Primal: The Awakening

PrioVR: Suit up. Game on.

A project in Portsmouth, OH by YEI Technology

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Immerse yourself in the future of gaming - PrioVR.
Backers: 854
Average Pledge Per Backer: $377

Funded: $322,103 of $75,000
Dates: Feb 14th -> Mar 31st (45 days)
Project By: YEI Technology
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Just a few days to go...

March 28th - via:
First, all of us at YEI want to sincerely thank all of our backers and supporters who have shared our vision as we move PrioVR towards production. It is your excitement that has driven us to work as hard as we can to make PrioVR a success. We also... (Read More)

Concept Art for PrioVR Suit Design

March 26th - via:
After sorting through dozens of options and concepts, we're closing in on the design for the consumer version of the PrioVR suit. Our primary design goals are all about the experience. We want PrioVR be easy to put on, easy to take off, and... (Read More)

PrioVR at GDC 2014

March 25th - via:
We had a great week at the GDC 2014 Expo in San Francisco, CA. We met a lot of our backers and gained a few right there on the spot. We also had some great talks with game developers and VR entrepreneurs in using PrioVR. All the feedback was great,... (Read More)

GDC and the Immersive Technology Alliance

March 18th - via:
The PrioVR team officially kicked off GDC by attending the inaugural meeting of The Immersive Technology Alliance this morning. Francesca Hartop, CEO of YEI Technology, has said of our membership in the group : “The Immersive Technology Alliance is... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3

March 17th - via:
You asked for it and, with your help, we're going to make it happen. For stretch goal number 3, we're going to replace the modified Wii nunchuk controllers with custom-designed hand controllers that allow for the kinds of complex interactions gamers... (Read More)

PrioVR at the 2014 SXSW Gaming Expo

March 13th - via:
We got some great feedback at the SXSW Gaming Expo in Austin, TX with our beta prototype PrioVR Suits. Over a hundred people tried on the PrioVR Lite suit from all ages and absolutely loved it! Come visit us at GDC from March 19 to 21 to try the... (Read More)

PrioVR at the Cincinnati Dayton VR Meetup

March 7th - via:
Check out some footage from us showing PrioVR off at the Cincinnati Dayton Virtual Reality Meetup last Friday! We had dozens of people show up to try the suit on, and we got to meet several of our awesome backers. Thanks to everyone who showed up to... (Read More)

PrioVR: How It Works

February 27th - via:
This video is a technical briefing covering how the system works all the way from sensing to game integration:   How the high performance sensors capture motion, 1 to 1, in real time.  How PrioVR's wireless hub communicates between the sensors and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2

February 27th - via:
Time for another stretch goal! At $215,000, PrioVR will ship with an additional demo game!Dodgeball - Remember grade school? Move, duck and weave to dodge balls as they fly at you, or if you’re feeling brave, try to catch them!  (Read More)

Who's Going to SXSW?

February 25th - via:
We are! The YEI Technology Team is heading to the the SXSW Gaming Expo at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas from March 7th-9th. The Gaming Expo is free and open to the public so you don't need to be a SXSW pass holder to attend (but you do... (Read More)

The PrioVR Difference: Unlimited Control

February 20th - via:
We'd like to take you inside what makes PrioVR unique with this video. Enjoy!  (Read More)

Kickstart This (20th Feb 2014)

February 20th - via:
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Who wants Stretch Goals?

February 19th - via:
First off, we are truly thankful for everyone helping smash our funding goal in 5 hours! Friday afternoon, we all sat down, stared at each other for a minute with big grins on our faces, then asked - What next?! We’ve got big plans for PrioVR, but... (Read More)

Wearable PrioVR controller hits Kickstarter target

February 17th - via:
PrioVR, a wearable suit that enables full-body motion control in games without the use of a camera, has achieved its Kickstarter goal, with 41 days still to remain in the campaign. (Read More)

PrioVR Questions, Comments, and Concerns

February 14th - via:
Wow. We are all just so happily overwhelmed with all the support! Don't worry, we'll be responding to everyone's questions, comments, and concerns. It just might take a bit of time as we sort through them all (400 emails by 11am!). So keep them all... (Read More)

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