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 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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8 Inventive Examples Of Immersive Technology In Education

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Moreover, immersive technology can improve students’ learning experience while teaching them to embrace technology. As you can tell, VR technology can apply to a wide range of education.

VR Technology Reunites Grieving Mother With Her Deceased Child

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South Korean documentary ‘I Met You’ shows how VR technology is bringing the dead back to life. We’ve seen VR technology used in a variety of incredible ways, but nothing quite as extraordinary as bringing the dead back to life.

HTC Winter Sale Offers Major Discounts On VIVE Headsets And More

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HTC Vive has a lot going on in 2022. Over the past several months the company revealed its new Vive Wrist Trackers , a partnership with Lumen Technologies to deliver private 5G experiences to their Focus 3 headset, and a partnership with XRHealth to bring VR healthcare to the Vive Flow. .

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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 Is Opening Its Own NFT Store

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Image Credit: HTC Vive. Last week, HTC Vive announced that it will be jumping into the NFT market by expanding its VIVERSE to include a unique NFT store designed specifically for arts and culture. Image Credit: HTC Vive. Image Credit: HTC Vive.

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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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HTC Unveils VIVE Wrist Tracker For The Focus 3 Headset

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During CES this week, HTC officially revealed the VIVE Wrist Tracker, a lightweight VR tracking device designed specifically for the VIVE Focus 3, the company’s latest all-in-one standalone VR headset. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Announces Wrist Tracker for Vive Focus 3, Releasing in Early 2022 for $129

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HTC unveiled a new VR tracker device at CES 2022 today, this time targeting its $1,300 enterprise-focused standalone headset, Vive Focus 3. HTC says it includes a simple one-button pairing feature for wireless connection, and also features a removable strap for easy cleaning.

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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.

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).

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

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This June saw the release of the HTC Vive Pro 2, the company’s latest professional-grade PC VR device. Using the aforementioned technology, the Vive Pro 2 does away with the dreaded screendoor effect, resulting in crystal-clear visuals. Image Credit: HTC Vive.

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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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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 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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XR Interaction Toolkit (eXtended Reality Technology Platforms)

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Unreal Engine eXtended Reality (XR) Technology Platforms | Source: [link] How to Select Extended Reality (XR) Toolkit? ? Three main eXtended Reality (XR) interaction toolkits/platforms are: ?? WebXR ?? Unity Game Engine ??

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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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. Referred to by the company as an “entry-level” headset, Vive Cosmos Play is designed for those completely new to VR technology. Image Credit: HTC.

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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 Vive Wrist Tracker Could Solve One of VR's Big Problems

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HTC wants to make it easier for Vive virtual reality headsets to track the movement of a user’s hands and the tools they might be holding.

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GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro

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This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. Image Credit: HTC. As of right now, HTC has no intention of releasing a commercial version of the module, focusing instead on enterprise purposes, such as training, market research, and simulations.

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HTC Introduces Wireless VR Streaming To Its Viveport Platform

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The 2019 ChinaJoy Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference kicked-off with a bang this morning with HTC’s announcement of VIVEPORT Streaming, a new feature heading to the VR game platform that will allow Vive headsets users to wirelessly stream high-quality VR games directly from a VR-ready gaming PC over Wi-Fi. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Featured Image Credit: HTC.

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Comparing Oculus Touch & HTC Vive Technology and Ecosystems

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I wanted to take a moment to dig into some of the more subtle technical nuances when comparing the Oculus Rift & Touch with the HTC Vive, but also some of the larger VR ecosystem considerations to take into account. So today’s episode of the Voices of VR podcast is an op-ed analysis comparing the Touch controller and room-scale tracking technologies, as well as the overall content and developer ecosystems.

HTC Vive Cosmos Supports Optical Finger Tracking

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The HTC Vive Cosmos will support the same finger tracking SDK as Vive and Vive Pro, as shown in a video posted to Twitter by HTC Vive’s China President. HTC released finger tracking for Vive and Vive Pro back in March. Developers can integrate it into their app and it will work on any HTC VR headset. Since the tracking is using the regular cameras on the headsets and not a depth sensor, HTC recommends against having “complicated backgrounds”.

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HTC CEO Cher Wang Steps Down As Vive Cosmos Approaches

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Cher Wang, CEO of HTC Corporation, is stepping down as head of the company. Wang, who remains Chairwoman of the HTC board, will be replaced by Yves Maitre from French telecom company, Orange. In a press release , the company said its former CEO will now focus on “future technologies” including its Vive Reality initiative. That was roughly a year before it launched the HTC Vive VR headset with Valve.

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HTC CEO Yves Maitre: ‘I’m Not Sure That The Target Is To Beat Oculus’

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In an interview with Bloomburg Technology , newly-appointed HTC Ceo Yves Maitre spoke about the competition in the VR market between Oculus and HTC. He also spoke about the VR market at large and how it has affected HTC’s performance and stock price. Maitre began by noting that, at the time of recording, the embargo on HTC’s newest VR headset, the Vive Cosmos, had broken a few hours prior. ” Do you think HTC will find success with Vive Cosmos?

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HTC Files Trademark For ‘Vive Cosmos’

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According to reports by Dutch website Mobielkopen , Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has officially filed protection for the phrase “Vive Cosmos” at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as several other agencies in both Switzerland and New Zealand. Image Credit: HTC / European Union Intellectual Property Office. The post HTC Files Trademark For ‘Vive Cosmos’ appeared first on VRScout.

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HTC Reveals Vive Focus Plus, Coming Q2 2019

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Continuing their push towards enterprise VR technology, HTC has unveiled a new version of their HTC Vive Focus headset designed specifically for use by businesses and corporations. Image Credit: HTC. “At Vive, the announcement of Vive Focus Plus furthers our commitment to rapidly iterate and refine the VR market for both businesses and consumers,” said Daniel O’Brien, General Manager Americas, HTC Vive. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Unveils Three New Vive Cosmos Headsets: Elite, Play, and XR

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HTC today introduced three new variants of its Vive Cosmos VR headset. Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC. Cosmos Play is HTC’s entry-level VR offering which has four cameras for inside-out tracking, and the same controllers as the original Cosmos.

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HTC’s ‘6DOF Lite’ Mode Adds Volumetric Depth To 360 Video

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HTC brings flat 360-degree video to life with 6DOF functionality. During this years HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference, HTC unveiled a new service that injects 6DOF functionality into a conventional monoscopic 360-degree video, allowing users to move their heads in any direction up to one meter. The post HTC’s ‘6DOF Lite’ Mode Adds Volumetric Depth To 360 Video appeared first on VRScout. News 6DOF Lite Adobe Sidewinder HTC HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference Skarredghost

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. The post HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan appeared first on VRScout. News HTC HTC Vive Taiwan Theme Parks VR Arcades

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HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Drop

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On the heels of Oculus dropping the price of their Rift and Touch bundle from $599 to $399 this Summer, HTC Vive is also jumping in with a price reduction of their own. The HTC Vive is getting a $200 price drop, bringing the VR system down from $799 to $599. Oculus’ Summer Sale discount is only a temporary price reduction, while HTC Vive’s $200 price drop is permanent. Image Credit: HTC Vive. The post HTC Vive Gets $200 Price Drop appeared first on VRScout.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.05.11): Pico Neo 3 launched, HTC may announce Focus 3 and Pro 2, and more!

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Image by HTC Vive). HTC new products may be the Vive Pro 2 and the Vive Focus 3. Facebook is keeping evolving the Quest 2 at an impressive pace , and its investments in technology, content, and marketing are paying out. augmented reality virtual reality week peek htc pico

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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. HTC says she will focus on future technologies that both align with the company’s portfolio and vision of Vive Reality. At Orange, Yves served as EVP of consumer equipment and partnerships, overseeing Orange’s connected technology strategy and business.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.16): HTC launches Tracker 3.0, Facebook has 10,000 people working on XR, and more!

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Image by Road To VR, from HTC images). HTC launches Vive Tracker 3.0 HTC was not teasing a new standalone headset, but a new Vive Tracker. Yes, the 30% price increase is not appreciated, but, well, we know HTC. Facebook is working on next-gen technologies for XR.

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From Brain-Computer Interfaces To Digital Humans: How These Technologies Are Bringing Us Closer To The Metaverse

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Technology can augment the world around us, it can enhance the human experience, our capabilities, and also extend our reality to digital and virtual worlds. As people flock online during quarantine we now find ourselves experimenting with new platforms, pushing immersive technologies to the limits, and collaborating in new ways; from eye-tracking technology and facial tracking to biometrics and brain-control interfaces. Just how far away is full-dive VR?