Did you know that you can create your own video mixed reality with Oculus Quest and show all your virtual sketches of the surrounding public? Oculus released its own tool capture mixed reality (MRC), which will allow you to do this.
Regardless of whether you are creating content for YouTube or just want to capture their best moments in virtual reality for life, the following is a step-by-step guide on how to make a video of the mixed reality. It’s a bit lengthy process but not difficult.
What you will need:
- Oculus Quest
- The compatible camera USB or HDMI — Oculus offers the Logitech C920 or GoPro
- Compatible gaming PC — at least 16 GB of RAM, SSD storage, and a GTX 1080 or higher
- Green screen — make sure you have sufficient lighting for green screen
- Wireless router — 5 GHz is recommended
- Mixed Reality Capture Tool (MRC)- supports both Windows PC and macOS
- Mixed Reality Capture App (Quest) — free app
- Open Broadcaster Software is a free application to record video to desktop
- Software for video editing on your choice
Firstly, not all games Quest supported through the MRC. However, listed below is guaranteed to work, but you might also find that other games in your library do also have support. You can check it later, but first you have to choose one of these titles to make sure that everything works:
- Beat Saber
- Dead & Buried 2
- Racket Fury
- Real VR Fishing
- Richie’s Plank Experience
- SUPERHOT VR
- Space Pirate Trainer
- The Thrill of the Fight
Step 1. Configure the tool MRC.
- Download tool capture mixed reality from your PC or Mac .
- Run the app and click ‘Get Started’ (“Begin”).
- Read the terms and conditions and click ‘Agree’ (“Agree”).
- Click the‘Quest’to begin configuring. MRC can’t find your Quest, until you get to step 2.
Step 2. Setting up MRC application on the Quest
- Install a Mixed Reality Capture for your Quest, and run it.
- Click ‘Search for Device’ (“find device”) in the tool desktop MRC. If the IP address of your computer is different from that specified in your Quest, you can enter this IP address manually.
Step 3. Calibrate your camera
- Go back to the desktop application. Once the device is found, press the ‘Calibrate Your Camera’ (“Calibrate camera”).
- Select your camera in the menu ‘Current Camera’ (“Current camera”) and click the ‘Begin Calibration’ (“Start calibration”). Here you visually maps its touchscreen controllers with a virtual, on-screen versions.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your controller. You will then have the opportunity to change things, so try to make it more or less correctly at this stage.
- Spend some time to switch between additional settings that allow you to manually move the virtual controllers, to better fit their physical counterparts. When you’re ready, click ‘Save to Headset’ (“save to headset”).
Step 3: Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
- Download and install the latest version of OBS .
- Go back to the desktop application MRC and you will find a link to the OBS plugin, which you need to download.
- Now import the plugin in OBS by going to Scene Collection -> Import, then navigate to the folder where you downloaded the plugin, and select it.
- Panel ‘Sources’ (Sources) click ‘Video Capture’ (“Capture”) on the devices tab to make sure that the camera is turned on.
- Double-click the tab ‘Capture Mixed Reality Oculus’ (“Capture mixed reality”) in the menu ‘Sources’ (“Sources”). Appear divided blue-green screen.
- Go to your Quest and select any of the supported games mentioned above.
- Go back to OBS and click ‘Connect to the MRC-enabled game running on Quest’ (“to connect to the game with the support of the MRC that runs in a Quest”). Click “OK”.