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 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. FOVE’s Journey.

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. FOVE 0 Technical Specs.

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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. FOVE 0 Specifications. Tracking: Head Tracking. Eye Tracking.

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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.

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

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

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Pre-orders for the FOVE 0 head-mounted display begin November 2nd. 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.

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‘Sword Art Online’ Experience Comes to FOVE 0

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Sword Art Online (SAO), the VR-centric manga and anime series, will soon be gracing the eyeballs of Fove 0 owners in a new VR experience featuring the series’ female protagonist, Asuna. Looking at her right in the eye will elicit a smile, but ignore her and she’ll get upset.

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FOVE Eye Tracking VR Headset Shipping

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Eye tracking is one of the next big technology leaps in VR. FOVE have been at the forefront on this development with their Kickstarter campaign in mid-2015. FOVE have stated that all the software on Steam will work with the FOVE headset. What is eye tracking?

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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.

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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FOVE 0 Eye Tracking VR Headset Available for Pre-Order

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Eye tracking in VR is almost here folks. FOVE is taking pre-orders now and offering a discount of $50 off now thru November 9. The FOVE headset will start shipping in January 2017 for a price of $549 (After discount). What is eye tracking?

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Preorders for FOVE Eye Tracking HMD are now open

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Some of you may have heard about the FOVE VR headset. FOVE is the first virtual reality headset that uses eye tracking. Just as Oculus with their Rift, FOVE started a Kickstarter back in May 2015. FOVE collected a total of $480,650 through this campaign.

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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.

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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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.

FOVE’s eye-tracking VR headset is finally shipping: Here’s why it’s special

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Plenty of virtual reality headsets have hit the market since we first saw FOVE back in May 2015, but none can do what the Samsung-backed VR system can. Archive Features Must Read FOVE Gaming Hands On Home Entertainment virtual reality vr

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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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Valve, SMI and Tobii Preview VR’s Eye Tracking Future In HTC Vive

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Another is more robust hand and finger tracking , so the incredible variety of quick and precise movements in your hands are accurately represented in a virtual world. A look inside a headset with eye tracking from Tobii. Higher Resolution Headsets May Need Eye Tracking.

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.”

Impressive Social VR Demo Combines Mouth and Eye Tracking

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Face and Communication Entertainment, or FACE, is a project from a Colopl company called 360ch that is building a social VR demo collaborating with BinaryVR, Facerig, and FOVE. The FOVE headset, which we covered recently during GDC , provides an eye-tracking solution.

GDC 2017: SMI Is Working With Valve To Bring Eye-Tracking To OpenVR

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Eye-tracking is arguably one of the most important pieces of VR’s future, and SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) and Valve are working together to bring the tech closer to reality. As reported by Tom’s Hardware , SMI partnered with Valve to integrate its eye-tracking tech into OpenVR SDK and API, which will allow other companies to implement support into their VR software. We’re hoping to go eyes-on with this solution at GDC this week, so stay tuned.

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.

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.”

29-Year-Old Gamer Leaves Sony Behind to Bring Eye-Tracking to.

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29-Year-Old Gamer Leaves Sony Behind to Bring Eye-Tracking to Virtual Reality Kojima, 29, is convinced the technology will become commonplace in VR devices. earlier this month announced a reference design for an eye-tracking headset that uses its Snapdragon chip.

GDC 2017: FOVE and AMD Take Aim At Improving VR Rendering

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The more major headsets have their issues as well and FOVE has partnered with AMD to demo a new style of rendering that could influence the trajectory of the VR industry as a whole. FOVE developed their own VR headset, which was funded with over $400k in contributions via Kickstarter. At GDC, FOVE partnered with AMD and digital entertainment studio Frima to show AMD Multires Rendering running on Radeon hardware for the first time.

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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.

‘Sword Art Online’ Is Getting An Official VR Experience On FOVE

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The experience is actually coming to eye-tracking underdog, FOVE 0. FOVE recently posted a web page for the experience, complete with the art you see above, though it’s impossible to work out much about it unless you speak fluent Japanese. Manga.Tokyo , however, reports that the experience is called Meet Asuna FOVE VR Home, and will promote the upcoming Sword Art Online: The Movie, due for release in Japanese cinemas next month.

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FOVE 0 VR headsets begin shipping out to customers

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If you’re one of the nearly 1,500 people who backed the eye-tracking FOVE 0 VR headset on Kickstarter last year, then good news: FOVE has announced that the headset will begin shipping out to its first customers later this month.

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A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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The Crystal Cove headset featured a cluster of IR LEDs and a tracking camera to provide positional tracking and also introduced low persistence of vision displays. The Oculus Rift Crystal Cove prototype VR headset and tracking camera a shown at CES 2014.

Here’s How 4 Predictions By The Head of Oculus Research Turned Out

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Prediction: Eye-tracking will play a big part in the future of VR. What he said: “Eye tracking will almost certainly be a part of the future of VR. Companies are starting to dabble with foveated rendering but we only have eye-tracking in one VR headset, FOVE.

The Women of AR+VR: Founders

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In 2015, FOVE Co-founder and CEO Yuka Kojima graced the cover of the Forbes Japan “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” issue. Yuka, a former Sony game designer, cofounded FOVE in 2014. Today, Yuka directs FOVE’s vision, project management and business relations. *.

SyncThink Updates Their Eye-Sync Headset For Offline Compatibility

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Virtual reality is seemingly constantly up in the news for surprising utilizations outside of gaming, and today’s story on the Eye-Sync headset is no different. The Eye-Sync headset comes from the business SyncThink, which focuses on eye-tracking technology to supplement existing VR implementations. With the introduction of the Eye-Sync, however, eye-tracking has taken a decidedly different direction: the diagnosis of head injury, particularly concussion.

VR Cast: Predictions for 2017 As Facebook VR Finally Emerges

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We’ll also talk about Arizona Sunshine ‘s amazing success and the FOVE eye-tracking headset. Welcome to our humble podcast! Every week(ish) Joe Durbin and Ashley Whitlatch go over the biggest VR news of the past seven days.

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Pimax Ends VR Headset Kickstarter With Over $4.2M and a Truly Massive Job Ahead

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eye-tracking module. Clip-in eye-tracking module. Hand motion-tracking module.

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NVIDIA Says New Foveated Rendering Technique is More Efficient, Virtually Unnoticeable

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The human eye only really detects significant detail in a tiny area at the center of our field of vision, thanks to a small pit in the back of the retina called the fovea. “You can’t outrun [the eye tracking] with your eyes.

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‘MARUI’ Plugins Bring VR Support to 3D Tools Maya and Blender

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MARUI supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and all Windows MR headsets, while BlenderXR supports all these and the eye tracking PC VR headset ‘FOVE 0’ too.

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Emteq Aims to Humanize VR by Capturing Your Facial Expressions

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As researchers and VR start-ups make great strides in increasing the sense of presence such as larger field of view, lower latency and more natural input, a Brighton based start-up has just announced a new technology that can track a user’s facial expressions without markers.

Privacy in VR Is Complicated and It’ll Take the Entire VR Community to Figure It Out

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He works at FOVE which is making a VR headset with eye-tracking, but wanted to speak to me on his own behalf about some of the deeper philosophical questions and conceptual frameworks around the types of intimate data that will become available to VR headsets.

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‘Esper’, ‘Gang Beasts’ Dev Coatsink Going All-In On VR, Working On Three New Games

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There are of course a variety of standalone VR headsets and other contenders coming like the eye-tracking FOVE , which these games could just as easily be suited for.

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A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality

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The Manus – Hand-tracking Glove. Fove has created an eye-tracking headset, which other headset manufacturers may seek to include in future iterations.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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FOVE, THE EYE-TRACKING HMD: FINAL SPECS AND PRE-ORDER DATES. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

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