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Microsoft interested in using eye-tracking VR headset for Xbox One

By July 30, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

EXCLUSIVE Early days, but it sounds promising

By Hugh Langley

Last week we reported that FOVE, creator of the world’s first head-mounted eye-tracking display, had been accepted into Microsoft’s Ventures London programme – igniting speculation that Microsoft was sniffing around some new gaming VR tech.

Now a source from the company has confirmed to TechRadar that Microsoft has explicitly expressed interest in using the FOVE technology with Xbox, and will be offering development kits for the startup to use.

Whether this will result in the Xbox One virtual reality headset looking like FOVE is impossible to tell right now, but Microsoft has already mentioned to FOVE that it’s thinking about how the technology may work with its console.

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