You might’ve heard about the Virtuix Omni, an omnidirectional treadmill that really puts you in the game. Now the company has combined that technology with the Oculus Rift VR to create a real-life holodeck. That’s right, the video demonstration you’re about to see shows how gamers will really be able to get into the action without leaving the comfort of their own home. Continue reading for more.
Of course the Virtuix Omni doesn’t let you perform crazy in-game dynamic motions like climbing and flipping, thus limiting the normal motions of a virtual character, but this is an incredible first step. Couch potatoes, your day has arrived! There is now a very real chance that hardcore gamers will, through this kind of technology, become almost as fit as people who hit the gym everyday.