After months of negotiation, Sony has secured a key technology for its next virtual reality device, the PSVR 2, from Tobii. Tobii, a leading eye-tracking company, announced last Friday that its technology was licensed by Sony to be used in the PSVR2 virtual reality headset.
Anand Srivatsa, CEO of Tobii, said in a statement that “the PlayStation VR2 sets a new standard for immersive virtual reality entertainment and will enable millions of users around the world to experience the power of eye-tracking.” “Our partnership with Sony is a continued validation of Tobii’s global technological leadership capabilities to deliver cutting-edge solutions on a mass-market scale,” the company said.
Using this eye technique while wearing a helmet, you can control the game’s elements solely by moving your eyes. Tobii has also guaranteed Sony will pay them in advance. In 2022, they anticipate that the revenues will account for more than 10% of all current company revenues. This entity also sells its cameras, which can follow the movement of your eyes, at the price of 233 euros.
Tobii has an application for PC that enables the possibility of following the movements of the eyes and head in more than 50 games. Examples of essential games of this application are Far Cry 6, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Microsoft Flight Simulator, and F1 2022.