Report: HTC to Unveil Standalone VR Headset at Vive Developer Conference in November

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HTC could be showing off its standalone VR headset at the company’s November 14th Vive Developer Conference (VDC) in Beijing. As reported by YiVian , the conference has recently published promotional material featuring a veiled image of the company’s upcoming headset.

Vive Ecosystem Conference: info on program and registration

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This year I am going to be a speaker at the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen , where I will also showcase a game of ours of NTW (Yeah!). The Vive Ecosystem Conference (that in Chinese is called “HTC VIVE ??????????

I’m going to Vive Ecosystem Conference!

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You may have wondered what was happening to me and the answer is: I was preparing for going to Vive Ecosystem Conference 2019! Vive Ecosystem Conference is maybe the most important yearly event for HTC Vive : it is a bit like the Chinese equivalent of the Oculus Connect.

HTC Announces Vive Ecosystem Conference


HTC might not have a big western developers conference like Oculus does with Connect, but it’s planning a big show for China in just over a weeks’ time. The Vive Ecosystem Conference 2017 is set to take place from March 27th – 28th in Shenzhen, China. HTC has told UploadVR that it’s planning some new announcements for the show, though we don’t have any specifics just yet. We’ve reached out to HTC for more info about the event.

CES 2019: HTC Vive CES Press Conference – How To Follow And What To Expect


We’re not too sure what to expect from this year’s show but you can be sure that there’ll be news at the HTC Vive CES press conference today. HTC’s latest showcase will kick off at 1pm PT in Vegas today. Last year’s press conference saw HTC announce its Vive Pro headset. HTC is certainly teasing some kind of exciting reveal , but what is it? HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January 3, 2019.

VEC 2019 review: my experience at the Vive Ecosystem Conference

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One week ago, I have attended the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen, China. 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).

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 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. Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin reveals the Vive Focus on stage at VDC 2017 | Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC.

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


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. Image Credit: Game Developers Conference.

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HTC Announces 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference, Promises ‘Many Surprises’


Following Oculus’ big showing at F8 this week, it’s nearly HTC’s turn to make some announcements. Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin today confirmed that the 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference will be taking place in three weeks’ time on May 25th 2018 in Shenzhen, China. Vive Ecosystem Conference 2018! VEC2018 @htcvive @htc #VR #AR #AI #5G Tagged with: htc vive Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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


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.

Hand & Finger Tracking Coming Soon To The HTC Vive Pro


HTC reveals native hand/finger tracking for Vive Pro alongside 6DoF functionality for Vive Focus. HTC revealed the devices exciting tracking capabilities during their time at last weeks 2018 World Conference on VR Industry in Nanchang, China. Image Credit: HTC / GIPHY.

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CES 2019: Watch HTC Vive’s Press Conference Live


If you’re a regular to HTC Vive’s press conferences you’ll know the company isn’t too big on streaming. Watch along with @htcvive ‘s #CES2019 press conference right here live! We’re hoping for a big show from HTC. Hopefully we’ll have some hands-on time with whatever HTC is announcing today. HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos VR Industry News CES htc vive

Intel Teases Depth-Sensing HTC Vive For Developer Conference


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Greenlight’s VRS 2017 Conference Reflects VR’s Rapid Changes & Growing Impact

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The second annual Virtual Reality Strategy Conference hosted by Greenlight Insights takes place October 24th through the 26th with new focus-areas reflecting the VR and AR industry’s lightning fast changes and growing worldwide impact across industries. VR Strategy Conference 2017.

HTC Vive Teasing VR Resolution Upgrade For CES Conference


It looks like the HTC Vive is about to get a big visual update, or at least that’s what they seem to want people to think is coming in just a few days at CES. HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January 5, 2018. Rumors have circulated that HTC may release an enhanced Vive with a 4K display in the past, so it’s certainly possible. Crucially, the tease points to a January 8th reveal, which is the day that Vive hosts its CES 2018 press conference. HTC Vive VR Industry News

Oculus Quest vs HTC Vive Focus Plus

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This year we had the launch of two amazing 6 DOF all-in-one Virtual Reality headsets : the Oculus Quest and the HTC Vive Focus Plus. USB should have OTG enabled; Battery : 3 hours nominal duration; Vive Focus Plus and controllers (Image by HTC).

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HTC Introduces Wireless VR Streaming To Its Viveport Platform


Image Credit: HTC. Until then, the new VIVEPORT Streaming capability being announced today will enable VR users to enjoy countless premium PC VR experiences on their standalone VR devices without the need for a wire,” said Alvin Wang Graylin, China President, HTC, in an official release.

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CES 2018: Watch Samsung’s Press Conference Right Here


The question is if any of this will materialize at the company’s CES 2018 press conference today. You can watch the latest updates on ridiculous fridges here right after HTC’s press conference at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm GMT.

VRJAM to Create Real-Time XR Simulation Platform for Business Conferences

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The pair aim to launch a futuristic virtual reality (VR) event technology platform, specifically to create real-time XR simulations of business conferences, training sessions and other enterprise events. All of which will be unveiled at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam later this year.

HTC’s New ‘VR Ad Service’ Can Tell If You’ve Looked at an Ad or Not

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Now that virtual reality is coming to a wider audience, it seems the medium is mature enough to open the conversation about funding games with ads, something HTC is letting developers enable in a big way with their newly announced VR Ad Service—and VR ads are different.

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The HTC VIVE Developer Conference brings a new platform and wireless HMD to the ecosystem.

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HTC held its VIVE™ Developer Conference 2017 (VDC2017), where it announced VIVE WAVE™ ( ), a VR open platform and toolset that will open up the path to easy mobile VR content development and high-performance device optimization for third-party partners.

HTC Plans to Bring Hand & Finger Tracking to Vive Pro

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Today at the the World Conference on VR Industry in China, HTC announced plans to bring hand & finger tracking to Vive Pro via the headset’s front-facing cameras. HTC also indicates that the capability can track individual finger movements too. Image courtesy HTC.

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HTC to Unveil Standalone VR Headset at Vive Developer Conference in November via @RtoVR.


HTC to Unveil Standalone VR Headset at Vive Developer Conference in November via @RtoVR [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) November 1, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

E3 2017: How And When to Watch The Biggest Conferences


One of the biggest events on the gaming calendar is back for another week of announcements, press conferences, demos, and interviews. We’re expecting VR to be bigger than ever at this year’s show, and that includes the many press conferences about to descend upon us. This year’s PC Gaming conference is poised to have more VR than usual, at least that’s what the organizers of the show claim. E3 is finally upon us.

HTC’s 6DoF Lite Video Mode Now Available On All Vive Headsets


Revealed during HTC’s recent Vive Ecosystem Conference this past March in Shenzhen, China, the companies groundbreaking 6DoF Lite technology is now available for use on the Viveport Video platform. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC.

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Tech Trends at #VRX2019

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After consultation with numerous stakeholders, the VRX Conference & Expo 2019 has adopted a new format, focusing on the particular challenges of specific industries Click To Tweet. Unquestionably the best conference of its kind I’ve been to.

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HTC Vive Mobile Phone Spotted in Promotional Video

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An HTC Vive phone has been spotted in a promotional video leaked ahead of a scheduled press conference on January 12th. HTC 2017? This video may indicate HTC is ready to make that move, using its now established Vive brand.

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HTC Reveals PC, Phone Streaming Features For Vive Focus


Today at the 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2018) HTC announced a slew of updates coming to the Vive platform, including the flagship PC Vive headset and mobile Vive Focus device. Additionally, Vive Focus users will soon be able to receive messages, social notifications, and even take calls on compatible HTC smartphones — all without removing the headset. Tagged with: htc , VEC , Vive Ecosystem Conference , Vive Focus Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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HTC Vive Teases New VR Hardware In Blurred Photo


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.

HTC Announces Strategic Partnerships With MLB & McLaren Formula One Team

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At the Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC) in Shenzhen today, HTC announced new VR initiatives in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and McLaren Racing, the Formula One racing team. McLaren and HTC will co-launch a special edition McLaren-branded Vive headset.

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XRDC Releases Annual Report on the State of AR/VR Innovation Ahead of the Conference


This report comes two months ahead of the company’s XRDC conference , which will take place in San Francisco on October 14-15. HTC VIVE Loses Its Number One Place as Development Platform. Do you plan on attending the XRDC 2019 conference?

HTC and Intel Partner on New WiGig Wireless VR Solution

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HTC have announced that, in addition to its TPCAST wireless add-on, it’s also working with Intel on a WiGig powered wireless VR solution and it’s keen to find more partners to work with on further solutions too.

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HTC Announces New Education Partnerships, VR Ad Service And More.


HTC Announces New Education Partnerships, VR Ad Service And More For HTC Vive HTC Corporation today announced a series of new partnerships for the HTC Vive at the start of the 2017 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2017).

HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

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HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. Image courtesy HTC.

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