Quest Professional recordings now embrace the bodily world passthrough background.
Beforehand the real-world parts of blended actuality apps recorded utilizing the in-headset seize would present as empty blackness, however with v47 recordings now embrace the bodily world. Technically this now makes Quest Professional a wearable video digicam, elevating new privateness issues, although the passthrough high quality is inferior to even a smartphone from 10 years in the past.
Model 47 is the primary main software program replace for Quest Professional since its launch, and the final for this yr. The replace additionally replaces the contoured translucent fingers in Quest’s residence atmosphere together with your Meta Avatar, so that you see its arms and torso as a substitute.
Meta’s v47 announcement blog post additionally claims Background Audio Playback as a brand new experimental characteristic, however this was really current in v46 since Quest Professional’s launch. It helps you to preserve audio from browser home windows or sideloaded Android apps enjoying within the background, for instance Spotify.
That very same weblog submit says v47 contains “a redesigned Library and new methods to filter and search by means of your video games”, however my headset doesn’t appear to have this but regardless of being on v47. Meta typically rolls out options progressively over the course of every week or extra.