A startup Looxid Labs acquired the Best of Innovation Awards following final yr’s honoree Google
LAS VEGAS, Jan. eight, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Looxid Labs, a tech startup creating a consumer emotion recognition system optimized for Virtual Reality (VR), introduced that LooxidVR — a cellular based mostly VR headset for eye monitoring and EEG recording — has earned a CES 2018 Best of Innovation Awards in Virtual Reality.
Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest commerce present yearly held by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) in Las Vegas in early January. A CES Best of Innovation Awards is a prestigious award given solely to the first-class corporations that present the perfect innovation in every sector amongst 28 classes in the sunshine of its design, know-how and buyer worth. For VR sector, Looxid Labs’ LooxidVR made an impressive achievement of profitable the 2018 Best of Innovation Awards, following a CES 2016 Innovation Awards honoree Samsung’s Gear VR and a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Honoree Google’s Tilt Brush, and standing shoulder to shoulder with different international revolutionary corporations.
LooxidVR is a cellular based mostly VR headset, analogous to Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s Daydream View, embedded with EEG sensors and eye monitoring cameras and thus can maintain monitor of a consumer’s mind exercise, eye motion, and pupil dilation. In specific, LooxidVR permits time-synchronized acquisition of eye and mind knowledge concurrent with VR contents and offers an expandable API, which could be extensively relevant in numerous VR industries that require higher understanding of customers’ emotional standing akin to stress degree, choice, and engagement.
Looxid Labs will take part in ‘CES Unveiled Las Vegas’ at Mandalay Bay on January seventh previous to CES 2018 and arrange a sales space the place guests can expertise LooxidVR through the 4 days of the precise occasion from January Ninth-12th. Above all, sales space guests can have a first-hand expertise of monitoring their eye and mind exercise inside an immersive VR and discover how their physiological knowledge can be utilized to open up new prospects in VR-based consumer expertise (UX) or market analysis.
“It is absolutely encouraging to see our know-how and potential acknowledged globally with the Best of Innovation Awards at CES 2018, the place probably the most influential and ingenious shopper applied sciences are showcased,” stated Yongwook Chae, the CEO of Looxid Labs. “Preorder gross sales of our award-winning product, the LooxidVR, shall be kicked off on February 1st, 2018. I hope you keep tuned for our future improvement together with complete VR consumer analytics answer based mostly on eye and mind interface,” he added.
During CES 2018, guests can discover Looxid Labs at Booth #52907 at ‘Eureka Park’ the place numerous startups showcase their ingenious concepts and innovation. CES 2018 Best of Innovation Honoree merchandise are featured on CES.tech/Innovation. Visit www.looxidlabs.com for extra info.
CES is the worldwide stage for next-generation improvements and can span greater than 2.5 million internet sq. ft of exhibit area and have greater than three,900 exhibiting corporations unveiling applied sciences, services that contact each business.
LooxidVR is the primary cellular VR headset to offer an interface for each the eyes and the mind. Two eye monitoring cameras and 6 brain-wave sensors are embedded to seamlessly measure eye and mind exercise and packed in a slick and optimized design making it snug for anybody to put on.
About Looxid Labs
Looxid Labs (www.looxidlabs.com) has developed an emotion recognition system with eye and mind interface optimized for VR. When the customers put on the VR headset, the system seamlessly measures the customers’ eye motion and mind exercise utilizing VR-embeddable eye-tracking cameras and EEG sensors. Then, the customers’ emotional states are detected and categorised by means of machine studying algorithms. This answer could be utilized to varied VR purposes that require higher understanding of customers’ states and the event of extra immersive VR system. Looxid Labs is a member firm of the Okay-ICT Born2Global Centre.
About Okay-ICT Born2Global Centre
Okay-ICT Born2Global Centre (www.born2global.com) is a full-cycle service platform for international enlargement. Since inception in 2013, Born2Global has been setting the usual for profitable startup ecosystem as the primary Korean authorities company beneath the Ministry of Science and ICT. Born2Global has expanded and reworked startups to be engaged, outfitted and be related with the worldwide market.
Anna Jo, Global Communications Manager of Looxid Labs
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