VR Pointers – Space Station App
Create a reusable pointer and interaction system by building an immersive VR app about the International Space Station.
- 1.7 Hours of Video
- Certificate of Completion
- Project Files
- Closed Captions
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- 1.7 hours of video
- Certificate of completion
- Project files and PDF notes
- Closed captions
Giving players the opportunity to interact with their surroundings can play a key part in player immersion and enjoyment. Take your VR games and experiences to the next level by developing a reusable VR pointer and interaction system as you create an educational space experience about the International Space Station and its various components. The system created in this course can be used with hand tracked controllers on all the major platforms.
You will learn how to:
- Create interactable objects in VR
- Develop a VR pointer system
- Adapt the system for controllers, and for reticle (for gaze-based interactions)
- Work with different events
- Put it all together in a simple educational experience
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- Intermediate Unity experience
- Unity 2019.1 or higher
- The VR controller support uses scripts from our VR Controller course. For a more in-depth understanding of how these scripts work it is recommended that you enroll in the Virtual Reality Mini-Degree
- To run the hand-tracked controller example you need VR hardware. A setup for Google Cardboard is provided as an alternative
- To run Google Cardboard apps you need an Android or iOS device