Report: PSVR 2 May Feature 4K Visuals, Eye-Tracking, Haptics

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Citing “multiple sources,” UploadVR reports that the PSVR 2 will feature a 4000×2040 — 2000×2040 per eye resolution, slightly less than that of the HP Reverb G2, but a dramatic upgrade from the original PSVR’s 960×1080 per-eye resolution.

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

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Also included is a 3D instrument cluster powered by onboard eye-tracking technology. The post 2021 Mercedes S-Class Will Feature AR Navigation And 3D Eye-Tracking appeared first on VRScout. AR-enhanced navigation and 3D stereoscopic displays arriving later this year.

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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.

PSVR 2 Could Include Tech from the Biggest Name in Eye Tracking

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Tobii, a global leader in eye-tracking, announced it’s currently in talks with Sony to include its tech in the upcoming PlayStation VR2. Founded in 2001, Tobii has become well known in the industry for its eye-tracking hardware and software stacks.

Report: Apple Mixed Reality Headset Could Feature Hand & Eye-Tracking, Swappable Headbands

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The report claims that the upcoming headset could feature dual ultra high definition 8K displays with built-in eye-tracking technology. Surrounding the headset will supposedly be over 12 cameras capable of supporting hand-tracking.

Report: Next-gen PSVR Said to Have 4.1MP Per-eye, Eye-tracking, & Head-mounted Haptics

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A report from UploadVR , citing “multiple sources,” claims that Sony’s next-gen PlayStation VR 2 headset will bring a big jump in resolution, along with eye-tracking, IPD adjustment, and even head-mounted haptics. Eye-tracking capable of foveated rendering.

Zuckerberg: Oculus Quest Pro Could Bring Face & Eye Tracking

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Now Zuckerberg confirms that not only is Facebook working on a Quest Pro, but that it could include sensors for both face and eye tracking. There’s a few more reasons why eye tracking is a game changer for VR , although those are certain two of the biggest ones.

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.

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.

Sony Announces PlayStation VR 2 Specs Including Eye-tracking, HDR, & 110° Field-of-view

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Today during Sony’s CES 2022 press conference the company revealed the first details on PlayStation VR 2, including eye-tracking, a “4K” HDR display, and a 110° Field-of-view. 2,000 x 2,040 (4.1MP) per-eye, OLED, HDR. 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.

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.

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.

NVIDIA Adds Eye-tracking Support to VRSS Foveated Rendering Tech

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NVIDIA is upgrading its Variable Rate Supersampling (VRSS) with support for headsets with eye-tracking, allowing the rendered application to improve performance by increasing quality where the user is looking, while decreasing it elsewhere.

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.

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.

Oculus Quest Pro Reference Hidden in Latest Software, Mentions Face & Eye Tracking

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the idea of a ‘Quest Pro’ headset back in May, saying that it could include sensors for both face and eye tracking. Sensors are said to improve hand tracking, something that feels a bit like a hit and miss on current-day Quests.

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

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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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.

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

SMI Releases Eye Tracking Developer Kit For The HTC Vive

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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. There are so many subtle body language cues that are communicated non-verbally through the someone else’s eye contact, gaze position, or even blinking.

Hints to face+eye tracking and Guardian Intrusion Detection found in Oculus Quest runtime

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Face and Eye Tracking. The first cool finding is the reference to face and eye tracking. Well, all the Oculus Quest share similar runtimes, and Facebook has hinted many times at a future release of a Quest 2 Pro, that Zuck has said it may run face and eye-tracking sensors.

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).

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.

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. Well the company has revealed more examples of VR eye-tracking integration in a series of short videos covering various use cases.

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.

V2EC: Eye-tracking accessory for Vive Focus 3 and Vive Virtual Character announced!

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7Invensun announced Droolon F2 eye-tracking accessory for Vive devices. The same company already made an “F1” eye-tracking device for previous Vive headsets, and this new model is smaller, lighter, and provides greater accuracy.

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

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Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data

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The eye tracking company Tobii had some VR demos that they were showing on the GDC Expo Hall floor as well as within Valve’s booth. They were primarily focusing on the new user interaction paradigms that are made available by using eye gazing to select specific objects, direct action, but also locomotion determined by eye gaze. He says, “From Tobii’s side, we should be really, really cautious about using eye tracking data to spread around.

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.

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. The German computer vision provider is a world leader in eye tracking technology, and has produced kits for the Oculus DK2, Gear VR and HTC Vive HMDs.

ARM and SMI to Showcase New Mobile VR Eye-Tracking Demo at GDC

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ARM Holdings and Sensormotoric Instruments (SMI) are teaming up at GDC to showcase the potential of powerful mobile GPUs, eye-tracking and foveated rendering technologies in a new made-for-VR demo that will debut at GDC next week. SEE ALSO Hands On: SMI's Gear VR Eye Tracking is Accurate, Fast and Lightweight. SMI have been extremely aggressive in positioning themselves as the front runner in eye tracking technology for the VR space.

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

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