There's no virtual reality to escape from real reality today -- at least not for Oculus Rift owners. Every Rift has been offline for the past few hours because of an interesting mistake on Oculus' end. According to an update from Oculus, a lapsed security certificate is the cause for the unplanned downtime. Show More Summary
Tens of thousands of Oculus Rift users have run into a strange error today which effectively disabled their headsets. The “Cant Reach Oculus Runtime Services” error has been caused by an expired certificate for the OculusAppFramework.dll, which was created in 2015 and not renewed since. Show More Summary
Ever notice that your monitor is still on late into the night? Oculus Service might be keeping your PC awake. The Oculus Rift is one of the leading PC-based VR systems on the market today, but that doesn't mean it's bug-free. One issue...Show More Summary
UPDATE #1: Quick update: We're still actively working on an issue with our software certification. We're looking at a few different ways to resolve the issue and will share updates. We recommend you wait until we provide an official fix. Show More Summary
A small software update may be required to address the issue.
20 years ago, what happened to Oculus Rift owners today would have been impossible in the world of video games. So, maybe call it the price of progress — today, all Oculus Rift headsets stopped working in a temporary outage that, if nothing else, is staggering in its scale. Show More Summary
Oculus goofed, and it's going to be a little bit before you can use your Rift again. If you were hoping to get a little VR in today, and you own an Oculus Rift, you might have noticed a strange error regarding the Oculus Runtime Service. Show More Summary
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Software malfunctions. Hardware breaks. There’s all kinds of reasons why. But the folks over at Facebook-owned Oculus have to be a little red-faced today. That’s because, TechCrunch writes, every single Oculus Rift–the company’s high-end virtual reality headset–locked up today due to a problem with software certification. Show More Summary
Oculus Rift headsets across the globe have reportedly stopped working in unison, thanks to an apparent technical oversight on Oculus' part. Reports from VR users across numerous websites and forums began to mount earlier today, all claiming...Show More Summary
Oculus Rift owners are no longer embracing the virtual reality revolution today after the Facebook Inc.-owned VR headset company failed to update a security certificate, turning the headsets of its entire user base into expensive bricks. Show More Summary
This morning, people around the world couldn't use their Oculus Rift VR headsets. System software couldn't "reach Oculus Runtime Service" according to error messages posted to the Oculus forums, spotted by Polygon. One possible explanation is that an Oculus security certificate expired today. Show More Summary
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If your Oculus Rift headset is temporarily malfunctioning, don't fret. A solution is on the way and a quick date change can get you back on your feet until then. The post Security Certificate Issues Disable All Oculus Rifts appeared first on ExtremeTech.
This morning's worldwide Oculus Rift failure is caused by an expired software certification, Oculus has confirmed.
An expired software certificate has caused every Oculus Rift in the world to malfunction. The Facebook subsidiary has confirmed the problem, and it says it is working on a fix. Most people are encountering an error that says the Oculus software “can’t reach Oculus runtime service.” This is due an expired security certificate on Windows. […]
But PC gaming's most popular platform still has a relatively tiny VR userbase.
Low frames per second (FPS) while PC gaming is your worst enemy. In VR, whether with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR), HTC Vive, or Oculus Rift, it can also be literally sickening. What better reason to give your old hardware some care and...Show More Summary
In the past few years, advances in hardware and software have helped push augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) from test labs into the hands of millions of consumers. Headsets such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Microsoft HoloLens and...Show More Summary