technology – Eye-tracking, has been licensed to Sony for use on PlayStation VR2 glasses.
According to VCG , Sony has licensed Eye-tracking technology for the PlayStation VR2 virtual reality headset.
Information published by Tobii – a manufacturer that claims to be “a global leader in Eye-tracking and a pioneer in the ability to calculate eye attention” – has announced that their technology will be introduced to the public. introduced in Sony’s upcoming virtual reality headset.
Anand Srivatsa, CEO of Tobii, said: “PlayStation VR2 establishes a new base for immersive virtual reality (VR) entertainment and will enable millions of users around the world to experience the power of Eye-tracking.”
“Our partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) further validates Tobii’s world-leading technology capabilities, thereby delivering cutting-edge solutions at a broad market scale.”
During the spec announcement earlier this year, Sony confirmed its intention to bring Eye-tracking to the PlayStation VR2 and explained what it would do in the new VR headset.
Tobii will receive the revenue upfront as part of this deal starting in 2022.
Tobii is selling cameras with eye and head tracking capabilities with a suggested retail price of $230. These cameras use custom infrared optical sensors to track the user’s eye movements, supporting more than 50 games, including Far Cry 6 and Flight Simulator.
Supported games can be controlled using eye movements for functions such as targeting and selecting items, and even images that have the ability to appear and focus based on human location. playing is looking.
Tobii also created a PC application dedicated to tracking head movements in compatible gaming laptops, allowing users to control the in-game camera.