Marine has released another couple of updates to the RLV viewer, 2.9.19 and 22.214.171.124. Also, there are some recommended changes to RLV itself. Marine has added some additional commands to the RLV process. See: RLV 2.9.19.
The Second Life™ blogosphere is mostly silent on the state of VR in SL. A few blogs are covering the release of a sort of updated CtrlAltStudio viewer, version 126.96.36.199412. This is a viewer based on the Firestorm viewer version 4.6.9 from December 2014.
The viewer does support Oculus Rift CV1… the commercial retail consumer product. Continue reading →
There is a second video of the post-meeting. Also for the next couple of weeks Vir Linden is on vacation. There will still be UG meetings. These will be mostly for user-developers to discuss problems. Coyot Linden (not a furry) will be there to pass along issues and question to Vir.
Just tried LL’s Rift viewer and, well, it’s surprisingly un-good. It’s like the graphics are being fed from the wrong framebuffer object or the pipeline is being misconfigured when you switch into HMD view. Intentional or bugs? I suppose time will tell. The graphics should be able to be so much better (even if understandably the FPS isn’t so good)!
Note Jo Yardley’s comment about being able to use Vorpx with a regular viewer (i,e., like Firestorm, Alchemy, or LL’s regular viewer) to view Second Life in your Rift. I haven’t tried it myself but am told it can be used.