Today’s 360 VR Buzz: VR Motion Controller ‘Atraxa’ Offers Promising 6DOF

This was a very interesting BUZZ that I found today and wanted to share with you.

Originally posted on: https://www.roadtovr.com

Northern Digital is a Waterloo, Canada-based manufacturer of 3D measurement devices, and while the company has mainly focused on creating for various industries such as medicine and aeronautics throughout their 35 years of existence,

they’ve recently unveiled a reference design for a magnetic tracking system for VR headsets and controllers.

The reference design, dubbed Atraxa, is available either as an enclosed controller, or as three bare PCB components: two trackers, and a single receiver.

Since the reference design is intended for OEMs, you won’t be able to buy this as a consumer, at least not until a third-party company integrates and sells it.

As an enclosed unit, NDI’s prototype housing isn’t anything to write home about in terms of ergonomics, as they look more than a bit like Wiimotes. For the sake of a demo of the company’s underlying tech though,

it was more than enough to show what the system was capable of. And unlike Wiimotes, Atraxa tracks the user’s hand movements in 6DOF, and to surprisingly good effect.

How It Works

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Recommended MicroSD Card for use with the Fusion 360 camera 

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