The virtual and augmented reality parties are, and Eyefluence is one of the many startups hoping to own the night. Eyefluence just got a step closer to that goal, announcing Monday that it's been acquired by Google.
Eyefluence wants to change the way we interact with VR and AR headsets. It usesto let you use your eyes as a control method, rather than a control pad or similar. It's the type of technology that lets you buy things on Amazon with a flick of the iris.
It may be no coincidence that Google has bought into this tech either, as the company iswireless VR headset that works by following your gaze.
"With our forces combined," an Eyefluence blog post said, "we will continue to advance eye-interaction technology to expand human potential and empathy on an even larger scale."
CNET's Scott Stein tried the technology out in February, as did Chris Matyszczyk. You can find their impressionsand .
Update, October 26 at 12:01 p.m. AEST: Added information on Google's rumoured wireless VR headset.