HTC Vive CES 2018 Press Event Liveblog

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HTC is due to announce updates to its Vive system today during a press event at CES 2018. The event will start at 1PM, follow along below to learn more about the “New Year’s Resolution” teaser that HTC offered up over the weekend.

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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

NextVR Brings Its Live Streamed Events to Oculus Quest

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NextVR, the VR livestreaming event app, is now available on Oculus Quest for free, which is said to come alongside a new technology that promises clearer and sharper video rendering. Keep an eye on more scheduled events by heading to the NextVR website.

‘Ready Player One’ is Getting a Massive SXSW Event Powered by HTC Vive

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” The event will take over a two-story, city block of Brazos Hall , and will run from March 9th to March 11th. There are specific operating hours for the event’s VR experiences, so make sure to check the official schedule here.

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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.

Immersive Architecture is the event all architects were waiting for

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In a week here in Italy will start a very interesting VR-related event called Immersive Architecture. There are also high chances that I will be at the event … so, among these bright minds, there will be also space for some obscurity :D. What is the purpose of the event?

Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event

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A VR experience is among the attractions at a touring Halo fan event passing through major cities this summer. The trailer above shows shots of Vrcade backpack systems and an HTC Vive. The overall event includes some 300,000 square feet of Halo attractions with VR just one of them.

HTC Vive, GE, Paramount, ExxonMobil and More Set to Join World’s Premier Extended Reality Event

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More than 600 attendees from across 10+ enterprise and consumer verticals, will join a senior speaker line-up from some of the world’s most powerful technology companies and brands, including HTC Vive , General Electric , Paramount , ExxonMobil and more. Press release.

HTC U device event after CES: what will it be?

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This morning HTC sent a one-sheet teaser for an event that’ll be taking place on the 12th of January, 2017. Especially for a phone company that’s big and powerful enough to hold a press event without the … Continue reading.

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4 hard lessons on VR startup life that I’ve learned attending events

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As I’ve told you in my newsletter, this period I’m travelling to attend events to try to spread awareness for my consultancy company New Technology Walkers. Futureland has been my first paid networking event in which I participated. Hello all!

AltspaceVR Debuts Key Tech to Massively Scale Virtual Events

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AltspaceVR has today announced FrontRow, a new feature of the social VR platform which opens the door for mass-attended events in virtual reality. FrontRow also adds flexibility in how users can experience such virtual events.

HTC Introduces Wireless VR Streaming To Its Viveport Platform

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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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Watch: Google’s Live Event Here – Daydream VR Hardware Unveiling Expected

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Daydream VR, Google’s high-end VR platform for select Android smartphones, may be seeing its time in the spotlight at the company’s hardware-focused event today.

Your VR and AR Event Guide to Comic-Con 2017

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If you’re descending on this massive pop culture event this week, the first place you may want to start is the official VR Con that has expanded into the Futurism & Tech Pavilion. The event takes place July 19-23 at the Omni Hotel in downtown San Diego, across from the Convention Center.

Doctor Who: The Edge of Time Playable at London Vive Cosmos Event

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Yesterday HTC Vive announced that its next headset, the Vive Cosmos is now available to pre-order ahead of its official launch in October. Vive Cosmos will be the premium product offering from HTC Vive, retailing for £699 GBP/$699 USD.

Admix Sponsoring €5k Grand Prize for VR Days Europe’s XRBASE Investor Event

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Returning for another three-day show in November, this year’s event will see the third Investor Event being held over two of those days, designed to help the next wave of startups. Taking place from 13th – 14th November 2019, the XRBASE Investors Event invites venture capital firms interested in European XR start- and scaleups. News Admix VR Days Europe XRBASE XRBase Investor Event

I Attended the Jaguar VR Car Launch and Press Events Will Never Be the Same

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The way Jaguar did it was through HTC Vive headsets placed at every table, with 6 people sitting at a table each with their own HTC Vive headset, headphones and single Vive controller. This was semi-competitive and was a fun little mini-game and distraction until the main event began.

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 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

Meet Bill Nye in VR & ‘TheWaveVR’ Concert, Two Virtual Events Worth Attending This Wednesday

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AltspaceVR supports cross-play between Google Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Gear VR and traditional monitors. The post Meet Bill Nye in VR & ‘TheWaveVR’ Concert, Two Virtual Events Worth Attending This Wednesday appeared first on Road to VR.

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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 Vive Joins VirtualLink Standard at XRDC 2018

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At the time major players like Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, Nvidia and AMD all backed the project but there was one key name missing: HTC Vive. Vive just announced that it’s joining the VirtualLink Consortium at the 2018 XRDC event in San Francisco.

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Hand & Finger Tracking Coming Soon To The HTC Vive Pro

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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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The #CPDinVR First Anniversary Event

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I chose the Engage platform from Immersive VR Education as it was the best tool for this job and with the help of Immersive’s founder and CEO David Whelan and Engage’s lead developer Mike Armstrong, I set about coordinating what would be the very first #CPDinVR event.

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Compete in the First VirZOOM vSports Event sponsored by HTC, AMD and Fitbit!

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VirZOOM, HTC, AMD and Fitbit are launching vSports next weekend! From March 17th-March 19th anyone can compete in the first ever vSports event at 30 venues in the U.S.

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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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HTC Launches Dedicated Mobile Platform Viveport M

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In mid-October this year, HTC made a few announcements signaling a major push forward with VR content. HTC Vive has finally launched the dedicated mobile content platform Viveport M. HTC is also capitalizing on the shopping craze as Alibaba’s Double 11 event nears.

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Report: HTC Leak Reveals New HTC Vive Branded Phone

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We’ve long wondered what mobile VR meant to HTC, and now we might know — a Vive-branded smartphone. The Taiwanese smartphone maker is hosting an event titled ‘For U’ on January 12th. HTC 2017? We’ve reached out to HTC for comment.

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Watch Upload’s E3 VR Showcase 2019 Right Here At 9am PT

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The Main Event: 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm BST/6pm CEST. This is it! The big moment! I think we’re ready. Well, sort of ready; don’t try exporting high-framerate video on an old PC 15 hours before your big showcase. Believe me, you do not want the kind of heart attack that will give you.

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XR Event Co_Lab_Create Returns to Byron Bay Film Festival in October

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Later this year, and returning for its fourth instalment is Co_Lab_Create , an XR event held alongside the Byron Bay International Film Festival. No speakers have been confirmed at this present time for the 2019 event.

HTC Vive Gets Free Games To Celebrate Its Second Birthday

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Tomorrow is the HTC Vive’s second birthday. Of course, tomorrow is also the launch of HTC’s enhanced headset, the Vive Pro, along with a new SteamVR 1.0 Events Experiences Gaming HTC Vive VR Industry News Front Defense Front Defense: HeroesYes, it’s really been two years since the SteamVR headset started transporting us to other worlds. Hard to believe, isn’t it? To celebrate, the company is giving away some free games from today.

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CES 2019: NVIDIA Partnering With HTC On VirtualLink And Foveated Rendering

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At the NVIDIA CES 2019 conference, the company announced a special partnership with HTC on two key VR technologies: VirtualLink and foveated rendering. Promisingly, it’s backed by Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, HTC, NVIDIA, and AMD. The event will take place at 1PM PST (21:00 UTC).

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HTC Vive Cosmos FCC Documents Confirm It’s Not A Wireless Headset

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HTC’s upcoming Vive Cosmos VR headset has now received FCC approval. At the Cosmos announcement event HTC was already describing the headset as “tethered” However there was no cable visible. Tagged with: fcc , htc , htc vive , HTC Vive Cosmos , wireless vr Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post HTC Vive Cosmos FCC Documents Confirm It’s Not A Wireless Headset appeared first on UploadVR.

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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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The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

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Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget.

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