HTC Vive Focus 3 Review

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HTC’s latest all-in-one VR headset features a number of big improvements for an equally big price tag. Image Credit: HTC. That’s due to the new magnesium alloy chassis; the Focus 3 is 20% lighter than HTC’s previous Focus headset. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Announces Vive Business Platform

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HTC reveals a new platform designed specifically for major corporations and family-owned businesses. HTC is also launching the VIVE Business AppStore, a store catering specifically to VR business tools. Image Credit: HTC. Feature Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Unveils VIVE Facial Tracking And Next Generation VIVE Trackers

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The next generation of nonverbal communication arrives in VR courtesy of HTC VIVE. Cue the VIVE Facial Tracker, a unique peripheral for the HTC VIVE Pro lineup capable of tracking 38 points of movement across your lips, teeth, tongue, chin, and cheeks in real-time. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Vive Pro 2 Review

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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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New Views of HTC’s Unannounced VR Headset Emerge

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After confirming the upcoming reveal of “game-changing VR headsets” at the VIVECON event next week, HTC continues to ramp up the teasing with new glimpses of an unannounced VR headset. The post New Views of HTC’s Unannounced VR Headset Emerge appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Appears to be Teasing a New Vive Headset

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Following the teasing that preceded its recently released VR accessories, HTC is back on the teasing train, this time showing what may well be a new Vive headset. ” Image courtesy HTC. HTC’s Proton prototype | Image courtesy HTC.

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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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What’s The Deal With The HTC Vive Air?

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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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HTC Partners with iFixit to Offer Parts & DIY Repair Guides for Older Vive Headsets

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HTC has made the pro-consumer move of partnering with popular DIY repair website iFixit to offer replacement parts, repair guides, and more for out-of-warranty headsets. HTC has a good reason for betting on the longevity of its older headsets.

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

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During today’s inaugural Vivecon 2021 event, HTC announced not one, but two new VR headsets alongside a new suite of professional tools that promise to change the way we work, create, and play in VR. Image Credit: HTC. HTC VIVE Pro 2. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Teases Reveal of “game-changing VR headsets” at VIVECON

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You can now register for HTC’s upcoming VIVECON event. ” HTC has been teasing an upcoming VR headset over the last month , and has now confirmed it will be revealed during next month’s Vivecon event.

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HTC Partners With IFixit To Offer Easier Vive Repairs

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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. Check out the full list of parts over at ifixit.com/HTC-Vive/HTC-Vive.

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

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Alvin Wang , President of HTC China, was one of the presenters during the summit; after which he walked away seeing the advantages of virtual conferences. V2EC2020 running on an HTC Vive Pro (Image Credit: Peter H. Image Credit: HTC). Feature Image Credit: HTC.

HTC Vive Cosmos, Pro Headsets Discounted In UK Sale

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HTC is discounting its Vive headset range in the UK this week, as part of a back to school promotional sale. The discounts, available online through HTC in the UK , are fairly hefty and bring the price down on some of HTC’s older PC VR headsets.

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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.

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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Report: HTC to Announce Vive Focus 3 and Vive Pro 2 Next Week

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A report from Protocol , citing undisclosed “company documents” from HTC, claims that the company will reveal two new headsets during the VIVECON event next week: Vive Focus 3 and Vive Pro 2. Road to VR has reached out to HTC for comment on the Protocol report.

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HTC Reveals Passthrough AR Faceplate For Vive Cosmos

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A new faceplate for HTC’s modular Vive Cosmos headset will introduce AR capabilities to the device — at least for developers. HTC will then ship it out to studios in Q2, though a price wasn’t mentioned.

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Update: Fitness-focused ‘HTC Vive Air’ Is Just a Concept

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An apparently never-before-seen HTC headset won an IF Design Award today, which arrived with multiple photos of what was listed as a consumer headset targeting release in 2021. HTC is set to unveil a standalone VR headset, as it confirmed earlier this month in a set of Tweets and a blogpost.

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

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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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A Mystery HTC VR Headset Appears In FCC Filings

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

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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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HTC Announces Layoffs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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HTC has confirmed that it’s laying off staff in order to streamline its business amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. An HTC spokesperson confirmed this with Road to VR, citing a direct impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Funding from HTC for VR Education Platform 'Engage'.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.08): Microsoft launches Mesh, HTC and Pico tease new hardware, and more!

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HTC Discontinues Vive Pro and Focus Models, Reduce Price on Pro Eye Kit

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HTC confirmed that the HTC Vive Pro and HTC Vive Focus headsets are now discontinued and will be replaced by their newer equivalents, the Vive Pro Eye and Vive Focus Plus, moving forward. What do you think of these changes to the HTC headset lineup?

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HTC Vive Pro Secure Offers Security-Focused VR For Government Agencies

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HTC this week announced yet another iteration of its HTC Vive Pro, the HTC Vive Pro Secure, a professional-grade VR headset designed for use in classified environments that require “ authority to operate.” HTC has also removed eye-tracking capabilities.

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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HTC Announces VIVEcon Event on May 11th & 12th, Teases Headset Reveal

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Following subsequent teases of an unannounced Vive headset, HTC today announced an event called VIVEcon, set for May 11th & 12th. Image courtesy HTC. In early 2020 HTC revealed Vive Proton , a prototype compact standalone VR headset.

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HTC Blames COVID-19 Pandemic For Layoffs

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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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HTC Vive Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories, Games, And More For HTC Headsets

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The HTC Vive is one of the most popular and enduring lines of PC VR headsets. Whether you’re talking about the original HTC Vive or the newer Vive Cosmos, there are a bunch of different games and accessories you can use with the Vive system. HTC Vive PC VR System Specs.

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7invensun Announces $150 Eye-tracking Module Supporting All HTC Headsets

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Today at HTC’s Vive Developer Meeting in Beijing and its simultaneous Shanghai-based Vive Ecosystem Conference, Chinese eye-tracking startup 7invensun debuted a new eye-tracking module that’s not only affordable at $150 (¥1100 RMB), but is designed to support all of HTC’s VR headsets, past and present. Image courtesy HTC. The post 7invensun Announces $150 Eye-tracking Module Supporting All HTC Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.

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

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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 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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The Best HTC Vive Deals for Black Friday 2020

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We’re keeping an eye out for best HTC Vive Black Friday 2020 deals, including Vive Cosmos, Vive Cosmos Elite, and more. The Best HTC Vive Cosmos Black Friday 2020 Deals. Image courtesy HTC. HTC Vive Price Baseline. HTC Vive Black Friday Game Deals.

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HTC Teases Cloud-Based VR With New 5G Hub

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With the 2019 Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, HTC has been busying themselves with a slew of exciting announcements and demonstrations ranging from a smartphone aimed at cryptocurrency fanatics, to their HTC Vive Focus Plus VR headset. Yesterday, the company used MWC’s stage to reveal yet another new product, the HTC 5G Hub – a combination smart hub/mobile hotspot that brings 5G streaming to up to 20 connected devices. with HTC Sense.

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HTC Unveils New Vive Cosmos Headsets And Faceplate Upgrades

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A handful of new headsets and swappable faceplates breathes new life into HTC’s lineup of modular VR hardware. ” When the HTC Vive Cosmos was first released, some owners complained of poor tracking due to lighting issues. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Reveals Vive Proton, a Compact Standalone VR Headset Prototype

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As if announcing three new Cosmos headsets wasn’t enough, HTC today also revealed Vive Proton. HTC offered up its first glimpse of Vive Proton today, a new VR headset from the company which aims for a more compact form factor. Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC.

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