fbpx

Archives

The archived post list

11

Dec 2014

Can the Omni be played with any game?

By admin2015

The Omni works best with virtual reality first-person perspective games where players can walk around and enjoy the environment (like RPG’s and first person shooters.) The Omni can also be used with PC games that use keyboard input and support a virtual reality head-mounted display. This usually requires third party software and a fair amount […]

11

Dec 2014

Is the Virtuix Omni compatible with the latest VR content?

By admin2015

There are some fantastic VR experiences currently available for the Omni and some of the best developers and content creators in the business are currently using our SDK’s to create even more great content. However, some VR content relies exclusively on alternative locomotion methods (like teleportation) or doesn’t accept keyboard input making it incompatible with […]

11

Dec 2014

Do I need additional peripherals to use the Omni?

By admin2015

Yes, the Omni requires an external virtual reality headset (such as the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift), a wireless controller (such as a Vive or Xbox controller) and a PC or Mobile VR device.

11

Dec 2014

Is the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive included in the price of the Omni?

By admin2015

The Oculus Rift / HTC Vive is not included. For a full virtual reality experience, a VR head-mounted display is required when using the Omni.

11

Dec 2014

What gun controller are you using in the demo videos?

By admin2015

The Omni is compatible with almost any PC controller or gamepad. In our demo videos, we use the Cabela’s Top Shot Elite Xbox 360 controller with a Windows receiver.

11

Dec 2014

Can the Omni get you in shape?

By admin2015

Definitely. Using the Omni is a great form of exercise and its software can track distance traveled and calories burned. In one test of the Omni, which entailed an hour of intensive game play, the player burned approximately 350-400 calories as he walked and ran a distance of 3-3.5 miles. The Omni can help you […]

11

Dec 2014

Is the Omni safe?

By admin2015

Yes, safer than a regular treadmill. The Omni’s robust support ring and harness provides maximum safety by preventing the player from falling or slipping. When you do battle in the Omni, the only ones at jeopardy are the characters facing down the end of your virtual barrel.

11

Dec 2014

Can anyone, small or tall, use the Omni?

By admin2015

The waist support ring is adjustable to accommodate heights ranging from 4’8” up to 6’5”, and a maximum user weight of 285 pounds. The waist harness comes in various sizes. The waist support ring itself has a 20” diameter.

11

Dec 2014

How large is the Omni?

By admin2015

When fully assembled, the Omni platform is 55″ / 140cm wide (incl. strut bases), 55″ / 139cm long (incl. the step-up deck), and 35″ / 89cm high (when the ring is in its lowest position). The ring and vertical struts are easily disassembled.

11

Dec 2014

What is the noise level of the Omni?

By admin2015

The noise level of the Omni is comparable to that of a regular treadmill (70-75 decibels). We have used the Omni in an apartment many times at night without any fear of or any actual complaints from neighbors.