Virtuix Omni: An Omnidirectional Treadmill for VR Gaming

By July 4, 2013March 24th, 2020Newswires

By J.T. Quigley

After the success of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, some gamers wanted hardware that could add to the feeling of being “inside” a video game. It was great to look around a virtual world, but awkward to do so sitting still.

The missing piece? According to startup Virtuix, the answer is the Omni – an omnidirectional treadmill that can fit inside someone’s living room. The company has already successfully funded the Omni using Kickstarter, which is the same crowd-funding site that made the Oculus Rift a reality.

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