so whats the deal with Steamvr?

Discussion in 'VR & Head-Mounted Displays' started by zalazin, May 28, 2018.

  1. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    I have the HP WMR and as long as I use games from the windows store it works beautiful. However I cannot get it to work right in steamVR . It disconnects my bluetooth controllers everytime I try to run tilt brush or any other Steam VR game. Machine is I5 6500 16GB ram GTX 1070 and sandisk 1tb ssd build 1803.... Seems like Steamvr only really supports the Vive and Rift. Even if I power off the Bluetooth controllers and power back on they still won't work. The Device manager also shows the controllers are paired. What am I doing wrong here?
     
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  3. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    yep no difference the second I start steamvr the controllers disappear. It is only steam that does this games downloaded from MS store work just fine. WTF is going on here?
     
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    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    I found this and it worked!!
     
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    Honestly, SteamVR sucks compared to Oculus's API. The number of times I've had to stop what I'm doing to fiddle with something to make it work correctly is infinitely more than when running VR software directly through Oculus Home. I shouldn't have to set my HMD to be the default audio device just so audio works properly years after its release.
     
  6. bobzdar

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    I haven't had any issues with either of them, tbh. It's pretty seamless for me, both with oculus and windows mr.
     
  7. Greg Watson

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    I use steamVR often. I reinstalled steam and then installed the steam vr update and everything has worked great since.