Today, we’re announcing the early release of the Viveport Scene SDK, a new toolset that will help developers create immersive VR Previews that will be showcased in Viveport. The Viveport Scene SDK will allow developers to engage customers with their content before purchase or rental, by generating:
VR Previews: Rich and interactive 3D environments streamed dynamically to the viewer on Viveport to increase engagement and customer conversion.
VR Skyboxes: Immersive "360 preview images" that
We’re excited to announce the release of the latest version of the Viveport SDK (v 1.6.0) that provides additional integration with Unreal Engine as well as new features to aid with in-app subscriptions as well as DRM Error Codes.
With the updated Viveport SDK (v 1.6.0), apps and experiences developed with Unreal Engine now have access to several enhancements, including User Profiles, Stats & Achievements, and Leaderboards to seamlessly leverage alongside Unreal Engine’s other powerf
How do identify whether Vive Tracker or the controller is being tracked?
You can use the class type of SteamVR SDK to identify if Vive Tracker or the controller is currently being tracked.
Does Vive Tracker have a different coordination system compared to the controllers?
Yes. Content developers need to apply different coordination settings based on the position where the Vive Tracker is mounted.
How can I replace the controller with Vive Tracker if I already created
General FAQs for Vive Tracker
How do I connect the dongle to my computer?
Connect one end of the supplied USB cable to the dongle cradle, and then attach the dongle to the cradle. Connect the other end of the USB cable to your computer.
How do I charge Vive Tracker?
While in VR, you can check the battery level of Vive Tracker when no apps are running, or when the System Dashboard is up. When the battery is low, the indicator will show a single red dot.
To charge, mak
We're pleased to present the official developer guidelines for the Vive Tracker, along with other resources for development.
The development guidelines include all the technical details you might need (we hope!) whether you're developing accessories for use with the Vive Tracker, or implementing it within VR apps.
In addition to these development guidelines, we're also releasing 3D models of the Tracker for your use and FAQs about the Tracker. If you have further questions abo
We’re just as eager to see your experiences as you are, so we’d like to help. We’ve recently released three Unity plug-ins designed to speed up and enrich the Vive development process. They’re all free and downloadable from the Unity Asset Store:
Vive Input Utility 1.4.7
This plug-in is a sophisticated input wrapper that:
Makes it easy to get button and event tracking data from Vive devices
Takes advantage of the Unity Event System for laser pointers while
How to get the Viveport Developer Beta
To get the Viveport Beta, you just need two things:
Viveport Developer Account. If you are not a Viveport developer, visit the link below. You will need it to sign in to Vive Software in order to see Viveport. https://developer.viveport.com/console/
Vive Software. If you already have Vive Software installed, it will auto-update to the latest version. If not, download the installer here: http://www.htcvive.com/setup/ During the insta
VIVEPORT Beta Release for Content Creators
08.25.16. Earlier this month at VRLA, we announced our content store–Viveport–and shared our vision to open access to a diverse selection of immersive experiences. Our goal is to grow the virtual reality ecosystem by empowering developers. We received great feedback from thousands of developers, like you, who voiced their support for our mission and goals. We know you want a platform that will enable you to engage a global audience and grow your
Step 1, I'm pretty sure you are a Viveport developer! Not yet? Check this out to learn how to become a developer and the benefit of it: https://developer.viveport.com/us/develop_portal/
Step 2: So excited that now you could start your content submission! Com'n in: https://developer.viveport.com/console/
Step 3: Umn, can't quite figure out how to do it? Here's the submission guideline for you: https://developer.viveport.com/documents/developer-guide
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Securely publish your content via Viveport! We provided DRM SDK to protect your content from piracy.
Follow the instruction in the document below to have your content protected by Viveport DRM SDK.
Download SDK and its document
Are you a Viveport developer? Do you know how we present your content in our Viveport store? Check this out!
To get the Viveport Developer Beta you just need two things:
Vive Software. If you already have Vive Software installed, it will auto-update to the latest version. If not, download the installer here: http://www.htcvive.com/setup/
Vive Developer Account. Visit the link below to become a Vive Developer. When you log in to Vive Software with your developer account, you'll b