Unity 2020 Virtual Reality Projects


Unity 2020 Virtual Reality Projects
Authors: Jonathan Linowes
Year: 2020
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781839217333
ISBN 10: 1839217332
Categories: Computers, PC and Video Games
Pages: 320 / 319
Edition: 3

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Unity 2020 Virtual Reality Projects Jonathan Linowes
Explore the latest features of Unity and build VR experiences including first-person interactions, audio fireball games, 360-degree media, art gallery tours, and VR storytellingKey FeaturesDiscover step-by-step instructions and best practices to begin your VR development journeyExplore Unity features such as URP rendering, XR Interaction Toolkit, and ProBuilderBuild impressive VR-based apps and games that can be experienced using modern devices like Oculus Rift and Oculus QuestBook DescriptionThis third edition of the Unity Virtual Reality (VR) development guide is updated to cover the latest features of Unity 2014 or later versions – the leading platform for building VR games, applications, and immersive experiences for contemporary VR devices.Enhanced with more focus on growing components, such as Universal Render Pipeline (URP), extended reality (XR) plugins, the XR Interaction Toolkit package, and the latest VR devices, this edition will help you to get up to date with the current state of VR. With its practical and project-based approach, this book covers the specifics of virtual reality development in Unity. You’ll learn how to build VR apps that can be experienced with modern devices from Oculus, VIVE, and others. This virtual reality book presents lighting and rendering strategies to help you build cutting-edge graphics, and explains URP and rendering concepts that will enable you to achieve realism for your apps. You’ll build real-world VR experiences using world space user interface canvases, locomotion and teleportation, 360-degree media, and timeline animation, as well as learn about important VR development concepts, best practices, and performance optimization and user experience strategies.By the end of this Unity book, you’ll be fully equipped to use Unity to develop rich, interactive virtual reality experiences.What you will learnUnderstand the current state of virtual reality and VR consumer productsGet started with Unity by building a simple diorama scene using Unity Editor and imported assetsConfigure your Unity VR projects to run on VR platforms such as Oculus, SteamVR, and Windows immersive MRDesign and build a VR storytelling animation with a soundtrack and timelinesImplement an audio fireball game using game physics and particle systemsUse various software patterns to design Unity events and interactable componentsDiscover best practices for lighting, rendering, and post-processingWho this book is forWhether you’re a non-programmer unfamiliar with 3D computer graphics or experienced in both but new to virtual reality, if you’re interested in building your own VR games or applications, this Unity book is for you. Any experience in Unity will be useful but is not necessary. Table of ContentsVirtually Everything for EveryoneUnderstanding Unity, Content, and ScaleSetting Up Your Project for VRUsing Gaze-Based ControlInteracting with Your HandsCanvasing the World Space UITeleporting, Locomotion, and ComfortLighting, Rendering, RealismPlaying with Physics and FireExploring Interactive SpacesUsing All 360 DegreesAnimation and VR StorytellingOptimizing for Performance and Comfort. Categories:
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