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HTC Quietly Retires Vive Cosmos in the US

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After being out of stock for months, HTC quietly removed the US-facing product page for Vive Cosmos, its modular PC VR headset released in 2019. I suggest you to check with resellers if they have it available,” an HTC service representative confirmed with Road to VR, echoing the statement provided to Kody1996.

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Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 Employees in Taiwan Manufacturing Division

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HTC is reportedly laying off 1,500 employees in its Taiwan manufacturing division, something Bloomberg’s Taipei bureau chief Samson Ellis reports to be around 22% of HTC employees. HTC has been in financial difficulty for the past few years, with stock prices falling since their all-time high in 2011. controllers.

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HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan

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One week after opening their first Vive branded VR cafe in Shenzhen China, HTC has now unveiled a VR theme park in Taiwan, touting over 20 different VR experiences. The VR theme park, being dubbed VIVELAND , spans over 3,500 square feet in a Taipei technology shopping center in the capital city of Taiwan. Image Credit: HTC.

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See you in Taiwan!

The Ghost Howls

I’m super happy to announce you that next week I am going to travel to Asia again, this time to go to Taiwan :O. I already know a bit the AR and VR ecosystem that there is in Mainland China , and I think that it will be fantastic to see how it works in the isle of Taiwan. HTC, Acer). The post See you in Taiwan!

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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. However, HTC remains under tremendous pressure,” the HTC spokesperson told Road to VR.

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HTC Teases Next VR Headset Ahead of Meta Connect & It’s Supposed to Be Small

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HTC today teased what’s confirmed to be the company’s next VR headset, something the Vive-creator says will be “something big… we mean small.” — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) October 6, 2022. HTC’s casual VR content device Vive Flow already uses one. Image courtesy HTC.

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Report: HTC to Merge VR and Smartphone Divisions as President of Smartphones Resigns

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Chialin Chang, HTC’s President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, has made his resignation official, reportedly bringing with it a melding of the company’s smartphone and VR divisions—a move that possibly points to the HTC putting greater focus on VR in the face of the company’s waning smartphone business.

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