AXIS Full-Body Controller Makes Motion Capture Easy

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Who needs an old-fashioned controller when you have a perfectly good set of arms and legs? AXIS (Active XR Interface System) is a full-body controller that uses a combination of wireless sensors attached to key points on the body to deliver high-quality motion capture.

Sony Patents Valve Index-Like VR Controller With Finger Tracking

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A recently-published patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on a new VR motion controller, similar to those for the Valve Index. Could this be a new PSVR 2 controller? ” New PSVR 2 Controllers?

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Sony Unveils Next-Gen ‘Orb’ VR Controller For PS5

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The company also briefly mentioned a new controller which will employ “key features found in the DualSense wireless controller.”. Earlier today, Sony offered us our first look at this next-gen VR controller and the design is interesting, to say the least.

‘Valheim’ VR Mod Now Supports Motion Controls

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Everyone’s favorite Viking simulator can now be played in VR with support for VR motion controls, including Oculus Touch and Valve Index. Available now via Nexusmods, this latest update adds full VRIK support, including individual finger movements depending on the controller.

Full Body VR Controller AXIS Launches Kickstarter

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Today, the company launched an official Kickstarter campaign for its wireless full-body motion capture technology, allowing you the chance to pick up your own full-body controller without breaking the bank. The post Full Body VR Controller AXIS Launches Kickstarter appeared first on VRScout.

Redesigned DecaGear Controllers Revealed

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Megadodo Simulation Games just revealed a pair of redesigned DecaGear controllers for its upcoming PC VR headset with some interesting changes. DecaGear Controllers – With the new menu button, you can say goodbye to typing long emails and passwords in VR.

Sony Unveils Next-gen VR Motion Controller for PS5

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In preparation for the reveal of its next VR headset, Sony today gave a first look at its next-gen VR controller for use with PS5, something that appears very similar to Oculus’ Touch controller. Close-up of lower controller hilt | Image courtesy Sony.

‘HairTouch’ VR Controller Lets You Pet A Virtual Cat Because Why Not?

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By controlling the length and direction of a small patch of fake fur mounted below the users index finger, the device is able to replicate the feeling of petting a small furry animal in VR. The post ‘HairTouch’ VR Controller Lets You Pet A Virtual Cat Because Why Not?

Quest 2 Pro and controllers’ appearance may have been leaked!

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Reddit user Samulia, that is used to analyze the Quest firmware (and made some “predictions” about the Quest 2 Pro), has found in the Quest runtime some videos that depict a new headset with new controllers, most probably the upcoming Quest 2 Pro!

VR Remote Control Cars Are A Hit In ‘VRChat’

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Digital artist and animator Chris Bradley has loved driving remote control cars since she was a kid. Of course, you can’t control an RC car without an RC car controller. If you’re interested in buying a remote control car, you can pick one up on Gumroad for $4! .

The best controller settings for Halo Infinite

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A good control scheme can help make your transition to this FPS go much smoother. Here are the best controller settings for Halo Infinite to get you started. Gaming first person shooter Halo Halo Infinite Xbox controller Xbox Series X

This Oculus Quest Controller Charging Station Replaces Your Faceplates

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This Oculus Quest controller charging station might have a fix for you. As it stands right now, each Quest controller uses a single AA battery, which you’ll often find runs out mid-session. That takes care of the controllers, but what about the headset itself?

Ride Your Real Bike In The Virtual World With The Blync VR Controller

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Kindona Limited, a small group engineers and designers lead by Izuchukwu Okongwu, is currently in development of a VR-enabled bike controller that will allow you to navigate virtual worlds from the seat of your real-world bicycle.

Etee Is A Lightweight Finger-Sensing VR Controller With No Trigger

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During CES in January I tried a pair of controllers called “etee” that were lightweight with finger-sensing features. As I held them in my hands, a laptop screen showed which gestures and movements the controllers recognized.

SteamVR Dashboard Update Adds Individual Window Focus & Controller Docking

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Now you can choose to display specific applications instead of your entire desktop, and you can dock window views to your controllers which will persist inside your VR application.

Watch: PS5 DualSense Controller’s Impressive IMU in Action

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We talked earlier this week about the impressive haptics and IMU in the PS5 DualSense controller, and now we can show you what it looks like in action. This shows that the controller’s IMU has very little internal drift and noise.

The best PS5 controllers

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Looking for alternative PS5 controller options? While the DualSense is a strong pick, we've found the other top controllers that can work with the PS5 as well. Buying Guides Gaming Controllers PlayStation 5 PlayStation accessories PS5 Sony

Antilatency Announces Oculus Quest Support, SDK, Custom 6DoF Controller

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The company’s custom tracking solutions now offer a ceiling set up, alongside a custom six degrees of freedom (6DOF) controller, ideal for enterprise solutions and implementation at location-based VR experiences.

Control tips and tricks

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Puzzles, combat, and everything in between; getting started in Control is trickier than it seems. Here are 10 Control tips and tricks to get you started. Gaming control Control Guide remedy entertainment third-person shooter

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Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Controller Support Coming Mid-November

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A developer roadmap from Asobo indicates that support for VR controllers is planned to launch with Simulator Update VII , currently set for a mid-November release. The status of VR controller support is now marked as ‘Started’, with a SU7 release date.

Gear VR Controller Review

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Well over two years since the first Gear VR headset was launched (but just a few months after Google’s Daydream VR headset launched) Samsung is launching a motion controller for Gear VR which adds a new layer of interactivity and brings the headset’s input scheme in line with Daydream. Samsung seemed to agree that this is the way to go when it comes to input for mobile VR headsets, and is launching on April 21st the new Gear VR Controller priced at $39.

Watch: Sony Reveals Research On Next-Gen Finger-Tracked VR Controllers

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Past patents have suggested that Sony is working on finger-tracking for a new VR motion controller, possibly PlayStation Move 2, to be paired with an unannounced PSVR 2 headset. Watch the video below – this could well be the basis forSony next-gen PlayStation Move 2 VR controllers.

Etee Kickstarter Launches for Finger-tracking Controller with SteamVR Tracking

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London-based hardware startup TG0 has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Etee dev kit, a VR controller with integrated SteamVR Tracking. TG0 positions the controller’s button-less design and finger tracking as its main attractions.

Valve: Some Optional Half-Life: Alyx Interactions Only Possible With Index Controllers

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Valve’s upcoming VR game Half-Life: Alyx works with all tracked PC VR game controllers, but some optional interactions are only possible with the company’s own Index Controllers. Owners of the original Vive controllers can replace them with Index Controllers for $279.

Oculus Firmware Reveals New Touch Controller, Referencing Improvements To Tracking, Finger Sensing, Haptics

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A driver found by a VR developer in Oculus Quest’s firmware reveals new Touch-like VR controllers which may feature improvements to tracking, haptics, and finger sensing. A reference to ‘Oculus Jedi Controller For Oculus Del Mar’ was also discovered in the Oculus Mobile SDK.

Table Tennis In VR Gets 3D Printed Paddle For Oculus Touch Controllers

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A project developed by mechanical engineers Florian Auté and Alexis Roseillier resulted in a 3D printed paddle, grip and holder for an Oculus Touch controller. So modifications to the controller would be needed to make that happen.

New Quest Controller Charging Station Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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Back in January, we wrote about the reveal of a new charging station for your Oculus Quest controllers. The company says the kit’s design stemmed from its own need for a fast charging solution for Quest controllers based on work with VR arcades.

The best gun controllers for PC games

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With the right gun controller you can enable more realistic play with VR games and other accessories. Computing Gaming Virtual Reality best gun controller gun controllers gun light controller PC Gaming VR VR gun controller

You Can Now Buy Valve Index Controller & Tether Replacements

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Accidentally breaking a motion controller or finding out your all-important headset cable has been chewed through by a pet can ruin anyone’s day, especially for a device as costly as Valve Index. Now Valve has made replacements controllers and headset tethers available for purchase.

Dual-Folding Fan Controller Brings The Sensation Of Weight To VR

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German engineers have created a VR controller that gives you the sensation of weight in VR. Haptic feedback from your controllers plays a pretty big role in your VR experience. Hit an object with your virtual hand and the controllers will quickly vibrate, giving you that sensation of two objects colliding; take a punch from Clubber Lang in Creed: Rise to Glory , and you’ll feel your controller rumble.

Microsoft Shows Off Adaptive Shape VR Controller Prototype

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Microsoft Research presented a prototype VR controller which can dynamically adapt its shape. Like with the Valve Index controllers, X-Rings is strapped to your hand allowing you to let go and naturally throw.

Valve Unveils Third Evolution Of Knuckles Controllers

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A smaller upgrade when compared to the massive changes brought on by the EV2 model, this latest update improves upon the EV2’ already solid design with a variety of improvements to the controllers’ ergonomic design and battery life. Alongside these controller improvements comes an updated SteamVR Knuckles tech demo. The post Valve Unveils Third Evolution Of Knuckles Controllers appeared first on VRScout. News Knuckle EV3 Devkit steamvr Valve Knuckle Controllers

Nreal AR Glasses To Get Controller-Free Hand Tracking Soon

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Nreal Light AR glasses will get controller-free hand tracking in a near-future software update, thanks to a partnership with Qualcomm-backed Clay AIR. Controller-Free Hand Tracking. You can still opt for 6DoF controllers via Finch if you want, for an extra $200.

How to control Alexa from your Windows 10 PC

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Computing Smart Home Alexa controls alexa on PC Amazon smart home How-To smart homeYou don't need an extra smart device to use the Alexa voice assistant: Here's how to get Alexa on your Windows PC and give voice commands from your computer.

Best Nintendo Switch GameCube controller adapters

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You can use GameCube controllers with just about every Nintendo Switch game -- but first you need an adapter. Buying Guides Gaming Best of GameCube controller GameCube Controller Adapters Nintendo Switch nintendo Switch controller Tier 4

Microsoft Flight Simulator Finally Has VR Controller Support

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A year on from the launch of its VR headset support, Microsoft Flight Simulator finally has VR controller support too. VR controllers allow you to navigate the game’s menus but also allow for more direct interaction with plane cockpits.

Tactical Haptics SaberGrip Controller Takes VR Sword Fights And Fishing To The Next Level

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VR/AR haptic feedback specialists Tactical Haptics this week revealed a new addition to its lineup of haptic controllers designed specifically for VR sword fighting, fishing, and tool training. Sliding plates and a cylindrical form-factor offer a more engaging haptic eperience.

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