2D Desktop Training

Educators in VR Workshop


Limited Seating

2D Desktop training session to help you navigate, interact, and present in VR using a Windows PC, mouse, and headphones. If you are an event host or moderator, 2D training offers you a backup plan if the 3D device runs out of battery, overheats, or breaks down.

Please note, limited event space. Be there early on on time.

Learn how to use keyboard shortcut keys, the camera, fly, and setting up a 2D account for filming in AltspaceVR.

Over the ears gaming headset with mic or in-ear earbuds strongly recommended.

  1. Check your Windows PC/Laptop meets the minimum requirements for AltspaceVR.
  2. Download and install the 2D Desktop version of AltspaceVR.
  3. You do NOT need a second account. Log into your normal account. If you choose to use 2D for filming, consider using a second account.
  4. Preferred: Mouse with scroll wheel. Be aware that control with a trackpad is difficult.

We meet in a playground designed to test your skills and abilities, and have fun as we learn how to use 2D in AltspaceVR.

These workshops are for educators and students eager to learn how to use virtual reality and AltspaceVR for education.

Educators in VR hosts weekly workshops in AltspaceVR on Tuesdays, as well as throughout the week for special events and team project workshops in AltspaceVR and other VR platforms. Join our Educators in VR AltspaceVR channel for updates to upcoming events. To get the most out of our growing community, join the conversation and browse through a vast bank of resources on our Discord, Facebook group, @educatorsvr Twitter, and website Educators in VR for information. We often live stream or record presentations and workshops on our Educators in VR YouTube channel.

Recording Disclaimer: By entering this event, you hereby irrevocably grant AltspaceVR and Microsoft and its affiliates, agents, and licensees, the right, but not the obligation, to photograph and record your avatar, likeness, voice, and/or username and to own, license, assign, and use the same (or any portion) in the production, exhibition, and promotion of the event, AltspaceVR or other Microsoft products and services without compensation, in any media and on any platform now known or hereafter devised (including the Internet) throughout the universe in perpetuity.  You waive the right to bring action of any kind in law or equity against Microsoft.
If you wish to not be recorded, simply leave the event. (But we hope you’ll stay!)