Virtual reality equipment makerÂ Virtuix hostedÂ the first ever multiplayer virtual realityÂ game tournament at CESÂ in Las Vegas. Four gamers played on Omni multi-directional treadmills that formed the Omni Arena, with HTC Vive headsets strapped on and with each player armed with a replica gun. “We feel that active virtual reality is the
The world’s leading virtual reality treadmill, the Virtuix Omni, has begun shipping the devices to its Kickstarter backers last month, sawÂ aroundÂ $15 million worth of interest from individual investors through SeedInvest, andÂ won at Top Pick Award from Tom’s Hardware at the CES show in Las Vegas (see video below). The company
When it comes to investing in early-stage companies, you’re either “friends and family,” an angel investor accredited with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or a venture capitalist. In the past, average people have been shut out of the process because such investments, while potentially extremely lucrative, are also extremely risky.
Kat Walk, aÂ new type ofÂ omnidirectional treadmill, successfully raised nearly $150,000 in its Kickstarter, on an original goal of $100,000. This was enough to meet its $120,000 stretch goal, which was to put little wheels under the treadmill to make it easier to move the entire setup. The wheels tuck in
WizDish‘sÂ ROVR developer kit will cost Â£395, or about US $610, according to a report today inÂ VRFocus. WizDish is an omni-directional treadmill similar to the $700Â Virtuix Omni or the $600Â Cyberith VirtualizerÂ and is designed to allow users to walk or run while wearing virtual reality headsets. The device requires special shoes, and