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Meta’s Quest 2 virtual reality glasses have a new security option

Meta's Quest 2 virtual reality glasses have a new security option

MetaQuest 2 Goggles
MetaQuest 2 Goggles

Glasses Goal quest 2 have received a new software update that brings with it new features, such as end-to-end encryption testing of both calls and messages from your application Messenger.

The company featured on its blog the release of the v40 update of your glasses virtual reality (VR), which focuses on reinforcing the security and privacy of this new version.

With v40, is being tested optional end-to-end encryption for quest 2 messaging app, Messengeras well as calls made from this device.

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With this encryption technology, it seeks to add an extra layer of privacy and confidentiality to personal conversations.

In addition, the new function was added in AppUnlock, what allows the user to block certain games and apps with a security pattern.

At the moment, the company has not provided more information about this service, although it indicated that it could be “a useful starting point for parents” when it begins to roll out its parental supervision tools “in the coming months.”

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Another new feature introduced The software update of this device is the secure payment system in 3D Secure.

Meta Quest 2 adds App Unlock, which allows the user to block certain games and apps with a security pattern
Meta Quest 2 adds App Unlock, which allows the user to block certain games and apps with a security pattern

Previously, authorization of payments could only be done from the mobile application of Oculus. However, to From now on, users will be able to make payments with a 3DS-enabled credit card in virtual reality.

In this case, developers will have to enable support for this security protocol for online transactions so that users can make secure transactions without having to remove their helmet.

the glasses tThey also receive with this update the possibility of being paired with other keyboards through Bluetooth connectivity.

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While in v37 the company enabled support for Apple Magic Keyboard, this software version already works with Apple Magic Keyboard with numeric keypadas well as two Logitech keyboards: Logitech K375s and Logitech MX Keys.

Meta Quest 2 virtual reality glasses (photo: Meta)
Meta Quest 2 virtual reality glasses (photo: Meta)

In turn, the audio accessibility of your Quest 2 was improved with this update. With v40, the Settings menu receives two new options aimed at people with hearing problems.

One of them adds a new Mono Audio option, which allows the user to hear the same thing from the speakers on the left and right of the viewfinder and even from the headphone jack.

Besides, it offers the possibility to adjust the left and right audio channels for those who hear better from one side than the other.

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