Tundra Tracker Smashes Kickstarter Goal in Less Than 24 Hours

Tundra Tracker, the SteamVR Monitoring tracker in improvement by Tundra Labs, has properly exceeded its $250,000 Kickstarter objective in lower than 24 hours. The mission has already exceeded $600,000 and nonetheless has 59 days to go.

Backers of the Tundra Tracker Kickstarter at the moment confirmed sturdy demand for a SteamVR Monitoring suitable tracker that goals to be smaller and cheaper than the market incumbent, the Vive Tracker.

The preliminary $250,000 objective was crushed inside hours of the Kickstarter marketing campaign’s launch, and as of writing the mission has exceeded $600,000. At current, the funds are from some 1,570 particular person backers who backed tiers starting from $42 to $630.

Whereas the overwhelming majority of backers up to now have chosen the 3x Tundra Tracker bundle (67%), a shocking variety of backers went for the most important 7x Tundra Tracker bundle (17%).

Ostensibly many customers shall be utilizing the trackers for body-tracking in VR; with three trackers that sometimes means including monitoring factors to the toes and waist (along with monitoring of the pinnacle and fingers offered by a VR headset). Seven trackers can allow much more correct body-tracking by monitoring the motion of toes, knees, elbows, and the waist.

Nearly all of the product’s tiers embody “primary” elastic straps for attaching the trackers to the physique, in addition to a storage case. The Kickstarter variations of the trackers additionally embody two base plates which supply completely different mounting choices: a 1/four tripod screw, or a strap loop.

Tundra Tracker Smashes Kickstarter Objective in Much less Than 24 Hours 6Picture courtesy Tundra Labs

Tundra Labs expects the earliest Tundra Trackers to be delivered to ‘early chook’ backers starting in July, whereas the rest are anticipated in September. The marketing campaign presently doesn’t have any listed stretch targets.

As the one different SteamVR Monitoring tracker in the marketplace, the Tundra Tracker is of course straight in comparison with the HTC Vive Tracker 2.zero and lately launched Vive Tracker three.zero. The pricing comparability is damaged down right here:

Tracker Rely Tundra Tracker Vive Tracker 2.zero Vive Tracker three.zero 1x $130 $100 $130 3x $300 $300 $390 5x $460 $500 $650 7x $630 $700 $910

For extra on how the Tundra Tracker and Vive Tracker examine from a worth and have standpoint, so our earlier article.

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