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New VR-controller to measure hand movements with a sensor on arm

New VR-controller to measure hand movements with a sensor on arm

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A new controller for virtualrealitybrillen can also the hand movements of users measuring, via sensors on the upper arms are placed.

The Finch Shift controller, a Russian startup, must be able to work with all of the well-known VR systems, Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

A lot of VR glasses that use cameras to change the position and movements of users to capture. But the sensors on the arms, according to Finch the same at a lower price, and to within a centimetre.

The controller also includes a joystick and five buttons at the top. On the back are two triggers.

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VR controller used armsensor to movements to register

Kickstarter

The Finch Shift is shown on the gadgetbeurs CES, which next week will start in Las Vegas. Next year the startup of a ontwikkelkit available for 179 dollars (170 euros), so that software makers make their apps suitable can make, reports founder Alexey Kartashov on Digital Trends.

Then wants Finch a Kickstarter project to set up the controller to consumers to sell. It is unclear when the Finch Shift actually in the shops.

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