An Omnidirectional Treadmill Means One Giant Leap for Virtual Reality

An Omnidirectional Treadmill Means One Giant Leap for Virtual Reality

June 12, 2008 6:58 pm 2 comments

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One of the problems with virtual reality has always been that you had to either confine yourself to a joystick or strap into some crazy Lawnmower Man-style harness. Hardly natural. This April, however, a team based at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in T?bingen, Germany, unveiled the CyberWalk, an omnidirectional treadmill designed to serve as a VR-capable movement platform.

Full Story: Wired

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