From May 31st on Indiegogo will be available Hapto, a haptic controller, with absolute positioning, which plans to be compatible with all viewers.
Hapto he is preparing an indiegogo campaign for his haptic controllers that have the same name, Hapto. Devices allow us to feel the shape, density and distance of objects in the virtual world, the company says. The objective is to touch and feel virtual reality, and for this they not only make use of vibration, but also integrate a system that produces a pulsation effect. In total there are 20 buttons, which are activated independently and through different degrees of activity provide various effects according to the things we touch in the virtual world, and trying to ensure the most realistic feelings.
The device offers an autonomy of 4 to 8 hours and has absolute positioning that is achieved through a standard camera and thanks to the three lights that incorporates each controller on each side. Interested developers can find the Hapto SDK for Unity available. At the moment, there is no list of supported games, but what platforms will be.
The controllers will have support for Oculus Rift, Gear VR, Daydream and Cardboard, and plan to add Vive, PSVR, OSVR and even HoloLens as well. Hapto can be purchased on Indiegogo from May 31 for $ 129 for early birds, which once sold out will cost $ 249.