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Valve have released the CAD files for the Index VR system, enabling some fun modding

By Liam Dawe,
Just like Valve did with the Steam Controller, they've gone and released the CAD files for the Index VR system under a Creative Commons license.

With the Valve Index about to launch and be delivered, Valve held a little private launch party with speeches

By Liam Dawe,
Valve's first in-house virtual reality hardware should be dropping at your door soon, if you were one of the lucky ones to order it quickly in the first batch. Additionally, Gabe Newell and others held speeches at a little launch party.

Valve have given out some more details on the Index VR HMD with a "Deep Dive" about the Field of View

By Liam Dawe,
As the first in a series of posts giving out more detail on what Valve wanted to achieve with the Valve Index, a new "Deep Dive" post is up starting with information about the Field of View.

Despite the high price, the initial batch of Valve Index headsets have sold out on pre-orders

By Liam Dawe,
I have to admit, I am a little surprised. The Valve Index limited pre-orders that went live on May 1st have already completely sold out.

Valve have released the full details of the Valve Index VR system, limited pre-orders tomorrow

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have pushed out the details of their new in-house VR kit, the Valve Index along with the Controllers and 2.0 Base Stations.

Valve have confirmed Linux support for their Valve Index VR headset, pre-orders on May 1st

By Liam Dawe,
Just as an update to our previous article talking about Valve's new VR headset the Valve Index, I contacted Valve to get some bits cleared up.

Woops - Valve accidentally put up the Valve Index, Base Station and Controllers unfinished store pages

By Liam Dawe,
What could possibly be a little prank from Valve, the unfinished Steam store pages for the Valve Index, Valve Index Base Station and Valve Index Controllers went online a little too early.

Valve have now officially teased their own VR headset with Valve Index

By Liam Dawe,
While details are extremely light, we now know Valve's VR headset is called the Valve Index and more details are coming soon.

OpenXR from The Khronos Group and Monado from Collabora could unify VR & AR

By Liam Dawe,
The Khronos Group recently announced a provisional specification of OpenXR, a royalty-free open-standard aimed at unifying access to VR and AR (collectively known as XR) devices. Also, Collabora announced Monado, a fully open source OpenXR runtime for Linux.

Reports: Valve making their own VR HMD and apparently a new VR Half-Life

By Liam Dawe,
It appears Valve are truly getting more serious about Virtual Reality as they appear to be making their own headset. On top of that, apparently a new Half-Life VR game is coming.

Locomancer, a VR model train simulation building game adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
This is pretty sweet! Locomancer, a Virtual Reality game about building a model train set has added Linux support.

Valve have opened up the code for their VR 'Moondust' tech demos, also a third revision of the Knuckles controller

By Liam Dawe,
What will hopefully help developers work on VR projects using Valve's experimental "Knuckles" controllers, Valve have opened up the source code for their Moondust Knuckles Tech Demos.

PSVR is running on Linux with OpenHMD and OpenHMD-SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
A reader emailed in to show off that they've been able to get the PSVR headset working on Linux with Steam using OpenHMD and OpenHMD-SteamVR.

Valve continue to make VR easier with their new SteamVR Input system

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have expanded their VR support, with the introduction of their SteamVR Input system which is very much like what they've done for gamepads in the main Steam client.

HTC Vive PRO HMD pre-orders open, standard Vive has price drop

By Liam Dawe,
HTC has recently announced that the HTC Vive PRO HMD is now available to pre-order with shipping expected in April, on top of that the normal Vive has seen a price drop.
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