The eMagin Z800 was the closest thing to a good consumer HMD, at a somewhat affordable $599. The only reason why I didn’t buy it yet is that I haven’t been able to test it yet. But last…Read More »
QuickWrite is an input method created by Ken Perlin so that \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”you shouldn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’t ever need to pick up the pen (ie: no clicking, only gliding).\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”
I really like this input method and think it might be useful for symbolic input in VWs.
So today I played in Virtools with the idea of using Natural Point\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s TrackIR as an input device. Of course any 3DOF (it needs only 2DOF) tracker would fit (the Wii-mote for example).
Here\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s a video (slightly higher quality (6.4mb) ) of my experiment. I\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’m quite a beginner at this input method but it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s really easy to learn and write fast.
The 3rd dimension could be used to switch the output characters (uppercase, numerical, punctuation etc).
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