Now that the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing it can be tough to keep track of everything. Each day is jam-packed full of announcements and as we get the time to go hands-on with everything we’ve got impressions and news stories coming out extremely quickly.
As a result, collecting everything in one place is super handy! You can let this article serve as your one-stop shop for links to everything we’ve written about CES 2019 to date. We’ll try to keep it updated within 24 hours of a story posting, but you should check the CES tag or the UploadVR homepage for real-time updates on all current CES stories.
- HTC Vive Cosmos announced: an upcoming PC VR headset with inside-out tracking. Interestingly, it seems to no longer require SteamVR, instead using HTC’s new Vive Reality System. Could also be powered by a HTC phone.
- HTC Vive Pro Eye announced: a refresh of the HTC Vive Pro, now with eye tracking enabling foveated rendering. Here’s our impressions of the eye tracking.
- We played Beat Saber on the Pimax 8K and were very impressed by the wide field of view.
- HTC clarified that Vive Cosmos is tethered, not a standalone like Oculus Quest.
- Oculus Rift Price Cut: Facebook reduced the Rift’s price to $349.
- DisplayLink showed off a wireless adapter refernce design for Oculus Rift.
- Pimax displayed their upcoming controllers. With a striking resemblence to Valve’s ‘Knuckles’ prototypes, these controllers are slated to release in April.
- We tried out 3D Rudder for PSVR, a periperhal which turns your feet into an analog stick.
- We tried out Contact CI, a VR glove with resistence.
- GeForce RTX 2060 announced: $349 VR-ready GPU. Faster than a GTX 1070 Ti, includes a USB-C VirtualLink port for future VR headsets.
- VirtualLink Laptops announced: RTX GPUs will soon be launching in laptops, and they support the VirtualLink USB-C port for future VR headsets. Asus announce the first VirtualLink laptop.
- AMD Radeon VII announced: the world’s first 7nm GPU, intended to compete with the RTX 2080. However, the Radeon doesn’t have a VirutalLink port.
- MixCast Moments announced: a tool to film VR in mixed reality without the manual editing. Uses Intel Realsense cameras.
- HTC & HP pledged to sponsor $50,000 VR Esports tournaments this year
- Viveport Infinity announced: unlmited access to 500+ VR apps and games with a single subscription.
- TPCast Air Announced: a low cost wireless transmission solution to turn standalone headsets into PC headsets
- We previewed Population: One, a polished VR 24-player battle royale shooter with a massive one-kilometer map.
- NVIDIA’s CEO claims that 4 million PC VR headsets have been sold