Meta Quest Headsets Could Be Getting The QR Code Pairing Feature, Suggests Datamine
The information was discovered by reverse-engineering the Meta Quest app.
Reality Labs, also known by its older name Oculus, is the VR division of Meta. It leads the world in Virtual Reality gaming. It is also a pioneer in mainstreaming it. Its VR headsets, Meta Quest, and Quest 2 have been very successful.
- Meta is apparently adding a QR code pairing feature to Meta Quest headsets, as suggested by the info discovered by dataminers.
- The dataminers discovered the info by reverse-engineering the Meta Quest app after its recent update.
- The players will be able to pair their VR headsets by generating and scanning a QR code through the app.
- They also found mentions of Eureka, the codename for the upcoming Quest 3, so it raises speculations that it might be released for Quest 3 only.
Meta continuously works on polishing its headsets and their features to accommodate user demands. And now, as a result of the insistence of many, they are introducing a QR code pairing feature in their headsets.
The feature will be apparently added through Meta’s mobile app, Meta Quest. It will allow players to pair their headsets by scanning a QR code generated through the app. The players will need to scan it through the Meta Quest app.
The QR code pairing feature was frequently requested by Quest users. It will make it convenient for the users to be able to view the same screen through two different VR headsets. The fans will be quite content when this feature does come.
This info was datamined by a Twitter user. They reverse-engineered the Meta Quest app after its recent update. They also found mentions of Eureka, the codename for the Meta’s upcoming VR headset.
The feature will probably be available for Meta Quest and Quest 2, but the mention of Quest 3 leads to some speculation that it might be added to Quest 3 only.
Reality Labs is Meta’s Virtual Reality development division. They were formerly known as Oculus but were renamed to their current name after Facebook rebranded to Meta. It is part of Meta’s drive to mainstream VR through Metaverse.
The Quest 3, Meta’s upcoming VR headset is scheduled to be released in 2023 and is expected to change the dynamics of competition in the VR market.
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