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The Sixense STEM Brings Your Hands And Feet Into Virtual Reality

By September 15, 2013March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Greg Kumparak

Oh, you thought virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift were already cool? The folks at Sixense are trying to take it to a whole new level, with a set of motion tracking controllers that bring your hands and feet into the game (and improves the Rift itself, while it’s at it.)

Called the STEM, the system’s basestation emits a 16-foot electromagnetic field that can sense the position and orientation of up to five swappable sensors — enough to track both hands, both feet, and your head all at the same time.

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