Virtuix Virtual Reality Treadmill Receives £3 Million Funding

Omni Virtual TreadmillVirtuix, an omnidirectional virtual reality treadmill which was launched on KickStarter back in June 2013, it raised over $1 million from about 3,000 backers, but the company is one step closer to making the Virtual Reality Treadmill a household name, the company has secured $3 million more in its first institutional financing round.

The Virtuix Omni treadmill has been designed to help immerse people in a virtual environment giving them the ability to walk, run and move within the digital surrounding. Since its announcement, the virtual reality treadmill has attracted new investors including; Mark Cuban, Scentan Ventures, Maveron, Scout Ventures, Partech Ventures, StartCaps Ventures and undisclosed private investors.

Watch the video after the jump to see how it is combined with the Oculus Rift headset to provide a fully immersive experience for gamers.

[Source: Tech Crunch]

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