TikTok is coming to ByteDance’s Pico 4 virtual reality headset

TikTok is coming to ByteDance's Pico 4 virtual reality headset

In a move that will shock no one, the Pico 4 now has a TikTok app. If you don’t know, ByteDance is the Chinese tech giant behind TikTok, and it acquired Pico in mid-2021. While Pico previously focused primarily on businesses, it launched its existing headset as a beta test for European consumers less than …

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TikTok’s parent company isn’t done with those Pico VR headsets yet

TikTok's parent company isn't done with those Pico VR headsets yet

Rumors about Metaphrases death Abroad may have been a bit premature, even as Pico headset manufacturer It seems like a rather anti-climactic year in VR. Rumors on the street were that ByteDance, the China-based company best known as the owner of TikTok, was looking to get out of the virtual reality game. Getting started with …

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Bytedance to gradually shut down Pico, report says – Bytedance denies

Bytedance to gradually shut down Pico, report says - Bytedance denies

Update 10/21/2023: Bytedance tells AP (link in source notes) that the rumors are false: Pico is operating normally and the company will continue to invest in the XR business for a long time. Bytedance’s Oliver Wheeler would not comment on the rumors to MIXED. However, he said Pico will soon be at AWE in Vienna, …

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The Pico 4 update further improves hand tracking

The Pico 4 update further improves hand tracking

The Pico OS 5.8 update brings a range of improvements to the ByteDance Quest competitor. Released in August, the 5.7 update reduced hand tracking jitter and increased accuracy and stability. Pico says 5.8 improves hand tracking by fixing an issue that caused more lag and improving tracking when hands overlap, as well as increasing reliability …

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