Using VR Controllers

Equipment

Varwin platform can be managed with the following controllers:

  • HTC Vive
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  • Oculus
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  • Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) (any manufacturer)
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HTC Vive controllers

Grab object

  • Press Grip
  • To carry the grabbed object:
  • Preview, View mode: Hold down Grip button
  • Edit mode: No need to hold down Grip button
  • To put the object down:
  • Preview, View mode: Release Grip button
  • Edit mode: Press Trigger button
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Action

  • Press Trigger
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Teleportation

  • Press the central area of trackpad.
  • The pointer will appear. While holding down the trackpad, point the ray to the area where you need to teleport to. If the ray is colored green, teleportation is possible.
  • For teleportation, release the trackpad.
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Turn

  • Press the left side of the trackpad for an incremental turn to the left, right side - for an incremental turn to the right.
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Also

  • System button displays Vive system menu (unconnected to Varwin platform)
  • If pressed by mistake: press again to get back.
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Oculus controllers

Grab object

  • Press Grip
  • To carry the grabbed object:
  • Preview, View mode: Hold down Grip button
  • Edit mode: No need to hold down Grip button
  • To put the object down:
  • Preview, View mode: Release Grip button
  • Edit mode: Press Trigger button
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Action

  • Press Trigger
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Teleportation

  • Press Thumbstick.
  • The pointer will appear. While holding down the thumbstick, point the ray to the area where you need to teleport to. If the ray is colored green, teleportation is possible.
  • For teleportation, release the thumbstick.
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Turn

  • Press thumbstick leftward for an incremental turn to the left, rightward - for an incremental turn to the right.
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Menu

  • Y button (left controller) displays the menu.
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WMR controllers

Grab object

  • Press Grab
  • To carry the grabbed object:
  • Preview, View mode: Hold down Grab button
  • Edit mode: No need to hold down Grab button
  • To put the object down:
  • Preview, View mode: Release Grab button
  • Edit mode: Press Trigger button
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Action

  • Press Trigger
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Teleportation

  • Press the central area of the touchpad.
  • The pointer will appear. While holding down the touchpad, point the ray to the area where you need to teleport to. If the ray is colored green, teleportation is possible.
  • For teleportation, release the touchpad.
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Turn

  • Press the left side of the touchpad for an incremental turn to the left, right side - for an incremental turn to the right.
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Menu

  • Menu button on the left controller:
  • Edit mode: press to display menu, press again to exit menu,
  • Preview mode: displays button for switching to Edit mode.
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Also

  • System button displays the Windows system menu (unconnected to Varwin platform)
  • If pressed by mistake: press again to get back.
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