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.

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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. The backers who contributed $349 were ensured to receive the FOVE HMD.

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

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Eye-tracking has been talked about with regards to VR as a distant technology for many years, but developments from companies across the industry have shown promising progress in precision, latency, robustness, and cost.

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.

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

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See Also: NVIDIA Demonstrates Experimental “Zero Latency” Display Running at 1,700Hz. Japan-based FOVE raised $11 million following a successful Kickstarter to develop a consumer VR headset with built-in eye tracking.

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A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality

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VR faces many challenges when approaching content creation: latency, SIM sickness, limitations in tools available for building, high expense, lack of vernacular/rules, and very little monetary return on investment.