May, 02, 2022

VR Robotics Simulator: How to Grab Objects with VR Controllers

The previous lesson showed us how to create and test a simple VR scene in the Oculus Quest VR headset.

How to Create a VR Scene in Unity-photo-1
A simple VR scene in Unity.

The objective of this lesson of the series of lessons to design a VR robotics simulator is to demonstrate using the Oculus Quest headset’s VR controllers to grab an object in a virtual reality scene.

VR Robotics Simulator-vr controller-vr joystick
Grabbing an object with VR controllers.

The contents of the entire course on developing a VR Robotics Simulator are as follows:

  • Introduction to the Course (1/15)
  • Install VR SDK (2/15)
  • Simple VR Scene (3/15)
  • Grab Objects with a Joystick (4/15)
  • Grab Objects with Hand (5/15)
  • UI in VR (6/15)
  • Assemble a Robot in VR (7/15)
  • Create a UGV Robot (8/15)
  • Create a Quadcopter (9/15)
  • Selection Menu for Robots (10/15)
  • Optimizing the Scene (11/15)
  • Install the Multiplayer SDK (12/15)
  • Multiplayer Mode for Robots (13/15)
  • Share Actions in the Network (14/15)
  • Professor_Student Accesses (15/15)

[Important] VR Robotics Simulator’s Source Code:

The source code for the entire tutorials (from 1 to 15) can be downloaded HERE!

Watch the video version of the lesson: