The Wizdish is an exercise and omnidirectional treadmill suitable for VR and giving the sensation of walking by sliding the feet back and forth on the spot.
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Creator
Julian Williams
Platforms
Microsoft Windows
Release date
Estimated November 2013
Price
$235 (£150) 

Description


Features

The Wizdish has a low-friction concave surface with no moving parts, the user walks on it wearing special shoes (WizShoe). It's is coupled to a Kinect and a PC software interprets leg movement and sends keystrokes to a video game to control walking and sprinting.

Media



In the media

New Scientist : Virtual reality: Illusions help you explore on foot
Road To Virtual Reality : WizDish Could Be the First Virtual Reality Locomotion Device Suitable for Your Living Room
Gizmag : WizDish offers moonwalking solution to virtual reality immersion
3D Focus : Consumer friendly omni-directional WizDish heading to homes
WizDish ROVR at Vanity Fair 1

Relevant forum threads

MTBS3D : WizDish + Rift - a first impression
MTBS3D : WizDish Kickstarter begins Tuesday 18 June
MTBS3D : Wizdish: Omni-directional 'treadmill' with no moving parts
Oculus Developer Forums : WizDish Up @ Kickstarter
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/39tif4/wizdish_rovr_at_vanity_fair_1/

External links

Official website
Wizdish at Kickstarter