Category: Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift CV1 Support in OpenHMD

OpenHMD has added support for the Oculus Rift Consumer version 1 (CV1) in the dev-oculus-cv1 branch. It tracks the headset and turns the video and sound on. Above is a blurry image taken on my phone showing openglexample running on-screen

Posted in Virtual Reality

Gloves

Making music with datagloves in the 1980s: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3oy98HUs8E Making music with datagloves in the 2010s: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6btFObRRD9k http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9Ah8TKopks I’m interested in applications of VR gloves to visual art making. There’s examples of this for 3D modelling, e.g.: http://scratchpad.wikia.com/wiki/P5_Glove:Art but I’m more

Posted in Art, Art Computing, Virtual Reality

Free Software Oculus Rift Driver in Chromium

With a nightly build of Chromium and experimental code from vr.js you can run a free software JavaScript/WebGL Oculus Rift environment on GNU//Linux: https://github.com/benvanik/vr.js/tree/master/experimental/usb-driver The demo allows you to look around the inside of a cube, which reads as a room. It’s

Posted in Free Software, Virtual Reality