VR hardware manufacturer and development company Pimax have this week unveiled their new knuckle style motion controller which has been specifically designed to support the new SteamVR 2.0 tracking technology. Following a similar design to the “Knuckles” controllers created unveiled by Valve the new Pimax controller have been designed for virtual reality users to provide an ‘open-palm’ experience.. The motion controllers accomplish this by strapping to your hand enabling you to completely open all your fingers and thumb without the controller falling to the floor or hanging from its safety wrist safety cord.
Check out the demonstration video below to learn more about the development cycle of the Pimax VR controllers which are expected to be compatible with both SteamVR 1.0 and 2.0 tracking technologies. Pimax explains that each button has been ergonomically designed to “fall under the right finger, which will make the controller feels like an extension of your body.”
Founder and chairman Robin Weng explained more in its press release press release.“When developing the new Pimax 8K controller, we listened closely to the needs of our global community to develop an innovative new controller that enables a more comfortable and immersive VR experience. As we continue to innovate, we look forward to collaborating closely with our community,” Unfortunately, no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Pimax, but as soon as information comes to light, we will keep you updated as always.
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