Velox Player Plus is a code plug-in that imports, edits ans saves volumetric video files in the VLX format recorded on mobile devices with depth cameras.
Velox Player Plus is a code open source plug-in that imports, edits and saves volumetric video files in the VLX format recorded on mobile devices with depth cameras. The VLX format allows creators to bring photorealistic appearance of people and environments into Unreal Engine scenes. The video frames are turned into animated geometry with textures which is fully compatible with the real-time rendering pipeline of Unreal Engine. With added benefits of the camera tracking and elimination of the background it makes a perfect tool to virtual production and gaming studios for creating immersive experiences based on real-life performances.
The video recording introduction and tutorial is here.
NOTE: It's an extension to a free Velox Player plugin allowing editing existing volumetric videos with the Velox Player Editor UI.
In order to record a 3D video you need an app installed on a device with a depth camera. For example, there is an official iOS app “V3L Camera '' available in the App Store for FREE. The process is fully mobile and requires:
The VLX format contains the following data channels:
To get started open our sample project for UE5.2 with basic features and effects you can create using our sample VLX footages which are available for everyone to download video1, video2, video3, video4.
Watch these preview videos of the sample project:
Visit our Product page.
The plugin is compatible with Windows and Android platforms and tested on Android based standalone VR headsets.
The Velox Player Plus plugin implements the Media Player Framework interface to play video files rendering each video frame as a dynamic 3D mesh with video texture. By dropping in a VLX file into your project’s Content folder will create 4 assets:
Number of Blueprints: 1
Number of C++ Classes: 2
Supported Development Platforms: Windows
Supported Target Build Platforms: Windows, Android
Example Project: link
Discord server: Link