Tactical Haptics Readies new Reactive Grip Controller Prototype for GDC Debut

Ahead of GDC 2014 next week, Tactial Haptics has revealed a new prototype of their impressive Reactive Grip controller. The company will be showing the new prototype at their booth on the GDC show floor. … Read the full article …

PrioVR Kickstarter Target Reached in One Day, Heading to Stretch Goals?

YEI's 2nd attempt at Kickstarting it's wearable motion control technology, PrioVR, has been greeted warmly, with it's new (albeit lower) goal being reached in less than 24 hours of launch. … Read the full article …

Sixense Responds to MakeVR Kickstarter Feedback with Major Price Drop and More

Sixense Entertainment, creators of the Hydra and STEM controllers, announced key enhancements to the Kickstarter for forthcoming virtual reality 3D modeling and printing software, MakeVR. Beta access, lower price points, and less restrictive conditions on collaboration bolster the company's offering. … Read the full article …

CES 2014: PrioVR Virtual Reality Motion Input Suit Interview and Hands-on [video]

At CES 2014 Road to VR caught up with YEI Technology, the company behind the PrioVR virtual reality motion input suit. We interview Paul Yost, head of development at YEI, to get the latest on this exciting system. PrioVR will be re-launching a Kickstarter next month. … Read the full article …

Does This Wired Article Image Hold Clues To Oculus Rift 2.0′s Positional Tracking?

A recent Wired article featuring a visit to Oculus VR HQ includes an image that might just hold clues to the secretive Oculus Rift 2.0 (or DK2) and it's rumoured positional tracking capabilities. We take a look. … Read the full article …

Virtuix Omni Cyber Monday Sale—Save $70 on the Omnidirectional VR Treadmill

Today is the last day to get in on the Virtuix Omni cyber weekend sale. Through 11:59PM PST tonight you can save $70 on a Virtuix Omni pre-order. … Read the full article …

Virtuix Omni Heading to Shark Tank Investment Reality Show Next Friday

Virtuix Omni, the forthcoming VR omnidirectional treadmill, will be making an appearance on ABC's popular venture capital reality show, Shark Tank. … Read the full article …

Sixense STEM Update: Pre-orders, Black Friday Sale, Mechanical Prototype, New Color Scheme

Time for a quick check up on the world on STEM, the next-generation VR motion controller from Sixense. The company is running a Black Friday / holiday sale and recently showed their first mechanical prototype along with the system's final color scheme. … Read the full article …

Tactical Haptics Announce Wireless Stretch Goal, Gets Creative with the Reactive Grip

In their latest Kickstarter update, Tactical Haptics has responded to backer's requests to go wireless with it's Reactive Grip motion sensing peripheral. And a new video update highlights the range of creative uses for the device. … Read the full article …

Virtuix Omni VR Treadmill Hands-on and Interview with CEO Jan Goetgeluk [video]

Though we've been covering the Virtuix Omni since the beginning, I never got a chance to slip on the shoes and try it for myself. Last weekend I finally got that opportunity and also spoke with Virtuix CEO Jan Goetgeluk to get the latest on the omnidirectional VR treadmill. … Read the full article …

Interview: PrioVR is “too good for us to give up on” — VR Gloves, Vests, and Post-Kickstarter Plans [video]

After having checked out the first PrioVR prototype the other week, I had a chance to sit down with YEI Technology's Head of R&D, Paul Yost, to learn more about the VR motion tracking system. Yost talks VR gloves, vests, and Post-Kickstarter plans. … Read the full article …

Tactical Haptics Reactive Grip Controller: Smaller Size, STEM Support, Heading to Kickstarter

Reactive Grip is an interesting technology by Tactical Haptics which lets you feel feelback from games in the palm of your hands. The company plans to take their prototype to Kickstarter to raise money for production versions of their controller. They say that motion component of the controller will support Sixense STEM and other trackers. … Read the full article …

Sixense STEM Kickstarter Ends With 241% Funding, Teases Collaboration with NASA and Project Holodeck

The Sixense STEM Kickstarter had a very successful end this past weekend, reeling in over $600,000 in funding. In addition to teasing some collaboration with NASA and Project Holodeck, Sixense says that STEM pre-orders will be available through their official store in the near future. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: Hands-on With the First PrioVR Prototype and YEI’s 3-Space Sensors (video)

Earlier this week I was fortunate enough to get my hands not only on YEI Technology's existing 3-space tracking system, but I was also the first to see the true PrioVR virtual reality motion capture prototype. … Read the full article …