(TrackIR Newsletter #41)
Contests, Game Updates, and Possibly the Coolest TrackIR Tech Demo Ever!
Sweet Air Guitar without the Ripped Jeans and Big Hair
Tapio Puputti from the Helsinki University of Technology posted a video for his master's thesis using a TrackIR to make a real, working,
virtual air-guitar. Our free
OptiTrack SDK provides access for people looking to use the powerful capabilities of our TrackIR and OptiTrack cameras in their own applications.
If you have a project using TrackIR or any of our other products, be sure to contact us so we can mention your work as well!
Space Shuttle Mission 2007
Time is running out for those of you who plan on entering the
Space Shuttle Mission 2007 Movie Contest! Co-sponsored by NaturalPoint, winners will receive prizes from Matrox, NaturalPoint, and the developers of Space Shuttle Mission 2007. Visit the Space Shuttle Mission community forum
enter the contest. Submissions must be received by May 31st.
Space Shuttle Mission 2007 supports 5DOF, and is the newest and most exciting Space Shuttle Missions Simulator available today. Deploy, capture and service satellites including the Hubble, dock and supply the International
Space Station, and explore a multitude of other missions.
Nitro Stunt Racing
Make sure to check out
Nitro Stunt Racing, developed by Game Seed. With realistic handling, vehicle damage and destruction, and multiple racing surfaces, fans of the racing genre can expect white knuckle racing and increased situational awareness thanks to TrackIR support.
For a demo, or to purchase stage one, go to the
Nitro Stunt Racing official website.
Join the beta team for
Jumpgate Evolution, sequel to the popular Jumpgate MMO. Featuring a massive number of ships, weapons, engines, and shields, fans can expect to be lost in the vastness of space. Other missions allow you to find yourself engaged
in heart-racing space dog-fights and truly epic battles. Be sure to check back often for news and updates on the number of degrees of freedom
Jumpgate Evolution will feature.
For years Tony Shapps has been an advocate for virtual reality and creative methods for interacting with technology. As the owner of the
AV-Concepts blog he's covered TrackIR use, reviewed products, and created an excellent resource for information. Visit Tony's blog for the latest VR and human/technology interaction news.
Watch Shaun Cole of Sim Racing Tonight/Inside Sim Racing as he reviews TrackIR using the best racing sims, and discusses its functionality in flight sims too. Simmers can check out his race cockpit while he drives with TrackIR, while
viewers will benefit from the thorough and honest review that people have grown to expect from Shaun and Darin. Check out
the SRT review on YouTube.
As always, if you have an event or TrackIR related news you'd like to share with the community, please contact Case at
firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to mention it in the next newsletter.
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