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Starting a VR Collaboration Session (Host)

The following steps will guide you to start VR collaboration sessions

  1. Open the latest version of SimLab VR Viewer on Windows or macOS.
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  2. Sign in into your SimLab account.
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    If you don't have one, create a new one.

  3. Choose the the first VR experience you want to start the collaboration session with. (you can change it later)
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  4. Click on invite to open a VR Collaboration Lobby.
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  5. Invite your participants:

    Method A. Invitation Link:

    Create an invitation link and send it to others, they will access the session by just opening the link. 
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    this method is supported on windows, macOS, android and iOS.

    Method B. Invite contacts and groups:

    You can add contacts on SimLab VR Viewer for easy sharing and VR Collaboration invitations.
    While in the lobby you can add participants from your contacts and group of contacts.
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  6. Wait for people to join and get ready, Status of people will be shown beside them as described in the following image, then hit the Start Button
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Useful Tips

Changing the VR Experience

You can change the VR experience while in the lobby, select a new VR experience then click on the Change VR Experience icon at the top right corner of the collaboration VR Experience Thumbnail.

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VR Collaboration Session Controls

When accessing the VR menu as a Host during a VR Collaboration Session, you will find multiple options that can be helpful at the bottom right corner of the screen in Desktop Mode, or near the VR Menu in VR mode.

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Participants Interactions : Enables the participants interactions through triggering and grabbing or disabling them.

Mute Participants : Mutes all Participants and deny them the ability to use voice chat.

Mute Microphone : Mutes your own Microphone but other participants can still use voice chat.

Mute Speaker : Mutes your own speaker but other participants can still use voice chat.