Oculus Patents Use Of Light Field Cameras for Eye Tracking

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Facebook’s Oculus patented an eye tracking technique which uses light field cameras inside the headset. Most previous eye tracking systems used a regular or infrared camera combined with an IR illuminator to keep the eyes lit.

Oculus Acquires Eye-Tracking Company The Eye Tribe

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The Eye Tribe , a Denmark-based eye-tracking startup, today confirmed they’ll be joining the ranks of Facebook’s Oculus VR. Both Oculus and The Eye Tribe today confirmed the acquisition with TechCrunch ‘s Josh Constine.

SMI Releases Eye Tracking Developer Kit For The HTC Vive

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FOVE Debuts Latest Design for Eye Tracking VR Headset

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FOVE, the company behind the eponymous eye-tracking VR headset, today announced that they will be showing off a new industrial design at both Comic-Con and SIGGRAPH 2016 where attendees will have a chance to demo the new headset design themselves.

Eye-Tracked VR Headset FOVE 0 Gets Final Specs and Pre-Order Date

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Eye-Tracking Group Tobii Plans To Invest $16 Million In VR By 2019

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With its eye-tracking solution already on the market, Tobii could be a big player in VR going forward. This money will help the company keep up with the rate at which eye-tracking is expected to advance in the coming years.

Eyefluence Is Bringing Eye Tracking Tech To The “Next Generation of VR Headsets”

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NVIDIA Embraces SMI Eye Tracking For VR’s Next Big Leap

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Valve and SMI are Working to Add Eye-Tracking Support to OpenVR

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Eye tracking experts SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) have collaborated with Valve to bring their technology to OpenVR. Eye tracking-enabled HTC Vive units are being shown at GDC 2017, as part of an R&D effort to integrate eye-tracking support into Valve’s OpenVR API.

Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0 Costs $599, Starts Shipping This Year

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Back in September we reported that eye-tracking VR headset, FOVE 0, would be going up for pre-order on November 2nd. It has a field of view (FOV) between 90 and 100 degrees, and comes with an external sensor for positional tracking.

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Google Acquires Eyefluence: An Eye-Tracking Startup With Big VR/AR Implications

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This new system would allow a user to control a digital device through only the movements of his or her eyes. With our forces combined, we will continue to advance eye-interaction technology to expand human potential and empathy on an even larger scale.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0. Display: WQHD OLED (2560 x 1440) 1280 x 1440 per eye.

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7Invensun is a Chinese company that wants to disrupt the VR eye tracking sector

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Eye tracking is, in my opinion, a technology that will disrupt completely the VR ecosystem , exactly as room-scale did with the first HTC Vive. All VR interfaces will change with the introduction of eye tracking, becoming more intuitive.

FOVE Eye-tracking Headset Gets Final Specs and Pre-order Date

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FOVE has announced that their first eye-tracking VR headset, the FOVE 0, will open for pre-orders on November 2nd, and has also released the final specifications of the device. Tracking: Head Tracking. Eye Tracking.

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Eye-Tracking Headset FOVE 0 Specs & Pre-Order Date

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Originally labeled just FOVE , the FOVE 0 (yeah now we’re talking) has been making waves in the virtual reality community due in large part to its unique built-in eye-tracking technology. The post Eye-Tracking Headset FOVE 0 Specs & Pre-Order Date appeared first on VRScout.

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SMI Talks Eye Tracking VR Applications & Foveated Rendering

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Sensomotoric Instruments (SMI) is a German-based eye tracking company who has released an eye tracking kit for the Oculus DK2 & Gear VR , and most recently for the HTC Vive. See Also: FOVE Debuts Latest Design for Eye Tracking VR Headset.

How Eye Tracking is Driving the Next Generation of AR and VR

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AR and VR are gearing up for a giant leap forward thanks to advancements in eye-tracking technology. Graphics often appear artificial, and can be harsh on the eyes due to low resolution and slow frame rates. How Eye Tracking Supports Immersion.

Oculus Acquires The Eye Tribe, Eye-Tracking Startup

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Facebook looks to up the Oculus ante by investing in eye-tracking technology. With 2016 coming to a close, it’s time to start looking toward the state of virtual reality in 2017. The post Oculus Acquires The Eye Tribe, Eye-Tracking Startup appeared first on VRScout.

SyncThink Gets A Patent for Eye Tracking in Virtual Reality

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Neuro-technology firm SyncThink received a patent related to tracking eye movements in virtual reality headsets. SyncThink hopes to innovate with improved ways to control and navigate in VR, using the tracking of eye movements to control actions.

FOVE 0 Eye Tracking VR Headset Available for Pre-Order

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Eye tracking in VR is almost here folks. What is eye tracking? Eye tracking in VR is the one area missing from real life. In real life you do not move your head, you often move your eyes to glance at objects.

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Oculus Enters The VR Eye-Tracking Arms Race With ‘Eye Tribe’ Acquisition

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Oculus has acquired an eye-tracking startup known as The Eye Tribe , a company spokesman confirmed to UploadVR this morning. According to The Eye Tribe’s website, its technology, allows “eye control for consumer devices that enables simplified and enhanced user experiences. The Eye Tribe intends to become the leading provider of eye control technology by licensing to vendors in the consumer technology industry.”

Google Acquires Eye-tracking Company Eyefluence, Reportedly Building VR Headset With Tech

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A report from Engadget published yesterday maintains that Google’s secret standalone VR headset “will integrate eye-tracking and use sensors and algorithms to map out the real-world space in front of a user.”

Qualcomm Reveals Reference Design For Eye-Tracked Standalone VR Headset

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Hands-On With Rewind’s Eye-Tracking Shooter, ‘Project Falcon’ for FOVE 0

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When the UK-based VR studio, Rewind, asked me if I wanted to come and see a demo of its eye-tracking tech demo for the upcoming FOVE 0 headset, I was intrigued. A circular reticle follows closely behind me eyes, with machine gun fire spouting out from where it’s aiming.

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CTO on Future of the StarVR Headset: Roomscale Tracking, Input, Eye-tracking, and More

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At E3 2016 I got to sit down with the CTO of Starbreeze Studios, Emmanuel Marquez, to learn about the company’s ambitious plans for their StarVR headset. ’ prototype at E3 2016 , I was impressed with the progress the company has made since the headset first debuted a year ago.

Preorders for FOVE Eye Tracking HMD are now open

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FOVE is the first virtual reality headset that uses eye tracking. FOVE’s eye tracking technology uses infrared to track eye movements with accuracy and low latency. Hardware Kickstarter News tracking

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Korean Patent Shows Samsung Gear VR with Positional, Face and Eye Tracking

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Positional tracking, face mapping and eye tracking are all highlighted in this single patent titled “Image Processing for Head Mounted Display Devices.” ” Positional tracking is a VR headset’s ability to understand its location in 3D space. It can track the movements of a user’s head as it moves side to side or up and down, but does not allow the user to lean in closer to virtual objects or to walk around a digitally rendered environment.

NVIDIA’s Incredible VR Technologies At SIGGRAPH 2016

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Pre-orders for the Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset go live November 2

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The first consumer VR headset to integrate eye-tracking is about ready for primetime. Fove, a Startup Battlefield alum from Disrupt SF 2014, will begin taking pre-orders for the eye-tracking headset, now officially called the Fove 0, at 8 am PST on November 2.

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SMI Talks Eye Tracking VR Applications & Foveated.

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SMI Talks Eye Tracking VR Applications & Foveated Rendering Sensomotoric Instruments (SMI) is a German-based eye tracking company who has released an eye tracking kit for the Oculus DK2 & Gear VR , and most recently for the HTC Vive.

Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0 Costs $599, Starts Shipping This.

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Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0 Costs $599, Starts Shipping This Year Back in September we reported that eye-tracking VR headset, FOVE 0, would be going up for pre-order on November 2nd. fove eye-tracking vr virtual reality

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Pre-orders for the Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset go live.

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Pre-orders for the Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset go live November 2 Fove will begin taking pre-orders for the eye-tracking headset, now officially called the Fove 0, at 8am PST on November 2. fove vr virtual reality eye-tracking

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Google standalone AR headset tipped with eye-tracking technology

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Joining that rumor is a new spat of sources claiming this standalone VR/AR headset will include eye-tracking technology. We heard rumor awhile ago that Google is working on a standalone virtual reality headset that’ll also serve as a platform for augmented reality applications.

Oculus Patented New Eye Tracking Device Days After Acquiring The Eye Tribe

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Back in mid-April we wrote about a new patent from Oculus that further supported theories the company may one day release hand-tracking gloves for VR experiences. Now another new patent points to the company’s work in eye tracking. It also contains a “display device configured to display one or more images selected based on a position of the eye,” suggesting the display would in some way react to where the user was looking.

Oculus acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye TribeThe direction.

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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.