MSI GT72S Tobii Available – Sports Eye Tracking

Posted by at 10:33 am on February 8, 2016

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MSI announced the availability of the GT72S Tobii, a version of its popular GT72 Dominator laptop with built-in Tobii eye-tracking technology.

We first heard rumblings that MSI would be incorporating Tobii’s eye-tracking technology into a notebook PC back in June of last year, and MSI officially announced the GT72S Tobii during CES. And now, the GT72S Tobii is available.

Product MSI GT72S Tobii
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
Display 17.3” 1920 x 1080 Anti-Glare IPS
Processor Intel Core i7-6820HK
Memory 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-2133
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M 8GB GDDR5
Storage 2x 128 GB PCI-e 3.0 x4 SSDs in RAID 0 (256 GB), 1 TB HDD
Networking Killer Dual Gigabit LAN, Killer 2 x 2 Wireless AC
Price $2,599

MSI’s GT72S Tobii can be equipped with the same high-end hardware the GT72 Dominator lineup is known for, including the latest 6th generation Intel (Skylake) processors and up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M graphics card. The laptop also features 32 GB of DDR4-2133 and two PCI-e 3.0 x4 SSDs in RAID 0, with 256 GB total storage capacity.

The Tobii eye-tracking sensors are mounted inside the hinge of the notebook. Tracked eye movements can be used in the operating system for navigation or for multiple actions in games.

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We got to see Tobii’s eye-tracking sensors in action at CES, where Tobii used Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate to demonstrate the technology’s in-game applications. Tagging enemies with Eagle Vision was much simpler. Even driving and discerning assassination targets that were clumped in groups were all made easier with the eye-tracking sensor technology, which was impressively accurate.

The MSI GT72S Tobii is available now at Newegg for $2,599. The laptop currently comes with some free gifts, including one from Nvidia in the form of Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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