Tag Archives: RUIS

RUIS 1.10 with support for Vive and Rift CV1 released

A new version of RUIS is available at our download page. It finally adds support for Oculus Rift CV1 and HTC Vive, while requiring Unity 5.4. All head-mounted displays and motion controllers (including Oculus Touch) that support OpenVR can now be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Microsoft Hololens

In May I had the opportunity to try out Microsoft Hololens. It had a phenomenal inside-out positional tracking, which felt very robust. As reported widely online, its field of view is very limited. That is the single biggest obstacle for … Continue reading

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HTC Vive setup experiences

In November I got to borrow a HTC Vive dev kit for a few days. I was responsible for setting it up at a AEC hackathon in Helsinki. Before I share my experiences in detail, here are my two suggestions to … Continue reading

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RUIS receives praising review

An article by researchers from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette reviews RUIS among with two other virtual reality toolkits for Unity. RUIS did very well in the review, and the original version of the article that I read in August … Continue reading

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Using RUIS in Unity 5

Unity 5 allows the use of Kinect 2 and Razer Hydra without a Pro license, so it makes sense to update your RUIS project to Unity 5. In May June we will put out an official RUIS for Unity 5 … Continue reading

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RUIS 1.07 released! Fist gesture and more

Aalto University’s course for virtual reality started earlier this month, and to get things rolling we have just released the latest version of RUIS for Unity. RUIS 1.07 adds new features and fixes many issues of our previous release, which we admittedly rushed … Continue reading

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RUIS for Unity 1.05 released

Last week Oculus Rift was acquired by Facebook for 2 billion dollars, which is the biggest move in virtual reality industry that we have seen. I speculate that this was at least partially influenced by Sony finally becoming serious with … Continue reading

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Lessons learned while developing TurboTuscany

Below I sum a few points that we learned while developing the TurboTuscany demo. Some of our findings are consequential, while some are common knowledge if you have developed stuff for Razer Hydra, Kinect, or PS Move before. Latencies of … Continue reading

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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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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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