HTC is Teasing New VR Hardware in Cryptic Tweets

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A series of cryptic tweets with teasing imagery have dropped on the official HTC Vive account in the last week, but what do they point to? It’s been a year since we’ve seen new hardware from HTC. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) March 8, 2021. Image courtesy HTC.

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HTC Vive Seems To Be Teasing A Hardware Reveal

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HTC Vive is teasing… something. HTC VIVE (@htcvive) March 4, 2021. Proton uses microdisplays to achieve its smaller design, and HTC presented two versions of the device last year.

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 VIVE (@htcvive) January 3, 2019. Many believe the boxes could contain new hardware due in part to the companies use of the word “gear.”.

What Is The Vive Flow, HTC’s Mysterious New Device?


HTC teases new hardware ahead of its mysterious “Go with the Flow” event scheduled to take place later this month. This week HTC Vive tweeted out an image of a mysterious canister with a lid next to a computer. Image Credit: HTC. Feature Image Credit: HTC.

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Hands-On With The New HTC Vive Flow VR Glasses


HTC’s lightweight VR device is designed primarily for lifestyle and light entertainment. HTC today unveiled the Vive Flow, a portable VR glasses device. With VIVE Flow, HTC is taking technology in a new direction, focusing not on what we do, but on how we feel.

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HTC Vive Pro 2 Review


HTC’s latest high-end PC VR headset features an incredible display, fantastic tracking, and a hefty price tag. The HTC Vive Pro 2 is officially out in the wild, and wow is this one powerful VR headset. Here is our full review of the HTC Vive Pro 2. Image Credit: HTC.

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Rift/Vive Gap Nearly Doubles In March Steam Hardware Survey


The March Steam Hardware Survey results continue a recent trend. The Oculus Rift once again widened the gap with its main competitor, the HTC Vive. It’s the first time we’ve seen HTC’s headset dip below the 40% milestone. Add the two together and HTC takes 41.18% of the total share. The Hardware Survey is optional and requires users to have their headsets actually plugged in to count.

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Rift/Vive Gap Widens In February Steam Hardware Survey


The Oculus Rift continued to widen the gap with HTC Vive headsets in the latest Steam Hardware Survey results. Back at CES it announced two new headsets, the HTC Vive Cosmos and the Vive Pro Eye. Both are coming this year so we’ll be looking forward to seeing what impact they make on the Steam Hardware Survey. Steam’s Hardware Survey tells us the total share of VR headsets between people that opt-in.

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Vive Closes In On Rift In May Steam Hardware Survey


It’s the start of a new month so you know what that means; the latest Steam Hardware Survey is in. Once again the gap between the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive family of headsets has decreased. It looks like Oculus may have handed HTC this month’s results on a silver platter. The difference has really allowed HTC to catch up. Given that neither HTC not Oculus has divulged official information, though, it’s the best we have.

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What’s The Deal With The HTC Vive Air?


Newly leaked images tease a fitness-focused VR headset from HTC, but is this sneaker-like hardware even real? It was discovered earlier today that HTC has won an award IF Design Award for a never-before-seen VR headset, the HTC Vive Air.

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Corrected December Steam Hardware Survey Shows Large Oculus Rift S Growth


At the start of this month, we reported that the December Steam Hardware Survey seemed to be anomalous. On further inspection, the likely cause was clear: the number of Chinese users on the Hardware Survey has increased by more than any other month this year.

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HTC Teases “VR Headset Confirmed” with Photo of Veiled Device

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As if there was any doubt about HTC teasing a new VR headset late last week, the company also reconfirmed that it’s definitely on the way with an image of the device sitting under a veil. Image courtesy HTC.

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Oculus Rift Pulls Ahead Again In December Steam Hardware Survey


I was half expecting to write that the combined power of the Vive and Vive Pro had allowed HTC to regain the top spot it once held for so long in December’s Steam Hardware Survey. HTC looked like it had Oculus on the ropes. HTC focused on Pro for its Black Friday promotion and Oculus cut $50 off of the Rift. This is an optional survey and you need to have your hardware plugged in (and using Steam) for it to register.

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HTC Partners With IFixit To Offer Easier Vive Repairs


Prior to this, fixing a damaged Vive device meant mailing it back to HTC for repair, and that’s only if you were still within the warranty period. iFixit is thrilled to help gamers fix their meatspace hardware so they can get back to their important cyberspace business.”.

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HTC Reveals Vive Pro 2 & Vive Focus 3 At Vivecon 2021


New hardware and business-focused software announced during the first-ever Vivecon 2021 event. The HTC VIVE Pro 2 and the VIVE Focus 3 are designed to appeal to professionals such as architects and designers, as well as gamers who expect top-tier VR experiences. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Announces $549 Headset-Only Cosmos Elite (With Free Alyx)


Two weeks ago, HTC launched its Vive Cosmos Elite headset at $899. Starting in April, however, HTC will be shipping just the headset and the faceplate for $549. HTC had suggested a $499 price point for the kit, though that’s not set in stone right now.

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HTC Vive Pro 2 Full Kit Now Available For Pre-Order


This June saw the release of the HTC Vive Pro 2, the company’s latest professional-grade PC VR device. Image Credit: HTC Vive. Today, HTC Vive announced the Vive Pro 2 Full Kit, a new bundle featuring everything you need to get started on your PC VR adventure.

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Oculus Rift Increases Lead Over HTC Vive In March Steam Hardware Survey


March’s Steam Hardware Survey results are in, and the Oculus Rift continues to increase the gap with the HTC Vive. As always, we have to point out that this is not definitive proof that Rift is outselling Vive; Steam’s hardware surveys are entirely optional and there are a number of factors that could drastically alter the results. Will the 3K display help HTC get back in front?

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Rift Loses More Ground To Vive In November Steam Hardware Survey


The Oculus Rift’s lead over the HTC Vive family of VR headsets in Steam’s monthly hardware survey is now the smallest it’s been in some time. The recent introduction of HTC’s enhanced Vive Pro headset to the survey has proved troubling for Rift’s perceived majority market share. Both Vive and Vive Pro both saw marginal growth this month whereas Rift surrendered more of its share to HTC and other companies.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.10.19): HTC launches Vive Flow, Magic Leap 2 announced, and more!

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Image by HTC). HTC launches Vive Flow headset for relaxation, priced at $499. After endless teasings and leaks, in the end, HTC has finally unveiled its headset: called Vive Flow, it is a lightweight device for media consumption. Header image by HTC Vive).

Vive Expands Accessories With Launch of Hardware Tracker


It was only a year ago that HTC revealed their Vive Pre headset to attendees at CES. And if 2016 was the year VR had its coming out party, 2017 is looking to be the year we see VR content ecosystem really grow and hardware accessories take shape. During a press conference at CES on Wednesday, HTC debuted two premium accessories that will be available later this year — the Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap. News CES Hardware HTC Vive

HTC Vive Pro 2 Review – “Pro” Price with Not Quite Pro Performance

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Three years after the original Vive Pro, HTC’s Vive Pro 2 is here. HTC Vive Pro 2 Summary. HTC’s Vive Pro 2 brings some serious specs that, on paper, make it look like the headset will deliver an unbeatable experience compared to its competitors.

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Tundra Tracker Kickstarter so Successful It’s Now Sold Out of Most Hardware Bundles

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Now the company says it’s reached that limit with a majority of its hardware bundles. SteamVR trackers like Tundra Tracker are exclusively used with the SteamVR headset and motion controller tracking standard, which was first created by Valve in partnership with HTC.

HTC Teases First Look At Vive Flow With New Video

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HTC’s latest teaser for the expected Vive Flow reveal later this week gives us our first look at the actual product itself. HTC Vive Flow Teaser Trailer. HTC began teasing an event with the tagline ‘Go with the Flow’ last week.

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A Mystery HTC VR Headset Appears In FCC Filings


A newly public FCC Test Report uncovered by Road to VR shows that HTC, the company behind Viveport and the Cosmos Elite VR headset, has recently submitted a new filing for what looks to be a new VR headset that would expand HTC’s lineup of immersive tech hardware.

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Oculus Rift/HTC Vive Gap Widens In August Steam Hardware Survey Results


August’s Steam hardware survey results are now in , and the Oculus Rift takes its biggest leap over the HTC Vive yet. The Hardware Survey is an optional survey that collects data about the hardware customers are using. Since launching in early 2016 neither Oculus nor HTC has provided official sales data for their respective headsets. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive oculus rift

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An Unknown HTC Vive Headset Has Appeared in New FCC Filings

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New regulatory filings for an unknown HTC Vive headset have appeared at the US Federal Communications Commission. But HTC looks to be readying some new headset offering; Road to VR has spotted documentation for a headset not previously seen at the FCC.

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HTC ‘Looking Into’ Iphone And Laptop Support For Vive Flow

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HTC is “looking into” iPhone and laptop support for its upcoming VR headset, the Vive Flow, but they won’t be included at launch. HTC Vive Flow iPhone Support Under Investigation. Are you an iPhone user hoping to pick up the HTC Vive Flow?

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HTC Reveals More Vive Flow Teaser Images

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HTC has revealed more teaser images ahead of its Vive Flow announcement later this month. Would any new hardware from the company be another part of its enterprise efforts? This time the images come from the October 14 announcement event’s website.

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HTC Vive Flow Announced: Compact $499 6DOF VR Headset

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After two weeks of teases, the HTC Vive Flow has been officially announced. As was previously speculated , Vive Flow is based on HTC’s super-slim concept for a VR headset, Project Proton. HTC Vive Flow Announced. What do you make of the HTC Vive Flow?

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HTC Vive Flow Review: A Niche Within A Niche

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HTC’s Vive Flow is by far the lightest VR headset on the market, but should anyone actually buy it? HTC told us it’s “looking into” iPhone and Laptop support , but there’s no concrete timeline for either. I get why HTC chose the phone approach.

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Grab ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Free With HTC Vive’s Black Friday Sales


Save big on the latest HTC VR hardware with these sweet holiday deals. If you’re looking to save a few bucks this holiday season, you may be interested in HTC’s lineup of Cosmos VR headsets, currently on sale via the official Vive website as part of Cyberweek.

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HTC Blames COVID-19 Pandemic For Layoffs


HTC, the company behind the HTC Vive brand, today confirmed staff layoffs, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as one reason. An official statement from HTC reads as follows: “Like many companies, we are seeing impacts from COVID-19 and global economic conditions.

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Rift S Boosts Oculus, Index Starts Small In July Steam Hardware Survey


Late last week we reported on initial findings from the July Steam Hardware Survey. Obviously, we know the Steam Hardware Survey isn’t entirely dependable (it’s only an optional survey for Steam users), but to see the new Oculus headset catch up so quickly to an entire line of VR devices that have been available for a few years is surprising indeed. For comparison, the HTC Vive and Vive Pro come to 39.27% of the total share.

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Rift/Vive Gap Shrinks In June Steam Hardware Survey Results (Sort Of)


but June’s Steam Hardware Survey results are in. Pairing the 40.76% share that HTC Vive has with the 1.66% share of the Vive Pro, HTC is at 42.42%. Tagged with: htc vive , HTC Vive Pro , HTC Vive Pro Eye , oculus rift , oculus rift s , Steam Hardware Survey , valve index Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Rift/Vive Gap Shrinks In June Steam Hardware Survey Results (Sort Of) appeared first on UploadVR.

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HTC Drops Price Of Vive Pro Eye, Announces New Vive Pro Eye Bundles


New HTC Pro Eye solutions make VR more accessible to businesses of all sizes. HTC has had a busy first quarter. To do this, HTC is rolling out new additions to the Vive Pro Eye family. Image Credit: HTC.

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