When you think of accessories to use in virtual reality, shoes are probably not what comes to mind. But that hasn’t stopped one company from creating a set of sensor-enabled kicks from VR.
Part controller, part accessory, the Taclim shoes (created by Cerevo, the same company behind the app-enabled snowboard bindings) allow you to use your feet to interact with what you see in virtual reality.
Though Cerevo describes them as “VR shoes,” the design is really more Birkenstock than shoe. You place your foot in the “shoe” and two straps go over your foot. As you walk and interact with the objects and surfaces in the virtual world, the shoes vibrate in different patterns in response to your actions. …
Via: Mashable: Gadgets