After closing out its Kickstarter campaign for $150,000 with a whopping $1,109,351, the Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill -- a round, concave treadmill designed to let you walk and run around in a virtual gaming environment -- is now up for preorder.
It doesn't come with the Kickstarter early-bird pricing, where $399 scored backers a fully assembled Omni. The peripheral comes in two packages: the Virtuix Omni Natural Motion Interface for $499, which includes the treadmill, belt, studded shoes, and tracking hardware and software; and the Virtuix Omni Duel Package for $1,019, which includes two treadmills and belts and three pairs of shoes. The delivery date is estimated to be March 2014, compared with January 2014 for Kickstarter backers. … Read more