If Covid-19 has ruined your morning workout routine, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has a new way for you to work out your cardio: Oculus Move.
Oculus Move is a new feature in the company’s Oculus VR headsets that records how much movement you get while gaming in virtual reality.
The interface made its debut in today’s Facebook Connect keynote and shows the software that shows the amount of calories burned as well as the time you spent in VR that day, as well as a goal tracker that shows you how close you are A specific goal are amount of calories burned.
Games supported so far only include Beat Saber, The Thrill of the Fight, and OhShape, but more will likely be available when the update hits later this year.
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According to press material sent by Facebook, the feature is supported on both the original Oculus Quest and the newly announced Oculus Quest 2, but there was no mention of the Oculus Rift or Oculus Rift S VR headset.
This could be because Oculus plans to discontinue its PC line of VR headsets in the near future and instead focus on its hugely successful mobile VR line – as evidenced by the announcement of a second Quest headset today.
The future of Facebook’s VR program and newly announced AR ambitions are still a little bleak, but at least we know fitness tracking is part of the roadmap.