AMD’s ReLive VR Streaming Tool does not support Oculus Go

AMD's ReLive VR Streaming Tool does not support Oculus Go

AMD’s ReLive VR Streaming Tool does not support Oculus Go

When AMD launched their Radeon Software 18.12.2 driver earlier this month they added support for a compelling new feature, low-latency VR streaming to standalone VR headsets like the Samsung GearVR, Google Daydream, HTC Vive Focus and Oculus Go, utilising SteamVR to do so. 

The problem here is that AMD’s application requires SteamVR, which means that the company’s Radeon ReLive for VR app does not meet the requirements of the Oculus Store, making the application unavailable on Oculus devices. This means that the AMD slide below is false, but that doesn’t mean that AMD Radeon ReLive for VR will not eventually be supported on Oculus devices. Oculus is unlikely to back down, making future support on Oculus devices reliant on a software overhaul from AMD. 

Right now AMD’s ReLive VR streaming has a few other restrictions, requiring Windows 10 to function correctly as well as a router that is capable fo 802.11ac (5GHz) wireless connectivity. 

AMD's ReLive VR Streaming Tool does not support Oculus Go  

With AMD’s marketing materials in mind, it is clear that the company’s app works on Oculus’ devices, with the only stumbling block coming in the form of the company’s policies. While alternative PC to headset streaming apps are available on Oculus devices, AMD’s solution promised low latency throughput, a factor that AMD’s driver-level support would likely provide a lower-latency option.   

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