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Carmack: Oculus Quest's power is comparable to Xbox 360 or PS3

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Any excuse to reuse this image of Carmack is a good one.
SAN JOSE-In a wide-ranging and occasionally rambling unscripted talk at the Oculus Connect conference today, CTO John Carmack suggested the Oculus Quest headset was "in the neighborhood of power of an Xbox 360 or PS3."
That doesn't mean the Quest, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC , can generate VR scenes comparable to those seen in Xbox 360 or PS3 games, though. As Carmack pointed out, most games of that generation targeted a 1280x720 resolution at 30 frames per second. On Quest, the display target involves two...
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John Carmack: Oculus Quest will end up competing with Nintendo Switch

John Carmack: Oculus Quest will end up competing with Nintendo Switch

4 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

During his keynote today during the Oculus Connect 5 event, chief technology officer John Carmack said that he believes that the upcoming Oculus Quest headset will have to compete with Switch, Nintendo's hit home console/portable system. Oculus Quest is coming out this spring, and it will serve as a middle ground between the Oculus Rift and O...
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Oculus CTO John Carmack hopes VR will connect people across the globe

Oculus CTO John Carmack hopes VR will connect people across the globe

4 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

John Carmack had an apt opening line in his Oculus Connect 5 keynote speech today in San Jose, California. “A long-term vision can be a rug you sweep your current shortcomings under,” said the chief technology officer at Facebook's Oculus division. He proceeded to talk for 90 minutes about a lot of small details about what works o...
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Oculus CTO Carmack plans microSD and low-power support for Go, more for Go 2

Oculus CTO Carmack plans microSD and low-power support for Go, more for Go 2

4 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

During a freewheeling day two keynote speech at Oculus Connect 5, Oculus CTO John Carmack spoke about a number of technical and design challenges the company confronted with Oculus Go, as well as new features that will come to the standalone headset platform. The first half-hour of Carmack's Day 2 keynote were largely spent discussing his dis...
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