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  04 April 2013
Rift + Virtuix Omni = VR 2.0?

a friend sent me a link to this today and if you watch the video, the webcam feed in the corner shows the prototype that they're working on for this omnidirectional treadmill...

I think this is where it's at, I could imagine in the near future a room at the MLG full of people playing some next gen team game on these.. how awesome would that be?


http://www.roadtovr.com/2013/04/19/...2-gameplay-5004
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  04 April 2013
Ha ha,
that's fantastic, but where do you put your pizza?


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  04 April 2013
Originally Posted by Jules123: Ha ha,
that's fantastic, but where do you put your pizza?


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gun in one hand, pizza in other.. haha!, but for real.. i need a way to work on my cardio so this would be an awesome solution!
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  04 April 2013
Cool. Exercise while you play games.
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  04 April 2013
Add to this several sex machines to simulate bullet hits.
 
  06 June 2013
It's been reported that the project has gotten off the ground and into actually producing a fully working version for sale.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22807205

Will this really be a VR comeback?

I find it amusing to think that a gym might have rows of these all linked up.
 
  06 June 2013
Wonder how you do a crouch jump?
There's a related video of Jamie Hyneman using the Oculus Rift by itself. I would like to test it out to see if I get motion sick. Otherwise it looks pretty cool.
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  06 June 2013
You get sick when the camera is moving, basically your body wants to do something different than what the camera is doing and it throws you off. FPS's are terrible with it because of that.
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  06 June 2013
This looks pretty interesting.
I can imagine a bunch of players rushing about in an arena with these goggles on. It could be called paintball!
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  06 June 2013
Originally Posted by Kanga: This looks pretty interesting.
I can imagine a bunch of players rushing about in an arena with these goggles on. It could be called paintball!


I had the same thought... then again, I also thought about a room full of military personnel controlling robots half-way across the planet... hhhmmm.
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  06 June 2013
I was playing around with the Oculus rift dev kit at work the other day, its come a long ways since all that 80s crap.
 
  06 June 2013
Talking about cardio, how about working out in Skyrim.

Skyrim Cardio
 
  06 June 2013
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