Head tracking using your phone

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Head tracking using your phone

Unread post by JJManeschijn » Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:21 am

A good friend of mine came across the SmoothTrack app (avaiable for iPhone and Android) that uses your phone for head tracking. I got it last night and even though I only had a temporary make-shift way of mounting my phone in a good selfie position, I am amazed at how well the tracking works. There is most certainly room for improvement and obviously it cannot compare to VR, but I think for many it can serve as an affordable or temporary alternative to VR.

More info here: https://www.polygon.com/2020/9/8/214278 ... r-track-ir

And the SmoothTrack website: http://inflightassistant.com/smoothtrack/
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Re: Head tracking using your phone

Unread post by Tygerr » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:53 pm

I tried this app out (Galaxy S10+). It works really well. Definitely worth it.
Just had to get a phone mount to fit on top of my yoke. All good now.

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