This full-body haptic bodysuit by bhaptics is a must-watch from CES 2021

CES 2021 presented the bHaptics TactSuit X series: two tactile bodysuits that you wear while you're gaming. Read this blog to discover how you can feel the rain in your game and impact from shots.

This full-body haptic bodysuit by bhaptics is a must-watch from CES 2021
bHaptics TactSuit X40 bodysuit design

Unveiled at CES 2021 were the bHaptics TactSuit X40 bodysuit and X16 bodysuit—wearable tech that lets you become integrated into VR games. In particular, these two bodysuits provide you with an immersive gaming experience in VR, and for PC and gaming consoles.

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This provides realistic experiences with any type of content through tactile feedback. In fact, you can feel where and when you get shot, feeling like you’re placed right in the battlefield.

Feel the weather, energy, and impact from shots while gaming

The key highlight of the bHaptics TactSuit X series is its ability to feel like you’re present in the game. In particular, you can feel raindrops and the overall energy of the game. Plus, your heart will race as the games become more intense. Most importantly, it’ll alter how you interact with other players on social platforms.

Enjoy lag-free untethered connection with the bHaptics TactSuit X series

Gaming gadgets require excellent connectivity to prevent frustration and keep you on top form. Fortunately, the bHaptics TactSuit X40 bodysuit lets you enjoy a lag-free connection using Bluetooth. And the untethered real-time haptic feedback helps to heighten your gaming experience. Therefore, you can remain in control without wires or disconnection issues.

Furthermore, with the bHaptics TactSuit X series, you can experience dual connectivity via Bluetooth. But you can don’t just have to use the bHaptics TactSuit X series with VR, as they’re compatible with consoles and PCs.

bHaptics TactSuit X series

bHaptics TactSuit X40 on a black background

Experience innovative software support

With the bHaptics TactSuit X series, you can experience the company’s Audio-to-Haptics software. This converts the audio output of content into haptic feedback in real-time. Therefore, you can receive audio-based haptics—even when you’re listening to music or watching movies. As a result, this technology allows you to customize audio-to-haptic conversion parameters. And you can also create your own settings for various types of content.

bHaptics TactSuit X series

bHaptics TactSuit X40 front view

TactSuit X40 bodysuit is packed with 40 motors

You probably haven’t experienced anything like the TactSuit X40 before. Packed with 40 vibrotactile motors, it provides powerful feedback in sync with the content you’re playing. In particular, it delivers over 300 haptic patterns to your torso, arms, head, hands, and feet. Best of all, these motors are evenly distributed throughout the haptic vest. This technology allows you to become a part of the game, rather than just playing it.

bHaptics TactSuit X series

bHaptics TactSuit X40 motors on display

TactSuit X16 bodysuit

Priced at $299, the TactSuit X16 bodysuit features 16 of the same motors as the X40 version and weighs slightly over 2 lbs. For an affordable haptic vest, features an 18-hour battery life with a two-hour charge time. The X40 bodysuit costs $499.

Overall, this suite comprises of two gaming haptic suits that make your gaming experience more realistic. With a one-size-fits-all design, 15+ battery life, and adjustable shoulder straps, it’s long-lasting and comfortable to wear.

Are these gaming gadgets you’d love to own? Share your thoughts in the comments to keep this conversation going.

Amy Poole is an Editor and Writer at Gadget Flow. When she's not indulged in everything gadget-related, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Rosie, and keeping fit.
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