Oculus Job Listing Points to Eye-tracking in ‘next gen AR/VR products’

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One posting in particular at Facebook’s Reality Lab— Electrical Engineer – Eye Tracking in AR/VR —lends a healthy dose of credence to the belief that the company is indeed pushing to include eye-tracking in their next generation products.

7Invensun shows that eye-tracking on a standalone headset is now possible

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In Beijing, I have visited again my friends of 7Invensun , one of the worldwide leaders in eye tracking technologies. During my first visit , they showed me some cool prototypes: a prototypical eye tracking add-on for HoloLens and a prototypical Vive Focus with embedded eye tracking.

GDC 2019: Tobii Lauches VR, AR Eye-Tracking SDK

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Eye-tracking specialist Tobii is honing in on VR and AR developers at GDC this week. It’s a set of tools and resources designed to get developers up to speed with its eye-tracking tech. Using the kit, creators can implement features like gaze-based selection and eye-tracked interfaces. Tobii also says it includes tools to mirror a user’s eye movements on a VR avatar for social VR applications. VR Industry News eye tracking GDC tobii

Kellogg’s Works With Accenture For VR & Eye Tracking Merchandise Plan

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Thanks to VR and eye-tracking technology, that data is now obtainable. ” “Did you look at merchandising signage? “What direction did your eyes go when scanning a shelf?” Kellogg’s see’s 18% bump in sales through VR marketing research.

HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye Headset With Integrated Eye-tracking

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Today at CES HTC made a slew of announcements about the Vive ecosystem, including a new, upcoming version of the Vive Pro called the Vive Pro Eye. HTC says that the Vive Pro Eye will launch in Q2 of 2019. CES 2019 HTC Vive News ces 2019 htc vive htc vive pro eye vive pro eye

CES 2019: Pimax Showcases Open-Palm Controllers, Hand & Eye-Tracking

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Now, thanks to partnerships with Leap Motion and 7invensun , Pimax is introducing additional functionality in the form of both hand and eye-tracking. Finally, there’s the open-palm Pimax motion controllers, compatible with the Pimax 8K as well as Steam VR tracking 1.0

CES 2019 Vive Pro Eye: Impressions Of Tobii Eye Tracking

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At CES 2019, HTC revealed the “Vive Pro Eye” featuring eye tracking from Tobii. Several demos from Vive partner developers showcased potential use cases for the Vive Pro Eye. In VR, this mode appeared to reflect where each eye was pointed very accurately.

Varjo Announces XR-1 Headset With Human-Eye Resolution And Eye Tracking

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The XR-1 also features depth sensor technology which enables the headset to automatically map real-world environments and provide a natural sense of occlusion —as well as 20/20 eye tracking, allowing clients to monitor which moments of their experiences received the most attention.

Sony Patents Prescription Glasses With Eye-Tracking To Use With VR Headset

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Not only that, but the glasses include eye-tracking sensors. The patent, published last week , doesn’t showcase a new VR headset with its own eye-tracking capabilities. But it’s the inclusion of an eye-tracking sensor that makes this patent really interesting. That’s a process in which a headset tracks the position of the user’s eyes and fully renders the area of the screen in the center of their vision.

CES 2019: HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye With Integrated Eye-Tracking And Foveated Rendering

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HTC’s Vive Pro headset is getting an eye-tracking upgrade. Meet Vive Pro Eye. The Vive Pro Eye looks to be an upgrade to last year’s Vive Pro. Eye-tracking is a popular topic in VR. We don’t yet know exactly how Vive Pro Eye will arrive but it’s described as ‘integrated’ eye-tracking. Meanwhile, look out for more news from HTC’s CES 2019 press conference. HTC Vive Pro Eye

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.

Varjo Launches VR-1 with Retina-quality Fixed-foveated Display & Eye-tracking, Priced at $6,000

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The VR-1 also includes custom-made eye-tracking which the company claims delivers “unmatched precision and accuracy” in a stereo eye-tracking solution. SteamVR Tracking 2.0 Varjo today announced the launch of its VR-1 headset.

PlayStation R&D Head Outlines ‘Next-Gen’ VR Headsets: Increased Resolution, Wider FOV, HDR, Wireless, Eye-Tracking

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Mallison held a session at the Collision 2019 in Toronto this week, as covered by VentureBeat. “The human eye sees an enormous range of light from bright sunlight to deep shadow,” Mallison said. ” Eye-Tracking. Finally, we have one of the most sought-after innovations in VR, eye-tracking. This involves a sensor detecting where your eyes are looking on a virtual display.

Vive Pro Eye Hits FCC on Its Way to 2019 Launch

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HTC Vive Pro Eye, the enterprise-focused VR headset with integrated eye-tracking, has officially undergone testing by the FCC. Vive Pro Eye’s unique FCC ID is 2Q29200, while the original Vive Pro is 2Q29100, suggesting that it’s in the same device lineage.

CES 2019: HTC Vive Pro’s Eye Tracking Is Supplied By Tobii

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Tobii announced today that it is the supplier of the eye tracking technology for HTC’s new Vive Pro Eye VR headset. HTC announced the Vive Pro Eye durings its special press event yesterday. Foveated rendering is a process which renders most of the view of a VR headset at lower resolution except for the exact area where the user’s eye is pointed, which is detected with eye tracking. HTC Vive Pro Eye foveated rendering tobii

Vive Pro Eye Now Available in Europe, Starting at €1,700

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HTC opened up orders in Europe today for their latest VR headset, Vive Pro Eye , a version of the company’s enterprise headset with integrated eye-tracking. The post Vive Pro Eye Now Available in Europe, Starting at €1,700 appeared first on Road to VR.

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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It’s the beginning of 2019, and this means that this is that time of the year when we all make predictions for this year in AR and VR! Jokes apart, what has happened in AR in 2018… and what can you expect to happen in 2019? Predictions for Augmented Reality in 2019.

Vive Pro Eye Now Available For Purchase In North America

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Professional-grade VR eye-tracking for $1,599. HTC announced today their Vive Pro Eye VR headset is now available for purchase in North America through Vive.com and select retailers. The post Vive Pro Eye Now Available For Purchase In North America appeared first on VRScout.

HTC VIVE Pro Eye hands-on: More than just eye-tracking

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This week we got the opportunity to try out the newest in innovative VR tech from HTC, the HTC VIVE Pro Eye. Archive CES Live Features CES CES 2019 Gaming Hands On HTC HTC VIVE virtual reality vr vr headset

HTC's new Vive Pro Eye headset features built-in eye tracking

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The company unveiled a new Vive Pro Eye headset, which has eye tracking features built directly in, eliminating the need for external controllers. The Vive Pro Eye comes one year after HTC first launched the $799 Vive Pro , its first VR headset optimized for enterprise users.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. And how it will be in 2019? The Odyssey has anyway the problem of the non-optimal tracking of controllers. It’s 2019.

Watch Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 Reveal Demo from MWC 2019

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While HoloLens 2 purportedly boasts a 2-3 our battery life and a 70 degree field of view —two times larger than the previous HoloLens—Microsoft’s onstage demo revealed a few more improved capabilities attested to the device, namely its hand-tracking, voice input, and eye-tracking.

All the best AR and VR news from CES 2019

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Last week has been the week of CES 2019 , one of the most important technology exhibition of the year. HTC has been the VR star of this CES 2019. CES pic.twitter.com/AgZ2c2i0Dx — Nathie (@NathieVR) January 8, 2019. We can so expect them to be released in Q3-Q4 2019.

CES 2019: First Pictures Of HTC Vive Cosmos And Pro Eye Arrive

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We’re at HTC’s booth at CES 2019 where the company just revealed two new VR headsets. The first of the two headsets announced today was the HTC Vive Pro Eye. It’s the next version of last year’s Vive Pro with one key upgrade: integrated eye-tracking. This allows you to use your eyes as a form of input. This uses eye-tracking to fully render only the part of the VR display a user is looking at.

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Showing Off VR 2.0 at #CES2019

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Pimax unveiled prototypes of intuitive controllers and high-resolution, broad Field of View bundles in Las Vegas this week at CES 2019. based support center due to open in March 2019.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences

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Kicking-off July 28th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, SIGGRAPH 2019 will feature the largest offering of immersive programming since the conference’s creation back in 1973. SIGGRAPH 2019 takes place July 28th – August 1st at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The most important XR news from MWC 2019

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The MWC 2019 in Barcelona has finished some days ago. In my opinion, there are 3-4 pieces of news that are really worth a mention and I’m going to tell you about them in this post so that reading it you will have a clear picture of what has happened at MWC 2019 for what concerns XR.

Exclusive: DisplayLink Demonstrates Foveated Compression for Better Wireless VR

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But VR headsets are inevitably moving toward higher resolutions— as we’ve seen this week at CES 2019 —making it increasingly harder to make them wireless. Eye-tracking then can be used to make sure that the high quality region always stays at the center no matter how you move your eye.

GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro

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Say cheese, facial-tracking is heading to Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye.

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HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. Vive Pro Eye.

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Pimax Showing Production Headsets, Controllers, and More at CES

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At CES 2019 this week, Pimax is showing off the production versions of their “8K” and “5K” Plus headsets, their upcoming Knuckles-style controllers, as well as hand-tracking and eye-tracking modules.

VEC 2019 review: my experience at the Vive Ecosystem Conference

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the answer will be “No”, or “a bit” or, in alternative, you will see the panic in his/her eyes. The VEC 2019 was held inside a wing of a big shopping mall in Shenzhen. I went listening to the developers’ track, also because I myself had to have a speech there.

Watch HoloLens 2 ‘Spatial’ Remote Collaboration Demo from MWC 2019

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Agarawala and Lee demonstrated some new features coming to Spatial , among which are more lifelike avatars thanks to HoloLens 2’s improved hand-tracking and newly introduced eye-tracking.

HTC reveals Vive Pro Eye VR headset with built-in eye tracking

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HTC has announced the HTC Vive Pro Eye, a new virtual reality headset that includes built-in eye tracking. As well, eye-tracking provides developers and corporations with data for optimizing their products. Eye-tracking … Continue reading.

Vive Pro Eye: Everything We Know About HTC’s New Headset

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The company also debuted Vive Pro Eye , an update to last year’s Vive Pro. As the name suggests, it comes with a key new feature: integrated eye-tracking. Read on for our full run-down of everything we know about the Vive Pro Eye. But Eye-Tracking Has Lots Of Uses.