The inventors of the University of the Arts in Zurich have developed an arcade machine, allowing to simulate the sensation of flying. The device was named Birdly and represents a virtual reality system, consisting of a helmet Oculus Rift, a fan, an air flow needed for deeper dives and mobile platforms, but which bear the “pilot”. Control by moving the joystick is reminiscent tail planes. At the moment the device is at the prototype stage and its creators have to solve a set of tasks to improve the level of comfort, however, even now, many people would like to experience the feeling of free flight, despite the possible occurrence of nausea.
Home Controller for virtual reality, which will fly like a bird (video)
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