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Best IK Solution for VR with legs/body following the head?

Discussion in 'VR' started by ROBYER1, Oct 24, 2019.

  1. ROBYER1

    ROBYER1

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    I was initially picking apart the XR MecanimIKPlus plugin as it seemed to show some feet moving with IK and ground/floor surface detection, however this doesn't seem to be working in any of the examples?
    http://chobi-glass.com/Unity/XR_MecanimIKPlus.html

    Does anyone have any recommendations of solid IK body solutions that are community created? My only other option is to continue building my own system, or buy Final IK.

    YVTuber seems to use some custom 'VRM' IK tracking which is often used for mixed-reality recordings of youtubers playing VR games. This solution had quite a bit to be picked apart and figure out how to use just the IK tracking without all the custom scripts tied to VRM Avatars and such. It mostly uses the same XR MecanimIKPlus plugin.
    https://github.com/youten/YVTuber

    I found this example of IK set up for VR with Mecanim, although it seems to only be for Vive and showed the comparison between itself and FinalIK, presumably as a way of promoting Final IK https://github.com/createthis/unity_vr_ik_mecanim

    The most recommended solution was:
    Final IK:
    https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/tools/animation/final-ik-14290
     
  2. JoeStrout

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    Honestly, you should just use FinalIK. It's very good at what it does, well documented, and well supported. And what it does is decidedly nontrivial. I'm sure you could redo it yourself if you put enough time into it... or you could focus on making your game. :)
     
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  3. diegodaly

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    I just tried FinalIK and it works perfectly, in one afternoon I figured out how to manipulate an imported model and make it respond to the position of HMD and controls. There are several tutorials available if you want to check before buying.
     
  4. ROBYER1

    ROBYER1

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    Thanks both, can always count on the community here for quick responses :D will be buying FinalIK next week it looks perfect for what I need!
     
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  5. Corysia

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    Not so quick response... FinalIK. ;) There are some great YouTube tutorials, too.
     
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