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Old 08-26-2018, 06:07 PM   #1
MilesD
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Default Now Serving list numbers 1 thru 350

PointCTRL is an index finger mounted device that enables pilots operating Virtual Reality flight simulators the ability to interact with cockpit controls naturally and intuitively.



Now Serving 1 thru 350 from FireCats List https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php...&postcount=690


PointCTRL Kit Includes
HMS (Head Mounted Sensor)w/ mount, 2 FCUs (Finger Control Units) w/150mah lipo batteries, 2 USB chargers w/o 5v USB power supply , Fire-resistant FCU case, 10ft Micro USB cable, and assorted attachment supplies.
Price $175.00 USD

Optional Headset Mounted triple Aux Push-button banks (APB)
Includes 1, 3 button bank, 150mm 4 wire harnes, 150mm heat shrink tubing, double sided mounting tape.
Price $12.50 USD each

Available Manufacturer Specific Mounts
Oculus CV1
Oculus S
HP Reverb
HTC Vive
HTC Vive Pro
Samsung Odyssey
Pimax 5K
Valve Index
Generic
Non VR Static Mount

Spare Parts
Recommended - USB Charge Monitor and and data logger $10.00

None of the spares below are required or necessary,
( PointCTRL Kits comes complete with each of the items below )

HMS Mount Body Only - Specify Type $8.00
HMS Cover - Universal $4.00
FCU Body Only w/strap - Specify left or right $8.00
FCU Front $2.00
10ft/3m Light Weight Braided Micro USB Cable $8.00
USB charger w/o power supply $8.00
150mah Lithium polymer battery $5.00
Lipo Fire Safe Bag $8.00

Shipping
U.S. Shipping $6.00
Canada $20.00
Europe $26.00
Australia $26.00



How to Order
Please follow these steps:
1) PM FireCat here https://forums.eagle.ru/member.php?u=132101 and ask to be put you on his waiting list.
2) Watch for your number in the "Now Serving" section on this page or in my sig.
3) When your group is called PM me here with your email address so Carol can confirm your email with your DCS screen name.
4) Send an email to orders@pointctrl.com from the same email address with the following format and information.

Subject line: Order-(your DCS Screen Name, and List #) example subject line: Order-BlueFalcon #279
Country being shipped to:
V/R Headset mount required:
Spare Parts: from above (I do recommend the USB Charge Monitor and and data logger for $10.00, it has many uses beyond PointCTRL)

You will then receive your PayPal invoice when your groups PointCTRL kits are in final testing. Please check the invoice to confirm your order, if something is wrong, send an email to Carol at orders@pointctrl.com

If you missed your number just follow the above procedure and your order will be processed immediately following the current groups.

Thanks,


Links
PointCTRL website with Set-Up instructionshttps://pointctrl.com/
FireCat's information links https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php...postcount=1149
PointCTRL Support Discord https://discord.gg/jH5FktJ




Great user video by Andrew U.K. showing his mocked up panels for even more immersion.
Thanks Andrew, Great Stuff!!






Old Initial Post
Hey Guys,
I have been developing a VR mouse emulating device for the past 6 months, and I am close to posting some pics and videos of a working production prototype. I have been using a prototype of this device with DCS for a few months now. Those that fly on the 99th ‘s server are familiar with it. I have not wanted to say anything here because a lot of claims are made and products don’t materialize. But I woke up this morning and said, “why not?”. The device is called PointCTRL, and consists of 2 wireless, wearable index finger devices, a wireless HMD mounted micro tracking camera, and a USB dongle receiver. The ring type devices have three tactile push buttons along the inbound sides, allowing them to be identified and pressed with the thumb. Each ring is tracked in 2d space only, emulating mouse movement and button presses. No external software is required to run PointCTRL, as it is only recognized as a standard HID mouse. Software is provided to customize personal parameters and functions. So basically, instead of searching for the mouse or picking up a secondary controller, you just point at the switch, button, or lever you want to interact with, and then press one of the three tactile switches to operate it. If it’s a control that is mouse clickable, and you can see and point at it anywhere in your 360-degree environment, you can interact with it. A companion product will also be available that simulates touching a cockpit panel. The mouse press is emulated when finger contact is made with the panel, while the position is being tracked by the camera. PointCTRL can also be configured to work with standard monitors. Part of my reason for posting my progress is to help me stay focused on this task, as I tend to get distracted by shiny things. I am going to post pics and possibly a video in 1 week, not 2 weeks, but 1 week. I will try and answer any further questions in a somewhat timely manner, but I only have 6 days, 23 hours, and 59 minutes to get some pics and videos out.

Thanks,

Miles

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