VR Gloves Let You Touch The Digital World

Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by HardOCP News, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Don't lie, you are thinking the same thing I am, this is going to be great for feeling virtual boobies! What? You know I'm right. Who cares about using this to hold a virtual gun or pick stuff up, touching virtual ta-tas is where it's at. :D
     
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  2. oROEchimaru

    oROEchimaru [H]ardness Supreme

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  3. Twisted Kidney

    Twisted Kidney 2[H]4U

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    Somebody needs to speak out about virtual girl rights!
     
  4. boomboy2k1

    boomboy2k1 Limp Gawd

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    Would you want to touch yourself with those things?
     
  5. WorldExclusive

    WorldExclusive [H]ardForum Junkie

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    No thanks. I'll wait until they get rid of the outer exoskeleton.
     
  6. LurkerLito

    LurkerLito 2[H]4U

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    I'd consider getting them depending on price. It would be great for say driving sims and airplane sims to actually reach out and use the onscreen controls in your hands. Though they kind of look scary as they are shown. For some reason I can't stop thinking that a software bug/exploit could break your fingers lol.
     
  7. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Pfft! Amateur! ...boobies...

    :p
     
  8. natos

    natos Limp Gawd

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    Honestly I'd be afraid I was ripping boobs off the body with those things.....I wouldn't even consider touching myself with it.....lol
     
  9. BroHamBone

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    I can see this being very useful in training simulators for hands on type work. Although some physical aspects are not there, it is good experience if you are unable to access the actual procedures in real life.
     
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  11. Soarin

    Soarin 2[H]4U

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    boobs was not what I was thinking of virtually feeling :p
     
  12. Spidey329

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    Kinda like an evolution of the Novint Falcon in a way.
     
  13. Stiler

    Stiler [H]ardForum Junkie

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    To me it seems that it applies resistance but it doesn't apply a sense of feedback in terms of feeling, like the different textures and sense of touch, rather it only applies force so that you can feel the resistance when you touch an object, but you won't be able to "feel" the object in terms of its actual makeup/texture.

    Like being able to feel something that feels smooth vs something that is coarse and rough, etc.

    This is a good first iteration and imo if they can get it to where you can "feel" stuff in terms of different textures and feeling in your hand, that'd be amazing and definitely something that HTC/Oculus should look at.
     
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  14. Rahh

    Rahh [H]ard|Gawd

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    plus you're not able to feel the weight. Sure it gives you feedback but not much really. I like where the tech might be going but it's far from being something I'd purchase.
     
  15. Reimu

    Reimu [H]ard|Gawd

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    Oh Steve, the Japanese have been way ahead of the US. They've been working on force feedback with 3D custom maid 2 and other hentai games for some time, and they really worked hard to integrate Vive/Oculus from the get go. There's USB onaholes for some time by now.

    You can embrace you're waifu if you want. [sarcasm]
     
  16. Killahurtz

    Killahurtz Gawd

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    "touching virtual ta-tas is where it's at"

    all I can say is .....your damn skippy!
     
  17. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    I saw this somewhere else...cool idea, I was thinking about something like this where it simulates touch by physically stopping your hand movement.

    Maybe in the future we can have smart fabric that stiffens up with an electrical impulse to achieve a similar (or even better) result.
     
  18. fuzzylogik

    fuzzylogik Gawd

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    That's pretty cool regardless. If it's a success... what would be next gen?