Oculus Acquires Eye Tribe

oculusOculus, itself part of Facebook, has acquired Danish start-up, the Eye Tribe, which is a specialist in developing gaze technology and was originally targeting the use of gaze in mobile devices.

Analyst Comment

We interviewed this company on video back at MWC in 2015 and have covered them eight times. The Eye Tribe Shows Eye Tracking on Phones and TVs . Google has already bought Eyefluence (Google Buys Eye-tracking Company Eyefluence) so it’s clear that VR companies have agreed that this is a significant technology which can be used to improve interaction, but can also help to reduced the power needed for rendering, which is critical in head mounted applications. (BR)