Setting up Oculus rift servo controller dependencies

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1. Install the older version of the Oculus SDK (0.2.5) from here

  • run the script
  • run the worlddemo file (./worlddemo) with the oculus rift headset's USB and HDMI connected to confirm it is working.

2. Install the Python ovrSDK from here

  • Install python-setup tools via the command: sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
  • Install python pip: sudo easy_install pip
  • Install the python-ovrsdk by running: sudo pip install python-ovrsdk
  • Run the test script provided in the downloaded Python ovrSDK from step #2 above
  • If running into issues with running the test script further debugging must be performed:
  • If issue with running try

cd /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/

               sudo cp	
  • If the x86_64 folder doesnt exist install it by sudo apt-get install libudev0:i386
  • Additional help:

3. Obtain and run the python script from here