What’s Another Way to Use the Steam Controller? Using Your Head…

Well, That's One Way To Use A Steam Controller

Well, THIS didn’t take long, did it? The Steam Controller is an interesting looking PC controller (which is why I covered it HERE), but if you want a truly immersive first-person shooting experience and feel like your really in the game, look into attaching a Steam controller to your head.  That’s what Plasma Quark‘s creative proto-VR does, as he’s set the Steam controller’s gyroscopic controls to always-on and attached it to his headphones. You can see a sample of the results in the GIF above, as he’s essentially created a rudimentary head-tracking setup paired with mouse-and-keyboard controls. It might look strange and silly, but also pretty smooth. Continue reading “What’s Another Way to Use the Steam Controller? Using Your Head…”

The Gest, or the Power Glove that You’ll ACTUALLY WANT to Use

Gest, pronounced “jest” and developed startup Apotact Labs, is a lightweight adjustable black strap that fits around your palm, attached by wires to four small bands that clip onto your fingers. Through the combination of accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers (like your smartphone), it will figure out the relative positions of your fingers and transmit them to a computer or mobile device over Bluetooth. The Gest’s battery lasts longer than the Leap … Continue reading The Gest, or the Power Glove that You’ll ACTUALLY WANT to Use

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