The AVA Omni VR Desktop is powering the Omni Arena eSports Tournament at booth #26015.
Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6, 2016 – AVADirect is proud to announce that the AVA Omni VR Desktop is on display and powering demonstrations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Virtuix Omni booth #26015.
AVADirect Custom Computers and Virtuix Omni initiated their partnership in 2014 to enhance the virtual reality experience by combining their core competencies. The Virtuix Omni is an immersive, first-of-its-kind gaming system that supports a full virtual reality experience. The AVA Omni VR Desktop Series is built using the industry’s top hardware components, coupled with our standard testing to meet the most rigorous VR hardware demands.
At the Consumer Electronic Show, the AVA Omni VR desktop is powering the Omni Arena eSports Tournament, the first VR eSports tournament featuring four Omnis on stage and live commentators calling the action. Players will compete in Omni Arena, an arena-style first-person shooter demo experience made specifically for VR and the Omni.
As well as presenting the AVA Omni VR Desktop, the AVADirect team will be attending CES for the tenth time, meeting with industry executives to enhance our business relationships for the betterment of our customers.
Founded by CEO Jan Goetgeluk in April 2013 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Virtuix is the pioneer of the Active VR category and is the developer of the Omni – the first-of-its-kind motion platform that enables 360-degree mobility in virtual environments. Virtuix raised $1.1M via Kickstarter during the summer of 2013, raised an additional $8MM from private and institutional investors, and has pre-sold more than 4,000 Omni units to date.