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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

BARCELONA -- The Eye Tribe has its eyes set on tackling the wild new world of wearables.

Click through the slideshow for a closer look at the promising eye-tracking prototype.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

A development prototype of the exposed hardware on an elastic band is modded to work off a Sony Smartwatch.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

As you can see, it's far from a finished product.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

The current focus of the prototype is to work with speed-reading app Spritz, which throws one big word at a time for quick reads on small displays.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

The watch hardware is a non-working prototype, but Senior Editor Scott Stein tried Spritz on a PC using The Eye Tribe hardware, and it worked as advertised.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

The Eye Tribe also makes a $99 eye-tracking device for tablets and PCs. Here you can see it running on a PC.

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The Eye Tribe

Their eyes were smartwatching Sony

Close-up

A smarter smartwatch

Eyetribe on PC

Portable and somewhat affordable

Why wearables?

The Eye Tribe hopes that eventually its eye-tracking tech can help manage applications or turn on the display when your eyes are specifically on it. Rest assured we'll keep our eyeballs peeled for this feature in future smartwatches.

Catch up on the rest of the cool new gadgets coming out of Mobile World Congress 2015.

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