Do you remember watching Star Trek and thinking, "I'd love to own a holodeck"? Well virtual reality technology is getting closer to that daily. The latest technology may have originated at Valve but has since migrated to Technical Illusions.
Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson are the masterminds behind Technical Illusions. When they parted ways with Valve they were allowed to take CastAR with them. They have since made a splash on the gaming scene with their product.
Jeri doesn't believe this technology will replace console gaming. It's a completely different experience. Still, Ellsworth believes this device has boundless possibilities. According to her, it can even be used to aid in education. Imagine how that could help train doctors, architects and so many more.
The technology can also be used to demonstrate various medical methods or building models. This really is an unusual product. They also pride themselves in the fact that there hasn't been any health complaints. The glasses are also light and easy to use.
For all of your Star Trek fans, according to Ellsworth, "you could even turn your entire room into a Holodeck".
The CastAR Kickstarter went live Monday, October 14. They have already surpassed their goal of $400,000. with 29 days left on the clock. If you're looking for an awesome project to support check out their Kickstarter.