Cybershoes makes VR even more accessible
The world of Virtual Reality (VR) has certainly grown by leaps and bounds over the years, and innovation in the hardware industry has made the nightmare that was the Virtual Game Boy by Nintendo seem like a bad dream. VR company Cybershoes has come up with their very own VR accessory that is aptly known as Cybershoes, where you wear it on your feet so that you can literally walk, run or flee through whichever virtual reality world that you are in at that point in time.
Touted to be affordable enough so that the masses are able to gain access to it, the Cybershoes currently boasts of a newly redesigned prototype which features an improved grip so that it can offer faster and smoother turning: crucial elements if you were to be involved in a heart stopping adventure. What makes the Cybershoes so compelling to pick up would be the fact that these are compatible with just about any VR game out there, where it plays nice with SteamVR, the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, and Pimax.
Putting on the pair of Cybershoes are as easy as wearing your regular pair of shoes, although you won’t fall into the danger of walking around all over the place as you remain stationary. After all, you will be seated in a swivel bar stool to prevent any unwanted wandering off scenarios from happening, and all of your movements in the VR world are controlled by your own physical movement, letting you feel immersed in whatever game that you are indulging in at the moment.
Anyone who already owns a VR setup will be able to pick up the Cybershoes to add to their gaming accessories arsenal. It is also easy to setup, where the calibration and linking process to your VR rig is extremely simple. With the new treadmill support software from Valve, Cybershoes will now be optimally integrated with SteamVR, and it can even be used outside of gaming such as training and planning for industrial facilities, physical rehab programs for the elderly, and architecture and construction previews, among others.
Source: Tech News