SteamVR allows connection to a wide range of VR headsets and hardware, including the Valve Index, Vive Pro Eye and Vive Pro 2, Vive Cosmos, HP Reverb Omnicept (and all Windows Mixed Reality headsets), Pimax, StarVR, Varjo, Pico Neo 2 (streaming), VRGineers, Oculus Quest 2, and much more.
Connecting to any SteamVR headset in Vizard is quick and easy. Just follow these simple steps.
Open Vizard and create a new Vizconnect hardware configuration file by going to Tools-Vizconnect
Choose option 1 to select a common preset
Select the HTC Vive/SteamVR prest (or the Windows Mixed Reality preset for Mixed Reality headsets)
Add any additional hardware you may be using and save this vizconnect file to a folder where your Vizard project exists
To attach this vizconnect to your Vizard file, use the following code (where “vizconnect_config.py” is the name you gave your vizconnect file:
If using SightLab VR (WorldViz software for creating eye tracking experiments), simply choose the “Vive no eye tracking” option for any SteamVR headset, or if using the Vive Pro Eye, Omnicept, or StarVR can choose that option directly with included eye tracking (note: for other eye tracked SteamVR headsets, such as Varjo, Pimax or Pico Neo, you will only get head position)