2D Desktop Training

Educators in VR Workshop



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.

Educators in VR is dedicated to integrating VR, AR, and XR into education and business. We host over 600 VR free and paid events, classes, workshops, and conferences annually covering all aspects of education. Educators in VR started in AltspaceVR when educators came together to solve their common challenges, and has grown to over 2,500 members from around the world, and over a dozen Team Projects (special interest groups).


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!)