Running KeyVR requires following:
Recent NVIDIA or AMD graphics card
(Nvidia GTX 1080 or AMD Vega 64 recommended as minimum)
Oculus headsets (Rift series, Quest series via Oculus Link)
SteamVR headsets (HTC Vive series, Valve Index)
Varjo headsets (VR series, XR series)
Windows Mixed Reality headsets (such as the HP Reverb series)
Making NVIDIA the preferred graphics card for KeyVR
Some PCs have several graphics cards - most noticeably, laptops with both an integrated and a dedicated GPU.
A dedicated NVIDIA GPU can be made the preferred graphics card for KeyVR as follows:
Right-click the Desktop and select NVIDIA Control Panel.
Select Manage 3D settings.
Select the Program Settings tab.
Select KeyVR from the drop-down.
Select your NVIDIA graphics card under Preferred graphics processor.
Click Apply and restart KeyVR.
Improving performance with AMD graphics cards
AMD graphics cards will by default match the FPS of the monitor, which may force the HMD to run at a lower FPS than desirable. To make the graphics card match the HMD's max FPS or exceed it:
Right-click on desktop and select the AMD Radeon Settings
Go to the "Gaming" Tab
Click "Add" in the upper right corner
Browse to the KeyVR installation folder and ad the KeyVR.exe - Usually located at in one of the following locations:
After adding the applications Profile in the AMD Radon Settings, edit the KeyVR Profile
Set "Wait For vertical Refresh" to "Always Off"
Restart KeyVR and the HMD Application
Set up base stations and connect them and the HMD to the PC.
Run SteamVR, once SteamVR has detected the HMD, base stations and controllers you can launch KeyVR.
Install the Oculus Application.
Connect the HMD and sensors to the PC
Run the Oculus app, once the HMD, sensors and controllers appear under Devices, you can launch KeyVR
Note: You may need to enter the Oculus Settings and enable "unknown Sources", in order to run KeyVR.
Windows Mixed Reality
Install SteamVR + SteamVR Mixed Reality Portal
Connect the HMD to the PC and add the controllers by Bluetooth
Run SteamVR, once SteamVR has detected the HMD and controllers you can launch KeyVR.