CoPlay VR: A Framework For Accessibility In VR

CoPlay VR: A Framework For Accessibility In VR

CoPlay VR was built to help developmentally delayed kids and adults navigate virtual reality. What began as a way to help disabled people use virtual reality technology has grown into a framework and tools to help developers make their virtual reality apps accessible to everyone

Built To Be A Guide

CoPlay VR allows a person to act as a chaperone to guide, monitor and participate in group or individual experiences. These chaperones can rest assured that their users are having experiences that are safe, seamless and fun.

For Groups And Individuals

CoPlay VR lets teachers, presenters and caregivers perform custom actions in apps as well as control devices actions like starting and stopping applications in unison. It also lets presenters see and control what users are viewing and doing. The presenter can know with certainty that the group is seeing what was intended to be seen.

How It Works

CoPlay VR runs a web server on your device that allows you to trigger various actions, view what what is being seen and change the quality of the stream. The stream can be viewed by multiple people on the same network if they go to the network address.

To use CoPlay, make sure your VR device and your browser are connected to the same wifi network and open the app on the Quest. Once you open the app, it will give you an address to type into a web browser. It will look something like

You can use any web browser (phone or laptop) to access it.