Google Acquires Eye-tracking Company Eyefluence, Reportedly Building VR Headset With Tech

Road to VR

Just what Google has brewing in their skunkworks, we can’t say for sure, but with their most recent acquisition of Eyefluence , a company that builds eye-tracking technology for VR headsets, it seems Google is getting ever deeper into what’s largely considered ‘the next generation’ of dedicated VR hardware. SEE ALSO Google Goes on VR Hiring Spree Amid Daydream Launch.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

You can enjoy the full audio recording below: Episode 28 of the VRScout Report, we got new 360 toys on iOS, Hololens is helping elevator technicians, VR might help you control your dreams, Apple CEO Tim Cook on augmented reality, VR/AR industry funding wrapup, and more… iOS NOW CAN TAKE 360 PHOTOS WITH GOOGLE CARDBOARD CAMERA, TOO. Based in Germany, ThyssenKrupp is a European national conglomerate that just announced a partnership with the Microsoft Hololens.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

Samsung VR is now somewhat similar to the App Store or Google Play store in that it’s where you can find the latest content for virtual reality products. The tech is similar to Microsoft’s Kinect, which uses infrared but is usually not able to be used outdoors. River Studios, born out of Rothenberg Ventures (which has early-stage investments in VR companies like FOVE, Jaunt, WEVR, and AltspaceVR) in 2015 as the answer to VR production work requests.

Creators Behind ‘Monument Valley’, ‘Wallace and Gromit’, and More Share VR Insights Ahead of Develop:VR Conference in London

Road to VR

Focused on harnessing immersive technologies to deliver groundbreaking VR, AR, Animation, DOOH, VFX and 360 degree video projects for some of the world’s largest brands including Sony, BBC, Red Bull, Microsoft and Lexus. The team has also been working closely as an approved content provider for Oculus (Rift), Valve (Vive), Samsung (Gear VR) and Fove, plus building release VR demos for Autodesk, AMD and The Foundry.

The High-end VR Room of the Future Looks Like This

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AR mode will be everywhere else: calling a heads up display of Google Maps on the street, stopping to catch a Pokemon in a field, or scanning the person in the coffee meeting across from you to cross-reference their LinkedIn profile. AR and VR viewers: HTC Vive (VR): Oculus Rift (VR): Google Cardboard (and the upcoming Daydream) (VR): Samsung Gear (VR): Playstation VR (VR): Magic Leap (AR): Microsoft Hololens (AR): Meta (AR): Snow Crash (novel).

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