A brand new video from Antilatency reveals a system that makes use of full-body monitoring in VR on 10 customers concurrently, permitting them to work together with digital representations of one another. The system positionally tracks every individual’s toes, head and arms.
The system makes use of Antilatency’s ‘Bracer’ and ‘Tag’ monitoring gadgets, that are small radio sockets that may be added onto current HMDs to offer further monitoring functionality. At CES 2019, these gadgets had been used to show the Oculus Go, a 3DoF headset, right into a 6DoF headset with elevated monitoring capabilities and multi-user assist.
In January, Antilatency expanded assist for these customized monitoring peripherals to incorporate the Oculus Quest, offering new monitoring choices for location-based VR experiences utilizing the cell headset.
On this new video, Antilatency makes use of two Bracers on person’s arms and two Tags on person’s toes to offer a complete of 5 monitoring factors, when together with positional knowledge of the headset.
The video reveals an expertise the place 10 customers are all interacting without delay, with 5 factors of monitoring every, permitting for a deeper sense of immersion and realism for the person’s VR avatars. Antilatency says the session used Pico G2 headsets, with the trackers utilizing a proprietary low-latency radio protocol. To keep away from confusion and interference, every person has their very own radio channel within the 2.4Ghz vary to speak between the monitoring peripherals and the headset.
After receiving and processing the person’s monitoring knowledge regionally, every headset then shares this info with the entire different headsets throughout a 5Ghz WiFi community to sync up every person. A PC was added into the system to create the demonstration video and visualise the entire expertise, however in any other case wouldn’t be wanted.
You possibly can learn extra about Antilatency’s monitoring peripherals right here.