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Virtuix Proved That The Omni Vr Treadmill Is the Real Deal

Jan

22

2016

Virtuix Proved That The Omni Vr Treadmill Is the Real Deal

By Kevin Carbotte JANUARY 22, 2016 8:15 AM One of the products that we were most interested in testing out at CES this year was the Virtuix Omni. Weeks before the show, the CEO of the company, Jan Goetgeluk, informed us there will be an active VR event at CES 2016. Virtuix was going to be […]

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Virtuix Omni Hands-on: Walk across virtual worlds from the comfort of your living room

Jan

20

2016

Virtuix Omni Hands-on: Walk across virtual worlds from the comfort of your living room

by Will Fulton January 20th, 2016 One of the toughest challenges facing VR is how to handle movement. While conventional control schemes like gamepads, or mouse and keyboard, work as well as ever, they do hinder the medium’s promise of total immersion in virtual worlds. And sitting in a chair while moving in-game makes some people […]

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I quite literally ran around a virtual arena and loved it

Jan

06

2016

I quite literally ran around a virtual arena and loved it

by Andrew Tarantola January 6th, 2016 We’ve been watching the development of Virtuix’s Omni VR treadmill since 2013. The company debuted a fully-functional production model at CES 2016 and I was lucky enough to take the $700 device for a test drive — or rather test run. The treadmill doesn’t work like the one at […]

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Virtuix Omni & TRAVR Preview: Natural movements allow deeper immersion

Jun

25

2015

Virtuix Omni & TRAVR Preview: Natural movements allow deeper immersion

by April Marie June 25, 2015 10:00 am Not only did I get to test out some of the hottest virtual reality headsets coming up on the market at E3 2015, I also tried a peripheral for the virtual reality experience – the Virtuix Omni. It’s touted as a “first-of-its-kind” virtual reality gaming platform, and my hands […]

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MMOGames Best of E3 2015 Awards

Jun

24

2015

MMOGames Best of E3 2015 Awards

by Jacob Crawford June 24, 2015 Every year while at E3 we keep our eyes open for the best, keep our ears open to what everyone is talking about, and with the help of hands on time with things we can pick the best of the best. This year was a little bit lighter on the online […]

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E3 2015: Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Convention

Jun

17

2015

E3 2015: Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Convention

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/e3-2015-virtual-reality-takes-center-stage-convention/story?id=31839539 by Connor Burton June 17, 2015, 7:49 pm ET The complete integration of virtual reality technology into the mainstream video game industry has been a long time coming. At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, companies such as Oculus have finally secured a large presence in the biggest exhibit hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This technology is cutting […]

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The closest thing we have to a Grand Theft Auto holodeck

Apr

17

2015

The closest thing we have to a Grand Theft Auto holodeck

http://www.dailydot.com/geek/virtuix-omni-gtav-holodeck/ by Dennis Scimeca April 17, 2015, 11:07am CT If you think virtual-reality rigs are nothing but toys for extreme video-game enthusiasts and the wealthy, you haven’t seen anything yet. Someone’s done the Steam VR system one better, in terms of allowing users to physically move around in a virtual environment. The Virtuix Omni system is an omni-directional […]

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Preview: Virtuix Omni VR Treadmill Production Model (video)

Jan

30

2015

Preview: Virtuix Omni VR Treadmill Production Model (video)

January 30, 2015 Ben Lang I’ve been fortunate to try the Virtuix Omni VR treadmill several times over the course of its development. At every point though, I was testing some variation of the original prototype seen in the company’s highly successful Kickstarter campaign. That is until now—at CES 2015, Virtuix revealed the production version […]

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Virtuix shows off final Omni Treadmill to take virtual reality beyond the chair

Jan

12

2015

Virtuix shows off final Omni Treadmill to take virtual reality beyond the chair

January 12, 2015 Dean Takahashi Virtual reality is starting to get some real products. Samsung shipped its Gear VR virtual reality headset in December, and now Virtuix has finalized the design of its Omni Treadmill, which replicates walking and running in a 360 degrees of freedom while you’re inside a virtual world. I saw the production […]

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