Lady in VR with spotlight causing a silhouette. Photo by Stella Jacob

Locomotion: Real Walking [Video]

Locomotion is the way people move around within virtual worlds. In order to get the best experience and reduce the risks of motion sickness or fatigue, it’s important to understand the different types of locomotion, their pros and cons, best practices and when best to use them.

How can people move around in VR?

Although real walking is the best option for a natural and comfortable experience of moving around a virtual space, it’s not always possible due to physical space limitations. Of all of the alternative options out there as of now, teleportation is going to offer the most comfortable experience for the largest audience.