New HTC CEO Vows Continued Focus on Vive and XR

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HTC has announced the appointment of Yves Maitre as its new CEO. Cher Wang, who took over as company CEO in March 2015, is stepping down to continue as Chairwoman of the HTC board. Across the world, HTC is recognized for its firsts across the mobile and XR space.

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Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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Now’s your chance to pitch your crazy accessory idea to HTC. HTC will be running the accessory contest through its Viveport community forum , and letting members vote on their favorite entries. SEE ALSO HTC Vive Accessory Store Now Stocks Things You Actually Need.

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Vive Deluxe Audio Straps Back in Stock on Monday, Vive Pre Adapter Kit Available With Promo Code

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The Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is a more ergonomic strap with integrated headphones for the HTC Vive, and when it launched last month, it was only on sale for less than 48 hours until stocks ran dry in the EU and US. HTC Vive Pre, photo courtesy HTC.

‘Sairento Reborn’ Aims to Springboard off ‘Sairento’ Success, Support VR & PC

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Inside Two Bit Circus’ Los Angeles VR Amusement Park


The park features what they’re calling “Story Rooms,” one of which will have you strap on a PC backpack and HTC Vive to raft down a river with virtual weapons. The 6×4 meter physical maze has you navigating tight quarters while wearing a PC backpack and HTC Vive VR headset.

AR+VR Weekly: Santa Cruz Q1 2019, Magic Leap teardown and Magic Leap Dev conference

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HoloSuit gets funding from Singapore, India investors ( VCCircle ). HTC announces the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter ( VRFocus ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements for the week of August 27, 2018. By Tom Emrich. Highlights.

Feel Wind and Heat in VR With This Headset Add-On


The Ambiotherm brings a whole new level of immersion to virtual reality with realistic weather simulations.

Hands-on: ‘Stifled’ Oozes Style With Its Terrifying Visual Re-imagination of Echolocation

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Stifled is an upcoming first-person horror game from Singapore-based studio Gattai Games.

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

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The Vive Pro Eye just launched by HTC at CES (Image by HTC). By players-and-plays, it’s actually more popular outside of Japan (60% of our business) than inside it… especially in southeast Asia (Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore).

Hands-On: Sandbox VR Delivers Fun And Adaptable Location-Based VR Gaming


The Sandbox VR website also lists locations in Los Angeles, New York, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The setup at Sandbox uses a mixture of HTC Vive Pro headsets , tracked rifles, backpack PCs, haptic feedback vests, and sensors on your wrists and ankles for full-body tracking.

Meet the First 4K VR Headset


While the initial development of VR HMD’s (Head Mounted Devices i.e. headsets) is coming out of United States, Taiwan and Singapore, it is widely expected that the next generation of VR devices, and most progress will come out of China.

The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


With the introduction of Google Cardboard and the Daydream VR platform, Oculus and HTC discrete VR headsets and GearVR headsets for even smartphones like the Samsung’s Galaxy S7, the first tentative steps towards virtual reality gaming are being taken.

Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment


In the exact opposite case of Singapore, where caning and jail sentence are a possibility, Croatia renamed the railway bridge into ‘Hendrix Bridge’ , based on the graffiti that enthusiasts drew on the middle of the bridge, some 25 maters / 60 feet above the river.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Researchers at the National University of Singapore first showed us how face electrodes can simulate food in virtual reality– and now they are bringing wind and heat to your virtual world. HTC VIVE LEADS THE CHINESE MARKET.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Although the dubious award of #1 goes to Helsinki in Finland, #2-4 are Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane (Singapore is #5). in 2012 and has become a leading venture capitalist), released a video singing the praises of the VR/AR industry as a viable investment opportunity with HTC Vive.

Google-backed Magic Leap Reveals Mixed Reality Music App


Way in October, Magic Leap , the still-in-stealth-mode company developing an augmented-reality headset, announced that it has raised $502 million in Series D equity funding , led by Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings. From the description of the app, it seems clear to me that they are still on what they’d originally started making – a headset, something in the same realm as Google Glass, HTC VIVE, and the Lenovo Jedi Challenges headset.

How is VR Changing the Face of Alternative Online Entertainment?


While No Man’s Sky disappointed in its initial release, titles such as Everest VR for HTC Vive, The Climb for Oculus Rift, or Robinson: The Journey for PlayStation VR are quite intense.

100 Voices of AR and VR in Education


Alvin Wang Graylin China President - HTC Vive @agraylin VR promised to engulf the viewers and revolutionize the way information is perceived - and it did. HTC Focus is next! Just over a year and a half ago I set up this website with two specific goals - 1.