Zero Latency’s Free-Roam VR To Use HP Headsets And Microsoft Tracking


VR company Zero Latency is planning to roll out future locations with HP headsets running Microsoft’s inside-out tracking system. Zero Latency supplies operators with VR headsets, backpacks, management software, services and games to run a large-scale multi-user VR attraction.

Zero Latency Is The US’s First Warehouse-Scale VR Arcade


HTC valued the VR arcade market at $100 million, revealing more than 120 titles signed up at the start of this month and we reported on them opening Viveland in Taiwan only a day before that. For more information, visit the Zero Latency official website.

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Hands-on: Vive Wireless Adapter Debuts With Robust Connection but Latency Too

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Revealed this week at CES 2018, HTC has announced their own Vive Wireless Adapter which promises to break the tether on the Vive and Vive Pro. HTC says the Vive Wireless Adapter will support both the original Vive and the Vive Pro. Latency.

HTC Promises Less Than 7ms Latency For Intel’s Wireless Vive


Wired VR headsets have barely noticeable motion-to-photon latency. Introducing wireless add-on kits for these devices threatens to risk increasing these latency times, however. As we reported back in January , HTC is partnering with Intel to create one of these wireless solutions, named WiGig. WiGig’s tech uses a 60GHz band, which HTC promises will deliver “pristine video quality” along with minimal latency. HTC Vive VR Industry News

Zero Latency Shoots For Multiplayer VR Arcade Network With 24 Locations In 2017


Over the past three years, Melbourne, Australia-based startup Zero Latency has been refining its multiplayer virtual reality arcade platform, which currently has three playable games for up to six players with plans to add eight-player support by the end of this year. Arcades Zero Latency

Sega Brings Zero Latency’s Wireless Free-roaming VR Experience to Tokyo Amusement Center

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Sega Live Creation , the amusement arm of parent company Sega-Sammy , is bringing the Zero Latency VR experience to the Joypolis amusement center in Tokyo, the chain’s flagship branch.

HTC Teases Cloud-Based VR With New 5G Hub


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. with HTC Sense.

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HTC Vive Focus Plus Standalone Gets Wireless PC VR Streaming Beta


HTC just launched a beta for wirelessly streaming VR PC content to its own standalone headset, Vive Focus Plus, following on from the launch of Oculus Link last month. We’ve reached out to HTC to confirm this. Again, we’ve reached out to HTC to check.

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HTC Launches Viveport PC Streaming for Vive Focus Plus

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HTC today announced that it’s released support for 5Ghz WiFi streaming for Vive Focus Plus, as well as all 6DOF standalone headsets supporting the Vive Wave platform. The post HTC Launches Viveport PC Streaming for Vive Focus Plus appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Teases Smartphone Capability With Vive Cosmos

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Vive Cosmos is HTC’s newly unveiled PC VR headset that’s slated to release sometime this year. While it’s a tethered device meant to support PCs at launch, HTC teased that it could also be driven by a smartphone.

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HTC Vive Pro Is Getting Finger Tracking


Back in April, HTC launched the Vive Pro , a higher-end HTC Vive PC VR headset which added a 2nd outward-facing camera alongside a boost in display resolution. This camera setup has, until now, not seen any widespread use beyond AR experiments and niche enterprise applications, but now HTC have announced that they will be leveraging it to add native finger tracking to the Vive Pro. The feature should also work fully in wireless mode with the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter.

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HTC Just Dropped A Preview Of Their Vive Cosmos Controllers


HTC teases new information regarding their upcoming 6DoF headset. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) February 20, 2019. While it’s still unclear exactly what HTC means by ‘at home or on-the-go’, the little that we do now about the Cosmos is exciting nonetheless.

HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

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Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. ” There’s no word if the service can provide what’s largely considered the minimum acceptable latency at 20ms motion-to-photon.

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HTC to Offer Wireless Vive Upgrade Kit, Pre-orders Start Friday

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HTC plans to offer a wireless upgrade accessory for the Vive created by TPCAST. Launching in early 2017 with pre-orders starting Friday, HTC claims the device will eliminate the direct connection to the PC without any noticeable difference in latency or gameplay.

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HTC Addresses Skepticism Over Vive Wireless Upgrade Kit


HTC surprised the VR community last week when it announced that TPCAST, one of the companies inducted into its Vive X accelerator program, was working on a $220 wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive. The most common concerns are about possible latency issues.

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TPCast Aims to Bring up to 8K Resolution with New 2.0 Wireless VR Solution

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The company claims their improved system can ‘easily adapt’ to VR headsets as high as 8K resolution, while reducing the latency to 1ms. employs a “new generation ultra-low latency codec technology and an upgraded TPCast ??real-time

HTC Vive announces 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and teases hand tracking for Vive Pro

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Today it’s a great day for virtual reality: at WCVRI conference, HTC has just announced a kit to provide 6 DOF controllers for Vive Focus and has showcased a hands-tracking technology for the Vive Pro ! The Venture Reality Fund and of course HTC. Image by HTC).

HTC announces full 6 DOF standalone headset Vive Focus Plus (+ thorough review on its 6 DOF controllers)

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With much surprise for us all, HTC has just announced the Vive Focus Plus , its first full 6 DOF standalone headset! The Vive Focus Plus, in all its majesty (Image by HTC). Internal view of the Vive Focus Plus (Image by HTC). The latency is really a lot less perceivable.

HTC Vive Tracker Juggling (yes, juggling) Demonstrates Impressive Performance

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Thanks to the high-quality tracking performance of the HTC Vive tracker, that’s apparently now a possibility. SEE ALSO Hands-on: HTC's New Vive Tracker Makes VR More Immersive With Specialized Accessories.

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HTC Shows Off Vive Pro with Vive Wireless Adapter at MWC 2018

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Though both products were announced back at CES, HTC showed off the Vive Pro and the Vive Wireless adapter used together for the first time today at MWC 2018. HTC still isn’t saying precisely when the Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adapter will be available, nor what they will cost.

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HTC Unveils New Vive Pro Headset & Wireless Adapter


It’s been nearly two years since HTC first introduced the Vive VR headset, opening up an entirely new world of room-scale VR that’s had us dodging arrows and bumping into furniture ever since. HTC is promising Vive Pro upgrades this quarter with full availability later this year.

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HTC’s Vive Wireless Adaptor to Support Both Vive and Vive Pro at Launch

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During HTC’s pre-CES event where the new flagship Vive Pro headset was revealed, the company also announced an official Wireless Adaptor for Vive. As mentioned during our liveblog , the Vive Wireless Adaptor uses Intel’s WiGig technology and is “optimised for low latency.”

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Hands-on: HTC’s ‘5G Hub’ Demonstrates VR Cloud-rendering is on the Horizon

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HTC announced a new product out of left field here at Mobile World Congress (MWC) this week, the 5G Hub mobile hotspot that includes a media streaming device, a digital assistant, and Internet access point for up to 20 concurrent devices.

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HTC Vive Wireless Upgrade Kit Sells Out In 18 Minutes


Yesterday we brought you news that HTC and Vive X company TPCAST were planning to release a wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive, with pre-orders going live today. HTC is prioritizing existing Vive owners, and the purchase process asked for the serial number of your unit.

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HTC Invests in 26 More AR/VR Startups in Vive X Accelerator

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HTC today announced its third batch of AR/VR startups backed by the company’s Vive X accelerator program. The post HTC Invests in 26 More AR/VR Startups in Vive X Accelerator appeared first on Road to VR.

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The HTC Vive is heading wireless with official support from HTC at CES 2018


Announced today at CES 2018, HTC will be releasing a wireless solution for their HTC Vive VR Headset (Regular and Pro versions.). The WiGig solution offers a premium VR wireless experience that operates in the interference-free 60Ghz band, which means lower latency and better performance. By collaborating with HTC to commercialize Intel’s WiGig technology, we will guarantee that wireless VR meets the most discerning quality bar for home users and business VR customers.”.

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HTC & Intel to Offer High-end Wireless VR Solution in “Early 2018”

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He claimed this was the first public showing of the HTC Vive using Intel’s WiGig technology, and further confirms that HTC is bringing the product to market in “early 2018.” HTC Vive News Bits Wireless VR displaylink xr htc vive intel wireless vr

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HTC Expands Vive Financing Program – Get a Headset and VR PC Interest Free

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Announced today via the official Vive blog , HTC now has three VR bundles available with 6, 12, and 24-month financing plans in an effort to help customers afford the high upfront cost of the system and the required hardware.

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HTC’s New Link Headset is Using ‘Neon’ Tracking from Ximmerse – Specs & Details

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HTC’s new mobile VR headset dubbed ‘Link’—which curiously does not fall under the company’s Vive brand —is also not making use of the same tracking systems employed by the Vive headsets. HTC Link headset with controllers and sensor | Photo courtesy HTC.

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Exclusive: HTC Vive Goes Wireless With $220 Add-On, Pre-Orders Start Friday


Oculus may be be closing out 2016 with a bang with the launch of its Touch controllers, but HTC is going to kick off 2017 with something special: a peripheral that makes its Vive headset wireless. Graylin, China Regional President of Vive at HTC.

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Futuremark Explains Why VR Benchmarking is About More Than Just Numbers

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Therefore, it was inevitable that once virtual reality reached the consumer phase, the company would take an active part in VRs renaissance, in fact with immersive gaming came lofty initial hardware requirements and a necessary obsession with low latency visuals and minimum frame rates of 90FPS.

Virtual Arena: London Calling LBE – VR’s Venue Explosion! (Part 2.)

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The site comprising 14 of these unique cylindrical VR pods – all powered by HTC Vive Pro headsets. . Deploying the popular Zero Latency platform, allows groups of players to select from five of the free-roaming VR experiences filling the 20 x 10m “ warehouse-scale ” arena.

HTC Reveals PC, Phone Streaming Features For Vive Focus


Today at the 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2018) HTC announced a slew of updates coming to the Vive platform, including the flagship PC Vive headset and mobile Vive Focus device. Obviously latency is the big question with any sort of VR streaming so it remains to be seen whether or not streaming an extremely demanding high-end premium PC VR game from Steam to your Vive Focus, in real-time, will actually work that well.

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HTC Vive & Lenovo Standalone Headsets to be Based on Qualcomm Reference Design, Components Detailed

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Just about the only thing we know so far about the new Daydream standalone VR headsets in the works from HTC and Lenovo is that they are… in the works. OmniVision specifically positions the OV9282 image sensor as ideal for VR headsets thanks to the low latency.

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HTC Partners With China’s Massive State Cellular Carrier to “boost mass VR adoption”

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HTC and China Mobile Communications Corporation today jointly announced a partnership to “accelerate the proliferation of 5G infrastructure and devices in China.” ” Further, China Mobile, the country’s massive state-owned mobile phone carrier, will help HTC push its VR devices into more retail channels. The announcement today with China Mobile takes HTC another step toward that vision. ” Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC.

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How to Use the HTC Vive Tracker Without a Vive Headset

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Minimum Hardware Needed: One HTC Vive Basestation (Two Basestations also have advantages). One of the following SteamVR compatible Tracked Objects: HTC Vive Controller (Steam Dongle or USB connection required). HTC Vive Tracker (Use HTC provided Dongle or USB connection).

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HTC is Working With Intel To Create A WiGig Wireless Solution for The Vive


However, HTC — the creators of the Vive high-end, PC powered VR headset — were on hand for a press conference that teased and revealed an intriguing road map of new hardware strategies for 2017. This is an HTC Vive using the TPCAST wireless accessory. The first is latency.