Monado 0.2 OpenXR Runtime Brings Multi-Layer Support, New Controller Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 29 May 2020 at 07:26 PM EDT. Add A Comment
FREE SOFTWARE --
Monado as the leading open-source OpenXR implementation for AR/VR headsets is out with a new release.

Since February's release of Monado 0.1 there has been a lot of activity on the Monado front, in turn thanks to new software leveraging it like Xrdesktop 0.14.

Monado 0.2 ships with multi-layer support, compositors and drivers run in their own service process, Vive Wand and Valve Index controllers are now supported as 3DOF controllers, Bluetooth LE and Google Daydream 3DOF support, experimental libsurvive driver support, optional systemd socket activation support, and various other improvements.


More details on the big Monado 0.2 update via Collabora's blog.
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