HTC Vive ProEye Revolutionizes Homerun Derby

January 14, 2019

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HTC made a surprise announcement at CES 2019, but its Twitter account hinted at big things to come. We think the company had a big year this year, even if the buzz is all over Oculus’ Quest visor. HTC, meanwhile, was unveiling ProEye. The upgrade to the Pro has built in eye tracking, and they demoed the device with MLB Homerun Derby.The device has some neat hardware and specs running under the hood, and it’s clear HTC is aiming for a premium market, but eye tracking is a big deal for VR Fitness.It’s not just about how your PC utilizes resources. Eye tracking opens up a new world of interaction, from menus navigated by sight to more interesting and physical use cases. Here’s a breakdown of HTC’s big announcement.

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