If you are using the Oculus Quest or Quest 2 you can try Arkio's new experimental hand modeling to work with most of Arkio's modeling tools. You can activate this hand-tracking mode by updating Arkio to version 0.8.5 or higher and enabling the hand tracking mode in the device settings of your Oculus home.
With hand tracking enabled you can practice and make sure the hands are tracked correctly in the Oculus home environment and restart Arkio. You can switch back to the controllers in Arkio anytime by picking up the controllers again and pressing the menu buttons.
If you are experiencing issues with hand tracking we recommend switching back to the controllers and see how the hand tracking performs with other apps. Your, hands, room, and lighting conditions all have an effect on tracking and gesture recognition.
You can grab and scale the world by forming one or two fists just like using the grip buttons on the side of your controller
An open hand palm forward gesture with your fingers spread (like making a stop sign) will show the laser for your active tool on that hand. By using a pinch gesture (thumb and index finger touching) the active tool gets started and this allows you to pick up and edit geometry just like using the trigger on your normal controllers.
A pinch gesture between your thumb and middle finger will open the Quick selection menu to automatically switch the tools on hover. Releasing the pinch will select that latest hovered tool on that hand. You can also select tools by touching the buttons with your index finger.
You can teleport by rotating your right wrist up and making a pointing gesture. As long as the teleport mode is activated you can teleport to the model and back to the sky by pinching your index-finger and thumb.
An instructional video showing the basics of these gestures can be found on our learning page: https://www.arkio.is/learn
- Overlapping hands are not detected by the Quest, try keeping your hands away from each other when panning/scaling and modeling
- The detection of hand gestures like pinch or grip does not always work and depends on your hands, room, and lighting conditions
- The hands sometimes loose tracking making the tools and operations in Arkio not work as expected