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VR Shoes, brought to you by... Mythbusters

Zenbane
Level 15
Yep...

Jamie Hyneman From Mythbusters is Crowdfunding Virtual Reality Shoes







https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfn9sXgZd3k



This essentially works by allowing the User to Moonwalk all over their floor,



... but the design doesn't seem to take in to account quick pivoting; only linear motion.

I'm sure it'll be fine though.
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kevinw729
Level 15
He is still very angry about how well Adam and Projections / TESTED is doing, so thing may be more "me too" than reality!

Edited - see video below!
https://vrawards.aixr.org/ "The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier: Expanding Interactive Boundaries in Leisure Facilities" https://www.amazon.co.uk/Out-Home-Immersive-Entertainment-Frontier/dp/1472426959

lensmandave
Level 9
What could possibly go wrong? 😮
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WreckLuse68
Level 7
I believe that if you also were to put a bra on your head things would work better 🙂
(The oldies here will get that one)
When Einstein was asked how it felt to be the smartest man on Earth, he replied, “I wouldn’t know. Ask Nikola Tesla”.

Morgrum
Level 11
Just dont forget to put the Bra on your head or you have to deal with Mutant Bikers!
WAAAGH!

Zenbane
Level 15


CodeTen68 said:

I believe that if you also were to put a bra on your head things would work better 🙂
(The oldies here will get that one)




Protocol7
Level 7
It's an intriguing idea but I wonder if they'll be able to get it working well enough. A compass for sensing direction? It better be more reliable than the one in my phone. If you run out of battery power or the unit malfunctions you may end up running into a wall.

Zenbane
Level 15

Protocol7 said:

It's an intriguing idea but I wonder if they'll be able to get it working well enough. A compass for sensing direction? It better be more reliable than the one in my phone. If you run out of battery power or the unit malfunctions you may end up running into a wall.



One could always just tether the shoes to the PC. What could possibly go wrong?

vannagirl
Level 12
ohh my
Forget vr, we need these in the military.

All terrain
Look, man. I only need to know one thing: where they are. 

snowdog
Level 15
I used to LOVE that programme!  😄
"This you have to understand. There's only one way to hurt a man who's lost everything. Give him back something broken."

Thomas Covenant, Unbeliever