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VR Walking Shoes - Vortrex

VR Walking Shoes Vortrex

These shoes allow you to walk in VR. Vortrex shoes move backwards while the user walks forwards. Allowing for virtual movement without crashing into walls. This simple idea is an innovation that works in surprising ways.


The shoes uses motorized wheels and a treadmill to produce constant backward momentum at speeds that increase and decrease according to user walking speed. The shoes will also feature obstacle detection. Crowdfunding will allow the team to build a working prototype.

A future campaign will support building the shoes at scale. Today's supporters will get a Hyneman Survival Kit featuring useful tools and survival swag that Jamie uses and endorses in real life.