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Apple exploring use of eye-tracking technology in VR and AR headsets

April 26, 2018

The patent application identified as an “Eye Tracking System” describes one method of monitoring how the user looks at a display very close to their eyes, namely in VR and AR headsets. While this technology does exist in other devices, these systems typically rely on a camera and an IR emitter pointing at the user’s face or using a mirror to reflect at a 90-degree angle, but the extra space required in front of the user to function properly isn’t available in the compact and component-filled headsets.

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