The great magical thing that makes it all work is the way players can actually walk around in VR. Regular consumer-grade VR doesn’t offer a truly large area to walk around in. You lose your sense of immersion, of being in the game, as soon as you feel the cord of the headset, telling you there is no more space available. But once you walk around in our game, you can actually let yourself believe you’re somewhere else.
Of course, a great deal of our system depends upon Qualisys. By using their camera system, we can track our players in real time and place them in our virtual environment. The system allows players to bunch up when they’re scared or lets players run around to get away from the zombies without us worrying about the camera’s or other technical problems.
“It took us a while to find a system that could manage tracking eight players precisely and reliably. Thankfully Qualisys’s combination of a tried and tested motion capture system with a ready-to-use Unity3D plug-in meant that we could have a working solution without building a complicated custom system. We had our game working with the Qualisys system in no time and the performance is incredible!”
Nienke Cusell, PR & Hospitality Manager De VR Arcade Amsterdam firstname.lastname@example.org