CES 2020 — Pico Interactive, a leading global virtual reality (VR) headset manufacturer, today announced two new standalone VR headsets, the Neo 2 and the Neo 2 Eye. With the integration of advanced eye tracking technology from Tobii, the Neo 2 Eye represents a powerful and intuitive all-in-one headset designed primarily for the enterprise.
“With the Neo 2 Eye, Pico has combined the benefits of Tobii eye tracking with smart design choices and the power of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile XR Platform,” said Anand Srivatsa, CEO of Tobii Tech. “The result is an innovative and flexible device that sets a clear standard for enterprise-focused standalone VR headsets.”
“The Neo 2 Eye is a VR headset built for business, offering excellent visual quality, great support, and sophisticated design,” said Henry Zhou, CEO of Pico Interactive. “The addition of Tobii eye tracking leads to a more intuitive interface and better graphics performance. Additionally, eye tracking enables user insights that add significant value to use cases such as training and education.”
The new Pico Neo 2 Eye is the first commercially available headset to feature Tobii eye tracking and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile XR Platform.
“Qualcomm Technologies is focused on transforming the way people connect and communicate using XR,” said Hugo Swart, vice president and head of XR, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We are pleased to be working with Pico and Tobii to help raise the bar for creating great user experiences using our XR technology and Tobii’s high quality gaze interactions to provide enterprise customers with intuitive and visually-immersive interactions.”
Benefits that Tobii eye tracking brings to the Neo 2 Eye include:
To learn more and see additional information about the Neo 2 Eye, please visit https://vr.tobii.com/products/pico-neo-2-eye/.
*Data from the benchmarking test based on dynamic foveation in Tobii’s demo environment ”Spot’s Apartment” and conducted on Pico Neo 2 Eye.
Ben Conrad, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, Tobii Group, phone: +1 (650) 224-6261, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tobii is the global leader in eye tracking. Our vision is a world where all technology works in harmony with natural human behavior. Tobii operates through three business units: Tobii Dynavox makes specially designed computers that are controlled by eye movement or touch screens for use by people with special needs due to spinal cord injuries, CP, ALS or other medical conditions. Tobii Pro develops and sells eye-tracking equipment and services used today by more than 3,500 companies and 2,500 research institutions, including all of the world’s 50 highest ranked universities. Tobii Tech further develops Tobii’s technology for new volume markets, such as computer games, personal computers, virtual reality, augmented reality and smartphones. Tobii is headquartered in Sweden and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (TOBII). The group has about 1,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.tobii.com.
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