Absorber Workspace Menus#

Type of Menus#

Menus are one of two types:

Hand menu

A menu that is attached to your hand when you look at your palm and will disappear when your hand is turned or out of sight. This menu allows you quick access to the most common operations.

Panel menu

Panel menu follows you in a comfortable distance and allows the use of both your hands or simultanious manipulation of the map.


Hand Menu#


Panel Menu#


  • To pin a panel, click on the pin icon located in its top right corner

  • To move a panel, grab it from the white bar on the top middle of the menu

  • To close a panel, click the X on the top right corner

Floating Keyboard#

Whenever you click inside a textbox, a keyboard will appear allowing you to type, the keyboard handles like a Panel Menu

Map Tools#

Main Menu ‣ Map Tools


Layer Selection Panel#

Main Menu ‣ Map Tools ‣ Layers


Layers can be displayed and hidden using the checkboxes.

Paint Panel#

Main Menu ‣ Map Tools ‣ Paint

Move the color slider to select a color and the line thickness slider to change brush thickness. To paint a line, just pinch to strat painting in 3d and let go to stop. To erase, click the erase button and pinch a drawn line.


Paint Tool#


Paint Menu#


Main Menu ‣ Assets


Assets Panel#


Numberes Asset#


Grab an Asset#


To add an asset, simply grab it and put it in the requiered location.


Assets are only deployable within the map bounds


Using the slider on the right, you can spawn human assets with numbers for representing unites before grabbing them.


The Measurement Tape asset located in Misc allows you to measure 3D distance in the workspace, add it to the map and drag its ends to the two points you want to measure distances.


To move or rotate an asset, grab it from its label.


You can duplicate asset by picking it up with one hand and grabbing from its box with the other creating a new copy of the asset


To delete an asset, grab and drop it outside the map bounds. For the measuring tape, drop one of its ends outside the map to delete it.

Delete All

You can delete ALL assets by clicking the trash can button on the bottom right of the assets panel.


Clicking and confirming “delete” will delete assets everywhere.


Place a simple Asset#


Place a countable Asset#


Duplicate an Asset#


Delete an Asset by moving it outside of the map area#

Special Assets#

Measurement tool
This Asset helps with measuring:
  • Distance

  • Horizontal distance

  • Vertical distance

  • Pitch angle

  • Heading angle

The yellow line will turn red when there is no direct line of sight between the points where the obstacle is detected.


The information will hide itself after a short period of time, to show it again simply hover around one of the edges of the measurement tool.


Mesurement Tool#


Measurment Tool info#

Viewshed Tool

This asset helps determine the areas that have direct line of sight with the tool. Area colored red has a direct line of sight. Note that this tool is for reference only as it depends on the accuracy of the map.

Map Layers#

Go to Main Menu ‣ Map Tools ‣ Layers to show/hide different map layers.


Shows or hides the assets set on the map

Open Street Map

Shows or hides publicly available street data from Open Street Map


Shows or hides important places (Cities, towns, neighborhuds, etc) lables

Elevation Lines

Shows elevation lines

Custom Layers

Shows or hides custom layers set by the system administrator. Each tab contains a list of layers that can be shown or hidden individually.


To learn how to add new custom layers, please contact Oversight representative


Please refer to the Simulation tab.


Main Menu ‣ Settings


Take a snapshot of your field of view.


Snapshots are stored in the Windows/Pictures folder


Save/Load menu#


Save current map layout or load a previous one

Click “save” and type in the name to save current map layout Select a map layout from the list and click “Load” to load it Clicke Delete to delete the selected map layout


Open Advanced Settings

Advanced Settings#


Advanced Settings menu#

Main Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Advanced


Turn on/off hand joints


Turn on/off hand mesh


Use QR alignment for co-location (default)


Use manual alignment for co-location (see Alignment options)


Show application load (CPU/GPU/RAM)

Alignment options#


Align Visual with QR Alignment#

QR Alignment#

  1. QR Alignment is on by default

  2. Look at the QR code from ~0.5-1m away, the Align visual will appear floating near the QR code to indicate a successful alignment

  • If QR Alignment is not on, you can activate it by going to Main Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Advanced and click “QR Align”

Manual alignment#


Manual alignment will inevitably result in sub-optimal alignment and should be performed only when its impossible to use QR Alignment

  1. Activate manual alignment by going to Main Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Advanced and click “Manual Align”. Alignment widget will appear for all users in the room around the map

  2. Grab and place the widget in a fixed position that all participants agree upon

  3. Grab and turn the blue stick with “N” to a direction that all participants agree upon

  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for all participants in the room


Manual Alignment#