iPhone Virtual Reality Viewer

Turn your iPhone into a 3D immersive viewing machine with the iPhone Virtual Reality Viewer. This $49 device uses free downloadable apps that combine with the iPhone’s built-in accelerometer to create 3D environments that move when you move the phone. The viewer is used like binoculars atop the phone with a …

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CyberWalk Omni-directional Treadmill

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Introducing CyberCarpet, an omni-directional treadmill created by Cyberwalk. This treadmill allows the use to walk in any direction yet stay centered on the treadmill. Underneath the walking surface is many densely packed small balls which let the friction of the user’s shoes do the moving. This technology is potentially going to be used ...

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Funbrella Makes Virtual Reality Rain Inside the Umbrella

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Standing in the rain is certainly no fun. But standing in fake rain under an umbrella sounds like a lot of fun (I guess?) as long as you stay dry. Funbrella is a virtual reality project from the grad students at Osaka University. The Funbrella has springs at the top which monitor vibrations ...

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