Recently, Qualcomm announced a partnership with Tobii to enable the eye tracking technology for mobile VR/AR head mounted displays (HMDs) based on the SnapdragonTM 845 mobile VR platform. According to current news, this technology will be used in Qualcomm's next-generation chips.

At the same time, Tobii and Qualcomm will create a reference design and development kit for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile VR platform that includes eye tracking algorithms and hardware design.

“The increasing interest in the field of wireless mobile VR, coupled with Qualcomm’s innovation and technology leadership in this area, further strengthened our excitement about Tobii's eye tracking market potential. From a core perspective, eye tracking has been Ultimately, hardware manufacturers will be able to build smarter, more powerful devices with more mobility, which will give users a truly immersive, natural experience,” said Oscar Werner, president of Tobii Tech.