Icaros Will get Funded, Debuts New House Train Machine for VR
The Icaros Home machine. Credit to: Icaros
The fitness machine and the flight simulator, Ikaroshas appeared in Gyms across America and has just received funding from an Austrian company, Reported, that is in the “middle of the seven numbers”, According to reports on the way to VR. The exercise device uses the planking position, or prone flying with body weight shifted, to target specific muscle groups, while VR programs and games are used to simulate flight.
There’s an Icaros machine for home, health, and business. Credit to: Icaros
Icaros pilots will feel like they are actually flying and diving through the air and around meteors and other obstacles as they fall free to earth from space and other challenging games. The planking platform stabilizes the pilot with two handles, which also serve as a controller for interacting with virtual games, and a part in which the pilot can rest his shins or legs on it in order to achieve a more comfortable or deeper hold of the planking.
The Plank position is a proven exercise for strengthening the abdominal, oblique and back muscles, but the machine also keeps arms, shoulders, chest and lower body moving, with games in which the pilot shifts his body weight. Due to its customizable difficulty feature, Icaros can be used in a fitness and physical therapy setting to cater to clients with a range of fitness skills and developing goals.
Michael Schmidt, Co-Founder and CEO of Icaros, says that the new funding will help the company “enter new markets and, most importantly, drive our research and development work in the health segment” and that they strive to provide “the most motivating and health-promoting training experience Combating the sedentary lifestyle of our society ”.
The company is currently selling theirs Icaros home Version on their website for a cheaper price of 2,380 euros (about $ 2,776 USD) which is affordable for consumers compared to the Pro Edition for 8,400 euros (about 9,800 USD). A home version of the Icaros device means a new fitness ally for existing VR fitness devices such as Black Box VR, VRee Motion Quadricycle, and VirZOOM.
A wider range of devices that are compatible with home VR can lead more people to introduce their new system to their friends, family and colleagues, and it can lead more gyms, businesses and physical therapists to view VR as a unique form of fitness. Entertainment and health tool. Bernhard Letzner, Managing Director of Segnalita, says: “ICAROS offers unique, promising products that combine sport, fitness and games in a brilliant way, which is very contemporary. We are now enabling the company to continue growing within the existing segment and to make the products accessible in the medical field. ”
Stay up to date on your fitness goals this summer by joining the Icarace! Credit to: Icarace / Icaros
Segnalita found a great partner in Icaros due to its clear potential in terms of fitness, health and games. Icaros plays with games and it’s the challenging games that create fascinating worlds that pilots keep wanting to return to to play sports and an exhilarating experience that is more fun than the typical plank.
Icaros has created a free (with the purchase of the machine) multiplayer racing game called Icarace Here players can fly against each other on obstacle courses while building their body’s strength, balance and reflexes. Pilots can customize their racer and online profile and track their progress as they make their way to the global leaderboard.
Currently, the Icarace Summer Race runs through July 30th, allowing Icaros pilots to complete a month-long fitness challenge that will keep their bodies toned throughout the summer. There are 5 different racetracks – Channel 5, Eunomia, Ross 128b Day, Ross 128b Night and Vylkk. Each title has a winning price that starts at 100 euros and increases to 500 euros.
Interested buyers can purchase the Icaros Home, Icaros Pro, Icaros R and Icaros Health devices Shop website. The fitness machine and flight simulator work with VR headsets such as the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. consequences Ikaros on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram #icarosflight, and Youtube.
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