Virtuix Omni – Advanced Virtual Reality Platform – Includes Natural Movements

Virtuix Omni – Advanced Virtual Reality Platform – Includes Natural Movements

          The digital world has now started moving towards the virtual reality computing. The computer and other digital devices are now very much interactive and has filled the gap between the humans and the electronic devices. there are many virtual reality electronic devices in the line up which includes Oculus Rift, Google Glass, Kinect and many more. Kinect is actually a motion controller for Xbox console which cannot track 3D movements in physical space. Oculus Rift is a VR head-mount display which gives a VR of a very large display with 7inch screen.

 

        Here is another Kickstarter project Omni from Virtuix, a first virtual reality platform for moving freely and naturally in your favorite game. Omni allow us to naturally move with our feet to control movement controls in gaming instead of just sitting and playing with a keyboard, mouse or a controller. This is the next level of futuristic gaming experience.

             The Omni is similar to a treadmill where a user can naturally move around in 360 degrees. It uses a special low friction surface and a special shoes to track the movement of the user. Omni can track movements like walking, running, crouching and strafing. Omni also requires Oculus Rift, VR head-mount to give completely immerse VR experience, a controller and a PC for interfacing all these devices. The project is currently under funding.

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