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Card 67: 3 Degrees of Freedom

3 degrees of freedom (3DoF) describes the directions in which an object can rotate - up/down, right/left, and sideways. 3DoF headsets detect head movement, while 6DoF headsets also detect the user’s position in space.


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Card 67: 3 Degrees of Freedom