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How to Use the MakerSpace Facilities and Services: Virtual Reality

  1.  First-time users MUST undertake a basic training. (Exception For the usage of the VR Headset)
  2. There is no charge to use VR equipment provided by the MakerSpace. Users are responsible for any damages of the furniture and equipment in the MakerSpace.
  3. Unless otherwise approved by the University Librarian, the equipment and facilities are used by eligible users for educational and non-commercial purposes ONLY.

HTC Vive Pro

Description: A virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD)

Eligible UsersCUHK students and staff

Borrowing Method: First Come first served. 

Check out and return at the Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. It can be loaned for up to 3 days. (Overdue Fines: HK$10 per day)

Full set includes: HTC Vive Head Mounted Display (HMD), HTC Vive Controllers, Motion Sensor

Specifications:

Headset:

  • Screen: Dual AMOLED 3.5" diagonal 
  • Resolution: 1440 x 1600 pixels per eye (2880 x 1600 pixels combined) 
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz  
  • Field of view: 110 degrees 
  • Audio: Hi-Res certificate headset Hi-Res certificate headphone (removable) High impedance headphone support 
  • Input: Integrated microphones
  • Connections: USB-C 3.0, DP 1.2, Bluetooth
  • Sensors: SteamVR Tracking, G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity, IPD sensor

Controller

  • Sensor: SteamVR Tracking 2.0
  • Input: Multifunction, trackpad Grip buttons, dual-stage trigger, System button,  Menu button
  • Use per charge: Approx. 6 hours  
  • Connections: Micro-USB charging port
  • Tracked Area Requirements: Standing/seated: No min. space requirements
  • Room-scale: a minimum play area of 2m x 1.5m is required, while maximum size is 7m x 7m

 

More Information: https://www.vive.com/hk/product/vive-pro/ 

Oculus Quest

Description: An all-in-one virtual reality head-mounted display which does not need a computer to play with 

Eligible UsersCUHK students and staff

Borrowing Method: First Come first served. 

Check out and return at the Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. It can be loaned for up to 3 days. (Overdue Fines: HK$10 per day)

Specifications:

  • Display Panel: OLED  
  • Display Resolution: 1440 x 1600 pixels per eye  
  • Refresh Rate: 72 Hz  
  • Storage Space: 4GB RAM
  • Battery: Lithium-ion battery with 2-3 hours playtime, depending on what you are playing 
  • Controllers: Two touch controllers

More Information: https://www.oculus.com/quest/

VIVE Focus Plus

Description: An all-in-one virtual reality head-mounted display which does not need a computer to play with 

Eligible UsersCUHK students and staff

Borrowing MethodFirst Come first served. 

Check out and return at the Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. It can be loaned for up to 3 days. (Overdue Fines: HK$10 per day)

Specifications:

Screen Dual AMOLED 3.5” diagonal
Resolution 1440 x 1600 pixels per eye (2880 x 1600 pixels combined), 615 PPI
Memory (RAM/ROM) RAM:4GB / ROM:32GB
Tracking 6DoF inside-out HMD / 6DoF controller
Refresh Rate 75Hz
Face Gasket Replaceable synthetic leather

 

Controllers Specs:

Tracking Chirp SonicTrack™ 6DoF ultrasonic + IMU fusion tracking
Button Trackpad, Trigger, Grip button, Menu button, VIVE button
Power and Battery Two AAA batteries (up to 4 hours* of active use)

More Information: 

https://business.vive.com/us/product/focus-plus/