The problem with virtual reality is that it lacks tactile sensation.
To remedy this, we hooked a LEAP motion hand detector to a custom built smart glove that emulates the sensation of grabbing via haptic feedback. And then we connected that hardware to a world presented by the Oculus rift. So when you pick up a box and move it around in that virtual world, you actually feel the sensation of picking up that box.
To demonstrate the potential applications for this, we built a Iron Man-like workspace with a few basic apps such as 3D maps and fitness charts. We'd like to think that we reinvented the mouse, but we'll let you make that decision.
Inspired by Iron Man and the Jarvis Workspace