In a recent press release, Sweden-based high-technology group Tobii revealed that PlayStation VR2 would use its eye-tracking expertise. Negotiations between the 2 firms have been introduced in February 2022.
Tobii CEO Anand Srivatsa stated, “PlayStation VR2 establishes a new baseline for immersive virtual reality (VR) entertainment and will enable millions of users across the world to experience the power of eye-tracking. Our partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is continued validation of Tobii’s world-leading technology capabilities to deliver cutting-edge solutions at mass-market scale.”
Revenue from the deal will reportedly make up over 10 p.c of Tobii’s income for the 12 months. It famous that the “rapid evolution of the VR industry” meant that income contribution steerage previous 2022 was unsure. As such, the corporate couldn’t provide any particulars on income potential for subsequent 12 months onwards.
This isn’t the primary time Tobii’s expertise has been utilized in VR headsets because it labored on a standalone VR design for Qualcomm. Its expertise can also be utilized in units just like the HTC Vive Pro Eye, HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition and Pico Neo 3 Pro Eye. PlayStation VR2 may be added to the record although the corporate hasn’t indicated when the head-mounted show will launch.
Sony has but to announce pricing and launch particulars for a similar keep tuned within the coming months. Various stories point out a 2023 release although.