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Are Human-Sized Hamster Balls The Future Of VR?

Eight360’s omnidirectional sphere promises a whole new level of immersion. Thanks to the diligent work of a New Zealand based company called Eight360, you may soon be jumping into VR through a device called the NOVA, or as CEO Terry Miller calls it, “the crazy spinning ball of death”. - Bobby Carlton, VR Scout.

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Eight360's New Nova VR Motion Simulator Is Fully Rollable and Untethered

Eight360, a New Zealand-based industrial design and VR company, has introduced its fully untethered Nova VR Motion Simulator. The Nova places its user into a fully rollable transparent ball that is able to spin in any direction, lending full immersion toward any compatible virtual reality content, including several PC games and simulators. - Isaac Rouse, HypeBeast

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Eight360 Nova: A crazy, untethered, fully rollable VR motion platform

By far the most extreme gaming and simulation platform we've seen, the Nova places you in a fully untethered ball that's free to spin in any direction, creating all sorts of wild gravity effects for total immersion in a range of different vehicle types. - Loz Blain, New Atlas.

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VIDEO: NOVA Simulation Racing Supercut

Eight360's NOVA simulator platform supports all your favourite racing games - ProjectCars, DirtRally, iRacing, and more!

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VIDEO: David Downes test drives the NOVA 2019

VIDEO: Eight360 had a visit from NZ hero, tech enthusiast and cancer defeater David Downes. He tried out the NOVA for himself, and even managed to roll it!

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VIDEO: Eight360 NOVA 2020 demo - VBS3

VIDEO: NOVA VR motion simulator platform driving / flying simulator running with BIsim Virtual Battlespace (VBS3) software.

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