In December 2018, VRcue talked about Feelreal Inc. At that time, the organization planned to launch a Kickstarter campaign for a virtual reality device (VR), which was designed to stimulate feelings through scent, wind and water vapor. Today, the company officially announced that a crowdfunding campaign to finance the Feelreal Multisensory VR Mask will take place this month.
The whole essence of the Feelreal mask is to make VR experiences more immersive, capable of reproducing different flavors, water mist, cold / warm wind, vibrations and impacts. The Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign will begin next Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 11 am. The regular retail price of a Feelreal mask will be $ 299 USD, but on the first day of the Feelreal Inc. campaign. will offer a 33% discount, reducing the cost to $ 199, including 10 basic flavors. You can receive a launch invitation by registering your details here.
There are five versions of the Feelreal Mask, designed for installation on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Go, all at the same price. As for the fragrances, the company has teamed up with the famous perfumer, Olfactologist and perfume critic Bogdan Zubchenko to create 255 individual fragrances for the mask. they can be purchased individually when the store organizes its sales for $ 4.99 each, or in various packages, such as Skyrim VR Aroma Set, Beat Saber Aroma Set, Death Horizon Aroma Set or Aromatherapy Aroma Set for $ 49.99.
“We worked very hard for several years to prepare this product for Kickstarter and full-scale production. To make Feelreal a reality, we went through a lot of tests and iterations. Now we are very proud that we finally have the opportunity to break the boundaries of what was thought possible, and introduce new dimensions to our favorite environment. We are focused and determined to sharpen every little detail right, ”says Gary Mostovoi, President and CEO of Feelreal, Inc. in an official statement.
Feelreal Mask connects to the headset via Bluetooth and already supports a number of video games, while developers can use the FEELREAL SDK to add support for their projects. In addition, there is the application Feelreal Dreams for additional experience created by their own or independent creators. The mask can even be used without virtual reality glasses, as a device for aromatherapy.
Feelreal Inc. still to be informed when the mask go to consumers. As soon as an official application appears on Kickstarter, VRcue will provide you with more accurate information.