Excessive Constancy unveils a brand new integration between HTC’s Vive Tracker and Excessive Constancy’s virtual reality platform, enabling full-body movement seize for real-time, social VR experiences.
Excessive Constancy has carried out Vive Tracker configurations (utilizing between two and eight tracker models) supporting a wide range of mocap choices. The trackers are built-in with Excessive Constancy’s present inverse kinematics (IK) system to create life like, real-time avatar movement inside VR, enabling a number of folks to work together reside, both one to 1 or as a part of reside performances.
“The future for VR will fulfill the promise of completely lifelike communication at any distance,” mentioned Philip Rosedale, CEO, Excessive Constancy. “With the Vive Trackers, the capture of the detail and nuance of body language is now possible for the first time.”
Inside Excessive Constancy, the Vive Trackers will also be used with out the HMD headset, permitting for the most important vary of use instances, together with musical performances, social interplay, and even acrobatic maneuvers inside VR.
As is demonstrated within the movies offered right here, when hooked up to ft, hips, and chest or shoulders, the Vive Trackers can seize the genuine parts of human movement and translate to inside a VR experience.
“The Vive Tracker dramatically cuts development time by offering an easy way to capture motion control data within VR,” mentioned Daniel O’Brien, GM US, Vive. “High Fidelity’s investment in motion capture using the trackers will help to further development for a host of VR categories from social applications to entertainment.”
About Vive Trackers: For builders, the Vive Tracker represents a fast and simple approach so as to add movement management to new VR experiences and convey actual world objects into VR. Forward of its client launch later this yr, builders can buy the Vive tracker at: https://www.vive.com/us/vive-tracker-for-developer/.
About Excessive Constancy: Excessive Constancy is a San Francisco-based startup that distributes a scalable, open-source VR platform that allows everybody – performers, educators, makers, entrepreneurs and fans – to create and deploy interconnected social virtual reality environments from their desktop or the cloud. Be taught extra about Excessive Constancy at http://highfidelity.com.