Are they for people with 4 eyes?!?
Are they for people with 4 eyes?!?
Hearing that they work is a forehead-slap moment to me--of course they work! It resonates with the "keep your eye on the road" mantra you always hear. Placing a horizon-emulating frame-of-reference right in front of you is just about as direct an action as you can take to physically force someone to pay attention to their motion.
Hearing that they work, *after* you start feeling symptoms...I'm with you; I'm skeptical. By the time I feel it coming on, I usually have to lay myself down and "reset" Helps alot to just flat out take a nap at that point.
My SO can suffer motion-sickness just looking at a *picture* of the ocean. :D I'd say she'd be my first guinea pig. A pair of supermarket sunglasses, some clear tubing, and a hot glue gun is in order.
One thing that's making me crazy is I'm now getting motion sick on a motorcycle when riding in the twisties. I've loved doing that for forever. Nooooooo!!!!!
I had it as well for a short while while riding.
Changed my helmet and it dissapeared, the helmet that caused it did not ventilate well and the visor extended further round than on most other helmets, it was a Schuberth C3.
I gave it to a mate and he also felt weird when wearing it.
Might be worthwhile trying a different brand of helmet.
I'm curently really happy with the Shoei Hornet X2.
Well the girls like them. They certainly get attention wherever you go. The Citroen versions look more stylish than this (cheaper version) from Boarding Ring.
I wore them driving around today and the fluid is not dampened, so it’s a little bit sloshy. They block my peripheral vision. And the rings are so close to your eyes, I don’t see a horizon line in them.
I wonder if maybe they don't work without the hat?
Time to take your guinea pigs out for a rough ride! :D
The next time I'm biking into town w/ the kids, I will pick up some clear vinyl tubing and a cheap pair of sunglasses from the hardware store, and post up my hack.
I had a science teacher who took a few of us kids out to science fairs in his car, who was absolutely the *worst* at accelerating/braking smoothly. <puke> In retrospect, I wonder whether he was deliberately effing with us kids.
I know a few tricks that'll cause my kids to turn green...having them watch a movie on a tablet in stop 'n go traffic, for one. I'll have to run a controlled experiment on them.
Picked up some 1/8" id vinyl tubing. And a couple splicing hose barbs. And a cheap glasses. ☺️
Can't wait to see what happens next! Now that I've worn mine I can't imagine how or whether they really work.
Spent today on roller coasters. This is what Caitlyn texted her mom:
I went on a really fast, scary, and crazy roller coaster just a few minutes ago! It was SO fast! Yes, the glasses work wonders! 👓
Darn. I wanted to buy the Citroen version because I think they fit kids better and was met with this:
These fit kids, Chris!
WOW!!!! Do they work? Why do the manufacturers also have the fluid-filled rings on the sides?
It's to help visualize acceleration in the sagittal plane. Your peripheral vision is not great at seeing details. But it is*very* good at detecting motion or changes in patterns. The front portion of the side rings fall within peripheral vision and is enough to give you cues.
I don't know if they work yet. Just finished making them.
Red water soluble paint is all I had so... Red it is....
I probably should have test fitted them... didn't bother. Impatience is the mother of compromise...
I'm pretty sure these are ineffective at first person gaming scenarios.
Amazing!! I can't wait to hear if they work. Caitlyn takes hers everywhere and says they changed her life.
I just join inn to thanks for your idea, I done my own.
I Invite friends to tour North Thailand on Christmas and was
dreading the drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son notorious for car sickness
and winding road, they said: It's a steep and winding drive, with lots of
curves, so take a plastic bag and some motion sickness pills if you need them.
My copies works..
Now I can see already the Chinese production on full swing
for 1/10 of the price
Thanks, simcity! Congrats on surviving that drive. It sounds hard but beautiful. It's amazing that these really work.
I failed at buying the Citroen version because they don't ship to the US and the company I bought the Boarding Ring version from before couldn't get anymore from their French supplier. So a few months ago I gave up.
But then I saw your post and searched again. I found some new version of anti-seasickness glasses on eBay for $39.99 that look really nice (photo below) so I bought them! They snap together with magnets.
Then I searched Amazon and found a Chinese pair for $19.99. When they both come, I'll post my report. Thanks!!
Well, the Chinese pair I ordered from Amazon arrived, nicely packaged. They look like a clone of the Citroen version I’ve been trying to order from France for a year with no luck.
They’re actually made from a very rubbery plastic and won’t stay on small faces without an elastic strap that’s made to keep glasses on faces when playing sports, but then they are good. Now we need to try them on roller coasters.
Driveshaft, did you ever figure out if they work? Somehow thousands of people are finding this conversation on Google and inquiring minds want to know.
@simcity857 mentioned the Chinese are in full swing so I checked Amazon and sure enough:
Unfortunately, I recognize most of those photos. The little girl is from the Citroen promo video. She's on a French bus and her glasses have the Citroen logo. The reviews weren't encouraging: they don't have anything to do with these glasses.
But anyway I bought two variants. The fake Citroens are crazy soft and rubbery:
The other kind are held together weakly by magnets and fall to pieces if you don't step gently as you walk:
👆So maybe if you glued the pieces on that pair and got an elastic strap for the rubber pair, you might be able to get them to work? Really Amazon?
But what you can do is get a cute pic of the girls with them if they stand still:
Well I finally got a new pair (the original French version) and I’m in the car trying them on a windy road with my wife driving as we speak. I get terribly sick when I do this so this is a big test.
Unfortunately, I wear glasses, so I taped them on for this test.
Barf. It was an extremely windy road and I'm highly oriented to car sickness so I still got sick. 🤢 I dunno, maybe I got less sick and maybe if the conditions weren't so extreme...
One thing is with the glasses so close to me, I don't really see the edges of the blue fluid so I wonder if they're doing any good.