VR Controllers

VR Controllers

Tactical Haptics’ New Prototype VR Controller Shapeshifts to Fit Your Game

Tactical Haptics’ newly developed haptic controller prototype uses mechanical sockets that allow them to be mated in different configurations on-the-fly, in order to match...
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‘Haptic Shape Illusion’ Allows VR Controllers to Simulate Feel of Physically Larger Objects

In a study lead by Eisuke Fujinawa at the University of Tokyo, a team of students created a procedure for designing compact VR controllers...
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Developer Shows Microsoft’s VR Controllers in Action

Earlier this week we shared our first hands-on with Microsoft's VR controllers, but at the time the company didn't allow us to document the...

Hands-on: Microsoft’s “Mixed Reality” VR Motion Controllers

Microsoft debuted the lengthily-named "Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers" back in May, but until now we haven't had a chance to actually try them...
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Developer Videos Show Valve’s Knuckles Controllers in Action

New footage of Valve’s new ‘Knuckles’ controllers has emerged over the past few days, as developers begin to test out the new device. The...

Valve’s Knuckles Controllers Get Ergonomic Improvements, Begin Arriving at Devs’ Doorsteps

Having done the core R&D for what would become the Vive controllers, Valve is continuing to iterate on VR input. The company's new 'Knuckles'...
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Microsoft Reveals Motion Controllers for Mixed Reality Headsets Coming This Holiday

Today Microsoft has unveiled their Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers. The controllers fill in a major gap in Microsoft’s strategy to become the "most complete...

VRgluv Force-feedback Glove Blasts Past $100K Kickstarter Goal in 56 Hours

VRgluv has blown past its $100,000 funding goal in 56 hours on their Kickstarter page, with 27 days still to go. The product is...

Leap Motion’s New 180-degree Hand-tracking Comes to Qualcomm’s Latest VRDK Headset

Qualcomm has debuted an updated version of their VR Headset Reference Design now with Leap Motion's new 180-degree hand-tracking to bring gesture control to...

Hands-on: Reactive Grip Haptic Controller Prototype with Vive Tracker, Touch, and Custom SteamVR Tracking

Tactical Haptics, developers of the Reactive Grip controller, are showing their latest prototypes now with attachments for the Vive Tracker, Oculus Touch, and a...

PSVR Aim Controller Launches with ‘Farpoint’ on May 16th, Co-op Confirmed

At GDC 2017, developers Impulse Gear confirmed that their VR shooter Farpoint has Co-op, and will launch in a bundle with the PS VR...

‘Athena’ is a New Lighthouse Tracked VR Gun Controller from Ilium VR

Ilium VR are working on a new VR-centric gun peripheral which plans to use Valve's SteamVR 'Lighthouse' tracking to bring realistic weapon control to virtual...

Leap Motion’s New Mobile Hand-tracking Sensor Brings 180-degree Field of View

The new Leap Motion Mobile Platform consists of hardware and software optimised for VR and AR hand tracking on mobile devices. Building on the...

Tactical Haptics Raises $2.2 Million to Build Haptic VR Controller Dev Kit

Tactical Haptics, a company pioneering a novel form of haptic feedback which can create compelling sensations that go far beyond rumble, announced today it...
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Microsoft Research Demonstrates VR Controller Prototypes With Unique Haptic Technology

Microsoft Research has devised two novel methods for more realistic haptic feedback on virtual reality controllers. They call it NormalTouch and TextureTouch. Haptic feedback in...
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