Release notes

This page includes the release notes for Varjo software.

Varjo Base

Varjo Base, release version 2.5.0

September 28, 2020

Added ability to change between display blending modes
Added experimental support for chroma masking
Fixed a bug with Unreal depth submission

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.4.1

August 17, 2020

Mixed Reality depth estimation performance improvements
Fixed a bug occasionally preventing starting of XR-1 Developer Edition cameras on Windows 10 May 2020 update (version 2004)
Fixed a bug with DX12 texture creation under multi-GPU SLI

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Added Motion Prediction
Added Override origin and direction
Added Chroma key UI
Unity XR SDK release
Added Multiclient support
Added HDR cube map support
Added Varjo Marker support for Unity
Added experimental support for video post-process shaders
Added experimental support for foveated rendering
Added support for matching color tone and brightness between VR and VST

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.3.1

June 2, 2020

Added SteamVR 1.12 compatibility
Removed an error dialog when selecting VST image
Added temperature monitoring for the XR-1 Developer Edition hand tracking module
Fixed bug in Varjo Tracking for Japanese locale

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Varjo Markers full release
Added functionality to export eye tracking data
Added UI for selecting third-party tracking methods
Improved depth estimation for XR-1 Developer Edition
Added functionality to recalibrate cameras on XR-1 Developer Edition
Out-of-box support for client applications running in admin mode

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.2.1

March 12, 2020

Fixed a bug when updating Varjo Base

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Added chroma key support for XR-1 Developer Edition
Added Varjo Tracker support for XR-1 Developer Edition
Added simulation mode for XR-1 Developer Edition
Added DX12 API support
Added First Time Use wizard
Added optional admin-mode support for client applications
Bug and performance fixes

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Added support for rendering different images in context and focus
Added automated VR scene color correction based on VST image
Added MR examples for Unity, Unreal, and Native SDK
Added 3DoF tracking fallback in case the 6DoF tracking becomes unavailable
Implemented various rendering performance improvements

 

Varjo Base, release version 2.0.0

November 7, 2019
Improved rendering processes 
Switched eye tracking calibration to faster mode 
Added Tracking Plugin API for third party tracking solutions
Added support for mixed reality 
Added OpenVR/SteamVR application support 

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.4.0

October 3, 2019
Fully redesigned Varjo Base with improved user interface for controlling your headset
Added 6DOF timewarp

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.3.1

July 22, 2019
Improved stability in the Varjo Base Mirroring window
Improved USB diagnostics
Improved Eye tracking diagnostics

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.3.0

June 19, 2019
Updated visual style for Headset alignment guidance
New built-in tools for screenshot, video capture, eye tracking visualisation and other controls in Varjo Base Mirroring window
LWRP and HDRP support added for Unity
SLI performance improvements
Focus area visual quality improvements
Improved management for headset overheating situations
New developer tool for uploading Eye tracking data to Varjo for analysing the eye tracking behaviour

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.2.1

May 8, 2019
WIP for SLI systems support (current initialisation times for SLI could be up to 30 seconds)
More robust and fast USB initialization
Optimised In-HMD CPU performance

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.2.0

April 18, 2019
Additional visual enhancements for the Bionic Display™
Improved mapper with even higher precision for the 20/20 Eye Tracker
New UI for more precise headset alignment added
More robust and accurate automatic IPD adjustment
Compositor mirror for simultaneous use with VR-1 implemented
Minor bugs fixed – improved stability and overall performance

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.1.2

April 3, 2019
Latest SteamVR support added

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.1.1

March 19, 2019
UI fixes and improvements in Varjo Base
License file update for the SDK

 

Varjo Base, release version 1.1.0

March 5, 2019
This is the first official release of the Varjo Base software. Installing Varjo Base will make your VR-1 headset work with your Windows 10 computer.

Varjo Showcases

Airport Control – Eye Tracker Demo

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.1.0

 

Release version 2.0.0

November 7, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.0.0

 

Release version 1.4.0

October 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.4.0

 

Release version 1.3.1

July 25, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.1

 

Release version 1.3.0

June 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.0

Performance optimisations

 

Release version 1.2.0

April 18, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.2.0

 

Release version 1.1.2

April 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.2

Missing DLLs added.

Older versions removed as depreciated.

 

Release version 1.1.1

March 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.1

 

Release version 1.1.0

March 5, 2019

Initial release of the demo.

 

Nebo Residential Complex – Architecture Demo (Unreal)

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.1.0

 

Release version 2.0.0

November 7, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.0.0

 

Release version 1.4.0

October 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.4.0

 

Release version 1.3.1

July 25, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.1

 

Release version 1.3.0

June 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.0

Performance optimisations

 

Release version 1.2.0

April 18, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.2.0

 

Release version 1.1.2

April 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.2

Missing DLLs added.

Older versions removed as depreciated.

 

Release version 1.1.1

March 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.1

 

Release version 1.1.0

March 5, 2019

Initial release of the demo.

 

Challenger Bombardier 605 – Airplane Cockpit Demo (Unreal)

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.1.0

 

Release version 2.0.0

November 7, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.0.0

 

Release version 1.4.0

October 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.4.0

 

Release version 1.3.1

July 25, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.1

 

Release version 1.3.0

June 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.3.0

Performance optimisations

 

Release version 1.2.0

April 18, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.2.0

 

Release version 1.1.2

April 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.2

Missing DLLs added.

Older versions removed as depreciated.

 

Release version 1.1.1

March 19, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.1.1

 

Release version 1.1.0

March 5, 2019

Initial release of the demo.

 

Koyasan Okunoin Cemetery – Photogrammetry Demo (Unity)

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.1.0

 

Release version 2.0.0

November 7, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.0.0

 

Release version 1.4.0

October 3, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 1.4.0

 

Release version 1.1.0

March 5, 2019

Initial release of the demo.

 

Supermarket – Handtracking Demo

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.1.0

 

Release version 2.0.0

December 2, 2019

Initial release of the demo

 

Airplane Cockpit – Mixed Reality Demo

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Initial release of the demo

 

Volvo – Mixed Reality Demo

Release version 2.4.0

June 22, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.4.0

 

Release version 2.3.0

May 4, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.3.0

 

Release version 2.2.0

March 10, 2020

Demo is rebuild for Varjo Base 2.2.0

 

Release version 2.1.0

December 16, 2019

Initial release of the demo