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Friday, April 18, 2008
Cyberwalk: an omnidirectional treadmill
Cyberwalk is a treadmill-of-treadmills (produced by a German company) that allows someone to physically walk or run any distance in any direction in a virtual world while remaining in a single space. Here's a video.
They have a website. There's a brochure on the project here (pdf).
So which would you rather have in your house: a Cyberwalk, or a VirtuSphere?
Wii Fit will finally be available in the US starting May 19, 2008 for a retail price of $89.99. You can preorder now from amazon.
One blogger successfully used the Japanese version to get in shape and lose weight for his wedding. Here's the final report on what he calls The Great Experiment and here are his individual weekly reports.