Running around on a VR treadmill is tiring...but you can finally try it for yourself at last.
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A $699 stand-up device for walking or running in virtual reality is basically a giant game controller for your feet.
Khail's a huge VR nerd, so we couldn't think of anyone better to head over to Virtuix's booth at CES 2015 and climb into the Omni, a VR station that lets the user "run" in place with special shoes and a harness. It looks as hilarious as it sounds; don't miss it!
On today's show, Khail and Ashley name two more favorites from the CES 2015 show floor and chat with Technobuffalo's Jon Rettinger about connected cars. There's also a flexible 4K TV and an active way to enjoy VR.
Virtuix's omnidirectional gaming treadmill, which funded up a Kickstarter storm, is now available for preorder for those who didn't get a chance to contribute.
For NASA, the two yet-to-be-released gaming peripherals have a a different potential: exploring a virtual Mars.
The Virtuix Omni is an omnidirectional surface that gives you the power to move around in a game world without (seriously) endangering yourself and others.
The Virtuix Omni is a multi-directional treadmill that can be paired with the Oculus Rift to create a fully immersive virtual reality.