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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