Oculus acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye TribeThe direction.


By 2013 the full-fledged startup had shown the ability to build its technology into an Android tablet device. In the meantime, an eye-tracking VR headset startup called Fove has raised $11 million, while SensoMotoric Instruments has brought eye-tracking to avatars in Altspace’s social VR construct. Oculus acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye Tribe The direction you look could one day control your VR or mobile experience thanks to Facebook and Oculus’ latest buy, The Eye Tribe.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

Road to VR

CES 2013 / 2014: The Early Years. From the advent of the Oculus Rift in 2012, we saw Oculus attend the show for the first time in 2013 to show off their pre-production Rift headset prototype ahead of the DK1 launch, following their wildly successful Kickstarter campaign. CES 2013 however gave us the first glimpse of Oculus VR operating as a company. Oculus’ Pre-DK1 Prototype, shown at CES 2013.