Tag Archives: PrioVR

TECHNOLUST Creator Has Spoken to Sony, Sixense, YEI on Support

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Iris VR developer Blair Renaud has teased that his upcoming virtual reality (VR) videogame TECHNOLUST could feature support for a range of input devices and even new VR headsets. The developer has revealed that he has spoken to companies such as Sixsense and YEI Technology about supporting their respective motion controllers, STEM and PrioVR, as well as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) about a possible Project Morpheus supported version of the title on PlayStation 4. READ MORE

PrioVR Shipping Pushed Back

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YEI Technology has confirmed that its PrioVR full body motion controller for virtual reality (VR) experiences will not be shipping in June 2014 as originally planned. Company VP Mike Sutherland revealed as much, reasoning that it needed more time to deliver on a satisfactory product. While a new shipping date was not given, it did suggest that the suit will still arrive for Kickstarter backers ‘a little later this year’. READ MORE

Loading Human to Use PrioVR

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Untold Games has confirmed that it will be incorporating support for the PrioVR fully body motion controller into its upcoming virtual reality (VR) exclusive title, Loading Human. The developer confirmed as much in an update for its ongoing Kickstarter campaign for the title in which it also offered a new early access demo for the title for anyone that backs $25 USD or more by 23rd May 2014. READ MORE

VR vs. Peripherals

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Remember the music genre? Though it may feel it, it wasn’t too long ago that everyone was excited to fill their bedrooms with plastic instruments to accommodate for the annual releases that eventually all but murdered the movement. Now many of us have small collections of fake guitars and drum sets shamefully nestled away in corners and attics, destined for distant future car boot sales and charity shop trade-ins. It’s a sorry sight, and we’d hate to see the same thing happen to virtual reality (VR). READ MORE

PrioVR Support Possible for Loading Human

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Developer Untold Games has revealed that it could implement support for YEI Technologies’ PrioVR fully body motion controller into its upcoming project, Loading Human. Responding to a question about possible support for the device, the developer stated that it thought the technology was ‘amazing’ but needed an evaluation before the team could pledge support for its title. READ MORE

PrioVR Kickstarter Ends at Over $320,000 in Funding

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YEI Technologies Kickstarter campaign for its PrioVR full body motion controller has ended in massive success. The campaign closed today having made $322,104 USD in funding, nearly $250,000 more than its original $75,000 goal. A total of 854 different backers provided funding. In its month-long campaign the technology managed to pass 3 different stretch goals. The company had teased that it would offer to buy back Oculus VR from Facebook for a $2 billion stretch goal. READ MORE

PrioVR talks how Oculus Acquisiton Effects Motion Controller

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YEI Technologies has commented on Facebook’s recent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, explaining what it might mean for the company’s PrioVR full body motion controller. Speaking on an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, chief of R&D Paul Yost reasoned that the device was far enough removed from the Oculus Rift for it to avoid potential negative effects. The suit, which places sensors on the user’s body, is compatible with the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. READ MORE

Finger Tracking, Haptic Feedback in Long Term Plans for PrioVR

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YEI Technologies has revealed its long term plans for its PrioVR fully body motion controller. Speaking on an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, the company teased that it would like to look into both finger tracking and haptic feedback once work on the first suit had been completed. The suit supports virtual reality (VR) videogames through the use of headsets such as the Oculus Rift. READ MORE

PrioVR Adds Custom Hand Controllers as a Stretch Goal

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YEI Technology has announced a new stretch goal for its upcoming PrioVR motion suit. Instead of adding bonus demos and features like in previous stretch goals, this third benchmark promises new, fully customised hand controllers to replace the modified Wii nunchuck controllers currently in use. The campaign is looking to reach $260,000 USD to make these controllers possible. READ MORE