Category Archives: RUIS

Soon

In the near future we will release a Oculus Rift demo that is used either with Kinect, Razer Hydra, or PlayStation Move controllers (or any combination of those). This will be followed by a new version of RUIS for Unity, … Continue reading

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Video of virtual reality games by students

This spring we organized virtual reality course in Aalto University for the third time using RUIS. We asked the students to create virtual reality applications that use Kinect and PlayStation Move controllers together. This resulted in games that would not be possible with … Continue reading

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RUIS team receives Oculus Rift!

We finally received our Oculus Rift development kit! As far as we know, this is the 3rd Oculus Rift kit in Finland (Unity’s office in Finland has one, and another one arrived to an early Finnish Oculus Rift Kickstarter backer). … Continue reading

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Controlling Blender with PS Move: Winner of best low-cost solution in 3DUI 2013 contest

A new version of RUIS for Processing has just become available! I used this version to create an immersive user interface for 3D modeling in Blender with stereo 3D, PlayStation Move controllers, and head-tracking (with PS Move or Kinect). Check … Continue reading

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PlayStation 4 announced tonight

PlayStation 4 will be officially announced within one hour and I’m following the release closely: http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/ps4-release-date-news-and-features-937822  PS Move controllers will certainly be supported by PS4 and some rumors suggest that they will be accompanied with full-body motion sensors: http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/ps4-promises-new-styles-of-play-more-motion-control-and-social-1130204 I … Continue reading

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RUIS for Unity released!

It’s out! Get RUIS for Unity from the download page. RUIS  (Reality-based User Interface System) gives hobbyists and seasoned developers an easy access to the state-of-the-art interaction devices, so they can bring their innovations into the field of virtual reality … Continue reading

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Upcoming RUIS for Unity and a new VR course

We’ve been working hard since summer to port RUIS to Unity, and we are close with the first release! A strong maybe on this January with regards to the release schedule 🙂 Below is a screenshot of our test scene … Continue reading

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Photos of RUIS apps from 2012 VR course

In May 2012 we finished a virtual reality course where 13 students from Aalto School of Science and Technology and Aalto ARTS’ MediaLab learned about virtual reality. Five student teams created their own virtual reality applications and below are photos … Continue reading

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RUIS is released, try it now!

(Updated again 4th of March: See new video. And yet again on 2nd of May for version 0.89) We just have released RUIS version 0.81 0.86 0.89, which is a major update since our last update in May 2011! Download … Continue reading

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Release getting closer, new virtual reality course in Spring

We missed the Autumn release, but the new and user-friendly version of RUIS is being worked on! I’m just finishing writing a paper based on the 3DUI survey (see previous blog update), and after that I’ll get back to RUIS. … Continue reading

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