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 is helpful in understanding what you’re experiencing both in the real world and in the virtual world in a VR headset. The six degrees of freedom are:

1. Yaw


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2. Pitch


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3. Roll


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4. Left/Right


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5. Up/Down


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6. Forward/Backward


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