Korea has been a major market for mobile and computer gaming companies. South Korea’s passion for gaming can’t be matched by other countries. P.C. Rooms all across Korea is filled with active young gamers who spend hours upon hours playing the latest games.
As technology advances, gamepads, keyboards, the mouse, and the controller could become obsolete. There is a new technology that could revolutionize the gaming industry by 2020. This is eye tracking technology. Now your computer will know what you are looking at and can react in game time.
Now instead of pushing a button on your controller, you will be able to just look at an item and use it. The computer will identify the item just by analyzing where you are looking. Eye tracking could be developed to be used as a gun to target units, have characters go from one place to another, or even change the POV.
Games in the future will be much more fast-moving in the future. Since the eye can move had a much greater speed than our hands and our fingers, the future of gaming is going to be very fast paced.
As gaming starts to shift to virtual reality, you can be sure that most VR games in the future will have eye tracking technology. This is why Korean gaming startups need to focus on the research and development of eye tracking. This is the future of gaming control. Eye tracking will not take off until VR gaming goes mainstream. So the question is when this will happen. It will be wise for Korean gaming startups to be ahead of the curve and think ahead in order to be a part of the gaming revolution.