From the mouse and touchscreen, to hand tracking platforms like the Leap Motion Controller, the design of UI elements like the humble button is shaped by the hardware and how we use it. Here’s a quick guide to designing buttons and other UI elements for VR, based on our Unity Widgets.
Who said Unity developers have all the fun? From building virtual hands in Three.js to browser-based virtual reality, we’re also developing new tools to enable truly 3D interaction on the web. This week, we’re happy to announce LeapJS Widgets – basic UI elements can be used in a wide variety of experiences. It’s a brand new library, simple enough to be used with just a few lines of code, but with near-infinite possibilities for experimentation and customization.