The COVID-19 pandemic has raised many questions about how to ensure safety and hygiene when using the Oculus Quest headsets. A clean headset means safe usage, which is important to the safety of the Rider Community.
Ways you can help to keep the Oculus clean:
- Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer prior to using the VR headset and handling shared equipment.
Ways that Rider Libraries' staff keep the Oculus clean:
- Alcohol-based wipes prior and after each use. Alcohol-based products appear to be most effective against COVID-19.
- Availability of disposable face pads.
- Use of UVC light. Headsets can be decontaminated by exposing them to UVC light for a specific amount of time with a specific wavelength. At Rider University Libraries, the CleanBox is used.