GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro

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This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Unveils PC VR Headset Vive Cosmos, Dev Kits Coming Early 2019

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At a special CES event today, HTC unveiled their latest PC VR headset, Vive Cosmos. Vive Comos is said to launch sometime in 2019, although HTC isn’t talking about a more exact launch window just yet. Images provided by HTC show both the headphones attached and detached.

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HTC Planning Lip-tracking Module Dev Kit for Vive Pro

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Today at GDC, HTC announced plans to make available a lip-tracking module for the Vive Pro. HTC has said that it doesn’t presently have plans to turn the lip-tracking module into a consumer product, but wants to make it available as a development kit for research and experimentation.

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HTC Reveals Vive Focus Plus, Coming Q2 2019

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Continuing their push towards enterprise VR technology, HTC has unveiled a new version of their HTC Vive Focus headset designed specifically for use by businesses and corporations. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye Headset With Integrated Eye-tracking

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Today at CES HTC made a slew of announcements about the Vive ecosystem, including a new, upcoming version of the Vive Pro called the Vive Pro Eye. HTC says that the Vive Pro Eye will launch in Q2 of 2019. CES 2019 HTC Vive News ces 2019 htc vive htc vive pro eye vive pro eye

Vive Pro Eye Hits FCC on Its Way to 2019 Launch

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HTC Vive Pro Eye, the enterprise-focused VR headset with integrated eye-tracking, has officially undergone testing by the FCC. Vive Pro Eye still doesn’t have a definite launch date yet; HTC says it should be out sometime in Q2 of this year.

CES 2019: HTC Reveals Vive Cosmos Headset & Vive Reality

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The 2019 Consumer Electronic Expo is off to an exciting start as HTC Vive debuted not only a new VR headset capable of inside-out tracking, but a new social platform, new subscription service, and new updates to their existing Viveport platform. Image Credit: HTC Vive.

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HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. The Vive Pro Eye, in all its splendor (Image by HTC).

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HTC Holding Special VR Press Event Monday at 1 PM PST

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HTC dropped a big hint recently that the company has new VR gear to show off at CES 2019 , and we may be getting a first-hand look during a special press event that’s taking place Monday. Image courtesy HTC. CES 2019 HTC Live Blog Live Stream ces 2019 htc vive vive

Vive Cosmos Hits FCC on Its Way to 2019 Launch

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Vive Cosmos, HTC’s upcoming PC VR headset (which is also likely to support tethering to smartphones), has popped up in FCC listings, suggesting that the company is moving rapidly to bring it to market. Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC Vive.

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GDC 2019: Beat Saber Will Be An Oculus Quest Launch Title

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According to an official blog post released by Oculus earlier this morning, the Quest version of Beat Saber will be identical to the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PSVR releases, with exception of course to the custom songs available on through modding on both the Rift and Vive.

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HTC Teases New Vive Gear to be Revealed at CES Next Week

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Last year HTC teased the VR world ahead of CES 2018 about what would become the announcement of the Vive Pro. Now the company is at it again, promising “new gear” that will be revealed at CES 2019 next week.

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CES 2019: Audi Dreams Of VR In The Backseat Of Every Car

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It’s only day one of the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and already we’ve seen the unveiling of two never-before-seen HTC Vive headsets, as well as new controllers and tracking capabilities for the ultrawide Pimax 8K.

CES 2019: Access Your Entire Phone In VR With Dell Mobile Connect

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Dell expects that number to rise in 2019 with the companies announcement of VR functionality that will allow users to access not only text messages and phone calls while wearing a headset, but the entirety of their smartphones user interface. News CES 2019 Dell Mobile Connect HTC Vive

HTC Says New ‘5G Hub’ Will Stream VR ‘Directly to Vive Headsets’, One Day… Probably

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HTC today introduced its ‘5G Hub’ product, a 5G mobile hotspot mashed up with a media streaming device and a digital assistant. Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC. 5G VR HTC MWC 2019 News VR Streaming htc 5g hub htc 5g hub vr cloud streaming

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. And how it will be in 2019? Mister President launching the Vive Focus (Image by HTC). It’s 2019. 2019 will be the year of the Oculus Quest.

All the best AR and VR news from CES 2019

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Last week has been the week of CES 2019 , one of the most important technology exhibition of the year. HTC Vive Cosmos and its controllers, just announced at CES (Image by HTC). HTC has been the VR star of this CES 2019.

HTC Confirms Vive Cosmos Will Support OpenVR/SteamVR

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HTC might have given a first look at their new Vive Cosmos headset today, but they weren’t ready to offer many details. While the Vive originated from a deep partnership between Valve and HTC, in recent years HTC has made moves to be less reliant on Valve’s SteamVR ecosystem.

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HTC: Vive Cosmos is Not a Successor to the Original Vive

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Today at CES HTC revealed its latest headset, the Vive Cosmos. While the original HTC Vive launched way back in April of 2016, HTC says that it continues to see strong sales. Image courtesy HTC. HTC plans to continue to the original Vive product line alongside Cosmos.

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52 VR Games We Can’t Wait To Play In 2019

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But, as much fun as we’ve had inside headsets this year, 2019 is looking even better. So, without further ado, here’s what VR games 2019 is going to throw at us. It’s early days but we’re betting this could be one of 2019’s most memorable VR games.

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Happy Chinese New Year 2019!

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Looking at mine for 2019, I found this: In 2019, Tiger will damage Tai Sui, implying unstable luck and many troubles during the year. This is how Mister President has wished a happy new year to everyone (Image by HTC Vive). The post Happy Chinese New Year 2019!

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HTC Teases Smartphone Capability With Vive Cosmos

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Vive Cosmos is HTC’s newly unveiled PC VR headset that’s slated to release sometime this year. While it’s a tethered device meant to support PCs at launch, HTC teased that it could also be driven by a smartphone.

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CES 2019: HTC Vive, HP Sponsor $50,000 Virtuix VR Esports Tournaments In 2019

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Virtuix is offering big cash prizes for its 2019 Omniverse VR Esports tournaments. The company announced today that HTC Vive and HP are sponsoring this year’s contests, which run monthly. VR Industry News CES hp htc vive Omni Virtuix Virtuix Omni VR arcades VR treadmill

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HTC’s ‘6DOF Lite’ Mode Adds Volumetric Depth To 360 Video

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HTC brings flat 360-degree video to life with 6DOF functionality. During this years HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference, HTC unveiled a new service that injects 6DOF functionality into a conventional monoscopic 360-degree video, allowing users to move their heads in any direction up to one meter.

MWC 2019: HTC CEO Cher Wang To Talk ‘Realizing Vive Reality’ At Keynote

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HTC will take the stage at this month’s Mobile World Congress event, putting its Vive Reality initiative in focus. HTC told us that the overall theme of her talk will concern “realizing Vive Reality” That’s a loaded topic for HTC.

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The most important XR news from MWC 2019

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The MWC 2019 in Barcelona has finished some days ago. In my opinion, there are 3-4 pieces of news that are really worth a mention and I’m going to tell you about them in this post so that reading it you will have a clear picture of what has happened at MWC 2019 for what concerns XR.

HTC Just Dropped A Preview Of Their Vive Cosmos Controllers

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HTC teases new information regarding their upcoming 6DoF headset. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) February 20, 2019. While it’s still unclear exactly what HTC means by ‘at home or on-the-go’, the little that we do now about the Cosmos is exciting nonetheless.

CES 2019: Vive Cosmos Display Is HTC’s ‘Sharpest Yet’, Dev Kits In Early 2019

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HTC says the Vive Cosmos display will be its ‘sharpest screen yet’ That much comes by way of the new Cosmos website. At its press conference today HTC confirmed that Cosmos is an inside-out tracked headset that connects to PC. During the presentation, HTC noted that it wanted Cosmos to run on more than just PCs. Namely developer kits will be offered in ‘early 2019’ Details on a consumer release will be coming later this year.

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CES 2019: First Pictures Of HTC Vive Cosmos And Pro Eye Arrive

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We’re at HTC’s booth at CES 2019 where the company just revealed two new VR headsets. The first of the two headsets announced today was the HTC Vive Pro Eye. We don’t have price or release dates yet, but HTC says this is an enterprise-level product. We know it can run on PCs but HTC is also hinting at some kind of portable functionality, possibly supporting a new smartphone. All in all it’s been a pretty big CES for HTC.

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VEC 2019 review: my experience at the Vive Ecosystem Conference

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The VEC 2019 was held inside a wing of a big shopping mall in Shenzhen. In the morning there has been the keynote with the launch of the Vive Focus Plus and then some talks and panels by partners of HTC. Lip Tracking module for the HTC Vive Pro. Header image by HTC).

GDC 2019: Beat Saber On Oculus Quest Feels Incredible

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I’ve played a lot of Beat Saber across the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PSVR versions of the game. Thankfully, all of my concerns evaporated as soon as I tried Beat Saber on the Oculus Quest for the first time earlier this week at GDC 2019.

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HTC Vive Teases New VR Hardware In Blurred Photo

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Looks like HTC will be revealing several new products at the CES 2019 tech conference. The 2019 Consumer Electronics Expo is set to kick-off this Sunday and it looks as though HTC Vive will be using the infamous Las Vegas trade show to reveal new products in its VR hardware lineup.

Oculus Returns To E3 2019 With ‘The Latest From Studios’

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In a post on the Oculus Blog , though, the company today confirmed it will return for E3 2019. 2019 is an interesting year for E3 in general. But what do HTC and/or Valve have in-store? Oculus confirmed today that it’s returning to E3 for the first time in two years.

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HTC is Giving Away 1 Month of Viveport Infinity for Free

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Viveport Infinity, HTC’s unlimited Netflix-style game delivery service for Vive & Rift, is set to launch on April 2nd. Yes, it looks like you’ll need a credit card and to cancel the free trial before automatic billing happens: Code must be redeemed by April 15, 2019.

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HTC Teases Cloud-Based VR With New 5G Hub

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With the 2019 Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, HTC has been busying themselves with a slew of exciting announcements and demonstrations ranging from a smartphone aimed at cryptocurrency fanatics, to their HTC Vive Focus Plus VR headset.

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CES 2019: HTC Vive Cosmos Is A ‘Tethered’ VR Headset, Not A Standalone Like Quest

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Yesterday at HTC’s CES 2019 press conference, the company revealed not one but two brand new VR headsets known as the Vive Pro Eye and the Vive Cosmos along with a slew of other announcements. After the conference was over we got an up-close look at the Vive Cosmos and got the chance to chat with Dan O’Brien, General Manager at HTC, about the newly announced headsets and more. ” Until HTC decides to share more information we’re just left wanting more.

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CES 2019: Qualcomm’s Mystery VR Headset Offers Twice The Pixels Of Vive Pro

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Qualcomm’s new VR headset shares many similarities with the HTC Vive Comsos. . CES 2019 has been chock full of exciting VR and AR announcements, including the unexpected reveal of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon powered VR headset that boasts twice the pixels of the Vive Pro.

The Next VLC Media Player Update Will Include VR Support

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Image Credit: VideoLan at FOSDEM 2019. Image Credit: VideoLan at FOSDEM 2019. While speaking at FOSDEM 2019 in Belgium earlier this week, Jean Baptiste Kempf, President and Lead Developer of VIdeoLan, spoke in-depth regarding VLC 4.0. Image Credit: VideoLan at FOSDEM 2019.

New Smartphone-tethered Qualcomm Headset Has 2x the Pixels of Vive Pro

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This week at CES 2019 Qualcomm is showing off a new VR reference headset sporting impressive new displays that may well define the next wave of VR headsets. CES 2019 Feature News VR displays ces 2019 qualcomm reference headset ces 2019 vive cosmos

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CES 2019: HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye With Integrated Eye-Tracking And Foveated Rendering

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HTC’s Vive Pro headset is getting an eye-tracking upgrade. Speaking on-stage, HTC’s Dan O’Brien made it clear this was very much an enterprise-grade product. HTC introduced the device alongside some new apps that are already using the feature, some of which will be on display at CES today. As HTC points out, it can be used as a means of control using gaze-based interaction. More importantly, though, HTC confirmed this will enable foveated rendering.

GDC 2019: Espire 1: VR Operative Is A Great Mix Of Action And Stealth

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At GDC 2019 we got the chance to go hands-on with the VR stealth action game developed by Digital Lode and published by Tripwire Interactive and came away impressed with the level of interactivity and excellent feeling of stealthy tension.

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MMORPG ‘OrbusVR: Reborn’ Expansion to Launch Soon, Quest Support Confirmed for Spring 2019

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With the launch of OrbusVR: Reborn however, the game will officially be heading out of Early Access on April 23rd, 2019. The post MMORPG ‘OrbusVR: Reborn’ Expansion to Launch Soon, Quest Support Confirmed for Spring 2019 appeared first on Road to VR.

Colin Farrell Narrates VR Series ‘Gloomy Eyes’, Debuting at Sundance 2019

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Colin Farrell ( The Lobster, In Bruges ) is lending his voice to a new three-part VR animated series called Gloomy Eyes , the first installment of which is making its premier at Sundance Film Festival 2019, Variety reports.

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