I feel in love with Virtual Reality at my first hackathon two years ago. Then, when I discovered A-Frames and WebVR this past December, I knew I wanted to build a VR website for the Hackathon.
What it does
UC VR is a virtual reality supported version of the University of Cincinnati's homepage.
How I built it
I built it primarily using Mozilla A-Frames.
Challenges I ran into
I actually only had a little over 3 hours to do this project. This was because my previous project, Burrito Ordering Burrito fell through. Also, my headset would not allow me to show my own VR content, so I had to trick it into thinking it wasn't in a headset.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
This is only my second time making a webpage with a-frames and I'm impressed with how well it came out.
What I learned
I learned about readability in VR, optimal distances of images and other objects, and equirectangular images which are required for the spherical background of the site.
What's next for UC VR