VR Fitness Company YUR Launches Quest Beta To Help Track Calories


Digital Actuality health firm YUR are releasing an app for the Oculus Quest that can provide help to monitor energy whereas utilizing any of the system’s video games or apps.

Beforehand, the YUR health monitoring software program has been built-in with choose video games on PC VR platforms, together with official integration with Synth Riders and Beat Saber via mod assist. Nonetheless, the corporate’s new app for Oculus Quest is just not restricted to any video games specifically, and can work system-wide on any video games or apps you will have put in in your system.

The app launches at this time in beta, nevertheless it’s not accessible on the Oculus Retailer – it can solely be accessible for set up by way of SideQuest. SideQuest is incessantly utilized by Quest house owners to put in or modify video games and apps that aren’t formally authorized by Fb for the Oculus Retailer. Most notably, this consists of Beat Saber mod and customized music assist, together with another model of the Digital Desktop app that means that you can stream PC VR video games.

YUR fit Quest app sidequest VR

YUR fit Quest app sidequest VR

YUR’s patent-pending software program will monitor what number of energy you burn whereas utilizing your Quest, which you’ll be able to view within the Quest YUR app or by way of the new YUR cellular companion app. The companion app additionally launches in beta at this time on Android and iOS units, and can will let you sync your YUR knowledge to Apple Well being and Google Match.

YUR was co-founded by Cix Liv, the founding father of combined actuality seize firm LIV, and Dilan Shah, previously of Nearly Dwell. The corporate has a Discord neighborhood with over 5,400 members, the place you possibly can talk about energetic VR, YUR integration, alongside different common health matters like vitamin and well being progress.

In the present day, YUR additionally introduced that they’ve secured $1.1 million in pre-seed funding from buyers, together with The Enterprise Actuality Fund and BoostVC. Hopefully this implies the Quest app is simply the beginning, and extra YUR integration is coming to a number of VR platforms within the close to future.