Immerse Creator VR UI/UX Post 6: Prototype Implementation in VR (with video)
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This post is one of several in a series where we’re brainstorming the UI/UX overhaul for Immerse Creator — available on Steam in Early Access (here). Immerse Creator is compatible with Oculus Rift CV1, HTC Vive, and basic compatibility with Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
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Today was a particularly exciting brainstorming session, as we started testing prototypes inside VR, inside Immerse Creator. Don built a prototype implementation of the UI system we’ve been brainstorming, and it worked really well. We had to run to other meetings before finishing this discussion, so we’ll continue on Monday.
- Left Menu button pops open the menu
- Pointing at the menu highlights green at which point it can be grabbed and moved around.
- With two hands pointed at a UI object, the object can be scaled by grab/pinch/dragging
- UI objects always stay oriented toward center camera
- UI element positions remain persistent as you teleport around the scene
- Discussed snapping nodes for UI elements
- Prototype a row of main feature buttons (Shapes, Lines, Saver, etc.) that can move and scale together as a bar — the way the single panel prototype does now
- Add ability to detach one of the feature buttons and position it in space
- Re-attach menu button via snap node to the main feature button row