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Sony’s New Metaverse Bet: $360 Wearable to Record Your Moves

Sony’s Mocopi system.
Sony’s Mocopi system.Source: Sony Group Corp.
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Sony Group Corp.’s latest gadget is a set of wearable motion trackers designed to bring users into the metaverse on their phones.

The new Mocopi system consists of six pucks worn around the user’s wrists, ankles, head and hips, used to animate avatars inside various metaverse apps on Android phones or Apple Inc. iPhones. Priced at 49,500 yen ($360) and launching in Japan in January, the Mocopi kit adds to the company’s ventures into virtual and augmented reality.