Microsoft Files Patent For VR Mat With Haptic Feedback And Pressure Sensors

This article was originally published by VR Scout

Could Microsoft’s high-tech floormat be the future of at-home 4D entertainment? 

According to a patent filed by Microsoft to the United States Patent & Trademark Office earlier this week, the company has been experimenting with the idea of a unique VR floor mat device designed to enhance users immersion.

Reported first by Variety, “The Virtual Reality Floor Mat Activity Region” system would be comprised of three primary components: an optical sensor, a designated computing system, and — arguably the most unique feature, a special-purpose floor mat. This device would be composed of a series of fiducial markers, which would


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