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Get to Know the New VR/XR Software Features in Varjo Base 3.9

In the latest major update to Varjo Base the all-new ‘motion smoothing’ setting graduates from beta to full release. Now you can unlock blissfully fluid visual performance for fast-paced simulations.

Learn more about the matured version of motion smoothing, major efficiency improvements to Varjo Reality Cloud’s streaming functionality, and more below.

What’s new in Varjo Base 3.9?

Varjo Base is the industry’s most versatile, powerful, and intuitive companion software for advanced VR and XR usage. With update 3.9, available to download via the account portal, Varjo Base is now more feature rich and performant than ever before.

Amongst a range of bug fixes and stability improvements, Varjo Base 3.9 includes new features, UX additions, and support.

    • ‘Motion Smoothing’ exits the beta phase and reaches official release.
  • Motion smoothing-induced visual artefacts such as ghosting and image wobble have been greatly reduced.
  • Improved framerates are now achievable when running the motion smoothing setting across a wide range of hardware.
  • Improvement to file upload speeds and session stability when using Varjo Reality Cloud.
  • Improvements to SteamVR room setup, UI elements, and system crash reports.
  • Bug fixes and general stability improvements. 

See the full release notes, or take a closer look at some of the new features below.

Motion Smoothing has matured

In the previous release of Varjo Base 3.8, we invited pioneering Varjo users to try out the first iteration of Varjo’s ‘Motion Smoothing’ setting as part of a beta program. Now we’re proud to confirm that the setting is available as an official setting, providing a fluid visual experience that has to been seen to be believed.

By intelligently predicting upcoming motion and inserting additional frames in real-time, the mature version of the setting can replicate a high frame rate experience beyond the expected capabilities of each user’s individual hardware specifications.

Goodbye artefacts, hello high framerates

Thanks to active invaluable feedback during the beta period, Varjo’s team have been able to greatly improve performance and stability, and remove visual artefacts such as ghosting or image wobble.

The new version now allows a smoother visual experience than ever before in high-end VR and XR experiences. Most notably in graphically intense simulations such as Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Varjo Reality Cloud is now faster than ever

Varjo Reality Cloud is the world’s first remote rendering service that allows for real-time streaming of VR and XR content with up to human eye resolution. It now supports (in addition to Autodesk VRED collaboration sessions) the ability to upload VR and XR experiences built with Unity and Unreal to Varjo’s cloud-based file storage, so that they can be streamed on demand by any member of your organisation.

Thanks to improvements under the hood in Varjo Base 3.9, the file upload duration has been reduced by ~50% and general performance has been improved when relying on slower network connections.

Let us know what you think

To delve deeper into this release and learn about all of the new features, additions, and fixes, please take a look at the full release notes.

We introduce new software features and improvements based on feedback from our customers, and we’d like to concentrate on the features that matter the most to our users. So, after giving the new Varjo Base a try, get in touch with us and tell us what you think. We warmly welcome all feedback and improvement suggestions.

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