A K Peters/CRC Press
326 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
The golden age of virtual reality is here; take the first step into V.R. programming and development with Jeff W. MurrayBuilding Virtual Reality with Unity and SteamVR. Murray explores some of the topical issues surrounding virtual reality; including V.R. sickness, telepresence, performance issues and practical ways to diminish these detrimental effects to make a more comprehensive experience. Building Virtual Reality alsogrants readers a hands-on approach with the Unity game engine and programming. The example projects and sample C# code found in the text are compatible with all SteamVR supported virtual reality head mounted displays that are currently available. This text is the essential survival guide to VR and VR development for any reader.
Jeff W. Murray has written two books: Game Development for iOS with Unity3D, C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity3D, both published by CRC Press. In his game development career spanning over 14 years, he has worked with some of the world Murray
Chapter 1. A brief introduction to the virtual world. Chapter 2. Setting up your hardware for the first time. Chapter 3. Setting up a Unity project with SteamVR. Chapter 4. Scale: A room with a virtual reality view. Chapter 5. Adding interaction. Chapter 6. Moving around the virtual world with a teleportation system. Chapter 7. Creating a third-person virtual reality scene. Chapter 8. Making the most of virtual reality with audio. Chapter 9. Strategies for reducing virtual reality sickness. Chapter 10. Further possibilities.