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Wayland-based Compositor With An Oculus Rift

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Published on 16 June 2014 03:00 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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The "Motorcar Compositor" is an interesting Wayland-based compositor that supports using an Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra with support for 3D windows.

The work was developed using QtWayland and is exploring "truly 3D windowing" using an Oculus Rift head-mounted display and Razer Hydra mouse. This 3D Wayland compositor was developed by Forrest Reiling for this master thesis. Simply watch the video embedded below to learn more about the project.


The code and more information on this Wayland compositor can be found via GitHub.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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