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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‘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. The post ‘Sword Art Online’ Experience Comes to FOVE 0 appeared first on Road to VR.

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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.

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


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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FOVE Eye Tracking VR Headset Shipping


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.

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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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Pre-orders for the Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset go live November 2


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. Source: PRE-ORDERS FOR THE FOVE 0 EYE-TRACKING VR HEADSET GO LIVE NOVEMBER 2

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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.

How Eye Tracking is Driving the Next Generation of AR and VR


AR and VR are gearing up for a giant leap forward thanks to advancements in eye-tracking technology. Historically, the technology has been used to collect information for scientific and business applications, such as market research and medical diagnostics.

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


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. electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Co. fove vr virtual reality

90% of Chinese VR Startups Have Gone Bankrupt. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.


Research about this rapid decline was conducted and issued by iiMedia Research, a third-party data collector and analyst of technological digital platforms. News China Chinese VR FOVE iiMediaIt may look like China’s VR industry is imploding, but that’s not actually the case.

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The Women of AR+VR: Founders

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It takes a lot of heart and courage to start a company, especially as a woman in the tech industry and in an emerging area of technology. According to Niantic, Escher’s technology will significantly accelerate its own work on persistent, shared AR.

SyncThink Updates Their Eye-Sync Headset For Offline Compatibility


The Eye-Sync headset comes from the business SyncThink, which focuses on eye-tracking technology to supplement existing VR implementations. Eye-tracking isn’t a new concept to the world of virtual reality: businesses like Tobii and FOVE have been known for quite a while for working on eye-tracking tech, but usually for gaming implementations.

Impressive Social VR Demo Combines Mouth and Eye Tracking


Creators like Avi Shapiro of USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies are even working on ways to bring realistic avatars into VR content to enhance the immersion that much more. The FOVE headset, which we covered recently during GDC , provides an eye-tracking solution.

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.

Oculus acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye TribeThe direction.


Car interfaces could benefit from the technology. By 2013 the full-fledged startup had shown the ability to build its technology into an Android tablet device.

Oculus Enters The VR Eye-Tracking Arms Race With ‘Eye Tribe’ Acquisition


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.” million grant from the Danish National Advanced Technology association, according to Crunchbase.

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

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In our hands-on piece with FOVE , the only purpose-built eye-tracking VR headset out currently, Executive Editor Ben Lang hashed out a number of use-cases where augmented and virtual reality could benefit from eye-tracking.

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River Ecosystem, a consulting firm that provides services to frontier technology startups and hosts the annual River Accelerator program, today announced veteran Bay Area entrepreneur Jimmy Ku, and Techstars and River Accelerator alumnus Nick Canafax, as partners.

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

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It’s fast enough and accurate enough to give us a foundation to build [foveated rendering technologies] on,” said Lefohn. So we won’t be seeing foveated rendering in consumer virtual reality until VR headsets adopt eye-tracking technology.

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

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This work led him to develop a patent pending technology for non-invasive facial expression monitoring using wearable technology. Emteq Ltd was founded in 2015 to improve lives through the development of facial sensing healthcare solutions and is applying its technology to VR.

Korean Patent Shows Samsung Gear VR with Positional, Face and Eye Tracking


Eyefluence technology turns the eyes into the primary control method of an HMD and this approach could revolutionize how we interact with these devices. Companies like FOVE are already hoping to create headsets that have this capability but it would be a significant coup to see it incorporated into one of the industry’s most “mainstream” devices. The Samsung Gear VR is one of the most successful virtual reality headsets of all time when it comes to pure numbers.

SMI Talks Eye Tracking VR Applications & Foveated Rendering

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It’s really an imperceptible difference that would allow mobile technologies to render higher resolution scenes, or potentially help make it more feasible to wirelessly transfer data to a desktop VR HMD. See Also: FOVE Debuts Latest Design for Eye Tracking VR Headset.

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


But, of course, we’d need to know where the fovea was pointed every frame, which means we’ll need to integrate eye-tracking with new display, optics, GPU, and rendering technology in order to make a truly great VR visual experience possible.”

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


Tobii showed its technology integrated with the popular multiplayer world Rec Room while SMI allowed me to chat with someone in Seattle as if he was standing right next to me. Social interaction in VR with current consumer technology is fairly awkward.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


It’s a (not very well-kept) secret that Apple has been working on mixed reality technology , and recent comments from CEO Tim Cook might indicate that we can look forward to an augmented iOS device. FOVE, THE EYE-TRACKING HMD: FINAL SPECS AND PRE-ORDER DATES.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


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.

A Work in Progress: Virtual Reality


Fove has created an eye-tracking headset, which other headset manufacturers may seek to include in future iterations. We’ll see where the debate on privacy in VR goes as manufacturers get more savvy and technologically advanced.

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


Today, we’re seeing the very beginning of what VR technology will look like. Here’s a list by technology type that includes both companies working on these problems today (in bold), plus some sci-fi inspiration for them (in italics).

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A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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Virtual reality has figured prominently at the event in recent years of course, quickly rising to become one of the shows hottest technologies. With the huge uptick in interest surrounding VR technology it inevitably drew opportunistic businesses to join the bandwagon with minimal work.