Ext2DTR for DirectX 9

Ext2DTR for DirectX 9

Many of you probably have experienced that some older demos only show up on the monitor and not on the Rift when launched using the LibOVRwrapper. This is because those demos only utilize the old extended mode and not the direct to Rift mode. While working on integrating the Oculus Rift extended mode into the Source Engine I found a few methods that can be used...

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Oculus Home Injector v1.0

Oculus Home Injector v1.0

A couple weeks ago we released a tutorial on how to to launch external applications from within Oculus Home. The biggest complaint about this method to inject a application into Oculus Home was that it was rather complicated and time consuming. We are happy to announce that /u/SquibOnAcid has been working together with us to automate this process. Today we are...

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Protected: How to disable the Red Haze on Oculus Rift CV1

Protected: How to disable the Red Haze on Oculus Rift CV1

A lot of the users of the consumer version of the Oculus Rift are experiencing a issue called the “Red Haze” in which the display instead of displaying black displays a red tint. This is in fact not a hardware issue, it is entirely within software. Many of you probably are thinking this is a bug, but it in fact is a feature. The red haze actually is...

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How to: make your own custom Rift front cover

How to: make your own custom Rift front cover

After my CV1 finally arrived I decided it´s design would need some spicing up. While thinking about how to improve the looks of the Rift I constantly ran into the same issue, the IR LEDs for tracking should not be blocked. After looking more deeply into the matter I found out that some kinds of paper are actually IR translucent. I took a look at several dozen...

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How to play Half Life in VR on 1.3

How to play Half Life in VR on 1.3

A lot of people have been wanting to play Half Life and other old Steam VR games on the consumer version of the Rift but have been unable to do so because Valve dropped the support for it. Many people still think that it is impossible to play these games on the CV1 even after the release of the LibOVRWrapper because they think games that run only in extended...

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