We have seen the future of gaming, and it may include holodecks. Northrop Grumman’s VIPE (Virtual Immersive Portable Environment) is essentially a portable room in which soldiers can use to run any number of simulated missions – diplomatic, combat, and even medical training environments, etc. That’s not all, uniforms and compatible weapons need are brought in from the outside to make the experience even more realistic. Continue reading for a video and more information.
According to Dvice, “Kinect sensors and other cameras allow users to side-step the need for any VR treadmills or wearable sensors. Users are free to walk, crawl, crouch and roll about freely. No matter where you go inside its walls, the VIPE Holodeck has you in its sights.”