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Valve Developing Custom Lenses For New VR Hardware Partnerships

Valve, creator of Steam and SteamVR, has announced the availability of new core components needed by VR hardware manufacturers to deliver “best in class” VR systems. This new launch by Valve helps compliment the existing free license for sub-millimeter room-scale tracking and input technology. Valve will also launch an advanced optical system, manufacturing and calibration tools, and the […]

Steam 360 Video Player Beta Now Available

This week, Valve launched the beta version of Steam Store’s 360-degree video player that lets you instantly playback VR movies and other linear VR shorts and shows. According to Steam Store, “the Steam 360 Video player leverages the Pixvana SPIN Studio technology to enable adaptive streaming in Steam VR, eliminating the need to launch a separate […]

Chet Faliszek leaves Valve and SteamVR

It was announced today that Chet Faliszek, writer and VR evangelist, is leaving Valve after 12 years. Valve is the company that created SteamVR’s platform. Faliszek assured gameindustry.biz that his decision to leave had no hard feelings or ill will behind it. “It was nothing exciting or drama filled,” he wrote of his departure. “I worked […]