MANTA

An immersive diving experience

Design and development of a fully immersive deep sea diving experience, through a combination of materials, form and motion.

To allow visitors to take control of the experience in a natural way, an ergonomic housing (designed for HTC Vive controllers) was secured with a self-balancing mechanism. The final system is a beautiful, glossy white fibreglass moulding, trimmed with high quality black leather, integrating physical movement with the VR headset, to bring the experience alive. 

"Tasked with the challenge of designing and building a bespoke motion simulation platform, The Imagination Factory was pivotal in making this a success. From their initial concept sketches through various rounds of design iteration, to creating something that was both functional and beautiful."

Stuart Cupit
Co-founder, CTO 
Solarflare Studio

Our involvement

  • Concept development and platform build
  • POP rig construction with multi-axis controller
  • Motion control development and integration 
  • Leather upholstery, custom glass fibre body
  • Human-Centred Design research
  • User testing and evaluations
  • VR platform integration 
  • Ergonomics
  • Work with us

    If you have a project you'd like our help with, please get in touch with one of us at The Imagination Factory today. 

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