Augmented Reality Game Development with Unity and Vuforia

Introduction In the past few years, augmented reality has become very popular. From expensive devices like the Hololens, to your own pocket devices with Apple’s Arkit and Arcore for Android, augmented reality is fast becoming widely available. In this tutorial, we will make a simple project which utilizes image detection and motion tracking. The project … Read moreAugmented Reality Game Development with Unity and Vuforia

Web Class: Building Blocks of Virtual Reality

You can access our full Virtual Reality course-set here: Virtual Reality Mini-Degree Transcript We need to start this program by asking ourselves the question, what is virtual reality or VR? Well, VR is a computer technology that allows us to simulate physical presence in a virtual or imaginary environment. Now, this can be achieved by using at the very least a … Read moreWeb Class: Building Blocks of Virtual Reality

Web Class: How to Prevent Simulator Sickness

You can access our full Virtual Reality course-set here: Virtual Reality Mini-Degree Transcript You might have heard about people getting sick when they try virtual reality. It might even happen to you. What we’ll do in this lesson is talk about what’s known as Simulator sickness or, VR Sickness. Humans have what you could call, an inner accelerometer that can … Read moreWeb Class: How to Prevent Simulator Sickness

Free eBook – VR Game Development with Unity for Human Beings

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new eBook Mobile VR Game Development with Unity for Human Beings. Written by software developer and technical writer Shang-Lin Chen, this resource provides you with a step-by-step guide to developing Virtual Reality games for the GearVR platform. Beginning with the basics of VR game creation in Unity, you … Read moreFree eBook – VR Game Development with Unity for Human Beings

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

Creating Augmented Reality Cards with Unity and ARToolkit

This first tutorial on augmented reality (AR) will cover the basics of making a personalised (digital) birthday card. Download the source code You can download all of the files associated with this tutorial from . Augmented reality AR is the process of putting digital content (images, videos, 3D models, …) on top of your surroundings … Read moreCreating Augmented Reality Cards with Unity and ARToolkit

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