The company has a viewfinder that mounts the modules for eye and hand tracking.
Pimax has announced that he is present at the CES showing his visor 8K in operation with its knuckles controllers and technology Leap Motion for hand tracking and the 7Invensun for eye tracking, a combination that, they comment, opens the era of the generation 2.0 of virtual reality. The chosen content for the demonstrations are the Contractors game and the NVIDIA Funhouse app.
“Sci-fi stories like Minority Report and more recently Ready Player One gave us an insight into the future of immersive experiences and user interface control. Today we are ready to show that the era is closer than ever by bringing VR 2.0 to the industry. As an RV 2.0 contributor, we’re working closely with our partners to bring innovation to the industry and ultimately give VR enthusiasts and gamers what they’ve been dreaming of, ” he says Kevin Henderson, Head of US Operations of Pimax.
The company has partnered with Leap Motion to bring hand tracking to their viewers, so all their new generation viewers (5K Plus, 8K and 5K BE) now have the corresponding module capable of offering 180º hand tracking coverage both horizontally and vertically. As for eye tracking, they are currently working with NVIDIA and 7Invensun, a company that was part of the Vive X program and that launched last year the DK2 of the eye tracking aGlass for Vive and Vive Pro.
Pimax controllers that will be present will not be the final version, but a new prototype with a more natural fit than previous models and will continue to contemplate two versions: the analog stick and touchpad, integrating both sensors Tracking 2.0 SteamVR.
Pimax is still sending viewers 8K and 5K Plus to the backers of the Kickstarter campaign and working on their products, in fact, recently announced that they are trying to launch a beta of the first version of Brainwarp, although for the moment just focus on your algorithm Smart Smoothing, which is as ASW Oculus and Motion Smoothing in SteamVR.