HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Headset Features Eye Tracking, Face Cam, And Heart Rate Sensor

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The first of which being built-in eye-tracking technology capable of monitoring the wearer’s eye movements while in-headset. In addition to eye-tracking, the Omnicept Edition also features what HP claims to be the “first” built-in face camera on a VR headset.

2021 Mercedes S-Class Will Feature AR Navigation And 3D Eye-Tracking

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This includes an AR-enhanced heads-up display that projects key navigation information directly within the drivers eye line, such as directions, vehicle speed, and distance to target; instead of looking away from the road to check your GPS, upcoming streets and arrows indicating which direction to turn are displayed directly on the front windshield. Also included is a 3D instrument cluster powered by onboard eye-tracking technology.

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

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Today at HTC’s Vive Developer Meeting in Beijing and its simultaneous Shanghai-based Vive Ecosystem Conference, Chinese eye-tracking startup 7invensun debuted a new eye-tracking module that’s not only affordable at $150 (¥1100 RMB), but is designed to support all of HTC’s VR headsets, past and present. This essentially allows developers to target both Droolon F1 and Vive Pro Eye, HTC’s enterprise-focused headset with integrated eye-tracking.

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. This time, they showed me a full roster of eye tracking solutions for both standalone and PC headsets. Pico G2 4K with embedded eye tracking.

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. Compatible with SteamVR content as well as the OpenVR development platform, these high-resolution VR headsets are capable of 4k rendering per eye, offering users crystal clear visuals that do away with the infamous “screendoor effect.” Varjo’s human-eye resolution visual fidelity is unprecedented.

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. Facebook has a few eye-tracking-centric job listings currently, including one for a computer vision engineer, a mechatronics engineer, and a few research positions opened to PhD-level candidates.

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?” ” The program uses Qualcomm headsets powered by the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform with eye-tracking technology made possible through software from InContext Solutions and eye-tracking data analytics capabilities from Cognitive3D.

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

Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

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Sony recently unveiled Spatial Reality Display, a 15.6-inch 4K panel that includes both eye-tracking and embedded lenticular lens array so users can view 3D content with the naked eye.

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. I think that in the realm of producers of eye tracking accessories for VR headsets, the European Tobii and the Chinese 7Invensun have currently the highest standards. The two parts of the Droolon F1 eye tracking device (Image by 7Invensun).

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. This directional information can be used to understand the depth of the image, and thus 3D shape of the eye, instead of just the color and brightness. Oculus eye tracking foveated rendering oculus patent

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. Back in April 2017, the company announced a $220 eye tracking addon for the original Vive. Droolon F1 uses the same SRanipal SDK from HTC , so content developed for HTC’s Vive Pro Eye enterprise headset should work without any updates needed.

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. And while foveated rendering is an exciting use-case for eye-tracking in VR headsets, eye-tracking stands to bring so much more to the table.

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. Outside of Neo 2 Eye’s integrated eye-tracking from Swedish firm Tobii , the two variants differ only slightly in specs. Make sure to check out our full hands-on with both Neo 2 and Neo 2 Eye for more.

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. “We track your eye-movement and your surgical sight gaze. The post Haptic Surgery Platform FundamentalVR Increases Authenticity With Eye-Tracking appeared first on UploadVR.

SMI Releases Eye Tracking Developer Kit For The HTC Vive

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HP Reverb G2 Eye-Tracking, Face Camera Model Possibly Leaked

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A recent potential leak suggests that HP Reverb G2 eye-tracking – and even facing tracking – may arrive in the form of a new model. The original report notes that this tab includes a face camera, which could well track the movements of the lower half of your head.

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. Neo 2 has been floating around for a few months now in its prototype form, albeit without the newly unveiled addition of eye-tracking. Both are said to ship later this year, with Neo 2 Standard priced at $700 and the Neo 2 Eye at $900.

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.

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. It has been a great moment both from a personal and professional side: as a person, I was delighted by their kind attitude: they really made me feel as a friend of theirs ; as a VR professional, I was impressed by their eye tracking technology and the various devices they have down the line, that for instance will give eye tracking to the Vive Focus and HoloLens.

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. This, combined with emulated mouth movements alongside head tracking and hand motions via VR controllers, really will elevate the social VR experience.

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. Eye-tracking systems, which monitor eye movements in real time, promise to change this. Because humans primarily use vision to navigate their environment, the eyes can reveal volumes about what’s happening in the mind.

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. Each of these games utilize eye-tracking technology, making them the perfect sample platter to show-off the FOVE 0’s unique abilities. The post Eye-Tracking Headset FOVE 0 Specs & Pre-Order Date appeared first on VRScout. News Eye Tracking FOVE Tokyo Game Show

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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. The company has in recent years turned its expertise toward AR and VR, where eye-tracking data can be used for a wide range of useful things from foveated rendering to avatar eye-mapping.

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. In the video from Beliavsky’s perspective, a yellow dot shows what his eyes are fixed on. Eye-Tracking News VR Input VR Research eye tracking function tobii

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. Leading eye-tracking wearable maker Tobii revealed its Tobii Pro Glasses 3, which have shrunk to roughly the size of aviator-style sunglasses while adding even better recording technology. Marketers can use them to instantly track which packaging or product design attracts the most attention.

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. Is The Eye Tribe staying exclusively within Oculus? Founded in September 2011 by 4 former PhD students from the IT University of Copenhagen, The Eye Tribe has since raised $3 million in seed funding, and has also lead a $4.4

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. Google, Facebook and Apple all purchased eye-tracking companies over the last few years because these tech giants know what benefits are possible with the technology. Bringing Your Eyes To Life. Making Eye Contact.

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. The device, which will go on sale initially as a development kit in China this month, uses a series of IR LEDs and a near-eye camera to track the player’s eyes in real-time, enabling a range of potential benefits for VR.

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. Previous FOVE design | See Also: FOVE’s Eye-tracking VR Headset Was the Next Best at CES. ” The post FOVE Debuts Latest Design for Eye Tracking VR Headset appeared first on Road to VR.

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

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

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OpenXR Now Certifying Headset & App Compliance, Adds Extensions for Hand-tracking & Eye-tracking

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Additionally, the group has added new extensions to the standard to support hand-tracking and eye-tracking. ” Khronos also announced new extensions to OpenXR which expand the standard to support hand-tracking and eye-tracking.

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

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Tobii Develops Eye-Tracking Standalone VR Headset With Qualcomm

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Eye-tracking is expected to be an important next generation technology in VR headsets, potentially enabling better performance through foveated rendering, and lower hardware costs overall, at the same time it dramatically changes how a virtual world responds to your presence. ” “Hand-Eye Coordination: By using your eyes in harmony with your hands and associated controllers, truly natural interaction and immersion, not possible without the use of gaze, is realized.”

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. Tobii’s eye-tracking technology is able to decipher the specific area of a VR display the user is looking at. Vive Pro Eye is an enterprise-level headset, though. Hopefully this news means we’ll start to see eye-tracking in other, consumer-focused devices soon.

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. FOVE 0 doesn’t support Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system though, rather its own position tracking camera which comes stock with headset. SEE ALSO Oculus Acquires Eye-Tracking Company The Eye Tribe.

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