Apple Acquires Eye-Tracking Company SMI; iPhone AR, VR Set To Improve?

Apple has acquired German eye tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), MacRumors reported Monday. SMI has been working on eye-tracking and vision related technology since its inception in 1991. It became active in the virtual reality segment in 2016 when it announced an eye-tracking development kit for the HTC Vive VR headset. In the report, MacRumors cited…