OWO: the invention of the first haptic shirt that “feels” video games

Are you a devoted gamer, a fan of inventions or innovations in this field and like to “live” your gaming experience, as if you were there? Virtual reality helmets, joysticks or steering wheels with force feedback, these elements exist, but let’s say that compared to OWO, they look a bit outdated. Owogame is a Spanish company specialized in this type of product. She has just discovered a blouse Haptic which will allow you to feel the bullet holes, or the passage of a spider on your shoulder. Remember that a haptic t-shirt is a garment capable of giving you tactile sensations through electrical shocks. The T-shirts invented by Owogame are little concentrates of technologies, and besides, they are quite beautiful to look at. The presentation.

What is the OWO t-shirt?

The haptic shirt uses a series of “micro-sensations” that combine with each other so that you feel different sensationss during your playing period Thanks to the sensors and electrodes located on the entire surface of the shirt as well as on the arms, you get a feeling of total immersion. Along with a Bluetooth app, you can also calibrate the sensations, make them more or less intense, you stay in control comprehensive experience. Unlike other haptics that use vibration to reproduce a single sensation, OWO is the only company capable of reproducing an infinite number of realistic physical sensations. explain the inventors of this T-shirt.

Over 30 different sensations like a gunshot, the wind, someone grabbing your arm, even someone else’s hug. Photo credit: OWO

Description of the creators.

Unveiled at the recent CES in Las Vegas, the OWO haptic T-shirt was introduced as a way to they make the game more immersive. With it you add the sense of touch, hearing and sight that you use when playing. In other words, you experience the game more intensely than you feel certain vivid sensations in your living room. According to early testers, when a bullet hits you, you don’t just feel the noise, but multiple nuances, letting you think you’ve actually been hit.

For a photograph, the haptic blouse allows you to feel three sensations: entry wound, exit wound and bleeding. The micro-sensations actually combine to make the experience realistic. On the other hand, don’t worry about bleeding, you will exclusively feel the sensation of blood flowing in your chest. You can also feel the pressure when you push an object or

Over 30 different sensations like a gunshot, the wind, someone grabbing your arm, even someone else's hug.
Over 30 different sensations like a gunshot, the wind, someone grabbing your arm, even someone else’s hug. Photo credit: OWO

How does it work?

The OWO Haptic T-Shirt is made of soft lycra and is available in nine different sizes. Intended for all players regardless of gender, it has 10 electrodes spread over the torso and arms. Connected with Bluetooth 5.2, it also has a USB-C port that lets you charge its built-in battery. A battery that can play for eight hours. The haptic shirt is compatible with many games (console, PC, mobile, VR) and can be used in League of Legend, Fortnite, Defeat Saber or even Valorant. Currently on pre-order on the site Owogame.comthe t-shirts cost €399 and come in three styles, including a “Founder’s Edition” limited to 2,000 units.

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