The original idea behind the VirZoom was brilliant: a stationary bike that lets you exercise while cycling through various virtual reality environments.
The problem is that the number of people with the high-end VR headsets needed to use the VirZoom bike is still fairly small compared to the smartphone market.
The solution? Bring the VR biking system to mobile.
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The new version of the VirZoom system pairs a removable sensor that can be attached to the peddle crank arm of any traditional stationary bike, and uses a Samsung Gear VR headset and a free mobile version of the VirZoom app to allow users to peddle their way through different VR environments. Like the high-end version, the VirZoom app gamifies biking, encouraging you to bike toward various targets and achievements. Read more…More about Mobile, Software, Virtual Reality, Vr, and Exercise