Teleportation in VR with Unity – Oculus Go and GearVR Tutorial

One of the challenges of virtual reality is locomotion. In room-scale VR users can walk around, but limited space is a problem. Mobile VR users with only three degrees of freedom have to rely on head movement or controllers. Teleportation is a fun way to get around the limitations of VR. Although not truly natural, users … Read moreTeleportation in VR with Unity – Oculus Go and GearVR Tutorial

Beginner’s Guide to A-Frame

Introduction WebVR is a JavaScript API that allows VR experiences to run in a web browser on VR headsets, mobile phones and tablets, and regular computers. This tutorial will introduce you to WebVR development by creating a first-person shooter game using the A-Frame framework. To follow along, basic knowledge of HTML and JavaScript are required. … Read moreBeginner’s Guide to A-Frame

Flight Simulation with the Gear VR Controller

In my previous tutorial about the Gear VR controller, we learned how to use the Oculus Utilities package to utilize the Gear VR controller as a gun or pointing device. Now we’ll use the controller as a joystick to control a spaceship. Instead of reusing and modifying the Oculus Utilities prefabs, we will be directly … Read moreFlight Simulation with the Gear VR Controller

Developing for the Gear VR Controller

Until recently, holding your hand to your temple to manipulate a small touchpad was  how you had to use Gear VR headsets. Bluetooth gamepads allowed some Gear VR games to support more input options, but the incorporation of natural movement into the VR experience was missing. In April 2017, Samsung released the Gear VR controller … Read moreDeveloping for the Gear VR Controller

How to Create a Virtual Reality Tour in Unity for the GearVR

Virtual reality allows us to immersive ourselves in 3D worlds. This tutorial will show you how to create a VR tour of multiple worlds. In the process, we will be importing Blender models, creating interactive UI components, and switching scenes. Source Code Files You can download the complete project . I created this project in … Read moreHow to Create a Virtual Reality Tour in Unity for the GearVR

Gear VR Game Development – Creating a Space Shooter Game

In my previous GearVR tutorial, we learned to set up Unity, the Android SDK, and a phone for Gear VR development. We also created a simple scene with basic shapes and gaze-based interaction. In this tutorial, we will use this knowledge to create a shooting game. We will be replacing the basic shapes with more … Read moreGear VR Game Development – Creating a Space Shooter Game

GearVR Game Development – How to Create a VR Game in Unity

Several years ago, virtual reality for the average consumer was still the realm of science fiction.  This changed with the release of Samsung’s Gear VR in 2015. Now, if you own a Samsung Galaxy or Note smartphone, you can enjoy virtual reality games and experiences with a $50-$100 Gear VR headset, powered by your phone. Take … Read moreGearVR Game Development – How to Create a VR Game in Unity