VR prototyping tool for Steam VR compatible devices – Microsoft Maquette – is one of the latest releases from the global software giant. It allows users to communicate spatial prototypes in virtual reality, quickly and effectively.
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|Date||Monday, January 21st 2019|
Microsoft say it was created from ‘the ground up’ as a generalised prototyping tool. It is intended to enable anyone to create fully immersive content in VR, even if they don’t have software other than a VR headset.
Key features include:
- VR prototyping tool.
- Intended for Steam VR compatible devices.
- Creates fully immersive content.
- Imports, composes and creates content in 3D space.
- For ages three and up.
Microsoft also proudly point out that Maquette boasts an array of other handy features. It offers a catalogue of tools for creating, importing and composing content in 3D space. Maquettes can also be exported for use outside the tool.
The creators say that anyone can use this program to achieve great results. The age rating is ‘3 and up’. Released in the later stages of 2018 this program has yet to see a large quantity of reviews, but a lot of excitement has been generated by its arrival on the scene.
Overall, Microsoft Maquette comes with a lot of excitement. It can be installed on up to ten Windows 10 devices, with the app available for download when signed into Microsoft. Creators ask users to provide them with feedback, adding that their experience will shape the future of the program.