Which Exercise Equipment Works with Island Worlds?

Interactive exercise equipment gives you the power to interact with the virtual worlds that you explore. For instance, your pedal motion directly controls your characters motion in Island Worlds.

 

A list of interactive exercise equipment is shown below with cost and features. The list is sorted by price.

XRGameKit

Description: If you already have a stationary exercise bike or a treadmill, you can attach this kit to your bike to make it interact with Island Worlds. Your character speed is directly proportional to your pedal speed. Steer your character with your head tilt. When used with a treadmill, your walking speed controls the speed of your character. This kit also keeps track of your exercise progress. You can view your speed, time, distance and estimated calories burned for any day that you've used the bike.

MagneTrainer™ (with the PC Interface Option)

Cost: $198.

Description: The MagneTrainer is a portable exercise bike that has an expansion port into which you can plug options. The PC Interface Option turns the MagneTrainer into an interactive exercise bike. The PC Interface option plugs into the serial port of your computer. You can get the PC Interface option here.

Pros: It's the lowest cost solution that comes with a bike.

Cons: Character response to pedal motion is sluggish. You need to use your keyboard or a game controller to go backwards.

 

DeskCycle™ (with the PC Interface Option)

Cost: $198.

Description: The DeskCycle is a portable exercise bike that has an expansion port into which you can plug options. The PC Interface Option turns the DeskCycle into an interactive exercise bike. The PC Interface option plugs into the serial port of your computer. You can get the PC Interface option here.

Pros: It's the lowest cost solution that comes with a bike.

Cons: Character response to pedal motion is sluggish. You need to use your keyboard or a game controller to go backwards.

 

PCGamerBike™ Mini

Cost: $219.

Description: This bike was developed with Island Worlds in mind. It uses FitXF™ messaging to communicate directly with Island Worlds. Your pedal motion precisely controls your forward and reverse character position. Pedal forward to move forward, pedal backwards to move backwards. Your character speed is directly proportional to your pedal speed. This bike also keeps track of your exercise progress. You can view your speed, time, distance and estimated calories burned for any day that you've used the bike.

 

Pros: The PCGamerBike is the only bike gives you precise control over your characters position, speed and direction. This gives you an edge when playing games and activities. Character response is fast.

Cons: None.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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