Walking


Omnidirectional

http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp/~yano/MA.html

Sliding

Virtual Perambulator (1995) http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp/oldreseach/walkthrough/txt.html
OBDP (Omni-directional Ball-bearing Disc Platform) (2000)
Locomotion device (2003)
String Walker (2007) http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp/stringwalker/stringwalker.html
Camera-based OBDP (2009)
OmniWalker (2010) http://www.minghadi.com/images/phd/20100328_simtect.pdf
Virtuix Omni (ETA Q3/Q4 2014)
Cyberith Virtualizer (ETA Mar 2015)
Wood ODT (prototype) (2014) http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/1y2rim/omnidirectional_treadmill_i_built/ http://imgur.com/a/utz5g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=439yJzmuud0 https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=6210 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeD2n7Y-xlQ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/1zhb45/homemade_omnidirectional_treadmill_with_oculus/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeD2n7Y-xlQ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/1zhb45/homemade_omnidirectional_treadmill_with_oculus/ http://hackaday.com/2014/02/18/low-budget-omnidirectional-treadmill/
KATVR (prototype)

Mechanical

CyberStrider (1998) http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA456606 http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/download/file.php?id=2841&mode=view
Gait Master (2000) http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp/gaitmaster/gaitmaster_e.html
Sarcos Biport
CirculaFloor (2004) http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp/CirculaFloor/CirculaFloor_e.htm
Robot Tiles (2009)
High force haptic simulation of walking environments for assisted gait training : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BkY8LGjW4w

Rolling

Cybersphere (2000)
Powered Shoes (2006)
Cybercarpet (2006)
Virtusphere (2007)
http://www.roadtovr.com/virtual-reality-virtusphere-omnidirectional-treadmill/
Ultimate Battlefield 3 Simulator (2011) (120,000 €) http://www.mseab.com/The-Virtual-Theatre.htm http://www.projectholodeck.com/oculus-rift-and-project-holodeck-the-calm-before-the-storm
Idea : Rotating circular pads
Idea : Omnidirectional walking simulator
Idea : Proof of concept ODT : https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=5129
Viiwok (concept)
WalkMouse (TBA)
RunMouse (TBA)
OmniPad (TBA)
VR Walker (TBA) http://www.vrwalkerproject.com/ http://voicesofvr.com/49-scott-phillips-on-his-vr-walker-shoe-based-locomotion-idea-dactyl-nightmare-inspiration-connecting-your-unconscious-mind-to-vr-for-presence-creative-expression-esoteric-self-exploration-of/
Strider VR (2017)

Pedaling

Sarcos Uniport (1994)

Treadmill

Steerable treadmill (1992) http://www.cs.unc.edu/techreports/92-026/92-026.pdf
Omnidirectional treadmill (1997) (2003) (2009)
ATR ATLAS (1998)
Torus Treadmill (1999)
CyberWalk (2007)
InfinADeck (2014)

Optical

Garry's mod native kinect suport : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=120&t=15898

Concepts :

Deo Roll On ODT : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=120&t=15445&start=15
Programmable foot platform - Haptic walker : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=138&t=15118
Envisioning a DIY CyberCarpet for Omnidirectional Motion : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=120&t=13784
Holy Grail of ODTs? : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=140&t=17949

Unidirectional

Sarcos Treadport (1995) (2005)
OmniTrek (1998)
ATR GSS (1999)
CAPS (2008)
GameRunner (2011)
TreadGaming (ETA Mar 2015) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chillance/treadgaming-exercise-while-playing-games http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2stpti/poor_mans_omni_treadgaming_exercise_while_playing/

Walking in place

Virtual Motion Controller (1996)
Taking Steps: The Influence of a Walking Technique on Presence in Virtual Reality (1995)
Virtual Locomotion: Walking in Place through Virtual Environments (1999)
Gaiter (1999)
Wizdish (2004)
UMove (2011)
ShoeHaiku ($93) (est. April 2014) http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/84362967/shoehaiku-game-vr-controllers-that-fit-in-your-sho https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=5302
3DRudder (2015)
Talaria VR (2016)

Redirected walking

Red Rovr Motion System
Real Walking through Virtual Environments by Redirection Techniques : http://www.jvrb.org/past-issues/6.2009/1747
Redirected walking can save you from running into your sofa : http://vrguy.blogspot.fr/2013/07/redirected-walking-can-save-you-from.html
VR team presents infinite walking in virtual environments : http://phys.org/news/2013-04-virtual-reality-team-infinite-environments.html

Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality - SIGGRAPH 2016
https://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/520dmh/mapping_virtual_and_physical_reality_siggraph_2016/
http://www.liyiwei.org/papers/vr-sig16/
http://www.liyiwei.org/papers/vr-sig16/c114-f114_299-a5-paperfinal-v6.pdf

Racing

Airmotion_ride
Six degree-of-freedom Motion Simulation Platform
SimXperience

Cycling

AutoDesk HighCycle (80's)
Atari Puffer (1982)
Tectrix VR Bike (1992)
Exertainment (1995)
Prop Cycle (1996)
Gamercize Endurance Cycle (2006)
Gamercize Family Fit (2006)
PCGamerBike (2007)
Neoracer Fitness Bike
Widerun http://www.vr-gaming.co.uk/widerun/ http://www.widerun.com/ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2hvpj8/widerun_on_yer_bike/
Ebove http://www.activetainment.com/#ebove http://coolhunting.com/tech/activetainment-ebove-bike http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2skaii/as_a_norwegian_developer_myself_i_really_have_to/

Stepping

Tectrix VR Climber (1992)
Gamercize Power Stepper (2006)
FootStepper
Skyrim with foot pedal : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDZYwbquz0g http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?p=106103#p106103
Pointman (2009)
Level-Ups (2015) http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/31n96h/motorized_stilts_that_simulate_stair_steps_in/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7HrW6-rouQ

Rowing

Gamercize Family Fit (2006)

Snowboarding

http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=140&t=15663
Alpine Surfer
Tony Hawk: Ride
Catapult

Skiing

Alpine Racer (1995)
Alpine Racer 2 (1996)
Best Skiing (2009)

Skateboarding

Top Skater (1997)
Air Trix (2001)

Flying

Sega R-360 (1991)
F-Zero AX Deluxe (2003)
F-Zero AX Monster Ride (2003)
JoyRider
Prototype 6dof (<$1000) (2014) http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/prototype-6dof.5045/

Pads

Atari Joyboard (1982)
Power Pad (1988)
Wii Balance Board (2007)
Stinky (2013) http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/289858283/stinky-the-gaming-footboard-step-up-your-game http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=120&t=17211
Feel Three http://www.feelthree.com/ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2c5ep9/feel_three_the_revolutionary_affordable_motion/ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2c8d93/feelthree_new_crazy_motion_simulator_rig/ http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=145&t=19948 https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=12152 http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=145&t=19948
Ground Control http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/307d8x/vr_foot_pedals/ https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/260847652/ground-control-get-your-feet-in-the-game http://www.roadtovr.com/ground-control-stompz-two-natural-vr-controllers-feet/

Chair

Stompz http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/1qyko0/stompz_lowcost_seated_rift_movement_device/ https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=5046 http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2yopfk/stompz_the_wireless_wearable_vr_input_controller/ http://www.roadtovr.com/ground-control-stompz-two-natural-vr-controllers-feet/
Virtual Reality Motion Platform https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1072290093/virtual-reality-motion-platform/ http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2w37h0/vr_platform_video_update_based_on_reddit_feedback/ http://www.graycut.com/virtual-reality-motion-platform/
Roto ($445 / $770 / $990)
VRGo (Apr-May 2016) (£150-200)

Links

http://www.slideserve.com/salena/locomotion-interfaces