Category: HowTo

Using Humanoid Control with VRTK

VRTK for Unity has become a very popular package for creating virtual reality applications. Unfortunately, it is not directly compatible with Humanoid Control. In this post we will explain how you can use the two together to get the best

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How to use a custom avatar with InstantVR

InstantVR comes with a default MakeHuman avatar, but it is easy to replace this by your own custom avatar. In this post I will explain how you can do this and what you can do to get the best experience.

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Grabbing objects with hinges – advanced VR hands

Yesterday I posted instructions on how to grab objects with your hands in Unity. This post included only the first steps. I created a video showing off the current implementation of my virtual reality hands.

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Grabbing virtual hands in Unity

In this first post on virtual hands in Unity I will explain the basics of picking up objects. What do you need to include in your gameobjects, how to setup the colliders and make the objects follow your hands.

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Inverse Kinematics part 2: bending the body forward based on hand positions

A couple of weeks back I wrote about inverse kinematics for the arms. I spent some time studying the principles of inverse kinematics and I used this for improving the behaviour of my virtual body by deducing the amount of

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