Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Cheap is good. And works.

After ordering a moulded 200mm sphere and putting it into a cup made out of a 250mm hollow half sphere, it seems  like we've got a working spherical treadmill. Before I post a brief video of the result, some credit must be given out:
 

Patrick Spooner - for lots of useful advice and help
The lady of Graham Sweet Studios - for suggesting that 250mm hollow half spheres might be the right size for the cup


This is the result:
video


The next few things on my to-do list for the setup are:
- set up the optical mice so that they track the movement of the ball
- set up mirror and screen for the virtual reality
- program the virtual reality environment

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