Oculus Rift in Action

By Bradley Austin Davis, Karen Bryla


Oculus Rift in Action introduces the robust Oculus Rift headset and teaches you ways to combine its many beneficial properties into 3D video games and different digital truth stories. you are going to begin via figuring out the functions of the Rift undefined. Then you will stick to fascinating and instantly-relevant examples that stroll you thru programming genuine functions utilizing the Oculus SDK. Examples are supplied for either utilizing the Oculus C API without delay and for utilizing solidarity, a favored improvement and 3D photos engine, with the Oculus harmony integration package.

Purchase of the print ebook contains a loose booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Virtual fact has lengthy been the area of researchers and builders with entry to really good and proprietary instruments. With the looks of the Oculus Rift VR headset, the sport has replaced. utilizing commonplace programming instruments and the intuitive Oculus SDKs, you could convey robust immersive video games, simulations, and different digital reports that at last nail the sensation of being in the midst of the action.

Oculus Rift in Action teaches you ways to create 3D video games and different digital truth reports for the Oculus Rift. you will discover the Rift via examples of actual purposes utilizing the Oculus SDK and either the Oculus C API and the cohesion 3D images engine. alongside the best way, you will get sensible suggestions on find out how to use the Rift's sensors to supply fluid VR experiences.

Experience with C++, C#, or one other OO language is assumed.

What's Inside

  • Creating immersive VR
  • Integrating the Rift with the solidarity 3D SDK
  • Implementing the maths of 3D
  • Avoiding motion-sickness triggers

About the Authors

Brad Davis is an lively VR developer who continues an exceptional set of instance Rift purposes on Github. Karen Bryla is a contract developer and author. Alex Benton is a lecturer in 3D snap shots on the collage of Cambridge and a software program engineer at Google.

Table of Contents

  1. Meet the Oculus Rift
  2. PART 2 utilizing THE OCULUS C API
  3. Creating your first Rift interactions
  4. Pulling facts out of the Rift: operating with the pinnacle tracker
  5. Sending output to the Rift: operating with the display
  6. Putting all of it jointly: integrating head monitoring and 3D rendering
  7. Performance and quality
  8. PART three utilizing UNITY
  9. Unity: developing purposes that run at the Rift
  10. Unity: tailoring your program for the Rift
  11. PART four THE VR consumer EXPERIENCE
  12. UI layout for VR
  13. Reducing movement disease and discomfort
  14. PART five complicated RIFT INTEGRATIONS

  15. Using the Rift with Java and Python
  16. Case learn: a VR shader editor
  17. Augmenting digital reality

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Newsweek (28 November 2014)

Newsweek journal: America’s well-regarded newsmagazine is savvy, incisive, and scintillating. With its finished assurance of nationwide and overseas affairs, newsmakers, politics, company, economics, technological know-how, know-how, healthiness, arts, leisure and society, Newsweek is your one-stop details resource. Thought-provoking essays and compelling columns like Periscope, Cyberscope, views and Newsmakers research occasions and positioned them into an enticing standpoint.

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Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies

By Joseph Schmuller

Take the secret out of statistical phrases and positioned Excel to work!

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By Edward J. Appel


Researching an individual’s, firm’s or brand’s on-line presence has turn into ordinary perform for plenty of employers, investigators, and intelligence officials, together with legislations enforcement. numerous businesses and enterprises are enforcing their very own regulations, systems, and practices for web investigations, cybervetting, and intelligence. Cybervetting: web Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, moment Edition examines our society’s growing to be dependence on networked platforms, exploring how contributors, companies, and governments have embraced the net, together with social networking for communications and transactions. It provides formerly unpublished reviews of the effectiveness of cybervetting, and offers top practices for moral cybervetting, advocating bolstered on-line security.

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Cybervetting: web Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, moment Edition

is a suitable and well timed source compatible to companies, executive, non-profits, and academia trying to formulate potent web seek recommendations, methodologies, regulations, and tactics for his or her practices or organizations.

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A six-man workforce crash-lands on Eden, fourth planet from one other sunlight. the lads discover a unusual global that grows ever stranger, and in every single place there are pictures of dying. The crew's try to speak with this civilization results in violence and to a merciless truth-cruel accurately since it is so human. Translated by way of Marc E. Heine. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry

By John Markoff

Such a lot histories of the private computing device concentrate on expertise or company. John Markoff’s landmark e-book is set the tradition and attention at the back of the 1st PCs—the tradition being counter– and the cognizance extended, occasionally chemically. It’s an excellent evocation of Stanford, California, within the Nineteen Sixties and ’70s, the place a bunch of visionaries got down to flip pcs right into a capacity for releasing minds and knowledge. In those pages one encounters Ken Kesey and the telephone hacker Cap’n Crunch, est and LSD, The entire Earth Catalog and the Homebrew desktop Lab. What the Dormouse Said is a poignant, humorous, and encouraging ebook by means of one of many smartest expertise writers round.

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By Andrew Darlow

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By Tommaso M. Milani

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International in scope, this ebook can also be of curiosity to scholars from quite a lot of fields together with linguistics (particularly sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology), sleek languages, schooling, media stories, conversation experiences and cultural theory.

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By Jason C. Neumann

GNS3 is open resource software program that emulates Cisco router and turn to simulate complicated networks. you should use GNS3 on any computing device to test with a variety of router configurations, research for that subsequent monstrous Cisco certification, or construct the ubernetwork of your wildest dreams—all with out plugging in one actual community cable.

The publication of GNS3 will train you ways to harness the strong GNS3 software program to create your personal digital networks with Cisco and Juniper units. Hands-on tutorials all through express you ways to:

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