Leap Motion is a motion sensing device that takes what the Kinect attempted to do on Xbox 360, but refined it for use in a variety of other areas. This miniature device allows for touchless control of your computer by sensing motions made above it with a
Disney’s Aireal is the latest addition to the ever-growing virtual reality family. This device will attempt to bridge the gap between what we see onscreen and what we feel in real life. With the use of the Aireal, we’ll be able to receive haptic feedback from virtual objects, and it’s pretty impressive to see.
The MYO armband will see you controlling games, computers and even radio controlled cars and planes with simple hand gestures. Don’t be fooled though, this is no Kinect clone. It’s a serious device with some cool features that could revolutionize the way
As far as virtual reality technology goes, this is one device I hadn’t considered. For a truly immersive experience, you’d obviously need some haptic feedback but it’s an interesting and, now that I’ve had time to think about it, very necessary direction to go in.
The next step for fully immersive virtual reality is the inclusion of a controller that acts the way it would in real life. This is where the Delta Six’s lifelike gun controller steps in. This controller could take FPS games a step further into reality with it’s motion controlling and tracking capabilities.
Slowly but surely, virtual reality is becoming real as various companies put it together piece by piece. After the Oculus Rift, this is one of the most exciting reveals in VR’s history. Omni is a multidirectional treadmill that will take immersion to greater levels, and improve fitness as well.
Sword Art Online took us into a virtual world and captivated our imaginations from the get go. Very rarely does an anime build up such a huge crowd this quickly, but SAO is no ordinary anime. Based on a manga series from the creator of the popular Accel Word series, SAO is the lovechild of games and manga, that’s done just right!