FOVE the world’s first eye tracking virtual reality headset has completed its Kickstarter campaign this week and has successfully raised over $480,000 to help take the concept make the jump into production thanks to 1,480 backers, that included Samsung Ventures.
FOVE is the first virtual reality headset that has been created to reads subtle eye movements from the wearer to enable more precise control while in virtual reality environments.
Watch the video below to learn more about the FOVE virtual reality headset and how it provides different features when compared to the existing Oculus Rift VR headset which also launched via Kickstarter and was then later bought by Facebook for $2 billion.
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FOVE tracks a user’s gaze and calculates where in 3D space a user is looking. This enables the graphics engine to adjust focus and allocate rendering resources accordingly. Characters react when you make eye contact. Much more can be conveyed in a glance than ever possible before. See characters behave and react differently while they are being watched.
For more information on the new FOVE VR headset jump over to the official website for details via the link below.
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