SimLab VR Viewer for Clients
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.
From the received email, click Join.
once you click Join, the account information dialogue will appear.
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.
Running The VR Experience
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.
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.
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 :
HTC Vive / HTC Vive Pro
Oculus Quest / Oculus Quest 2 / Oculus Rift / Oculus Rift S
Pico Neo 2 / Pico Neo 3
Pairing Wireless Devices
2. Run SimLab VR Viewer on the wireless device and click on Sign in at the top Right corner
3. Insert the pairing code that shows on your device into your PC.
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.
5. click the Refresh button on your device, then all of the shared models will be displayed.
6. Select the desired model to run it on the wireless device.
VR Experience Navigation and Interactions
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
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.
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.
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
Move around :
- Physically moving around will move you in VR.
- Use the Arrows or W A S D on the Keyboard.
Look around :
- Move your head physically to look around you in VR.
- Move the joystick or the track pad left and right.
- Move the Mouse.
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.
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.
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.