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Backward-facing positional tracking not working after 1.10

Palidore
Level 3
Hey guys,

So it seems like after update 1.10, me and some other users' positional tracking is no longer working when facing away from the sensor.  Using webcams/phone cameras confirms that the LEDs on the back of the headset are still lit up.  There's a topic on the Oculus subreddit (linked below) discussing this issue.

Not sure whether it's related, but one of the things in common with those who have the issue, is that we all opened the "First Contact" app in the tutorial section of our libraries.  One of the users claimed that the tracking seemed fine until they open that app.

In my own limited testing, Mountain Goat Mountain doesn't seem to be affected by the tracking loss, but other apps are, including Oculus Home itself.

https://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/5chmes/positional_tracking_lost_facing_backwards_after/
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kojack
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Seems I now have 1.10, so I just tried it out in oculus home. I turned around to face away from the camera and position tracking immediately dropped.
I swayed around a bit and it came back, now it's not going away again, but it did at first.
I haven't tested any other software yet.

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cybereality
Level 16
Yes, we are aware and are investigating. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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stevesideas
Level 3
Backward facing tracking never worked for me. I did submit a ticket but still no solution. Fantastic!

maxx11111
Level 5
I have done a new install on a fresh copy of win 10 and can confirm backwards tracking isnt working, before running any apps

maxx11111
Level 5
i tried a repair and it repaired as 1.9 and all was good again, then update available and its wonky again

DaftnDirect
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backward tracking working ok with 1.10 here but seems to have an occasional jitter which I don't think I had before

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cybereality
Level 16
We found the problem and created a patch. It does take some time to reach everyone, but many people should have got the fix already and more will shortly. Thanks.
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Sax-a-boom
Level 8
Is the patch rolling out to those who already have the original update before those still on 1.9 get their update?

Mace404
Level 7


We found the problem and created a patch. It does take some time to reach everyone, but many people should have got the fix already and more will shortly. Thanks.


Like everyone has 1.10 already. Just give that force update button already.
With this rate I can update at the end of next week.