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HTC Vive Announces Viveverse, A Cross-Platform Metaverse

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Viveverse is a metaverse inside a metaverse inside a… HTC Vive this week revealed Viveverse, an open-source VR metaverse composed of various interactive worlds, apps, and games. ” In addition to Viveverse, HTC Vive also unveiled Vive Guardian, a new privacy and safety tool for parents and kids to use while exploring the metaverse.

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

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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. V2EC2020 running on an HTC Vive Pro (Image Credit: Peter H. Diamandis).

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HTC Cancels Google Daydream Standalone VR Headset

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As we reported from Vive’s Beijing event late Monday, HTC unveiled a standalone VR headset that requires no PC or base stations. The only problem is that throughout the event, not once did we hear about whether the Vive Focus was going to be a Google Daydream ready device. Vive is doubling down on the Chinese VR market.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.12.19): Carmack leaves Meta, HTC teases its headset, and more!

The Ghost Howls

HTC to reveal its headset at CES. After many weeks of teasing, HTC is finally ready to unveil its new headset at CES. I expect the usual HTC headset, with technical innovations, but a price that doesn’t make it compelling for users. More info (HTC’s new headset — Road To VR) More info (HTC’s new headset — Upload VR).

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Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion

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HTC retains brand but lets part of their smartphone business go. Google has announced a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement under which certain HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. According to the announcement, HTC will receive $1.1

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Standalone Google VR Headsets Coming from HTC and Lenovo

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Google announces inside-out tracking standalone headset coming soon from partners. Google’s annual Google I/O developer kicked off Wednesday with Google’s VP of VR Clay Bavor taking the stage to announce the company’s next-generation virtual reality headset. Or the video from Lenovo below.

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Google Announces Standalone Daydream VR Headsets Coming From HTC, Lenovo

Road to VR

On stage at the company’s Google I/O 2017 developer conference today, the company announced that it is building standalone Daydream VR headsets. The first partners work with the company to bring such headsets to market is HTC and Lenovo. These devices will launch later in 2017, Google said. This story is breaking.

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