since 2021 Quest headsets have had a built-in function referred to as Air Hyperlink which lets them act as wi-fi PC VR headsets, however Guy Godin’s Virtual Desktop has supplied this for the reason that launch of the unique Oculus Quest in 2019, and Godin ceaselessly updates his app with new enhancements that make it the popular alternative for a lot of PC VR customers.

On Quest 3, enabled by its new Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 chipset, the newest replace provides assist for the AV1 video codec, as much as 200 Mbps with the HEVC codec, the power to make use of the Godlike high quality setting at 120 Hz, and the power to make use of Tremendous Decision upscaling with any high quality setting.

AV1 is just supported by NVIDIA RTX 40-series and AMD Radeon RX 7000 collection GPUs, however gives higher picture high quality on the similar bitrate as HEVC. Godin says it additionally produces extra steady body instances, that means fewer hiccups when locomoting in VR, however is barely extra demanding in your GPU than different codecs.

Quest 2 Quest Professional Quest 3
H.264+ 400 Mbps 400 Mbps 400 Mbps
HEVC 150 Mbps 150 Mbps 200 Mbps
AV1 200 Mbps

For regular non-VR monitor streaming, Quest 3 additionally renders the digital environments at “a lot greater resolutions”.

Godin additionally tells UploadVR that his testing has revealed that Quest 3 has improved Wi-Fi efficiency over all earlier standalone headsets, making streaming “smoother usually”.

“It’s the most effective headset for wi-fi PC VR by far”, Godin tells us.

Quest 2 Quest Professional Quest 3
6GHz Wi-Fi 6E
Native Dimming
120Hz Refresh Charge Mode
Face & Eye Monitoring

However the replace is not just for Quest 3 customers. For Quest Pro, it provides the power to ahead the headset’s face and eye monitoring into the PC model of VRChat by way of an integration with VRCFaceTracking, a protracted requested function by customers of the main social VR platform. The final main replace launched in June added assist for the headset’s native dimming function, so Digital Desktop now takes full benefit of Quest Professional’s distinctive capabilities.

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