x

Search in
Sort by:

Question Status:

Search help

  • Simple searches use one or more words. Separate the words with spaces (cat dog) to search cat,dog or both. Separate the words with plus signs (cat +dog) to search for items that may contain cat but must contain dog.
  • You can further refine your search on the search results page, where you can search by keywords, author, topic. These can be combined with each other. Examples
    • cat dog --matches anything with cat,dog or both
    • cat +dog --searches for cat +dog where dog is a mandatory term
    • cat -dog -- searches for cat excluding any result containing dog
    • [cats] —will restrict your search to results with topic named "cats"
    • [cats] [dogs] —will restrict your search to results with both topics, "cats", and "dogs"

Prevent rendering stop when headset is not worn (Oculus)

Dear UE wizards,

Is it possible to prevent rendering from freezing when HMD is not worn (Oculus Rift) in compiled builds? - by default it does a frame-freeze until the headset is worn again;

We're planning to use it during an exhibition and keeping the render thread alive would be very helpful; There's a low-tech option of putting black tape on the proximity sensor, but we need this functionality to reset the experience to start state if somebody abandons it mid-way;

Best, MBZ

Product Version: UE 4.18
Tags:
more ▼

asked Feb 26 '18 at 05:51 PM in VR

avatar image

aerloth
31 2 8

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users

2 answers: sort voted first

Hello Aerloth,

I'm not familiar with any way to override this functionality. I'd experiment with "Get HMDWorn State" It may be possible to transition in and out of VR mode.

With the "low-tech" solution, it may be possible to create a system that checks for HMD movement, and if the HMD is completely still, reset the experience.

If you will have an operator at all times during the exhibition, creating a keyboard shortcut to reset the experience would probably be easiest.

more ▼

answered Feb 26 '18 at 08:29 PM

avatar image

Alex O ♦♦ STAFF
3k 5 10 12

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users

Hi. Anybody has an answer for that? :S

more ▼

answered Aug 15 '19 at 04:58 PM

avatar image

Naitguolf
66 6 7

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users
Your answer
toggle preview:

Up to 5 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 5.2 MB each and 5.2 MB total.

Follow this question

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Answers to this question