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December 6, 2016 11:08 am

Gaming experience from Tobii Eye Tracker

Tobii has stepped into the Battlefield of Game Technology. Using the new “eye tracker” to attract the game community, it is expected to go well with any games that support Tobii, which up until now is not a lot. Honorable mention games are Assasin’s Creed, Mankind Divided, and Grand Theft Auto are enough to create the gamers head on.

Tobii’s latest Alienware 17 is a laptop configured for video gaming. Using your EYES to control everything on the screen, from powering up to switching down. All are possible because of Tobii’s Eye Movement Sensor which is placed under the monitor (right below the screen). It follows the actions of your both eyes using video cameras and illuminators.

alienware 17 laptops

The Applications are now available for this type of breakthrough in Game Technology, surprisingly, because Tobii was not popular amongst the people who doesn’t need it. Tobii Dynavox, a part of Tobii Group, has helped thousands of people who are unable to speak to support for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. People suffering from different disabilities like Rett syndrome, autism, aphasia, ALS, muscular dystrophy and more can communicate using monitor screens and movements of their eyes.


playing Tobii with eye tracker

Tobii has three little red dots which are the sensing units for eye movements. ***

What is Eye Tracking exactly? It is a technology that allows the computer to understand what you are looking at. You don’t need to move the mouse’s left, right to be able to turn left and right. It is as if the player is on the screen. It creates a different experience to users. Stare at the Logo of the Alienware, and it will power on automatically. IT IS SUPPORTED BY WINDOWS which made it convenient for no other installation or configuration required. When you use it outside of the game on normal windows, the cursor of the screen will be directed where you look at with at least 85% accuracy.




Tobi’s Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop Features
Price: $ 3,999
RAM: 16GB.
MONITOR SIZE: 17.3 inches, 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
MEMORY: Intel Core i7-6700HQ (2.6 GHz).
GRAPHICS: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5.
CABLES and ADAPTERS: Ethernet port, Audio jacks, HDMI, mini-DisplayPort, USB 3.0 Type-C, 2 x USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type-C with Thunderbolt 3, Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port

**Also available Tobii eye tracker only for $200.00**

Like many current gaming laptops, the Alienware 17 uses a Nvidia 10-Series graphics card. It is a GTX 1070 chip rather of the top-tier 1080, though 1070 is still quickly sufficient to run the newest games, consisting of virtual truth titles at the highest graphics setting. Alienware 17 does not have a Nvidia G-Sync screen that makes the monitor’s stuttering and breaking decrease which is disappointing to some players. The Alienware 15 can configure its display in a way that the screen would not crash, and it was cheaper. Nobody wants to pay an upgrade of $ 522.00 for that.

Try their free GAME at their website and see for yourself if you like the feel of it, many players still wanted to use the old fashion mouse because they are not used in using the eye tracker tech, but overall this device would take a long time to be able to be fully accepted in the market.

Frequently asked questions

1Should you utilize HomeKit?
Ah, the number one concern with a bullet: Is Apple’s home automation service worth creating a house of the future? After three months with of experimenting with HomeKit, I can say that while I like it, it’s absolutely not best: HomeKit devices only just began showing up in 2015, and the framework is simply two years old. As such, there are still a lot of bugs to be fixed and kinks to exercise in the system. Siri doesn’t always work; Bluetooth-based accessories cannot update without a gadget close by to examine their status; and Wi-Fi based devices all need different bridges– which causes a lot of bridges in your network space.
2Is HomeKit worth it if you’re ready to suffer the occasional early adopter bug?
Definitely. Thinking about that HomeKit-enabled plug are available for just $30 to start your collection, the buy-in is not steep; Apple’s emphasis on the security aspect likewise elevates the house automation service above fellow rivals like Wink and WeMo. And recent assistance from longtime home automation gamers like Philips Hue is making it even easier to invest in this new technology.Ultimately, it’ll still be a couple of years before I think we’ll see HomeKit actually get mass attention. However, it’s fertile grounds for early adoption and experimentation. Scenes let you set up complicated actions, triggerable by an expression to Siri; Triggers offer much more control, letting you established action and time-based events, so there is a minor amount of operating switches and Siri. As possible. For me, HomeKit is a blast– even with the periodic bug or two– and I’m excited to see what the future holds.
3Would I use HomeKit to operate door locks?
When HomeKit does work, it’s downright incredible, and when it doesn’t, well the devices I pointed out above Likewise, all have manual control alternatives. Four months in, I have around 85 percent dependability with my HomeKit devices, and I only see Siri’s action rate and connectivity boost as time goes on.

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