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Putting the Pico Neo 2 in kiosk mode?

Putting the Pico Neo 2 in kiosk mode?

When a headset is shared with customers or trainees, it may in some cases be important that these users do not have access to all the functionalities of the VR headset. Consider, for example, events / exhibitions or the use of trainings. For these kinds of applications, Pico has added a kiosk mode functionality to the Pico Neo 2. In this article we will go deeper into how the kiosk mode works, how to set the kiosk mode up for applications and how to set the kiosk mode up for videos on the Pico Neo 2 . 

What is kiosk mode?

By using kiosk mode, you can limit the functionalities that users can access when using the headset. Here a choice can be made between kiosk mode for applications and kiosk mode for videos. When the kiosk mode is set for an application, for example, the application is automatically started when the user puts on the headset. The user then does not have the option to exit the application.

Kiosk mode for videos works the same way. When the user puts on the Pico Neo 2, the selected video will automatically start. Here you can play several videos in succession and determine the order. When the headset goes into sleep mode, you can choose to resume the videos where they left off or have them played again. 

Set up kiosk mode for application on the Pico Neo 2

Step by step we take you through the process of setting up kiosk mode for applications:

  1. From the main menu, press the ”Select” button (right on the headset) at the same time with the volume down button (bottom left of the headset) to open the 2D Settings
  2. Scroll down and select System > User configuration> Business Settings.
  3. Select Home screen settings at the top right of your screen.
  4. Select the application you want to use in Kiosk Mode.
  5. Press on the Home button (right of your headset) to confirm and reboot the headset by turning it off and on with the Power button (top right of your headset).
  6. You have now successfully put your Pico Neo 2 in Kiosk mode!

 

Disable Kiosk mode for application for the Pico Neo 2

  1. Open the 2D settings by pressing the ”Select” button (right on the headset)  simultaneously with the volume down button.
  2. Scroll down and select System > User configuration> Business Settings.
  3. Select Home screen settings at the top right of your screen.
  4. Select the PVRLauncher
  5. Press the Home button (right on your headset) to confirm and reboot the headset by turning it off and on with the Power button (top right on your headset).
  6. Kiosk mode has now been successfully disabled again. 

Setting up video kiosk mode for the Pico Neo 2

To set the Pico Neo 2 in video kiosk mode, you need the following:

  • Pico Neo 2
  • Windows PC
  • Mini USB cable
  • 360 degree video in mp4 format

Renaming 360 videos

Video kiosk mode supports different types of 360 degree videos. This is why it is important to ”encode” the video name:

  1. The video name always starts with a number: 01_, 02_ or 09_. The videos are played in this order. Keep this in mind when assigning a number to your video.
  2. After the number, you can give the video any name you want. This can be filled in at your own choice.
  3. Finally, a code must be added indicating the type of video. The table below shows the different types of videos with their corresponding codes. 

When the above steps have been performed, the video name should look something like this:

  • 01_nicevideo_360.mp4
  • 02_supervideo_3D180_LR.mp4
  • 09_awesomevideo_2D.mp4

Create a New Folder

When the videos are encoded correctly, create a new folder on your computer now. This folder must have a specific name, with two choices:

  1. Rename the folder “video_replay” if you want the videos to be played from the beginning when the headset is put on. 
  2. Rename the folder “video_continue” if you want the videos to continue playing where they left off when the headset has gone into standby mode in between. 

Once the folder has been created and renamed, you can now copy your encrypted videos to the folder. Then take your mini USB cable and connect your Pico Neo 2 to your computer. Then drag the folder to the main directory of the Pico. Make sure that you do not accidentally move the folder to another folder in the headset. 

Side-loading applications on to the Pico Neo 2

To enable video kiosk mode on your Pico Neo 2 VR headset, 3 applications need to be sideloaded on the headset. 

Apk1: AutoPlayService (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o0Qa5e6jCL2ug0V2McTw920LDivajzkI/view)

Apk2: VideoPlayer  (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dWbm2lBHg4xIbp3OwZ4xRLV7p3OwZ4hgei0Vyview)

Apk2: VideoPlayer (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dWbm2lBHg4xIbp3OwZ4xRLV7p3OwZ4hgei //drive.google.com/file/d/11wT-DloDPjSKjuwugOhIBCGiPO_UX4nh/view)

In the following steps we will explain how to sideload the applications on the Pico Neo 2:

  1. Connect the Pico Neo 2 with a USB cable to your computer
  2. Download the above apk’s.
  3. Navigate to the Pico Neo 2 using the Windows file explorer
  4. Copy the just downloaded apk’s to the internal storage space of the Pico Neo 2.
  5. Then put on the headset and navigate to File Manager, at the bottom of your screen from the main menu. 
  6. At the top of the screen you will be given the choice between Videos, Images and APKs. Select APKs
  7. Finally, select the above APKs so that they will be installed immediately.

Reboot the Pico Neo 2

Now that the applications have been installed, the headset only needs to be ” rebooted ”. You do this by simply turning the headset off and on again. When you turn the headset back on and add the folder containing the encrypted videos, the videos should start playing automatically. You have now successfully set the video kiosk mode for your Pico Neo 2!

Disabling video kiosk mode for the Pico Neo 2

To disable video kiosk mode, you must reset the “Pico PVRLauncher“. You do this by opening the 2D settings menu by simultaneously pressing the Select button (on the right side of the headset) and the volume down button (bottom of the headset). 

When the 2D settings menu is opened, scroll down and select System > User configuration> Business Settings. Select Home screen settings at the top right of your screen and then select the PVRLauncher. Finally, reboot the headset as described above. When you restart the headset, you have successfully disabled the video kiosk mode!

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This involves not only the application expertise of new technologies but also the ability to shape digital transformation and ensure the inclusion of people. For this purpose, digiwelt also offers a qualification measure listed and certified by CERTQUA as the "digitalized work environment - process organization 4.0" module.

AR4School

AR4School enables the meaningful use of Augmented Reality in schools, vocational training, and further education by projecting digital content (such as images, videos, datasheets, instructions, 3D models, or animations) into the field of view of the "data glasses." You can find more information at https://digiwelt.org/ar4school/. Digiwelt x VR Expert AR4School Scope:
  • 1 x Professional transport case for the complete equipment with the logo of the educational institution
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  • 4 x Protective carrying case for the goggles
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VR4School

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  • 1 year of support service
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Thoughts of the participants

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[post_title] => Warp VR x VR Expert partnership [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => warp-vr-x-vr-expert-partnership [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2024-03-11 19:37:43 [post_modified_gmt] => 2024-03-11 17:37:43 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://vr-expert.com/?post_type=blogs&p=47850 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => blogs [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 6 [current_post] => -1 [before_loop] => 1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 52731 [post_author] => 53 [post_date] => 2023-10-30 15:37:46 [post_date_gmt] => 2023-10-30 13:37:46 [post_content] => 30.10.2023 - In September 2023, the Regional Technological Center (RTC) in Flanders launched an 'XR lending service' as part of the "XR Action Plan," enabling 150,000 students across Flanders to access XR technology for immersive learning experiences in various industries. VR Expert provided 1,000 Pico 4 Enterprise Headsets for 250 XR Kits, which will be distributed to 690 schools, allowing students to bridge the gap between theory and practice. The aim of the XR Action Plan is to enable over 150,000 students to experience XR (extended reality) as part of their educational journey. The primary objective is to provide XR training and resources related to 30 different industries from healthcare to logistics and many more, which individual schools may not have been able to afford on their own. This enables vocational schools to facilitate a seamless transition from theory to practice, providing immersive experiences that empower students to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios. To fulfill the hardware part of the project VR Expert was chosen to provide RTC with 1,000 Pico 4 Enterprise Headsets with controllers, routers, and specially designed by VR Expert cases, all of which will be assembled into 250 XR Kits. These XR Kits will be carefully allocated to cover all five provinces in Flanders. Each province's RTC branch will oversee the loaning process of these kits to schools within their jurisdiction. This strategic approach ensures that each of 690 schools in Flanders will have the opportunity to loan and test an XR Kit. Building upon this technological foundation, RTC is curating an extensive library of educational XR software, which is uploaded on the headsets and is available for the schools to utilize. All the software undergoes testing by RTC, ensuring that mostly content that offers educational value is included in the collection. The library includes training and materials across 30 different fields of study, including healthcare, car mechanics, construction, electricity, and logistics. Over the course of the next two years, the content library will be gradually updated. By continually expanding the collection, RTC aims to provide an extensive ever-evolving XR software resource for schools, enabling students and teachers to access the latest advancements in XR technology, keeping the educational experience engaging and up-to-date.  To utilize the XR Kit and access the content library, it is essential for representatives from each school to complete the specially designed XR training provided by the XR Academy and RTC. This training program equips participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively utilize the XR technology and leverage the resources available in the content library. By concluding the XR Academy training, school representatives will be fully prepared to integrate XR technology into their educational practices, ensuring an effective learning experience for their students. RTC is hard at work training ICT coordinators from each participating school. They will be facilitating the implementation of the XR Kit and content library in schools across Flanders. After the ICT coordinators are trained, the focus will shift towards providing comprehensive training for teachers. This training will equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively integrate XR technology into their classrooms, maximizing the benefits of the XR Kit and content library for their students. By ensuring that both ICT coordinators and teachers are well-prepared, the project aims to create a supportive ecosystem where XR technology can thrive in vocational and technical schools throughout Flanders. Contact us if you want to learn about this project and about possibilities to bring XR technology to your institution. If you want to learn more about the Pico 4 Enterprise click here. 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