Japanese eye-tracking digital actuality headset FOVE is beginning to ship its first models from its profitable Kickstarter marketing campaign final yr. The corporate initially deliberate to ship its product about eight months in the past, however ran right into a collection of delays alongside the way in which. Orders positioned immediately will ship in February as the corporate catches up with its Kickstarter backers and pre-orders.
Along with delivery its debut product this month, the corporate is launching some content material. Lumen is a VR meditation expertise that lets you develop a forest by observing varied elements of it. By altering the place you look, you alter how the forest grows. It’s a extremely attention-grabbing use case for eye-tracking VR, and was developed in partnership with Oscar-winning artistic studio Framestore and Time’s Life VR platform.
The corporate’s headsets proceed being obtainable for pre-order for $599 from its web site, with models ordered now delivery subsequent month.
FOVE was a finalist in TechCrunch Battlefield, and raised $11 million final yr.