All you need to know on Oculus Connect 6: the most important news in one single article!

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But now, in this article, it is time to go deeper. HTC has actually released that for the Vive Focus Plus … Well, according to the god John Carmack , it is something about which the company has discussed a lot and has also experimented a lot.

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HTC Vive Cosmos slated for Q3 2019, it will feature some surprises

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Fasten your seatbelts and read this article. I will tell more in a future summary article about my experience there, but for now, just let me tell you that among the fantastic people that I met, there have been the guys and the girls at HTC’s headquarters in Taipei.

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7invensun Announces $150 Eye-tracking Module Supporting All HTC Headsets

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However, as an official product partner with HTC, 7invensun says that Droolon F1 will also be compatible with the original Vive, Vive Pro, Vive Focus, and Vive Focus Plus. Image courtesy HTC.

HTC Unveils ‘Project Proton’ Concept Headset Designs

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When HTC makes virtual reality (VR) announcements it certainly doesn’t do thing by half. Last year the company revealed the HTC Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos in one day and it’s done something similar today. News Pinned Article HTC Project Proton

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Top 10 Articles

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HTC Vive ecosystem expands with eye tracking. The module is called the aGlass and it will be available for “limited pre-order sales” next month, according to HTC. ” The post Top 10 Articles appeared first on VR World. Amazon Apple HTC Intel Samsung Tesla VR WorldIn today’s edition of Top 10, we take a stroll the virtual information lane during May Day and see what’s interesting around the globe.

HTC Vive Pro first impressions: should you buy it?

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He’s ready to answer with his HTC super powers. And I still remember that you have done boxing, so I agree with you in any case… HTC Vive Pro first impressions. HTC Vive 1.0 vs HTC Vive Pro. Oculus Rift CV1 vs HTC Vive Pro.

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos Family Grows Adding Three Modular Faceplates and Headset Options

Peter Graham

When HTC announced its Vive Cosmos headset at CES 2019 one of the main features touted was the modular front faceplate, the idea behind it being future versatility depending on customers needs. HTC Vive Cosmos Elite. HTC Vive Cosmos XR. HTC Vive Cosmos Play.

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos And Vive Focus Are Getting An Eye Tracking Addon

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos, Vive Focus, Vive Focus Plus, and Vive are getting an eye tracking addon from Chinese startup 7invensun. At the time HTC told us that it would launch in the west in Q3 2017, but we’re not aware of this actually happening.

WATCH: HTC Vive Cosmos Hands-On Impressions Analysis

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Earlier this week I visited HTC’s office in San Francisco, CA and finally tried out their upcoming new HTC Vive Cosmos ( official website ) VR headset that launches on October 3, 2019, for $699. Watch our impressions video above or read the full hands-on article for more details.

HTC Vive Cosmos Pre-Orders to go Live 12th September

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When it comes to the HTC Vive Cosmos, HTC Vive has been very peace meal regarding the information being released, with the last official details coming in June. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) September 10, 2019. News Pinned Article HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos

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HTC Announces ‘Vive Focus’ Standalone VR Headset

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Today during the Vive Developers Conference in Beijing, HTC revealed the Vive Focus, a standalone VR headset with inside-out positional tracking. This article has been updated to reflect the new information. The headset will run HTC’s newly announced Vive Wave platform.

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HTC Vive Focus launched worldwide: an enterprise standalone headset, starting from $599

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You will be able to finally buy it in Europe and North America for $599, from the dedicated page on the HTC website. HTC Vive Focus Specs. The Vive Focus is HTC’s standalone headset , the one that the Taiwanese/Chinese company wants to use to start making virtual reality widespread.

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HTC Vive Gets Major Price Cut, Now $600

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Hot on the heels of the $400 Summer Rift sale , HTC is doing some of its own price slashing, bringing the complete Vive system down by $200 to a new permanently lowered price of $600. HTC Vive Now $600. Two Ways to Play Non-VR Games With the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.

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HTC Vive Pre-owned Systems now Available for $399

Peter Graham

When it comes to virtual reality (VR) HTC hasn’t had the best 2019. Its main rival Facebook launched the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S earlier this year for $399, then last month saw the release of HTC Vive Cosmos, which as everyone knows didn’t go very well.

HTC Selling Vive + GTX 1070 Founders Edition Bundle for $999

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Following the HTC Vive’s recent price cut from $799 to $599 , HTC is now offering a bundle of Vive hardware and an Nvidia GTX 1070 Founders Edition GPU to US customers for $999. We recommended the 1070 as a great ‘mid range’ GPU option for VR in this article.

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HTC Vive Cosmos Lands In October Retailing for £699

Peter Graham

In January during the CES 2019 technology event in Las Vegas, HTC Vive announced its next virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), the Vive Cosmos. It’s not just a new HMD HTC Vive has created. News Pinned Article HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos Vive Cosmos

Community Download: What Do You Think Of The HTC Vive Cosmos?

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Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series published (usually) every Monday in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate. What do you think of the HTC Vive Cosmos?

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HTC: Vive Pro is Targeted at Prosumers and Will Be “more expensive” Than Consumer Vive

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VR/AR expert Antony Vitillo (aka ‘ Skarred Ghost ‘) got an opportunity to speak with HTC Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin recently, and while Graylin predictably couldn’t answer the question on everyone’s mind—”how much is Vive Pro going to cost?”—we

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HTC announces full 6 DOF standalone headset Vive Focus Plus (+ thorough review on its 6 DOF controllers)

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With much surprise for us all, HTC has just announced the Vive Focus Plus , its first full 6 DOF standalone headset! The Vive Focus Plus, in all its majesty (Image by HTC). Internal view of the Vive Focus Plus (Image by HTC).

HTC Vive Pro headset to be priced at $800 / €879, preorders starting today

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And you’ve read everything in the title of this article: $800 (€879 here in Italy) for having only the new headset , the “upgrade-kit” that you can use with your existing base stations and controllers. virtual reality gdc 2018 htc vive htc vive pro vive pro vr

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My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

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We have also to consider that in 2019, most of VR companies (Valve, Oculus, HTC, etc…) have already launched their devices, and given that VR headsets have usually a lifecycle of 2-3 years, I’m not expecting them to announce something new next year.

Competition: Win Sinister Halloween for Oculus Rift or HTC Vive

Peter Graham

Competitions News Pinned Article Celeritas Games HTC Vive Oculus Rift Sinister HalloweenIt’s Halloween, time for costumes covered in too much fake blood and sweets that look like body parts.

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The VR Job Hub: Sony Interactive Entertainment & HTC

Peter Graham

So for this week’s VR Job Hub VRFocus has found vacancies from two of the biggest companies in the VR business, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and HTC. AVP Marketing, HTC Vive EMEA. Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub HTC HTC Vive Sony Interactive Entertainment Sony Interactive Entertainment EuropeWith the festive season now over it’s time to look ahead and into the new year.

Xiaomi may have laid off its Mi VR standalone team: what’s the future for Oculus Go?

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Everything contained in this article may be refuted , or could be true only in part. But nothing has been officially confirmed, so please consider this article with a grain of salt. Best articles virtual reality xiaomi

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‘Doom VFR’ Coming to PSVR and HTC Vive, Here’s the Reveal Trailer

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The game will be released for PlayStation VR and the HTC Vive. A reveal trailer (heading this article) gives a glimpse of the game in action, showing teleporting locomotion, but also quite a bit of flying through the air and dashing.

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HTC’s Black Friday Sale Gets You a Free Audio Strap with Vive Purchase, Free ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Code

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HTC recently announced they’ll be sweetening the pot this Black Friday for potential Vive-owners located in North America by throwing a free Deluxe Audio Strap your way when you purchase an HTC Vive. photo courtesy HTC.

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HTC Pushes Back On Reports of Declining Headset Sales

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Digital Trends recently published a report entitled ‘VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it’ It seems HTC has taken umbrage with the article’s thesis in its newest blog post however, which pushes back against some of the article’s claims, saying it’s “not the whole story.” Amazon does provide a good watermark for how any given product is faring, but it’s not everything, HTC says. Image courtesy HTC.

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All the best AR VR news from CES 2020

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As it is a tradition of this blog , I have read everything I could about the AR and VR technologies showcased there, and I’ve condensed all the news in a single article , that you can skim fast until you find a topic you are interested in.

Hands-on: HTC’s New Vive Tracker Makes VR More Immersive With Specialized Accessories

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The Vive accessory market is about to get a huge boost thanks to the newly announced HTC Vive Tracker. Thankfully, HTC’s new Vive Tracker is about to make specialized VR accessories way easier to use for both consumers and out-of-home VR businesses.

Report: ‘Skyrim VR’ Likely Coming to HTC Vive, PSVR Version a “Timed Exclusive”

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Well, it seems that exclusivity may just be a timed arrangement according to some sources and we will in fact see an HTC Vive / Steam VR release. We’ve reached out to Sony for confirmation of this information, we’ll update this article once we receive a response either way.

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Steam Survey: HTC Vive Neck and Neck with Oculus Rift After Repeated Gains

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Valve’s monthly Steam hardware and software survey is out again, and it appears HTC Vive is holding firm ground on the platform after Oculus Rift took majority market share in March as the most popular VR headset on Steam. This has been corrected in the body of the article.

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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Launching This October for HTC Vive, Gameplay Revealed in New Trailer

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While only a quick glimpse, the trailer (heading this article) seems to show that the devs have scraped the previous teleportation mechanic in favor of a smooth, forward movement, though this could perhaps be one of several locomotion options.

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The VR Job Hub: Tripwire Interactive, Cortopia Studios, HTC and More

Peter Graham

Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub Cortopia Studios Harmonix HTC Insomniac Games Tripwire InteractiveJob hunting isn’t one of those activities that people relish.

HTC to Roll Out Hundreds of Official ‘Vive VR Cafes’ in China Next Year

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HTC opened their third officially branded ‘Vive VR Cafe’ last week, this time in Shenzhen, China, the country’s Silicon Valley of hardware. SEE ALSO HTC Partnership Aims to Bring Vive to "hundreds of millions" of Internet Café Users.

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The VR Job Hub: HTC, Camouflaj, Holovis & Holosphere VR

Peter Graham

Features Pinned Article The VR Job Hub Camouflaj Holosphere VR Holovis HTCLast week proved to be very busy for VRFocus thanks to Europe’s largest videogame event, Gamescom 2019. Held in Cologne, Germany, the week-long show attracts developers, press, influencers and consumers alike, with the latest software and hardware on show. There was plenty of VR being demoed and with so many companies making immersive content there’s no shortage of industry jobs available.

‘Evangelion: VR’ Experience Immerses With a Motion Sim Cockpit and HTC Vive

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Evangelion VR: The Throne of Souls reproduces the original Eva ‘entry plug’ cockpit using an HTC Vive and a bespoke motion sim chair with joystick controllers. This article comes from MoguraVR , the exclusive Japan regional partner of Road to VR.

‘Vivepaper’ Is HTC’s Immersive Reading Experience That Mixes AR With VR

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Based on our recent talk with VP of content, Joel Breton, HTC has plenty of experiences in the works for its Vive VR headset across a wide range of categories. As you read travel articles, you’ll be surrounded in 360 degree images and videos of the destination in question.