P5 Glove will soon be available
Essential Reality announced today that its highly anticipated P5 glove is set to debut nationwide during the week of October 21st 2002. "Based upon Essential Realityís proprietary bend sensor and tracking technologies, the P5 will be the first widely available, hand-worn controller to give users total intuitive interaction with 3-D environments."
"Our manufacturing schedule has been met thus far and weíre now set to have a retail launch of the P5 in the fourth quarter," noted David Devor, Vice President of Marketing for Essential Reality.
"This is a wonderful milestone. We have conducted numerous focus groups along the way and have closely aligned our development effort with the feedback we have received, making continuous refinements and improvements to meet the needs of the consumer," added Devor. "So much time and effort has gone into ensuring we deliver a quality product that is fun to use, and meets consumer expectations - all in time for the important holiday shopping season."
Although only a PC version of the P5 glove will be available October 21, the console version of the peripheral is expected out Q2 2003.
9/24/2002 Matt Stensrud