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Open source OpenXR (VR/AR) runtime 'Monado', now passes conformance tests

By Liam Dawe,
Quite a huge milestone for the in-development open source OpenXR runtime Monado, as Collabora have announced a fresh milestone in its life.

VR rhythm game 'Groove Gunner' enters Early Access with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
After a new VR game that's supported on Linux? There's not a lot to pick from but you can now add Groove Gunner to your collection.

VR rhythm shooter 'Groove Gunner' enters Early Access with Linux support on October 28

By Liam Dawe,
Ready to show off your moves and need a new VR game? BitCutter Studios have announced their technical VR rhythm shooter will release into Early Access on October 28.

Vircadia is an in-development free and open source decentralized 3D social space

By Liam Dawe,
Remember social games like Second Life? Vircadia, was created from a failed spiritual successor to it and it's free and open source too.

My experiences of Valve's VR on Linux

By scaine,
As the proud and excited owner of a shiny new Valve Index kit to go with my almost-new all-AMD rig, I thought I’d outline the journey to getting it all working, exclusively on Linux.

FOSS OpenXR runtime 'Monado' gets Lighthouse positional tracking with libsurvive

By Liam Dawe,
Are you as excited as we are about the future of VR and AR (collectively known as XR)? It's hard not to be with the excellent progress going on with Monado, the open source OpenXR runtime.

Khronos Group open sources the OpenXR Conformance Test Suite for VR & AR

By Liam Dawe,
In another important step forwards for free and open standards, plus the future of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, the Khronos Group have open sourced their OpenXR testing suite.

Open source OpenXR runtime 'Monado' expands with multi-application support

By Liam Dawe,
Monado is the in-development OpenXR runtime for VR / AR on Linux and Collabora continue to make excellent progress on bringing it up to eventually support more platforms and features.

Valve moves on from OpenVR, goes all-in with OpenXR for SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, Valve released a new SteamVR Beta that was aimed at developers with initial support for the OpenXR specification and it appears they're going all-in.

Valve adds OpenXR support to SteamVR in 'Developer Preview'

By Liam Dawe,
This is quite exciting for the future of Virtual Reality, as Valve as now properly given their backing to the OpenXR standard and added support into SteamVR.

Monado OpenXR runtime for Linux 0.2 out, continues advancing VR

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora have today announced the release of Monado 0.2, their open source OpenXR (VR / AR) runtime for Linux.

Half-Life: Alyx now available on Linux with Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
Just like Valve said to us they would do so, Half-Life: Alyx is now available on Linux using the Vulkan graphics API.

xrdesktop continues expanding the Linux desktop into Virtual Reality with work sponsored by Valve

By Liam Dawe,
Today the hackers over at Collabora announced the release of xrdesktop 0.14, a Valve Software sponsored effort to bring Linux desktops into the VR world.

Valve drops support for SteamVR on macOS to focus on Linux & Windows

By Liam Dawe,
Today Valve made quite a big announcement about the future of VR, including an entire platform being dropped.

Open-source OpenXR runtime for Linux 'Monado' gets an improved compositor - runs Blender VR

By Liam Dawe,
Those crazy-smart folks over at Collabora have continued hacking away on Monado, a fully open source OpenXR (VR / AR standard) runtime for Linux. Now it's progressed quite far and it can run Blender VR.
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