The Axe One

A Logic Grip Product

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THe Hardware

The Axe One is more than an aesthetic peripheral.  This patent pending design uses magnets to allow your hands to click on and off axis during game play. This revolutionizes the way we interact in virtual environments.

We are looking for partner content creators to test and work with the Axe One to elevate their creations. Developers interested in building with our hardware can apply for a Developer Kit now!

  • Compatible with Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S
  • Easily integrate interactions with our Unity SDK
  • Available NOW for VR developers and studios of all sizes

Our  developer  program


Submit An Application

We are shipping to developers first to guarantee a broader range of compatible VR games and experiences for our consumers.  If that's you, jump on in!

  • Verify yourself as a developer
  • Tell us about the hardware you use
  • Tell us about the experiences you make

Place Your Order

Our Axe One peripherals are 3D printed for our developer program. As we move to our final consumer version, our partners receive them as a free upgrade.

  • $49.99 (plus shipping & handling)
  • Free upgrade to consumer version
  • First access to forthcoming products


Once you get your hands on the Axe One you will see how magical it is. Axial alignment allows multiple configurations. Discover a fresh new way to play!

  • Access our Unity SDK
  • Get support from our developer team
  • Coordinate with us for game releases

Our Team


Derek Ham

Founder | Designer

Derek has a PhD from MIT in Design Computation and holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He is an award winning VR director/developer. For the last eight years he has been passionate about how VR and AR expands the way we live, work, and play.


Josie Dorsett

manufacturing Strategist

Jo is a graduate of the Master of Industrial Design program at North Carolina State University. As an Industrial Designer, she uses multiple tools for fluid manufacturing, packaging, funding, marketing, and logistical details. Jo is thrilled to work in what she sees as the VR/AR revolution


Justin Johnson

Product Developer

Justin has worked in the video game industry for 13 years as an artist and designer at several companies from indie to the AAA level. He is currently a Doctor of Design practitioner at North Carolina State University researching environment design for virtual worlds, games, and VR.

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How 3D Printing Accelerated Our Design Process

by Derek Ham Sep 1, 2019 Soon

We went through over thirty different prototypes in an impressively short period of time. Learn more about our design process and our plans to get our product to market faster and cheaper.


A Look At Vader Immortal Game Play with the Axe One

by Ion Hamilton May 30, 2019 News

Everyone wants to hold a light saber with two hands, but "out of the box" the Quest and Rift S controllers make this awkward. See how the Axe One awakens the true Jedi!


Developing New Forms of Storytelling With VR Peripherals

by Derek Ham Sep. 12, 2019 News

Our founder is a past winner of the Future of Storytelling Award (FoST) in 2018. Learn how he thinks peripherals are the next frontier in immersion and virtual storytelling.

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If you're a member of the press, blogger, social media influencer or the like, we'd like to connect with you and get the Axe One in your hands! Contact us and tell us about your readers/followers.

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Raleigh/Durham NC, USA


+1 919 780 4747

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Logic Grip is a NC State University official startup that was spun out of the College of Design's Mixed Reality Lab (MxRLab). This lab serves as the research and development arm of startup. The MxR Lab is constantly developing new concepts, prototyping, and conducting user experience studies to help bring new products to market.

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