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ARAIG gaming feeback suit hits Kickstarter in search of good funding vibrations

Brian Heater

In spite of the company's claims that feedback has always been localized on gaming controllers, this certainly isn't the first time we've seen the phenomenon incorporated into a wearable. That said, the ARAIG (that's As Real As It Gets, for the record) does wrap a lot of features into a nice looking package -- well, about as nice as one can expect from a vibrating shirt that you wear while gaming. The ARAIG (sounds a bit like "ear ache") features 16 points of feedback on the front, 16 on the back and eight on each side, a number of which are located in areas so as to offer the most muscle stimulation as they respond to what's happening in the game.

You'll also find a six speakers around the collar, offering a sort of surround sound to the wearer, as well as an admittedly somewhat clunky subwoofer on the back. Of course, ARAIG is still in its early stages, a few days into its Kickstarter campaign, so there may well be some changes to the suit in the months to come. In the meantime, the company's hoping for a lofty $900,000 in crowdfunding. You can check out a video plea below or click the source link to contribute.

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