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Marker-based tracking features
Tools and applications
Marker-Based Location Sharing setup
- Setting up Marker-Based Location Sharing
- Creating ArUco markers for Marker-Based Location Sharing
- Aligning the height of a virtual scene using an ArUco marker
- Moving a user to a specific point in a virtual scene
- Running Marker-Based Location Sharing with VIVE Business Streaming
- Marker-Based Location Sharing APIs (AIO)
- Marker-Based Location Sharing APIs (PC VR)
- Marker-Based Location Sharing JSON files
LBE Mode/LBE Hybrid Mode setup
LBE map configuration
Marker-Based Drift Prevention and Marker-Based Relocation setup
Marker-Based Scene Alignment setup
Simulator VR Mode setup
- Setting up Simulator VR Mode
- Pairing VR controllers with a headset
- Pairing wrist trackers with a headset
- Installing an anchor controller or tracker in a VR simulator
- Coordinate alignment
- Anchor controller and tracker origin points
- Aligning VR and anchor coordinate systems using a VR controller
- Aligning VR and anchor coordinate systems using an ArUco marker
- Simulator VR Mode FAQs
- Contact Us
Setting up your play area for tracking
Here are some tips to set up your play area for the best tracking performance.
- Use consistent, indirect lighting to illuminate the walls, ceiling, and floor. The environment should be bright enough for reading a book.
Cover the walls and floor with dynamic, contrasting patterns. Monochromatic patterns (black and white) work best, but color patterns will work if they have enough contrast.
Because tracking performance relies mostly on the bottom two headset cameras, users may unintentionally obstruct the field of view of the cameras during play. To avoid tracking issues, make sure the floor is covered with contrasting shapes and patterns.
Use patterns with lots of intersecting lines and polygons to create feature points (blue dots), which will improve overall tracking performance. The headset tracking engine automatically identifies naturally occurring corners and intersecting lines as feature points.
Make sure all patterns, symbols, and lines vary in size and are distributed evenly throughout the environment. The number of identifiable feature points in a pattern decreases as the distance between a user and the pattern increases.
Size Feature points at 5 m Feature points at 10 m
- Avoid exposing the play area to direct sunlight.
- Minimize the use of reflective materials such as mirrors, glass, glossy paint, and metal fixtures, which may affect tracking performance.
- For safety purposes, make sure your environment is large enough for all users to maintain at least 1.5 meters of separation during play.