Logitech has introduced a new VR stylus referred to as the Logitech VR Ink Pilot Edition that’s designed to make it simpler to attract and sculpt in digital actuality. Unlike current VR controllers from the likes of HTC, you maintain Logitech’s VR stylus like a conventional pen, and it can seamlessly transition between drawing in the air and drawing on a flat floor.
It’s a neat concept, however it feels like Logitech remains to be going by the means of figuring out its motive for being. A teaser video exhibits the stylus getting used primarily for 3D CAD work to design automobiles and planes, however the firm additionally says it’s in search of business companions and app builders to work out extra use instances for the accent. Either approach, Logitech appears to be aiming this squarely at skilled designers slightly than part-time Tilt Brush hobbyists.
Along with the stress delicate tip for drawing on surfaces, the VR Ink Pilot Edition additionally has extra buttons, grip controls, and a 2D touchstrip to let you manipulate objects in VR. Battery life is rated at two and a half hours, and the stylus expenses over USB. At the second the stylus is appropriate with all Steam VR monitoring options, that means you can use it with the Vive, Vive Pro, and Valve Index, however there’s no phrase of help for any of Oculus’s headsets.
If you’re , it may be a couple of minutes earlier than you can get your arms on the VR stylus. Logitech plans to launch a restricted variety of the VR Ink Pilot Edition units to “select partners” later this yr, however there’s no phrase on pricing or once we can anticipate the stylus to be extensively out there.