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‘Enhanced’ Reality Arc [1/2]

VR, or Virtual Reality, has become more accessible over the years. But what is it, really? Is Augmented Reality the same thing? Why are there so many versions of “reality” out there? …You might need a philosopher for that last one, but we’ll do our best to explain the rest.

EPISODE MISTAKES: We explained the Original Oculus Rift’s tracking method, the Rift S actually uses a similar inside-out camera tracking method to the Quest.


Augmented Reality/VR Definitions:

VR Tracking in General:

Oculus Tracking:

VIVE Trackers for Lighthouse-Based Devices

Mixed Reality:


Opening Music: Another World by BETTOGH