Tag Archives: Unity

VR interfaces versus traditional interfaces

VR tools for 3D asset creation and scene management purposes are emerging in greater numbers than ever before, encouraged by the growing use of VR technology. The adoption rate of these VR tools is an indirect indicator of VR interfaces’ … Continue reading

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Perception Neuron support, forum registration fixed

Recently I created a slightly updated version of RUIS that supports Perception Neuron. It’s a Unity 5.6 project, which you can download here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0dcx4DSNNn0R012YXItTm5NVXc Please note that for now this is an unofficial release, and the Download page still links … Continue reading

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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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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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RUIS for Unity 5 released!

An unofficial RUIS for Unity 5 patch has been out for a few months, and we’re finally putting out the official release. It includes a bunch of bug fixes and improvements: Thickness of individual limbs can be scaled, creating the appearance … 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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Photos from 2014 Virtual Reality Course

Below you see VR applications created by my students with our RUIS for Unity toolkit. Most of the applications featured Oculus Rift DK1, Kinect, and PlayStation Move controllers. This year and in 2015 the virtual reality course is organized in Aalto … Continue reading

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VR2014 conference highlights: Tactical Haptics and more

I participated in the IEEE Virtual Reality 2014 conference that was held between March 29th – April 2nd in Minneapolis. Eager beavers can jump straight to the below link to see a list of the best papers and demos at … 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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