July 28, 2017 5:52 AM ET

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Company Overview of Tobii AB (publ)

Company Overview

Tobii AB (publ) develops and sells eye-tracking technology and solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: Tobii Dynavox, Tobii Pro, and Tobii Tech. The Tobii Dynavox segment offers augmentative and alternative communication solutions, such as eye-controlled products and computer peripherals for individuals who have speech impairments and motor impairments; and touch-based devices and special education software that help people with mobility or communication challenges caused by spinal cord injury, ALS, or cerebral palsy to communicate and access computers. The Tobii Pro segment provides eye-tracking hardware, analytics software, and screen-based tracking products, as well as ma...

Karlsrovägen 2D

Danderyd,  182 53

Sweden

Founded in 2001

782 Employees

Phone:

46 86 63 69 90

Fax:

46 8 30 14 00

Key Executives for Tobii AB (publ)

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 43
Total Annual Compensation: kr3.1M
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Vice President and Director
Age: 40
Total Annual Compensation: kr2.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Tobii AB (publ) Key Developments

Tobii AB Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and First Six Months Ended June 2017

Tobii AB reported earnings results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 2017. For the quarter, the company's sales totaled SEK 266 million compared to SEK 241 million a year ago, an increase of 10%. The group's operating loss amounted to SEK 70 million compared to SEK 29 million a year ago. Loss per share amounted to SEK 0.73 compared to SEK 0.18 a year ago. For the six months, the Group's sales totaled SEK 527 million compared to SEK 493 million a year ago, an increase of 7%. The group's operating loss amounted to SEK 126 million compared to SEK 46 million a year ago. Loss per share amounted to SEK 1.31 compared to SEK 0.47 a year ago.

Tobii Releases Eye Tracking VR Development Kit for HTC Vive

Tobii announced availability for the VR4 for Vive Kit, its eye tracking virtual reality (VR) hardware development kit based on the HTC Vive. Integrated with Tobii's eye tracking technology, VR developers now have access to tools to create more engaging and immersive content. Tobii's VR4 for Vive Kit is now available for preorder at the company website and will begin shipping June 2017. The kit will ensure that developers have the tools needed to develop integrated eye tracking content as commercial eye tracking enabled VR headsets hit the market. Tobii's VR4 for Vive Kitis a retrofit service to the HTC Vive business edition. Providing a high quality and accurate eye tracking experience, this kit contains Tobii VR4 (a reference implementation of Tobii eye tracking designed to support HMDs), an HTC Vive business edition HMD kit, Tobii software development kit (SDK) software and Tobii example applications showcasing eye tracking interactions. The VR4 for Vive Kit is not intended as a consumer product.

Tobi AB Reports Group Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 2017

Tobi AB reported group earnings results for the first quarter ended March 2017. The Group's sales totaled SEK 261 million, compared to SEK 252 million a year ago, an increase of 4%. Adjusted for currency effects, the change was 1%. The Group's operating loss amounted to SEK 56 million compared to SEK 17 million a year ago. Tobii Dynavox made a contribution of SEK 20 million, Tobii Pro's operating profit amounted to SEK 0 million, while investments in Tobii Tech had an impact of SEK 76 million on the Group's earnings. Loss per share amounted to SEK 0.57 compared to SEK 0.29 a year ago.

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