The Virtuix eSport platform Yesterday it unveiled a new VR mat, dubbed Omni One, aimed at the general public.
In fact, it is the newest among many Omni sealed rugs that allows walking simulator While physically staying in the same place.
To do this, the player must wear A pair of special shoes Able to glide on the surface of the circular base. Thus, the user can walk in any direction in virtual reality while remaining stationary in the real world.
According to Virtuix, Omni One is inspired by Omni Pro, ex rug intended for commercial use. Among the differences, one is lighter, more compact and easier to fold than its predecessor. Added to this is a decidedly more attractive design, which is an important aspect because the device should match the décor of the home or apartment.
Omni One: The Complete VR Mat
The device will be sold as a complete entertainment set, Including a standalone VR headset (There is no specific model at this time). So you will not need to purchase an additional supplement to take full advantage of it.
In addition, the player will have access to a file Online store for downloading games. It will contain 30 games at launch, including those developed in-house by Virtuix.
On the price side, it will take 1995 USD All in all, this includes the Omni One VR mat itself as well as the VR headset. On the other hand, Virtuix also offers an installment payment of $55 per month.
a development group It can be purchased for $995, but it will not include a VR headset. Additionally, you will need to be connected to a PC to use for development or to access PC VR content.
This mat may be of interest to owners of Quest or Quest 2, used with Virtual Desktop.
In any case, the device will be On sale from the second half of 2021. So you have plenty of time to save some money.