For decades, science fiction has predicted that we will eventually control computers without a keyboard, mouse or controller. Instead, we'll wave our hands and control the virtual world.
Starting next year, Facebook says it'll be a step closer to that promise. New software being created for its $399 Oculus Quest headset will allow you to control the VR world with your hands, pointing and grabbing things with your real-life hands and seeing them manipulate things in the real world.
"The hardware is getting out of the way, and with each step, we're getting to a more immersive and natural experience," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, during a presentation at his company's . "The first time you just wiggle your fingers and you see that full range of motion in your hands, it takes the experience to a whole new level."