Scientific-Grade Eye Tracking Software for Virtual Reality Research
June 15, 2020
Sado Rabaudi, Peter Schlueer
The WorldViz VR Eye Tracking Analytics Lab lets you set up VR eye tracking experiments - and, it’s a seamless extension package to the Vizard comprehensive VR software for researchers.
Tracking eye movement in virtual reality at research quality has recently opened wide possibilities for academic research. At WorldViz, our goal is to make eye tracking data available to researchers in a standard manner and with as much low-level control exposed as possible across manufacturers of leading hardware.
Please be sure to take a look at this month’s Tech Tip for a video demo of how the VR Eye Tracking Analytics Lab works.
Let’s dive right in how we put eye tracking data at your fingertips for research purposes. Our VR Eye Tracking Analytics Lab is a simple yet powerful tool for setting up eye tracking experiments in VR that include examples for common eye tracking tasks, multi user environments, heat maps, access to a support ticketing system for professional users, and more. The VR Eye Tracking Analytics Lab runs on our Vizard VR software for researchers, which allows native integration with thousands of Python libraries.
Eye Tracking Software Features
What can you do with our VR Eye Tracking Analytics Lab? We’re most excited about these features:
Recording and playback eye tracking behavior for "after action review" including 3D path review
Extensive data analytics
3D Visualization of data, such as heatmaps
User performance triggered feedback loops with eye or physiological sensor data
Precise timing experimental control and device synchronization
360 videos and 3D files from a wide array of sources as customizable stimuli
Recording of gaze direction data, pupil size, fixation timings, and other low level parameters