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Yaw2 - Motion Simulator and Smart Chair

A project in Tampa, FL by Yaw VR

Status: Active

The next generation motion simulator and smart chair for gaming, working and relaxation.
Backers: 639
Average Daily Pledges: $88,105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $1930

Funding: $1,233,476 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 23rd -> Jun 7th (45 days)
Project By: Yaw VR
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Latest News

1,200,000 - Another stretch goal has been unlocked! Thank you :)

May 6th - via:
Dear Backers, another strectch goal unlocked. Congratulations :) The new accessory we're including in all our backer packs will be a kill switch that you can attach to your wrist. This way, if you feel the experience is too intense, if you've chosen... (Read More)

Another response from Kickstarter to the pledge adjustment issue

May 3rd - via:
Dear Backers, after the issue was not resolved, we sent another letter to Kickstarter with a detailed description of the problem from one of our Backers and a video clearly showing the bug.  Despite this  we have received a very short response from... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals

May 3rd - via:
Dear Backers, as you know last week we crossed the magic $1M mark, so it was time to post the new Stretch Goals on our KS page, for now we dared to think ahead to $1.5M, but of course we have learned that nothing is impossible :) Here you can find... (Read More)


April 30th - via:
Dear Backers, you are really amazing!  We never dreamed we could come this far in less than a week! In return for your tireless support, we'd like to present you with a little gift as a stretch goal: we're now offering all our backers the... (Read More)

Possible solution to the addon modification problem

April 29th - via:
Unfortunately, we still haven't received a substantive response from Kickstarter on the addon modification issue. But If you cannot update your pledge with the right add ons, please try this trick that one of our dear backers has just shared with... (Read More)

Demo videos for reaction time and motion control accuracy

April 28th - via:
Dear Backers, Our story has just been updated with two test videos, one with Dirt Rally 2.0 and one with No Limits. You can see the reaction time and motion control accuracy of Yaw2 in the videos, and there are more demos to come, so stay tuned!  (Read More)


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Pledge adjustment issue (answer from Kickstarter), new rewards, new shipping cost for UK, Switzerland and Norway, local pickup, Backer position after pledge adjustment

April 27th - via:
Dear Backers, the answer to the pledge adjustment problem from Kickstarter has arrived. They don't see any technical problem, which is strange for us, because many of you have reported the same problem. Please try Kickstarter's advice and let us know... (Read More)

Yaw2 motion simulation chair passes $700,000 on Kickstarter

April 27th - via:
The development team responsible for successfully launching the Yaw VR simulation chair three years ago have again returned to Kickstarter to launch their second-generation and aptly named Yaw2 motion simulator and smart chair. The project still has 41 days remaining and has already raised over $700,000 thanks to nearly 500 backers. Yaw2 is designed for gaming and to address the problem of motion sickness, it provides a fully immersive experience for your favorite games. (Read More)

Yaw2 Motion Simulator Smashes Kickstarter Goal Day One, Currently at $900k

April 27th - via:
For years XR companies have been striving to create and build solutions to complement virtual reality (VR) headsets, so that content can be immersive as possible. Yaw VR showcased its first motion simulator back in 2018, offering a rather unique device to those through crowd-funding platform Kickstarter. (Read More)

Reward adjustment issue, shipping costs

April 24th - via:
Dear Backers, many of you have reported that the pledge update function is not working. Unfortunately this is an area beyond our control, but of course we have already contacted the Kickstarter team and we are confident that they will find a solution... (Read More)

The Yaw2 Virtual Reality Motion Simulator Blows Past Its Kickstarter Goal

April 24th - via:
As you might expect from a project like this, it's perfect for adding immersion to games. You can use it either with a VR headset or with a screen, and the chair features vibration to make it feel like you're really there. However, the Yaw2 also has an additional, perhaps not-so-obvious benefit. People often complain about motion sickness when using VR, because their eyes declare that movement in VR is happening in real-time, while the body is perfectly still. (Read More)

WOW - What an amazing day! :)

April 23rd - via:
Guys, it’s been an incredible day, we can’t thank you enough for all the support. To be honest, we still cannot believe the numbers so far, and hope many of you will continue to back the project. We will do whatever we can to deliver a great... (Read More)

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