VR Pet Tracking with the HTC Vive and Bandit the Dog


HTC Vive title Hover Junkers creators StressLevelZero felt that their house pet Bandit was missing out on all the room-scale VR goodness enjoyed by the rest of the clan, so they rigged up a controller and put him in VR.

The team are certainly enjoying the possibilities afforded by Valve’s Lighthouse tracking powered HTC Vive, the ‘Developer Edition’ of which they received a little while ago.

Now, they’ve strapped a SteamVR controller to their dog Bandit, providing her with a virtual giant scaly worm avatar in Hover Junkers so she can join in the fun – virtually. Whether Bandit approves of her new virtual self isn’t entirely clear however.

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