June Kickstarter Round-Up: Virtual Reality Gaming is Finally Real

By June 12, 2013March 24th, 2020Newswires

Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ba… wait, sorry. Man, that song gets in your head. What I wanted to say was that when I was a kid they always told me that one day you’d be able to just walk into a virtual reality world almost completely indistinguishable from the real one. You saw it in movies, but right around the same time they also tried to sell us Power Gloves and U-Forces and other crap that was the technological equivalent of magic beans.

Now we live in a world where we’ve finally got motion sensing working, and we’ve achieved photo-realistic graphics to go with it. The question is, “Who is going to take that final step and make a VR peripheral to accompany those things?” The answer is Houston’s own Virtuix. Watch that video and you will immediately see why they’ve raised almost $1 million in days.

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