Category: Programming Resources

OpenXR-OpenGL Example app

The hello_xr sample program from the OpenXR-SDK-Source repository includes frameworks and classes to handle building on multiple architectures (including Android) and on multiple rendering systems (OpenGL, GLES, Direct3D, Vulkan). This makes it really good for showing which parts of OpenXR are common and which are distinct across platforms. I wanted a sample application that was […]

Hourglass API example library

The Hourglass API repository contains the interface definition and example programs to implement an example “hourglass” interface. This type of interface has C++ at the lower layer, a thin C dynamic library interface in the middle through which all things pass, and another C++ interface at the upper layer. This approach enables both the library […]


The Virtual Reality Peripheral Network (VRPN) was developed at UNC Chapel Hill by Russ Taylor and has been widely adopted in industry and academia, receiving contributions from scores of developers and device manufacturers. This cross-platform, multi-device interface forms the basis for device interaction in OSVR.