Head Tracking systems can be a great way to add additional immersion to your gaming, sim racing and flight simulators and are particularly appealing to those who don’t get along well with Virtual Reality headsets. But they can be quite expensive to purchase, so today I’ll show you how you can make your own for under $20USD.

All equipment and components required are available in this kit:
https://kit.co/BoostedMedia/diy-head-tracking-system

You’ll need the following equipment:
3D Printer
Soldering Iron & Solder
Heatshrink
Side Cutters
Jeweller’s Screwdrivers
An unwanted Floppy Disk or VHS Cassette
Cotton Tips

I used the following Components:
3D Printed Head Tracking Clip – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2008756
3 x 5mm Infrared LEDs
3 x 36Ohm 0.5W Metal Film Resistors
Kit Wiring
PS3 Eye

Software:
OpenTrack – https://github.com/opentrack/opentrack
PS Eye (CL Eye) Driver – https://codelaboratories.com/downloads/

Further instructions on IR filter removal for different camera types:
http://nuigroup.com/forums/viewthread/5189/
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