Kicktraq Advertiser Pilot

FOVE:The World's First Eye Tracking Virtual Reality Headset

A project in by FOVE
000days 
:
00hours 
:
00minutes 

Funding Successful

Humanizing the virtual world: FOVE reads subtle eye movements to allow more precise control in video games.
Backers: 1480
Average Pledge Per Backer: $325

Funded: $480,650 of $250,000
Dates: May 19th -> Jul 4th (46 days)
Project By: FOVE
Tags:
rpgvideo gamesimulationfantasyaction rpgfirst person shooteroculus riftprogramming +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
SubmitCancel
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Ok
Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.

Ok

$480,650

current pledge level
Last Updated: July 4 @ 03:01 -0400 GMT

192%

of goal
funding period ended

$0

trending toward
Trends are not projections. Read More >>

0%

of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs
Copy HTML

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

FOVE Confirm Headsets Are Shipping

January 16th - via: bigbossbattle.com
Fove say that backers will be getting their pre-ordered headsets, just that it (Read More)

Kickstarter-Funded VR Headset Fove to Ship Next Week

January 4th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
Creators of the virtual reality headset, FOVE, is set to ship the Kickstarter-funded to backers as early as next week. The product successfully secured $480,650 from 1,480 backers. (Read More)

Kickstarter-Backed FOVE Delays VR Headset Ship Date, Begins Offering Refunds

February 19th - via: techcrunch.com
FOVE, an eye-tracking VR headset company, announced today that due to unexpected difficulties in part-sourcing it will be delaying the expected ship date. (Read More)

Where Are They Now? Battlefield Alumn FOVE Has Successful Kickstarter

July 20th - via: techcrunch.com
We got our first look at FOVE, the virtual reality headset that’s controlled by eye movement, at Disrupt SF 2014. FOVE was one of the entrants in the Startup Battlefield, and while the company didn’t win the competition, there were definitely some good times ahead for the company that started in the academic collaboration facility at the University of Tokyo. (Read More)

FOVE Kickstarter Campaign Wraps Up, Showcases New HMD Design

July 6th - via: tomshardware.com
FOVE is a VR headset that is being designed to compete against the big players and promises to be the first eye-tracking VR solution. The successful Kickstarter campaign closed with an announcement of an updated design. (Read More)

Update: FOVE’s Kickstarter to Bring Eye Tracking to Virtual Reality Scores Nearly $500,000; Unveils New Design

July 4th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
During the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign, California startup FOVE successfully secured over $480,000 for its new self-titled virtual reality device. (Read More)

FOVE has a new industrial design!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Production on FOVE, the world’s first virtual reality headset with eye tracking continues to move forward. As we near the last few hours of our Kickstarter campaign, we wanted to share some awesome updates we’re sure you’ll love.... (Read More)

Shooting lasers from your eyes to make VR more real

June 30th - via: bbc.com
The world's first VR headset that can track your eye movements (Read More)

5 days left in Fove Kickstarter

June 29th - via: hypergridbusiness.com
The Kickstarter for the Fove virtual reality headset — the one that tracks where you are looking — is coming to an end this Saturday. (Read More)

Samsung Ventures Funding and Immediate Support of Lighthouse

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We are thrilled to announce our most exciting news yet. Announcing funding from Samsung Ventures and immediate support of Lighthouse! This really wouldn’t have happened without each of your support, so first things first, we want to... (Read More)

Eye-tracking Fove headset gets Samsung investment

June 25th - via: bbc.com
The world's first eye-tracking virtual reality headset secures investment from Samsung Ventures. (Read More)

Who is FOVE?

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Who is FOVE and what makes us tick? We could go on forever about the founding principles behind our company, our values, our mission statement, and more, but we felt it was important to start with our community first. Two of the most... (Read More)

Fove hands-on

June 17th - via: trustedreviews.com
Fove hands-on: Meet the first eye-tracking virtual reality headset (Read More)

KickstarterでFOVEを手に入れる方法 / How to Support FOVE on Kickstarter

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Instructions for our Japanese and English-speaking backers! 1. Visit our page on Kickstarter . 1. まずはこちらのKickstarterページへ。 2. Select $375 USD before it is sold out . 2.... (Read More)

FOVE announces Lighthouse stretch goal, SteamVR integration

June 16th - via: uploadvr.com
You know it’s funny, my iPhone shuffled to the Rocky theme song right as I sat down to begin writing this article – and it couldn’t be more apropos. Ever since racing past their $250k Kickstarter goal in four days FOVE has been steadily chugging along, sitting at a comfortable $440k at the time of writing this article. But today they are announcing a stretch goal that may push the Kickstarter even further – Lighthouse. (Read More)

8 startups exhibiting at IoT Square at Echelon 2015

June 16th - via: e27.co
From tennis performance tools to wearable smart vibrators, here are eight IoT startups that will showcase at Echelon, to be held next week (Read More)

Did someone say Lighthouse? Unlock our $700k stretch goal!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Today, we’d like to announce our most exciting stretch goal yet. At $700k raised, we'll pursue support of Lighthouse, the most accurate VR positional tracking system on the market, and bring native support for OpenVR. You want... (Read More)

FOVE Reveals Kickstarter Stretch Goal for Eye-Tracking Minigame

June 9th - via: vrfocus.com
VRFocus reports on the reveal of the first stretch goal for the FOVE eye-tracking virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). (Read More)

FOVE Team Has 'ideas' for Body-Tracking, Wants to Work with Lighthouse

June 8th - via: vrfocus.com
There are still 25 days to go on the Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for FOVE, the new virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) that utilises eye-tracking technology. At the time of writing the campaign has raised over $428,000 USD after originally asking for $250,000. Of course, the kit’s primary means of input is that eye-tracking, but many are wondering if it might also support systems that other companies are currently investing in, such as Valve with its Lighthouse body-tracking system for SteamVR. (Read More)

Unlock even more stretch goals! Check it out.

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Our $500,000 FOVE minigame stretch goal is in sight! After tallying the most popular requests, we narrowed down our next few stretch goals. You ready for this? Stretch Goals: $500,000 - A fully-functioning FOVE Minigame. We will extend... (Read More)

FOVE levels up! Announcing our $500,000 Stretch Goal

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Whoa. $400,000 raised at 160% of our Kickstarter goal is nothing to sneeze at. Thank you so much to all who helped us achieve this! To celebrate this momentous achievement, we’re happy to announce our first stretch goal! At $500,000... (Read More)

‘River’ VR Accelerator Startups Showcased at Founder Field Day

June 5th - via: roadtovr.com
The first class of Rothenberg Ventures’ ‘River’ VR accelerator have graduated. Thirteen companies, in which Rothenberg invested a combined $1.3 million, showed off their latest work at the company’s annual Founder Field Day event. Road to VR was on the scene to see what the companies had accomplished during the three month accelerator. (Read More)

We're LIVE on Reddit's IAmA! Join us now.

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, As a special thank you for your support, we set aside time today at 4:30PM PST/7:30PM EST for a guest appearance on Reddit’s infamous IAmA subreddit with FOVE co-founders Yuka Kojima and Lochlainn Wilson. You’ve got questions.... (Read More)

Windows to the soul: Fove makes a case for eye-tracking VR games

June 3rd - via: gamasutra.com
One of the co-founders of eye-tracking VR headset startup Fove chats with Gamasutra about why eye-tracking is important in VR development, and how game makers can tap it as a useful source of input. (Read More)

Join us on Reddit for an AMA Wednesday, June 3rd!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Backers!  We’ve been presented with the opportunity to run a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA). Yuka and I will be online to answer your questions this Wednesday, June 3 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. (We’ll be on Tokyo Time, 8am Thursday Morning).... (Read More)

Did someone say "Stretch Goals"? Comment with ideas!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  Arigatou and thanks again for helping us achieve our goal! We’re now at over 1,000 backers and over $350,000 raised! https://youtu.be/VPKzQJ_B49o Want to take part in our stretch goal selection? Please head to our Kickstarter page... (Read More)

New FOVE Video Explains What Devs Can Do With Eye-Tracking

May 25th - via: vrfocus.com
VRFocus reports on the release of a new vdieo from FOVE discussing what developers can do with the HMD's eye-tracking technology (Read More)

This cool virtual reality headset claims to be able to track eye movement

May 25th - via: phandroid.com
Talk about the HTC Re Vives and the Oculus Rifts of the world all you want, but no one is doing anything quite like what FOVE is promising. Their virtual reality headset — which is currently enjoying a successful funding campaign on Kickstarter — does more than just track head and body movement: it can even track your eyes. (Read More)

VR headset company Fove is betting on eye tracking to compete

May 23rd - via: arstechnica.com
"Foveated rendering" focuses processing power on the center of your vision. (Read More)

Developing for FOVE! - What would you do with FOVE?

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Developers, We are proud to introduce our Creative Director, Scott Harper. Scott has an inspiring talk about the use cases of FOVE in gaming, adding support for FOVE in new games and integration with existing VR projects.  Please watch and... (Read More)

WE DID IT! - Thank you for your support!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, All of us at FOVE feel so blessed and amazed by the support we’ve received. To hit our goal so quickly is nothing less than spectacular, and this experience has been truly humbling. Thank you! When FOVE first began, it was an idea... (Read More)

FOVE Passes Kickstarter Campaign

May 22nd - via: vrfocus.com
Earlier in the week a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign was launched for a brand new virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) known as FOVE. The company behind the device was looking to raise $250,000 USD in order to bring its kit, which uniquely emphasizes eye-tracking as a means of control and more, to market. (Read More)

Special Edition Backers: FOVE Changed Shipping & Delivery - Please adjust your pledge!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Backers: We lowered our shipping for you - Please adjust your pledge!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Fove, the Oculus Rift Plus Eye Tracking to Reach Kickstarter Goal Today

May 21st - via: i4u.com
A new VR headset is going on the start bringing something new. FOVE is the world's first eye tracking virtual reality headset. (Read More)

We lowered our shipping for you: Please adjust your pledge!

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Hands-on with Fove’s Eye-Tracking Virtual Reality Headset

May 20th - via: ign.com
Oculus may be the biggest name in the VR space, but one challenger is focusing on a unique feature to come out swinging. (Read More)

FOVE, The Virtual Reality Headset Controlled By Eye Movements, Launches On Kickstarter

May 20th - via: techcrunch.com
FOVE, the virtual reality headset that you can control with just your eyes, is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. The Tokyo-based startup, which launched at Disrupt SF last year as a Battlefield finalist, has already raised more than two-thirds of its $250,000 goal, with 44 days left to go. (Read More)

We’re halfway to our Kickstarter goal. Thank you!

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Halfway there! Thanks to your incredible support, FOVE, the world’s first virtual reality headset with eye tracking, is that much closer to production. In less than 8 hours, we’ve raised 50% of our Kickstarter goal, and we could not be more... (Read More)

Thank you, early backers!

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Incredible. After launching FOVE on Kickstarter only moments ago, the orders flowing in have surpassed our expectations. Thank you! These next few days as we race toward our Kickstarter goal are exciting ones. While the pre-orders come in, our team... (Read More)

Fove VR: Hands-on with the eye-tracking Kickstarter that PlayStation overlooked

May 19th - via: digitalspy.com
Hands-on with the innovative eye-tracking headset that wants to stick it to Sony and Samsung. (Read More)

Fove headset uses eye-tracking to make VR more real

May 19th - via: engadget.com
If you've shoved one VR headset on your face, you've pretty much shoved them all on your face. They all immerse you in a 3D world with a device that tracks your head movement so you can look around. The Fove, on the other hand, does more than just track your noggin; it also tracks your eyes and recreates how you see the real world while reducing strain on the system running the simulation. (Read More)

視線追跡機能付きVRのFOVEがKickstarterキャンペーンを開始

May 19th - via: jp.techcrunch.com
「FOVE」(フォーブ)はOculus VRのようなヘッドマウントディスプレイ(HMD)に視線追跡機能を付加したものを開発している日本発のスタートアップだ。今回のKickstarterキャンペーンに伴い FOVEについてアップデートしておこう。 (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!