Interaction Advanced II: Hover and Select Events

Learn to enhance VR interactions using Interactable events for Hover and Select states by adding visual and audio effects.

In the previous lesson, we learned that Interaction events enabled us to add customized behavior to Interactions between Interactors and Interactables. We studied different types of Interactor events: audio events, haptic events, and customized Interactor events. In this lesson, we’ll dive into Interactable events that allow us to customize the behaviors of Interactables when their state changes.

Interactable events: Hover and Select

In the case of Interactables, the XRI Toolkit provides a single interface to hook into Interactable events. We can generalize the events for both the Hover and Select states as shown in the table below:

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