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HapticsDirect for Unreal

3D Systems - Code Plugins - Dec 2, 2021
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This plug-in allows you to add the sense of touch to your virtual world through the integration of 3D Haptics into Unreal.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.27
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.

This is the official Unreal Haptics Direct plug-in from 3D Systems.


This plug-in allows you to add the sense of touch to your virtual world through the integration of 3D Haptics into Unreal. With the use of 3D Systems industry-leading haptics and virtual reality, users can be fully immersed in training simulations, Nano manipulations, or teleoperated robotic control.


The drag n drop style development combined with Blueprints for haptics and Unreal allows the user to create powerful, immersive, and highly interactive content. This plugin also fully supports haptic integration into Unreal Physics engine and is optimized for virtual reality support.


Features:

  • Drag n Drop haptic development.
  • Full support for Unreal physics engine
  • Haptic material properties.
  • Interaction with Unreal UI
  • Haptic support for Unreal physics engine.
  • Advanced scripting through Blueprints.
  • Common haptic scripts for easy programming.
  • Easy haptic mapping for Virtual reality hardware.


System Requirements: 

  • Windows 10 64-bit


Haptic hardware:

  • 3D Systems Touch™
  • (formerly Geomagic Touch / Phantom Omni)
  • 3D Systems Touch X™
  • (formerly Geomagic Touch X / Phantom Desktop)
  • Phantom Premium models

Learn more about 3D Systems haptic devices here:

https://www.3dsystems.com/haptics

and here:

https://youtu.be/C_rHAbJJggM

Technical Details

Features:

  • Official haptic plugin for OpenHaptics 3.5 from 3D Systems.
  • Drag & Drop haptic development
  • Full support for Unreal physics engine
  • Allows the creation of complex haptic environments.

 

Code Modules: “HapticDeviceInterface” – Runtime

 

Number of Blueprints: 2

Number of C++ Classes: 10

Network Replicated: No

Supported Dev Platforms: Windows 64bit.

Supported Deployment Platforms: Windows 64bit.

 

Link to documentation: General purpose OpenHaptics SDK can be found here