Leading motion capture technology company, Noitom, have announced that their Business Edition of the Hi5 VR Glove, designed to bring real-world hand interactions into virtual reality (VR) is available to order.
The Hi5 VR Glove is a wireless, full-finger movement, sensor-based glove that is designed to capture and transfer rapid hand actions in VR environments. The product was first revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 and gain attendees the chance to see an early prototype of the Hi5 VR Glove that aims to be the solution to allowing for real-world interactive within VR environments.
“The ability to capture complete hand movement and simulate all five fingers in VR in addition to providing complete motion is a capability we have finally been able to achieve with the Hi5 VR Glove,” says Dr. Tristan Dai, CTO of Noitom and the creator of Hi5. “With freedom of movement and accurately captured data, Hi5 users will be able to immerse themselves seamlessly into their virtual worlds.”
Thanks to the low latency of the Hi5 VR Glove, allow with haptic feedback with a programmable vibration rumblr and replaceable batteries, the device is an ideal solution for immersive hand interaction in VR. The Hi5 VR Glove also includes an SDK for both the Unity and Unreal Engine meaning developers have access to integrate the Hi5 VR Glove into their own projects and have it work alongside the HTC Vive.
“Hi5 VR Glove offers a solution for businesses on the cutting-edge to develop their own virtual reality products,” says Roch Nakajima, President of Noitom International. “With our broad commercial license in place, companies and agencies can work on many VR applications requiring hand tracking. Hi5 VR Glove offers an excellent simulation solution for research, training, and education. With the help of Hi5, businesses can cut training costs and eliminate any real-world risks.”
The Hi5 VR Glove Business Edition is aimed towards companies and entrepreneurs that want to create interactive experiences with commercial projects using the groundbreaking hand tracking solution that the Hi5 VR Glove offers. A commercial License will give free reign to developer to allow companies to produce their own products for gaming, training, simulation and entertainment.
The Hi5 VR Glove Business Edition is available to order via the product website and is priced at $999 (USD).
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