7invensun Announces $150 Eye-tracking Module Supporting All HTC Headsets

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Called Droolon F1, 7invensun’s new eye-tracking module was primarily announced to target the company’s upcoming Vive Cosmos , the inside-out tracked PC VR headset arriving on October 3rd for $700.

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.

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Varjo Unveils Human Eye-Resolution VR Headsets With Hand And Eye Tracking, Available Now

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Yesterday, XR hardware developer Varjo unveiled two new additions to its lineup of human eye-resolution VR & AR products, the VR-2 and VR-2 Pro. Varjo’s human-eye resolution visual fidelity is unprecedented. So is the accuracy and low latency of Ultraleap’s hand tracking.

Microsoft Researchers Explore Eye Tracking Uses For VR

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Microsoft researchers released some new work related to eye-tracking this week. Accompanied by a video, the paper explains how eye-tracking allows for a scene to change by keeping track of where the eyes are pointed and changing things only in the peripheral vision.

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.

Enterprise-focused Standalone Pico Neo 2 & Eye-tracking Version Now Available

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Pico Interactive today announced the price and availability of both Pico Neo 2 and its eye-tracking variant, Neo 2 Eye. Both headsets are available for purchase starting today, with Neo 2 priced at $700 and Neo 2 Eye at $900.

HTC’s Vive Cosmos And Vive Focus Are Getting An Eye Tracking Addon

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos, Vive Focus, Vive Focus Plus, and Vive are getting an eye tracking addon from Chinese startup 7invensun. This isn’t 7invensun’s first Vive eye tracking addon. Eye tracking has several uses in VR.

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.

7Invensun reveals high-quality eye-tracking VR accessory for only $149

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Last week at a dedicated Vive X event, Chinese company 7Invensun has presented one of the most interesting eye tracking accessories to date. 7Invensun is one of the worldwide leaders for what concerns eye tracking. virtual reality eye tracking

Eye-tracking is a Game Changer for VR That Goes Far Beyond Foveated Rendering

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Eye-tracking—the ability to quickly and precisely measure the direction a user is looking while inside of a VR headset—is often talked about within the context of foveated rendering, with the hopes that it could reduce the performance requirements of VR.

Haptic Surgery Platform FundamentalVR Increases Authenticity With Eye-Tracking

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Recently, it made a small but significant step towards that goal with eye-tracking. Usually when we hear about eye-tracking’s importance to VR, it’s to do with foveated rendering. Eye-tracking as a means of input often feels like an afterthought.

Pico Unveils Neo 2 Standalone Headset with Integrated Eye-tracking

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Pico Interactive, the company behind a number of enterprise-focused standalone VR headsets, unveiled their newest line of Neo 2 headsets, one of which includes integrated eye-tracking from Tobii. Other uses include eye-based UI input and enhancement of avatars for social VR interaction.

Sunglasses-sized Tobii Pro Glasses 3 Will Make Eye Tracking Comfortable

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If you were wondering how eye-tracking hardware could evolve after becoming frighteningly accurate — in a good way — there’s now an answer. Marketers can use them to instantly track which packaging or product design attracts the most attention.

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

Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC

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This short but ingenious video snippet from eye-tracking specialists Tobii was built to tease a social VR demo they’ve been working on for GDC next week. It aptly highlights the subtle yet striking enhancements that eye tracking may being to social VR applications.

Eye-tracking Glasses Give Glimpse into Professional Pianist’s Perception

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Now Function has teamed up with eye-tracking specialists Tobii to equip a professional pianist with eye-tracking glasses to see what happens (see the video heading this article). SEE ALSO Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data.

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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Report: Apple Acquires VR & AR Eye-tracking Company SMI

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A report from MacRumors provides compelling evidence that Apple has quietly acquired SMI, also known as SensoMotoric Instruments, a company specializing in eye-tracking technology. German-based SMI has specialized in eye-tracking since its founding in 1991.

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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Tobii Making Foveated Rendering Eye-Tracking Tech Available To New Headsets

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Earlier this year Tobii and HTC Vive partnered to bring foveated rendering tech to the new HTC Vive Pro Eye. It’s essentially the same tech already utilized in Vive Pro Eye. Vive Pro Eye is an enterprise-level headset, though.

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.

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7Invensun will provide eye-tracking for many worldwide XR devices

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One of the best of them is when in Beijing I visited the company 7Invensun , a worldwide excellence in eye tracking. So, when I decided to go to Beijing, I wanted absolutely to go visit them to try it with my eyes. Trying the PC eye tracking solution.

Eye-Tracking Is Both Incredibly Important And Very Risky

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At CES last week one of my first demos was with Tobii and its eye-tracking technology. I left the demo convinced that once you’ve tried a VR headset with eye-tracking included you’ll never want to wear one without it again. Bringing Your Eyes To Life.

Vive to Get Eye-tracking Add-on with Optional Corrective Lenses

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7invensun, one of the latest companies accepted into HTC’s Vive X accelerator program, is launching an eye-tracking add-on made specially for the Vive headset. Beyond eye-tracking, the aGlass add-on also opens the door to corrective lenses for those who normally wear glasses.

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. The Danish start-up released $99 eye-tracking device developer kits for computers in the past, as well as software that sought to bring ‘gaze-based’ technology to virtual reality and smartphones.

FOVE Begins Shipping $599 Eye-Tracking Headset this Month

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Eye-tracking is oft called the ‘next generation technology’ for VR headsets—lest we forget FOVE , the creators of the world’s first commercially available eye-tracking VR headset, the aptly named FOVE 0.

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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. One of the modes, though, showed green, yellow and red areas to indicate where the eye is pointed.

Watch: Tobii Reveals Vive VR Eye Tracking Examples, Including ‘Rec Room’

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After hyping everyone up recently with a short teaser video, eye-tracking specialists Tobii have revealed more details and video examples their eye tracking in action at GDC, including integration with social VR application Rec Room.

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

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Deepening Social Presence with SMI Eye Tracking

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At GDC this year, SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) showed a couple of new eye tracking demos at Valve’s booth. They added eye tracking to avatars in the social VR experiences of Pluto VR and Rec Room , which provided an amazing boost to the social presence within these experience.

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.

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

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.

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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