Khronos Releases OpenXR 1.1 For Cross-Platform AR/VR Development

Written by Michael Larabel in Standards on 16 April 2024 at 05:55 AM EDT. 13 Comments
The Khronos Group on Monday released OpenXR 1.1 as the latest version of this industry standard for open, cross-platform development for virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) devices.

OpenXR 1.1 promotes a number of extensions into the core specification to help with reducing fragmentation and simplifying development. Now part of OpenXR 1.1 core are local floor, stereo with foveated rendering, grip surface, XrUuid, and xrLocateSpaces.

OpenXR 1.1 also introduces a number of new interaction profile improvements, various clarifications to the spec, new error codes, color without alpha channel support, and other features.

OpenXR 1.1 logo

More details on the big OpenXR 1.1 spec update via
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