Since after seeing the functional pinball machine made entirely out of LEGO, we knew someday, someone is going to do the same with a racing video game. Well, folks, that someday is recently and the someone who did that is YouTuber known as Dr. Engine.
A racing simulator should not stick out like a sore thumb in any decor. There’s no reason it shouldn’t be as grand an object as a grand piano – especially if the simulator looks like the Prodrive Racing Simulator. And it is a thing money can buy.
We have seen many driving simulators, but the Pininfarina Leggenda eClassic Driving Simulator is perhaps the only one that can be described as the exclusive among the exclusives – even more exclusive than the Aston Martin AMR-C01 Racing Simulator.
Remember the affordable, fully functional VR motion simulator? Well, the guys are back with a new motion simulator called Yaw2. This time, it is not just merely a motion simulator; it is a smart chair too, suitable for both work and relaxation.
If you are motorcycle enthusiast who ponders why there isn’t a proper motorcycle simulator, well, you can stop wondering because, there is the Moto Trainer Motorcycle Simulator.
Virtual reality is the next milestone in simulation/gaming immersion. Can it do better? Obviously. At this point, we have already seen omni-directional treadmill, hand-tracking, suits that let you feel the impact of being shot at, and a rig that lets you “fly”. Now, New Zealand-based Eight360 joins in with a 360-degree motion VR simulator, NOVA.
Austin, Texas-based Virtuix is in the business of making VR games more realistic with omni-directional treadmill for moving through the virtual environments, is now planning to bring the technology to your home. Called Omni One, this consumer version of omni-directional treadmill offers 360-degree experience for incredible immersion.
Only a select few will be able afford or had the opportunity to buy the Aston Martin Valkyrie. Fret not, if you didn’t managed to secure a unit because, we are about to tell you how you get the Aston Martin Valkyrie experience for a fraction of the price.
The closest thing you ever will get to a being a Formula 1 race car driver is to buy your own Formula 1 race car and hit the track, or you could talk to the folks over at Cranfield Simulation for a F1-at-home experience.
How do an automobile design company learn about user experiences? Well, it can do focus group, get a prototype car out and find out from beta drivers, or get feed backs from test drivers. In the case of Pininfarina, however, it is banking on the AutonoMIA Responsive Driving Experience.