Holiday Edition: What Are the Six Degrees of Freedom?

Without thinking about it, we move with six degrees of freedom (6DoF) every day. Below are examples of each of the six degrees to help you easily identify them (holiday edition). This will help you understand movement in the real world and the virtual world within a VR headset. The six degrees of freedom are:

1. Yaw


2. Pitch


3. Roll


4. Left/Right


5. Up/Down


6. Forward/Backward


All images via giphy

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