AirServer, the casting software program for Xbox One, acquired an replace a number of weeks in the past that now lets customers solid the view from contained in the Oculus Quest to Xbox One with out the necessity of a Chromecast machine.
The paid app is ready to solid audio and video from Quest at 720p or 1080p at 60fps. Whereas AirServer has each choices for traditional Airplay and Miracast, the builders counsel enabling solely the Google Forged possibility.
Like customary Chromecast gadgets, casting to Xbox One with AirServer requires a WiFi community. Though priced at $20, there’s a one-week free trial so you can also make certain your setup is working appropriately earlier than entering into for the total license.
In case you’re not aware of casting from a headset, it mainly lets your mates watch on TV what you’re doing in VR. And the AirServer technique makes quite a lot of sense should you already personal an Xbox One and don’t have a Chromecast (clearly).
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The newest mannequin base mannequin Chromecast from Google solely prices $35 nonetheless, and is an always-on machine which undoubtedly removes an admittedly small quantity of friction of beginning it up compared to AirServer. Not solely that, you possibly can simply unplug a Chromecast and toss it in together with your Quest if you’re on the go and plug it into any HDMI port on a TV.
With increasingly sensible TVs with built-in casting, you must also be sure you don’t truly already personal a cast-capable unit earlier than shopping for both.
No matter machine you will have thoguh, it’s easy to solid your Quest view to your TV. Watch the tutorial beneath for a step-by-step information: