HTC to Offer VR Event Spaces to Companies Looking to Go Virtual

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Companies looking to get a little more out of meetings though, namely the ability to virtually chat face-to-face with colleagues, might be surprised to learn that HTC will soon be offering its own social VR platform soon.

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All the best events to attend in VR in 2020

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In these hard times , we are all collecting events that we should have attended and instead got canceled. Some of these events have been definitely canceled, while others have reverted to the use of VR and will be held completely in virtual reality.

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Skype vs VR: When should you organize your meetings/events in VR?

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Many conference organizers are canceling their events, even important ones (like F8, MWC, GDC) because of concerns over the coronavirus. So, here you are my guidelines on when VR is useful for meetings and events and when it is not.

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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

The VR Awards Moves To Digital, In-VR Event For Its Fourth Year


AIXR, the group behind the awards, is transitioning from the physical event previously held in London to an entirely online stream. And so the event plans for a live panel paired with pre-programmed content. In the face of the current situation, other VR events have also moved online.

Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

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NextVR, the live event broadcasting platform for VR headsets, may soon find itself acquired by Apple, a report by 9to5Mac maintains, which is expected to be valued around $100 million.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

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New important events have been canceled because of the coronavirus…. A new week, a new list of events canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. The VR route is instead being pursued by HTC (with its VEC event happening soon) and IEEE. Merging Realities event is back!

Oculus Connect 7 to be Held as a Digital Event Later This Year, Facebook Says

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Oculus Connect 7, the annual Oculus developer conference held by Facebook, will be hosted as a digital event later this year due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Facebook announced today that Coulus Connect 7 will, for the first time, be held as a digital event “later this year.”

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?

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.

HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus


In February Facebook has canceled its annual F8 developer conference citing concerns over coronavirus, meanwhile, Google has canceled I/O 2020 , its largest in-person event, due to similar fears. V2EC2020 running on an HTC Vive Pro (Image Credit: Peter H. Image Credit: HTC).

CES 2019: HTC’s Vive Cosmos & Vive Pro Eye Announcement Event Highlights


HTC held a special press event on Monday, just one day before CES officially started. HTC didn’t reveal the price, but told us it will be launching in Q2 of this year. HTC seem to want Viveport to be the Netflix of VR. Vive Reality System is a new VR platform for all HTC headsets. In the past, HTC was reliant on Valve’s SteamVR platform. VRS is a clear step by HTC to forge a future without that dependency.

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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 Aims To Host 2020 Vive Ecosystem Conference In VR, Citing Coronavirus


The return of HTC’s annual Vive Ecosystem Conference later this month aims to be held, for the first time, in VR, spurred in part by the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. V2EC : As industry events are being cancelled WW, we’ll hold the world’s first fully #virtual industry #conference in #VR

Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event


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 U device event after CES: what will it be?


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!

The XR Week Peek (2020.03.09): New Half-Life: Alyx videos and details, coronavirus makes events go virtual and much more!

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The coronavirus is causing the cancelation of worldwide events…. This week, the damn coronavirus has caused the cancelation of three super-important events: GTC (that will be substituted by the streaming of the sessions), SXSW and Google I/O. Header image by HTC Vive).

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Former HTC CEO Unveils 5G-enabled VR Headset & Social VR Platform

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At a special event in Taipei, Taiwan, HTC cofounder and former CEO Peter Chou today revealed the first products from the new startup XRSPACE. The post Former HTC CEO Unveils 5G-enabled VR Headset & Social VR Platform appeared first on Road to VR.

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Here’s A Look Inside HTC’s In-VR Vive Conference, Running This Week


HTC is battling the spread of coronavirus by shifting its annual Vive Ecosystem Conference to VR later this week. Several rooms have been kitted out with the Vive branding, where HTC will host talks and provide networking space.

HTC is Hosting Its Next Developer Conference in VR Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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To avoid this, HTC today announced it will be holding its next Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC) from within virtual reality. You can go to the Engage website to sign up for the event and reserve your spot. You can go to the Engage website to sign up for the event and reserve your spot.

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.

XR Talks: How Can VR Support Business Events?

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This quick pivot and resilience on the part of event producers is commendable. And conversely, can this elevated demand for meaningful and immersive event participation represent VR’s moment to shine? Header image credit: HTC, YouTube.

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


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 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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Your VR and AR Event Guide to Comic-Con 2017


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.

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


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

The Ghost Howls

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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Editorial: For A Shot At Survival HTC Vive May Have To Leave Consumers Behind


But, unless something radical happens in the near future, the VR market might soon claim its biggest victim yet – HTC Vive. Judging by early Steam VR Hardware Survey figures, it may have even given HTC an early upper hand in the first round of sales wars.

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HTC Launches Dedicated Mobile Platform Viveport M


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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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.

HTC Will Not Host A Press Conference At CES 2020


HTC will be not be hosting a press conference at CES 2020. HTC appears to be a company in transition with recent departures like Rikard Steiber, who ran HTC’s Viveport VR software subscription service. Announcements CES htc top stories Vive Cosmos

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


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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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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