User Settings

User settings contain the physical characteristics of each person using the Rift, to customize the experience.

It is important to set these correctly. Carefully tuning these values will increases and can lead to a better sense of presence.

  • Gender—adjust various body size parameters based on population statistics (optional). Applications can also use this parameter to set the gender of the player avatar.
  • Player Height—the height of the user. The height can be specified in either metric or standard units by selecting or clearing the Metric check box. Developers are encouraged to use this value to set the player avatar to the same height as the user's actual height and to set the cameras to the appropriate eye height. This leads to a familiar sense of size and embodiment when in VR.