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AR Foundation - Direction of Gravity

Discussion in 'AR' started by Antistone, Jun 9, 2020.

  1. Antistone


    Feb 22, 2014
    When using AR Foundation, is it safe to assume that "down" is in the negative Y direction of the AR coordinate space?

    Or, to rephrase,
    • Does AR Foundation make an attempt to align its coordinate system with local real-world gravity?
    • If so, how reliably successful is this attempt in plausible real-world usage?
  2. KirillKuzyk


    Nov 4, 2013
    I'm pretty sure every AR device has a gyroscope and can tell exactly where the 'down' direction is. You can't do any motion tracking without it. Your question got me interested if AR Foundation works in zero-G :)