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Virtual Reality Room-Scale VR Interacting with Objects Picking Up an Object

Brad Pizzimenti
Brad Pizzimenti
14,640 Points

I cannot pickup the basketball object and I'm getting a NullReferenceException

Though the project will run, I'm getting a recurring null ref exception in the conosle:

NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object ControllerInteraction.OnTriggerStay (UnityEngine.Collider other) (at Assets/Scripts/ControllerInteraction.cs:37)

Line 37 that it refers to is my IF statement and reads as follows:

    if (device.GetTouch(SteamVR_Controller.ButtonMask.Trigger)
          && other.GetComponent<Rigidbody>() != null
          && fixedJoint == null)

It seems that the null reference it's complaining about is "device" but device is instantiated in FixedUpdate and I had not trouble with the material.color test we ran in the previous video.