How to create an Augmented Reality app for the Vive Focus in Unity

The Ghost Howls

On Friday, I’ve published on my social media channels a video where I showcased that I have been able to create an augmented reality app for the Vive Focus. I promised that today I would have shown you how I did it and so now I am here writing this article to keep my promise.

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How to take screenshots on the Vive Focus

The Ghost Howls

As a blogger, I often need to show you the content of the headset I’m using to show you what I’m working on. In the last months, I’m using a lot the Vive Focus and so I often felt the need to shoot a video or take a picture inside this headset.

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How to remove safety boundaries on Lenovo Mirage Solo and Vive Focus

The Ghost Howls

6 DOF Virtual reality standalone headsets are cool, but of course introduce some safety problems : how can you be sure that moving you aren’t going to stumble on a wall, on a cat or on your girlfriend? But, how can you do that? Let’s see how to disable that.

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How to get started with Oculus Go on Unity

The Ghost Howls

I’m among them: today I’ve made my first builds and so I want to guide you through the first very basic steps in building an app for Oculus Go on Unity , to spare you some little headaches. First of all, we have to enable developer mode on the Go.

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How to properly contact a VR blogger or influencer

The Ghost Howls

You know, I’m a VR blogger (or at least I do my best to seem it), a VR consultant (don’t forget to contact me if you may need an XR consultancy !) Hey, how are you? I saw that you work in VR, so I would like to set up a call to talk about a possible collaboration.

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These VR Film Tips Show How To Direct Audience Attention


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Sony’s PSVR Video Quick Start Guide Makes Way for Arrival of New Model (CUH-ZVR2)

Road to VR

Now that Sony’s hardware refresh of PlayStation VR is nearly here with Christmas around the bend, the company has published an updated version of it 3-part guide on how to set up PSVR including instructions for both models, CUH-ZVR1 and CUH-ZVR2. Connect the PS Camera to PS4.

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How to Direct 360° Video


Last year Google’s YouTube Creator Academy gave us the low-down on some of the biggest mistakes made while shooting in 360° with the video How Not To Shoot 360° Video. To help guide them in the right direction have all the characters look at the main action.

How to Get Started as a Beginner VR Developer


This article was contributed by The post How to Get Started as a Beginner VR Developer appeared first on UploadVR. Development VR VR Industry News academy development game development gamedev getting started how to VR app vr developer workshop

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Watch: ‘Robo Recall’ is Playable on HTC Vive Using ‘Revive’ Mod, Here’s How

Road to VR

And, as you can see in this video, the game seems to work remarkably well. Luckily for them they can, thanks to the infamous Revive software mod, and as seen in the video above, this is exactly what some Vive owners are now doing. You’ll need to stump up the £22.99 ($29.99

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How to Watch Porn on PlayStation VR PSVR


The real reason your boyfriend, husband, or pet dog purchased PlayStation VR (PSVR) was not to play games or watch movies, but it was in fact to watch porn. But just how do you set this up on the PSVR? Download whatever videos you wish to watch. Ladies and gents.

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How to Play ‘No Man’s Sky’ in VR (Warning: Strong Stomach Required)

Road to VR

This is how to get No Man’s Sky running on your Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset using the VR injection driver VorpX. Be warned though, you’ll need to have an iron constitution before setting out.

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How to Install (and fix) ‘Beat Saber’ Custom Songs

Road to VR

If you didn’t already custom songs installed, you’ll definitely want to! This guide will show you how to install the unofficial Beat Saber custom songs mod and how to fix it after patch v0.11.0. Optional) If you installed custom songs prior to v0.11.0,

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How To Power Up Your Oculus Rift’s Display Resolution


The post How To Power Up Your Oculus Rift’s Display Resolution appeared first on UploadVR. hardware oculus 5 hack how to increase list oculus rift OLED resolution screen SDK steps workaroundThe Oculus Rift is an amazing piece of technology.

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How To Get A Higher Score In ‘Space Pirate Trainer’


Available for $15, you dual-wield either a pistol or shield and try to pick off flying robot orbs in a quest for a higher score. The post How To Get A Higher Score In ‘Space Pirate Trainer’ appeared first on UploadVR.

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ARKit 101: How to Launch Your Own Augmented Reality Rocket into the Real World Skies

Next Reality AR

Ever imagined how it would feel to launch your own rocket into the sky? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a simple augmented reality app for iPads and iPhones by using ARKit. Have you been noticing SpaceX and its launches lately?

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in VR

Road to VR

The 2018 Winter Olympics is about to kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea today, and this year you’ll be able to watch a total of 30 events in VR, shared across live and on-demand 360/180 recordings.

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How To Access Your Personal Files From The Oculus Go


Facebook’s Oculus Go is a great device made even better by easy access to your personal files. According to a recent SuperData Research report, it’s predicted that Facebook will sell 1.8 Like Windows, you will simply connect your Oculus Go to your Chromebook.

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This AR App Teaches You How To Play The Piano


Learning to play the piano is getting an immersive upgrade with a new augmented reality (AR) piano training software called Music Everywhere. The HoloLens app aims to help students of all talent levels build fundamental music theory and performance skills.

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How to Improve Oculus Rift Graphics with Supersampling


This makes consoles are easy to play, but for PC gamers who have spent $600 + on a video card, we want more. These specifications require a lot of graphical hardware to drive. Some games provide built-in methods to supersample such as Eve Valkyrie.

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‘Beat Saber’ Studio Shows How to Get the Highest Score in New Video

Road to VR

Beat Games (ex-Hyperbolic Magnetism) has now revealed exactly how to get the highest score in their block-slicing VR rhythm game Beat Saber (2018) in a new video. But if you’re still wondering just how to get the full amount of points, Beat Studio has come to your aid.

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How to run Oculus Rift Software on HTC Vive


You're in luck because Reddit user CrossVR has released a "modification" to the Oculus software on GitHub to allow a limited set of software to run on the Vive. How to run Lucky's Tale on HTC Vive Download the Lucky's Tale patch here.

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Budget VR 101: How To Get PC VR Streaming To A Phone


The post Budget VR 101: How To Get PC VR Streaming To A Phone appeared first on UploadVR. How-to VR VR Industry News diy fiit Headset inexpensive steam streaming

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ARKit 101: How to Measure Distance Between Two Points on a Horizontal Plane in Augmented Reality

Next Reality AR

In our last ARKit tutorial, we learned how to measure the sizes of horizontal planes. In this tutorial, we'll learn how to measure the distance between any two points on a horizontal plane, allowing you to measure anything on a flat surface using an iPad or iPhone by using ARKit.

How to enable WebVR in Google Chrome

The Ghost Howls

People like me had to use Firefox or Chromium (that mysterious application that is the open source version of Chrome), or even Microsoft Edge (for WMR headsets) to experience VR websites. But… how to enable it? I’ll try to answer both questions in this post.

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Free 56-Page Guide From JauntVR Shows How To Make A 360-Degree Video


Cinematic VR company JauntVR has established itself as one of the leading 360-degree production companies, with collaborations spanning from ESPN to ABC News, and they’ve put together a lengthy document to help others capture. As the cost to produce 360-degree video falls and quantity of cinematic VR experiences increases, hopefully a guide like this will help quality keep pace.

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ARKit 101: How to Pilot Your 3D Plane to a Location Using 'hitTest' in ARKit

Next Reality AR

My name is Ambuj, and I'll be introducing all of you Next Reality readers to the world ARKit, as I'm developing an ARKit 101 series on using ARKit to create augmented reality apps for iPad and iPhone. Hello, budding augmented reality developers!

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VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas


If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about a new law in Oregon allowing drivers to self-pump their vehicles for the first time in decades. The post VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas appeared first on VRScout.

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ARCore 101: How to Create a Mobile AR Application in Unity, Part 4 (Enabling Surface Detection)

Next Reality AR

This understanding of depth allows our augmented reality devices to know the locations of usable surfaces. One of the primary factors that separates an augmented reality device from a standard heads-up display such as Google Glass is dimensional depth perception.

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You Can Learn How To DJ In VR


How learning real-world skills can turn out to be the killer app for VR & AR. “We Tribe’s VR DJ school —now available on Oculus—does this by allowing anyone to learn to DJ and mix music using a virtual deck that mimics the setup used in nightclubs around the world.

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How to Tell if Your PC is VR Ready

Road to VR

With content for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive maturing since their respective launches last year, there’s more reason than ever to finally jump into VR—especially now that the Rift + Touch is on sale for $400. Here’s how to find out.

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Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift

Road to VR

Trying to capture what someone is experiencing when they’re head-first in a VR game has been an interesting problem to crack. The post Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift appeared first on Road to VR.

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How to fix Oculus DK 2 stuck in Set Your View in VR


Closing and restarting will continue to present you with the Set Your View in VR message. Configuration Guide How To Oculus Oculus Development Kit 2 - DK2 Oculus Rift Oculus Rift DK2 VR

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ARKit 101: How to Place Grass on the Ground Using Plane Detection

Next Reality AR

Ever notice how some augmented reality apps can pin specific 3D objects on the ground? If we move our smartphone around and come back to those spots, they're still there. Specifically, we'll go over how we can place patches of grass all around us and make sure the.

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How To Play PC Games On Your Gear VR Or Google Cardboard (Set Up Guide For Trinus + Tridef3D)

VR Bites

In todays video, ManVsVR is showing you how to play PC games on your Gear VR and/or mobile device ready Head Mount Unit. If you have any questions, Be sure to ask in the commments on his channel.

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VR Bites

In this video Nathie will explain how you can play GTA 5 Singleplayer and Online with the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive in Virtual Reality. When you double checked everything you have to launch VorpX and start up GTA 5 right after that. Gameplay HOW-TO Nathie YouTube Players GTA V how-to the climb vrVorpX [link] (3D Injection Driver). FOV Mod… com/misc/gta-v-… (Optional, would recommend).

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New ‘Beat Saber’ Update Adds a Secret Song – Here’s How to Unlock It

Road to VR

Spoiler Alert: don’t watch the video if you want to solve the riddle yourself! Beat Saber got an update to v0.11.0 The only clue they offered for those who want to unlock it is as follows: Go to the place where your journey should have started.

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Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Podcast in 2018

Cats and VR

I’ve become a morning walking companion to people I may never meet. How is this possible? It’s a wonderful sign of things to come for marketers willing to venture into the podcasting universe. Until you do it, you have no idea what to expect. Daily How to Podcast

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Everything You Need to Know About Samsung Gear VR Phone Compatibility

Road to VR

This article serves as a reference resource for those wondering which Samsung phones work with Gear VR and how to tell the different headset models apart. According to Oculus , Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 require a software update from your carrier to function with Gear VR.

How to Build a Budget Virtual Reality Ready PC for UNDER $699


In March last year I wrote about how to build an Oculus Rift Ready PC for under $1,000. How is this possible? AMD introduced their new 14nm Polaris based GPU, the AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB with the goal to make high-end gaming available for just over $200.

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