The oculus package

[Tags:bsd3, deprecated, library]

Bindings to the oculus rift sdk head tracking. Requires installation of the OculusSdk, currently only supported for linux installs. You're going to need to either install the sdk under the default include and ld search path, or you can point cabal to your local oculusSdk install by using the "--extra-include-dirs" and "--extra-lib-dirs" flags.

For example "cabal install --extra-include-dirs /path/to/OculusSDK/LibOVR/Include --extra-lib-dirs /path/to/OculusSDK/LibOVR/Lib/Linux/Release/x86_64"

Below is a small program that initializes the rift and prints the orientation every second until ctrl-C

module Main where

import Control.Concurrent (threadDelay)
import Control.Monad
import Control.Monad.Trans.Either

import Rift

main = eitherT print printOrientation initRift
  where printOrientation h = forever $ wait1sec >> orientation h >>= print
        wait1sec = threadDelay 1000000


Dependencies base (==4.6.*), either (==4.1.*), monads-tf (==0.1.*), transformers (==0.3.*), vect-floating (== [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2014 Charles Durham
Author Charles Durham
Maintainer Charles Durham <>
Stability Unknown
Category Graphics
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Uploaded Fri Jan 17 04:00:09 UTC 2014 by cdurham
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Downloads 652 total (3 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
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