Use your fingers to play in Vive's world with the Manus VR glove

Use your fingers to play in Vive's world with the Manus VR glove

The Manus VR glove guarantees to take handheld controllers out of digital actuality, permitting gamers to make use of pure hand and finger motions inside immersive, digital areas. It is suitable with the HTC Vive, benefiting from that system’s Lighthouse positional monitoring tech, and pre-orders for its first-ever developer package open in Q2 this yr. The kits value $250 and will ship in Q3.

The Manus VR developer package features a USB dongle, a pair of washable gloves and two wrist-mounted holders for the HTC Vive’s controllers. The gloves have an eight-hour battery life and a programmable vibration motor for tactile suggestions, plus an open-supply SDK.

Manus VR is a Dutch workforce that began up in 2014 with the aim of making the world’s first shopper VR glove (no, the Energy Glove does not rely). Manus VR will probably be on the Recreation Builders Convention subsequent week and so will Engadget, so keep tuned for some arms-on — or on-palms — impressions. And take note, the HTC Vive begins delivery on April fifth.