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Developer
Jan Goetgeluk
Type
Sliding shoes
Direction
Omnidirectional
Release date
ETA early 2015 [1]
Previously Q3/Q4 2014 [2]
Previously March/April 2014 [3]
Initially Jan 2014 [4]
 Status
 Preorder
 Price
 $499.00

Development


Hardware

Capacitive sensors to detect leg and body movement.

Software


Developement


November 22, 2012 [5]

January 30, 2013 [6]

February 2, 2013 [7]

Media



In the media

The Story of Virtuix Omni at MTBS3D - July 2, 2013
Virtuix Omni Announces Ship Dates at MTBS3D - November 4, 2013
http://www.roadtovr.com/virtuix-closes-2-7m-investment-finalised-omni-design-revealed-ces-2015/
http://www.roadtovr.com/virtuix-omni-preview-production-model-video/

Interviews

Jan Goetgeluk on how Virtuix Omni can Shape Reality by Ahmad Soomro - September 4, 2013
Virtuix Omni VR Treadmill Hands-on and Interview with CEO Jan Goetgeluk at Road To VR - November 15, 2013

Relevant forum threads

Virtuix Omni - Omni treadmill for VR applications at MTBS3D - February 19, 2013
Virtuix Omni - Omni treadmill for use with the Rift at the Oculus Developer Forums - April 09, 2013
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2rjd5k/new_virtuix_omni_accesory_revealed_on_website_and/
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2t2jjt/just_tried_the_cesmodel_virtuix_omni/
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2u73qf/roadtovrs_preview_of_the_virtuix_omni_vr/

References

  1. ^ Virtuix Omni Shipment Delayed
  2. ^ Update #22: Production Update, R&D, Forum
  3. ^ Update #17: Production and Shipping, Tracking and SDK, Events
  4. ^ Phase 5: Shipping - Scheduled start Jan 2014
  5. ^ Re: Walking on the spot trackers
  6. ^ Locomotion attempt
  7. ^ Hands free locomotion demo

External links

Official website
Kickstarter project page
Virtuix Omni at Wikipedia