DevKit quick start

You have got your hands on our DevKit!
We prepared a step-by-step tutorial for quick start. Follow the instructions below.

Devkit quick start

You have got your hands on our DevKit!
We prepared a step-by-step tutorial for quick start. Follow the instructions below.

Prepare for setup Tracking area setup Software setup Placement Wireless devices Download SDK Run samples Troubleshooting

To run any applications that use the Antilatency tracking libraries you need to install the AltSystem utility.
The AltSystem utility allows adding and configuring tracking areas and to change the placement of the tracker for different HMDs.
You need to run AltSystem at least once to initialize the system. After the first time, you don’t need to run AltSystem after rebooting the system.

Prerequisites:
AltSystem for Windows is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app. It requires Windows 8 or higher.

  1. Download AltSystem from link: Download
  2. Extract AltSystem.zip
  3. Run "Install.bat" as administrator to install it.
Run bat as administrator
  1. Click "Install"
Click install

Please note that the Developer Mode option should be enabled in your OS. If this option is not enabled you will get an error as follows:

Click install

To enable Developer Mode please follows the instructions: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/get-started/enable-your-device-for-development

  1. Run AltSystem app.
    Tracking area should be set to "DevKit" by default.
Devkit default
  1. If you need to change the tracking area in the future, follow the instructions below:
Devkit default Devkit default

The instructions for Android are shown in the OculusGo HMD example. Instructions for other Android HMDs are similar.

Install software

Grant permission to the headset using a USB-device

  • Turn on the headset. Keep the sensor covered as you see on the picture to prevent the device from entering sleep mode
Oculus
  • In the Oculus app on your smartphone put your device into developer mode and connect it to the computer.
Set developer mode
Set developer mode
Set developer mode

Connecting headset to a PC

  • Connect the headset to your PC.
  • Put it on and allow USB debugging from the PC.
Set developer mode
  • Open the Platform Tools folder then open Windows PowerShell. To do this, in the upper left corner, find the "File" tab and select "Start Windows PowerShell".
Set developer mode Set developer mode
  • If the system issues an error or the commands don't work, use the following commands in sequence:
    .\adb.exe kill-server
    .\adb.exe start-server

Installing the software

  • Copy and paste the following commands into PowerShell:
  1. AltSystem installation
    .\adb.exe install -r .\AltSystem.apk
  1. Starting AltSystem for configuring the tracking area
    .\adb.exe shell am start -n com.antilatency.altsystem/.MainActivity
  • Open Vysor, click on the View button. Tracking area should be set to "DevKit" by default.
Set developer mode
  • If you need to change the tracking area in the future, follow the instructions below:
Set developer mode Set developer mode
  • In the "Placement" tab, select your device
Set developer mode Set developer mode
  • Close the AltSystem application
  • Disconnect the headset, connect the socket, and attach the Alt tracker
  • Put on the headset. A window will appear requesting permission to use the USB device with the AltSystem application. Grant permission.
Set developer mode
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