- Fb plans to launch a brand new standalone VR headset known as Oculus Quest in early 2019.
- A brand new FCC submitting means that the launch is on observe.
- Oculus Quest has “inside-out monitoring,” which suggests it will probably decide the place the consumer is in a room with out the necessity for separate sensors.
It seems to be like Fb will quickly launch the Oculus Quest headset, a digital actuality headset that may observe the place it’s in a room utilizing superior built-in sensors, a function known as inside-out monitoring.
A brand new FCC submitting printed on Friday is sparse on particulars, however it describes a VR headset with the mannequin quantity “MH-B,” which is analogous to the Oculus Go, which is at the moment on sale.
Earlier this fall, Fb introduced the Oculus Quest, which had been developed underneath the code identify “Santa Cruz.” Fb stated on the time that it might go on sale in spring 2019 for $399.
There aren’t plenty of particulars within the submitting, however the restricted footage included do resemble the Oculus Quest. The VR headset has Wifi and Bluetooth radios, in accordance with the submitting.
From Fb’s announcement:
“Providing six levels of freedom and Contact controllers for true hand presence, Oculus Quest will launch in Spring 2019 for $399 USD. In previous years, we’ve proven you the Santa Cruz prototype, a milestone on the trail to Oculus Quest as we speak, and we’re excited to assist usher in a brand new period of VR gaming.”
FCC filings like this sometimes floor shortly earlier than an organization releases a brand new gadget that has wi-fi capabilities. An Oculus spokesperson did not instantly return an e-mail.
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