Location Details - Playground Features - VEXcode VR

The Location Sensor on the VR Robot reports the (X, Y) position of the VR Robot to the VEXcode VR Dashboard.

The following article will cover:

  • How to identify the (X,Y) coordinates on a Playground
  • How to identify the (X,Y) coordinates of the VR Robot’s current location
  • How to identify the location angle of the VR Robot

How to Identify the (X, Y) Coordinates on a Playground

Each Playground ranges from -1000mm to 1000mm for the X and Y positions. The starting location of the VR Robot depends on the Playground selected.

Grid Map with Axis


How to Identify the (X, Y) Coordinates of the VR Robot’s Current Location

The location of the VR Robot is determined by the center turning point. This is also the location of the pen on the VR Robot.

VR Robot pen_callout

The X and Y coordinates of the VR Robot on the Playground can be found in the VEXcode VR Dashboard.

Dashboard location for X and Y


How to Identify the Location Angle of the VR Robot

The location angle of the VR Robot can be found In the VEXcode VR Dashboard.

Dashboard location angle.png

The location angle ranges from 0 degrees to 359.9 degrees following a compass heading style. 

Top-down view of the VEXcode VR robot