BowBlade. Real onions for virtual firing by means of iPhone
Ways of unusual introduction of iPhone weight. For example, as the DU panel for a kvadrokopter or an electronic sphere of Sphero, as the dashboard for the Traxxas XO-1 automodel joystick, but the option with BowBlade at present looks even more entertaining. There was such technological association real (not fighting, it it is natural) the tool and virtual entertainments.
The accessory represents usual onions but when it you will pull, to release a bowstring it is not necessary. Enough only a finger to pull a special cock which in turn through a rope puts in action the trigger mechanism, and that presses the iPhone screen, though what Android-smartphone or on the controler from Nintendo Wii.
Experience with phones is more interesting, in particular, if the gyroscope is involved in game. Being developed in the physical world, the user forces to be developed and be directed at the purpose and the virtual character — a shot! — enemy повержен. As it looks in reality is shown on video below:
Naturally, the developer positions a novelty as a well-tried remedy not only for entertainments, well and for physical activity, promising users severe pumping of shoulders and the gentle hands, got used to win супостатов easy contacts on the screen. With BowBlade such number will not pass, it is necessary to pull onions to bring it into combat readiness. In a usual condition the triger will not work.
According to official figures, at the moment already there are 35 games with support of an unusual accessory though in sale it will arrive only in April of this year. Among games Sky Siege, by Marine Sharpshooter, Turkey Blast, Space Mission 3D, ZombiemoonAR and others are mentioned. The estimated cost of onions makes $185. [BowBlade]