SimLab VR Viewer for Clients

Signing up

 

If you're a client and someone has shared a VR Model with you, you will receive an email requesting you to activate your account to view the shared model.

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From the received email, click Join.

once you click Join, the account information dialogue will appear.

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Fill in your Name, a brief Biography and a password to activate your account and join the SimLab Cloud Services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Once you have Joined SimLab Cloud services, the next step is to download the SimLab VR Viewer.
In the same email you received you will find a link to download the simLab VR Viewer, or you can Click here to download it.

 

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Once downloaded and installed, Run the SimLab VR Viewer and in the top right corner, click Sign in.

 

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In the Sign in Dialogue, enter your email address and the password you have created for your account and click Sign in.

Running Shared VR Experiences

Accessing the Shared VR Experience

 

Once you are Signed in to your account in SimLab VR Viewer, click on the Shared Models tab.

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In the Shared Models Tab, you will find all the VR Experiences that are shared with you, Click on the Item you want to view to select it.

 

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Running The VR Experience

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Once a VR Experience has been selected, its name and description along with the name of the person who shared it with you will be displayed in the Selected Item Panel to the right, additionally, you will find 2 buttons to run the Experience in Desktop Mode or VR Mode.

 

 

 

Desktop Mode

If you are using a Windows or macOS computer and you do not have a VR headset, you can Run VR Experiences in Desktop Mode where you will be using the mouse and keyboard to navigate the scene and interact with objects.

 

VR Mode

With VR Mode you can run the VR experience using PC VR headsets which are VR headsets that are attached with a cable to a computer.

Supported VR devices are :

 

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 HTC Vive  /  HTC Vive Pro

 

 

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Oculus Quest / Oculus Quest 2 / Oculus Rift / Oculus Rift S

 

 

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Pico Neo 2 / Pico Neo 3

 

 

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Windows Mixed Reality
 
Pairing Wireless Devices
If you are using a standalone VR Headset such as Oculus Quest and Pico in wireless mode or a mobile device, you can use pairing to access your models through those devices.

 

before you pair your wireless device you need to first install the SimLab VR Viewer on those devices, Click here to download the VR Viewer for Wireless devices.

 

Once you have installed SimLab VR Viewer on wireless devices, Follow these steps :
1. Run the VR Viewer on you computer first and from the top right corner click the Pairing button.

 

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2. Run SimLab VR Viewer on the wireless device and click on Sign in at the top Right corner

 

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3.  Insert the pairing code that shows on your device into your PC.

 

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4. Click pair, then the device should appear on the pairing devices list, you can rename it or delete it from this list as well.

 

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5. click the Refresh button on your device, then all of the shared models will be displayed.

 

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6. Select the desired model to run it on the wireless device.

 

VR Experience Navigation and Interactions

 

Desktop Mode

If you are running the VR Experience in Desktop Mode, you are going to be using the mouse and keyboard to navigate the scene and interact with objects.

 

Watch This tutorial to learn about Desktop navigation

 

Movement

Move around : W A S D keys or the Arrows on the keyboard.

Sprint : Hold Shift on the keyboard while moving.

Look around: Move the mouse.

Jump : Spacebar.

 

Trigger objects

To trigger an object in the scene, hold the left click and aim towards an object then release to trigger it.

 

Grabbing and Grabbable Sequences

To grab objects freely or to use Grabbable Sequences, aim at an object then right click to reveal the grabbing hand, then hold left click to grab an object.

 

VR Mode

If you are running the VR Experience in VR Mode, you are going to be using the Controllers to navigate and interact with objects.

Watch This tutorial to learn about VR navigation

 

Movement

Move around :

Look around :

Teleporting : Hold the joystick or the trackpad on your controller then aim towards a location on the ground then release to teleport there.

Flying : When flying is enabled, push the joystick or the trackpad on the left controller and aim the joystick in the direction you want to fly.

 

Trigger objects

To trigger an object in the scene, hold the trigger button on the controller and aim towards an object then release to trigger it.

 

Grabbing and Grabbable Sequences

To grab objects freely or to use Grabbable Sequences, touch the virtual controller in VR to the target object and while it intersects the object hold the trigger button on the controller.

 

VR Menu

During the VR experience you can Display the VR menu to perform a variety of tasks, and whether you are in Desktop Mode or VR Mode, the functions within the menu are the same, but they are arranged differently to suit the platform you are using.

 

Accessing the VR Menu

 

To Display the VR Menu in Desktop mode : Press the middle mouse button or the Mouse wheel.

To Display the VR Menu in VR mode : Press the Menu button on the VR controller.