The Cyberith Virtualizer is an omnidirectional locomotion device with integrated sensors for motion detection.
external image cyberith-virtualiser-prototype-2.jpg
Developer
Tuncay Cakmak
Type
Sliding
Direction
Omnidirectional
Release date
ETA August 2015 [1]
Initially March 2015
Status
Crowdfunding
Price
$749 backers
$1,249.00 preorder

Features


Hardware

The Virtualizer does not need any other device for functionality, it connects to the USB port on a PC.

Software

After installation of the driver it allows to move, run, jump, crouch and strafe in video games.

Development

Available on Kickstarter on 2014-07-23 [2]

TÜV Update - Stage 1 Complete!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1259519125/cyberith-virtualizer-immersive-virtual-reality-gam/posts/1406294

Media



In the media

The Cyberith Virtualiser – a New Virtual Reality Locomotion Device at Road To VR - June 24, 2013
Gamescom 2013 Day One Roundup: Oculus, EVE Valkyrie, and Cyberith at Road To VR - August 21, 2013
New Device to Revolutionize Gaming in Virtual Realities at ScienceDaily - September 24, 2013
"Virtualizer" lets VR gamers walk on the spot to move in the game at Gizmag - September 25, 2013
http://www.roadtovr.com/cyberith-virtualizer-makes-us-debut/

Reviews

First impression of the Cyberith Virtualizer (Omnidirectional Treadmill) at RenderingPipeline - November 18, 2013
http://www.virtualrealityreviewer.com/gdc-europe-2014-cyberith-virtualizer-impressions/
http://doc-ok.org/?p=1284

Interviews

Gamecom 2013: Cyberith Virtualiser Interview and Demonstration at Road To VR - August 25, 2013
http://www.redbull.com/en/games/stories/1331665817206/cyberith-virtualizer-hits-kickstarter-interview

Relevant forum threads

Cyberith Virtualizer ODT at MTBS3D
Cyberith Virtualizer ODT at the Oculus Developer Forums
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2bi6sf/cyberith_kickstarter_is_live_omnidirectional/
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/3a1djo/preorder_for_cyberith_virtualizer_is_live/
https://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/3hi5c7/feeton_with_cyberith_virtualizer_and_some_other/
https://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/3s4q66/cyberith_virtualizer_passes_first_round_of/

References

  1. ^ Current Progress and Production Update
  2. ^ Virtualizer + Battlefield 4 + Counterstrike GO + Oculus Rift. Virtualizer 3 - Teaser Video!

External links

Official website
Preorder
Kickstarter project
Cyberith Videos at YouTube