Introduction

Thank you for joining the beta! If you are reading this then we can assume something is a bit off. We apologize in advance. V is very much "in beta" and there is still a great amount of work to be done. If you cannot find a solution below or would like to drop us a line for any reason please contact us. We usually get back to our beta testers within a few hours.

FAQ

How do I install V?

  1. Download and Run: V-Setup.exe
  2. Launch a game from Oculus Home
  3. Firmly tap your headset twice and look up
  4. Gaze at the V logo in the upper left for one second. The UI will then appear in the center of your field of view
  5. Once activated, use the xbox controller to navigate to the web or a list of pre-populated web apps

V Not Coming Up

To help avoid motion sickness, If the in-game FPS is lower than 80 frames per second V will not display our UI. To raise your FPS try lowering your graphics settings or look at a part of the scene that is not very complex -- like a wall.

Elite: Dangerous is not injecting

V is built to inject into Elite Dangerous via Oculus home. V will not always detect Elite Dangerous via Steam. To get around this you can either download Elite Dangerous through Oculus Home or you can manually injecting V into Elite once per session.

Minecraft

We are currently working hard on Minecraft support

Netflix

We are currently working hard on Netflix support

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Consumer Oculus Rift VR headset (CV1)
  • 8GB of RAM
  • GTX 970 or great graphics card (Recommended: GTX 980 or better)

Setup

  1. Double click to install: V-Setup.exe
  2. Make sure V is running in the background and is up to date
  3. Launch something through Oculus Home
  4. You should see the V splash screen once injected.
  5. Once in the VR game/experience, Tap your headset twice
  6. Look up and gaze at the V logo in the upper left hand corner
  7. After 1 second the logo will fill completely and disappear
  8. Look down to see the V UI
  9. Once invoked, V will take over all input but your game will still be active.

Installing Adobe Flash for V

If you use services like Spotify and Soundcloud it might be necessary to download Adobe Flash.

To download and install Adobe Flash:

  1. Visit: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/
  2. Select: Windows 10/Windows 8
  3. Select: FP 22 for Opera and Chromium - PPAPI
  4. Follow the setup instructions provided.

Using V

Here's a visual guide

Browsing the web

  1. Press the A button with the Web Browser Icon highlighted
  2. Press down on gamepad to highlight the URL bar
  3. Press the A button to select
  4. Navigate the keyboard to enter in a URL (You can also use your physical keyboard, just make sure the game window is in focus on your desktop>
  5. Once a correct URL has been listed, press the green checkbox key
  6. The focus should be on the Web page, from here you can:
    • Move the cursor: Left Thumbstick
    • Move the web pane: Right or Left Trigger + Left Thumbstick
    • Scale the web pane: Right or Left Trigger + Right Thumbstick
    • Pin the web pane: Right or Left Shoulder (bumper) buttons

Using Apps

  1. Press the A button with the Library Icon highlighted
  2. Use the gamepad to highlight a desired app and press A to select
  3. Once selected you can:
    • Move the cursor: Left Thumbstick
    • Move the web pane: Right or Left Trigger + Left Thumbstick
    • Scale the web pane: Right or Left Trigger + Right Thumbstick
    • Pin the web pane: Right or Left Shoulder (bumper) buttons

Managing Library

  1. Right click on the V icon in the taskbar
  2. Select: "Show GUI"
  3. In the GUI panel, select the "Library" button
  4. Update the list as desired
  5. Press "Save"

Manually Inject V

Sometimes V does not recognize a VR application or game. If this happens to you, follow the steps below to manual inject V into a specific process

  1. Find the process name:
    1. CTRL-ALT-DEL
    2. Right click: desired Executable
    3. Select: "Properties"
    4. Copy executable name (IE:EliteDangerous64)
  2. Open the V GUI (Right click on V icon in system tray)
  3. Paste executable name into "Process Name" box
  4. Press "Inject"

Troubleshooting

Framerate

To help prevent motion sickness, V will not display into a game with a FPS lower than 80 frames per second.
Tips to raise your FPS:

  1. Try lowering the quality settings in your game
  2. In VR, look at a part of the scene that is less complicated (a wall). This should raise the baseline FPS.

Known issues

  1. Netflix is currently not supported
  2. Discord voice chat is currently not supported
  3. Inconsistent injection with Elite Dangerous via Steam

Games not yet supported

  1. Minecraft
  2. Altspace
  3. Eurotruck Simulator
  4. Oculus Photo Library