HTC announced this week that its standalone Vive Focus VR headset with six-degree-of-freedom tracking (6DoF) will hit the market worldwide later this year. In a bid to ensure that there is content for the Vive Focus on the market by the time it arrives to retail outlets, HTC is making available appropriate developer kits to registered software makers in most countries starting immediately. The HTC Vive Focus VR handset is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC, has an AMOLED display featuring a 2880×1600 resolution, and a 75 Hz refresh rate. The device is equipped with some DRAM (unspecified), storage (expandable using a microSD card), 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and inside-out 6-degree-of-freedom tracking (6DoF) that does not require any external sensors for positional tracking. The key feature of...
HTC has kicked off pre-orders this morning for their previously announced HTC Vive Pro Head Mounted Display, setting the price on the standalone HMD at $799. Furthermore, any Vive...9 by Joe Shields on 3/19/2018
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HTC this week launched a new $799 bundle that includes its Vive VR headset, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics card, as well as a copy of Fallout...4 by Anton Shilov on 11/2/2017
Today at Google I/O 2017, Google and HTC announced a new Daydream VR compatible Vive headset. This new device in the Vive family is a standalone unit that does...14 by Matt Humrick on 5/17/2017