Use OSVR HDK2 to Play Steam VR Games

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Step 1:Download and install the NOLO Assistant from NOLO official website ( , and HDK Windows from OSVR official website ( . Then download NOLO_OSVR_Steamvr folder(

Step 2:Copy the .dll plugin in the NOLO_OSVR_SteamvrDriver folder to ''C:\Program Files\HDK-Software-Suite\OSVR-SteamVR\osvr\bin\win64''.

Please note - If you have installed Riftcat software, please follow the steps below.

Step 3:Run the NOLO Driver for Windows.

Step 4:Take out the base station. And place it horizontally on a flat surface, facing the play area. The optimal height is at your shoulder level. Turn on the base station by pressing the power button.

Step 5:Connect the NOLO headset marker to the PC.

Step 6:Connect the OSVR HDK2 to the PC.

Step 7:Place the headset horizontally on the floor within the tracking area. The distance between the base station and the player should be at least 2m (with no block in the middle). Press the pair button on the headset marker to set the head position.

Step 8:Run the OSVR Server and click start. Place the OSVR HDK2 facing the NOLO base station directly, then click Recenter on OSVR Server.

Step 9:Run Steam VR.

Step 10:If compositor problem occurs on Steam VR, please copy the “steamvr.vrsettings” file in the NOLO_OSVR_SteamvrDriver folder to “X: \Steam\config”.


Step 11:Turn on the controllers by pressing the system button. Put on the headset (with headset marker mounted). With headset marker facing the base station and controllers pointing to the base station, double-click the system button on any controller to calibrate the orientation.

Step 12:Run a Steam VR game on PC and enjoy NOLO.