Tech Trends at #VRX2019

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More than 600 attendees from across 10+ enterprise and consumer verticals, will join a senior speaker line-up from some of the world’s most powerful technology companies and brands, including HTC Vive, General Electric, Paramount, ExxonMobil and more. Tech Trends is an official media partner of VRX 2019. Alice Bonasio is a VR and Digital Transformation Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief. The post Tech Trends at #VRX2019 appeared first on Tech Trends.

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Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 Will Be A Breakthrough Year For VR And AR

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According to Vinay Narayan VP, Platform Strategy and Developer Community HTC VIVE, this upcoming year will present the most robust ecosystem of innovations yet. The post Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 Will Be A Breakthrough Year For VR And AR appeared first on VRScout.

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Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As XR hardware and software continue to advance, the inevitable trend is for the interfaces we use to link the physical and digital worlds to virtually disappear. It might not have the sexiest ring to it, but this is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech. Standardization is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech Click To Tweet. The post Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20 appeared first on Tech Trends.

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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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Are Virtual Reality Arcades Becoming A Trend?

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It would seem that the trend of VR entertainment centers and arcades is only gaining momentum – and this is clearly just the beginning. You can pick from a range of HTC Vive experiences to play at this VR arcade. The new VR arcade in University Mall is rightfully called VR Junkies , letting you blast away zombies in Brookhaven Experiment or play a few rounds of mini golf in Cloudlands on the HTC Vive. The post Are Virtual Reality Arcades Becoming A Trend?

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Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20

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As XR hardware and software continue to advance, the inevitable trend is for the interfaces we use to link the physical and digital worlds to virtually disappear. It might not have the sexiest ring to it, but this is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech. Standardization is a huge trend that will be crucial for the long-term rollout of immersive tech Click To Tweet. The post Top 10 XR Trends for 2019-20 appeared first on Tech Trends.

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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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Image by HTC). HTC is teasing the launch of a new hardware. With a tweet, HTC has just teased the upcoming launch of a new device. More info (HTC is going to launch a new hardware) More info (Second tweet from HTC) More info (Third tweet from HTC).

Virtual Reality Future?—?Predictions, Trends, and Upcoming Developments

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Predictions, Trends, and Upcoming Developments Most experts agree that VR technology will continue its growth well into this decade, with the only disagreement being exactly how much it will grow. Trending AR VR Articles: 1. software-development vr trends innovation future

VR Rising: 5 Trends to Watch As The Industry Grows In 2017

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With new hardware releases from Google, HTC, and PlayStation, the runaway success of augmented reality megahit Pokémon GO , and the early buzz of Snap’s Spectacles all filling our newsfeeds in 2016, you’d think mainstream adoption of virtual and augmented reality was right around the corner. The recent announcement of HTC’s Viveport Arcade shows that the industry is taking notice and moving toward new business models for mass play.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.10.26): DecaGear is an intriguing VR headset, HTC is working on a new device, and more!

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A new FCC listing appears for an HTC Vive headset. And in fact, a new request to FCC for a new device has arrived from HTC. Since HTC has always made announcements during the CES, I think it will be announced in January. HTC launches Vive XR Suite.

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HTC Vive General Manager Graham Wheeler Discusses The State Of VR

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With 2021 well underway HTC general manager Graham Wheeler has reflected back upon the state of VR in 2020 and predicts important VR trends for 2021. Featured Games Hardware Human Interest Interviews News 5g htc htc vive Viveport vr interview

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HTC Pushes Back On Reports of Declining Headset Sales

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Digital Trends recently published a report entitled ‘VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it’ It seems HTC has taken umbrage with the article’s thesis in its newest blog post however, which pushes back against some of the article’s claims, saying it’s “not the whole story.” Amazon does provide a good watermark for how any given product is faring, but it’s not everything, HTC says. Image courtesy HTC.

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Google Is Bucking Trends with the Pixel 5, and It's Awesome

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Ever since Google bought a big chunk of HTC and began integrating its U.S. and Taiwan teams (the Pixel 3a was the first Pixel primarily designed in Taiwan), it’s felt like Google has been a bit confused about the Pixel’s direction.

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HTC VIVE?—?the VR Headsets Launch You Should Not Miss in 2021

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HTC VIVE?—?the HTC has been amongst the tech companies making headlines in the past few months. This had to do primarily with the teasers and assumptions revolving around the new HTC VR headsets, anticipated to be officially announced during the VIVECON 2021 on May 11th and 12th.

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HTC Announces Strategic Partnerships With MLB & McLaren Formula One Team

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At the Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC) in Shenzhen today, HTC announced new VR initiatives in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and McLaren Racing, the Formula One racing team. HTC also announced a long-term strategic partnership with Formula One team McLaren to jointly produce VR products and VR/AR content. McLaren and HTC will co-launch a special edition McLaren-branded Vive headset.

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HTC updates their Focus System and Streams PC Content to Focus Headset

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HTC during its annual VIVE Ecosystem Conference (VEC2018) today in Shenzhen, China. HTC made several announcements to its VR ecosystem. HTC announced an update to their Vive Focus system with update 2.0. Vive Focus users are now able to receive messages, social notifications and take calls on their HTC smartphones without taking off their headset. Baseball has recently emerged to become a growing sport trend for post-millennials in China.

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HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

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HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. Image courtesy HTC. As an official sponsor of Ready Player One, HTC put out several RPO -themed VR mini-games to promote the film, available in VR arcades across China, and through Viveport and Steam for VR users at home.

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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. HTC hopes to address this in China with a new partnership between Dalian Television and Beijing Cyber Cloud to offer a set-top, cloud-based box—meaning you don’t need a traditional VR-ready rig to run VR games. This comes as a part of a larger trend by HTC to make Vive usership less financially daunting.

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HTC Says Vive 2 Will Come When It Can Offer “really meaningful innovation”

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In a recent interview, HTC Vive General Manager Daniel O’Brien provided a carefully-worded answer when asked specifically about a ‘Vive 2’. HTC’s current VR headset is now over year old; PC VR hardware cycles are anticipated to last somewhere between 1 and 3 years. “We’re SEE ALSO Second-gen Lighthouse Chip Could Improve Tracking, Reduce Cost of HTC Vive 2. HTC Vive News htc htc vive htc vive 2 vive 2

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HTC to Hold All of Its GDC 2020 Talks Live Online, Including Audience Q&A

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HTC is doing just that throughout the next few months in a live webinar happening every Tuesday, from now until mid-May. Starting on March 31st and going to May 12th, HTC is streaming live developer talks that it would have otherwise given during GDC 2020. Well, HTC is also hosting Q&A portions after each session, which will take place every Tuesday at 10 AM PT ( local time here ). 31 – A Step Ahead of the Curve: Using Data Trends to Build a Successful VR Experience .

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2020 HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference Will be in VR due to Coronavirus

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There have been a multitude of events around the world cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and with countries continuing to report more cases that trend is likely to continue. News Coronavirus Engage HTC 2020 VEC HTC Vive HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference VR Education Holdings plc

Check The Latest VR/AR Trends At VRLA Expo 2017 Next Week

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10:35 am – 10:55 am | Expanding the VR Ecosystem hosted by Rikard Steiber of HTC . If you’re in the LA area or you’re willing to make the trip, VRLA will be taking place next week on April 14th and 15th. Attendees will have access to over 130 VR and AR experiences on the expo floor and get a glimpse into the future of storytelling, entertainment, social interaction, and more. Those interested can register for a pass to the show.

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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In a recent interview with Glixel’s Chris Suellentrop , besides giving his predictions of where VR is headed in the next 12 years and some of the acculturation society will go through to integrate VR into daily life, Sweeney dropped some surprising information about just how successful the HTC Vive headset has been in comparison to the Oculus Rift. He says that out of the approximately half-a-million PC VR headsets sold to date, HTC Vive “is outselling Oculus 2-to-1 worldwide.”

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Oculus Rift/HTC Vive Gap Widens In August Steam Hardware Survey Results

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August’s Steam hardware survey results are now in , and the Oculus Rift takes its biggest leap over the HTC Vive yet. Given that it’s opt-in and requires users to actually use their headsets instead of simply saying they own them, it’s by no means a definitive way of telling which VR headset is in the lead, though it does give you a hint as to some overall trends. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive oculus rift

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HTC Vive GM on the New Vive Tracker & Privacy in VR

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I had a chance to catch up with HTC’s Dan O’Brien , who is the Vive General Manager of America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. We talked about HTC’s emphasis of growing the ecosystem in 2017 with this new Vive Tracker, and what type of applications he expects that it will enable. We also talk about some of the privacy implications of virtual reality, and more about HTC’s approach of minimizing, anonymizing, and protecting any private data that is collected.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.05.17): HTC announces Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3, PSVR 2 to feature eye tracking, and more!

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Image by HTC Vive). HTC launches Vive Focus 3 and Vive Pro 2. In the end, the rumors were correct and HTC launched two headsets at VIVECON: the Vive Pro 2 and the Vive Focus 3 Business Edition. Then, the price is a bit high , and this is very HTC.

The XR Week Peek (2021.04.12): HTC and Pico are ready to launch new VR headsets, and more!

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Image by HTC Vive). HTC is teasing a new headset. HTC is teasing a new piece of hardware again, and this time most probably it will be a VR headset. HTC loves playing with the words, so “get down to business” can be a reference to the fact that it is a “business headset”.

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VR Remote Control Cars Are A Hit In ‘VRChat’

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Years later, she developed a new love for hanging out with friends in VRChat , which has inadvertently lead to one of the biggest new trends on the social VR platform. Race other VRChat players using hyper-realistic VR RC cars featuring real-world physics.

HTC Vive Increases Lead Over Rift Again In Post-Black Friday Steam Hardware Survey

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The HTC Vive has managed to buck a troubling trend from the past few months in the latest Steam hardware survey. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry NewsNovember’s survey results , which Steam users opt into, are now in. They show that the Vive has actually managed to increase its lead over Rift in terms of headset usage on Steam, whereas the past few months have seen the gap shrink.

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VR Download: Facebook’s Confidence Grows As HTC Teases Next Steps

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Our live discussion from VR this week utilizes Facebook’s latest high frequency hand tracking technology as we get into the latest industry-wide trends. We’ll be talking about HTC’s latest teases too as the company previews a new VR headset ahead of its ViveCon event.

Angry Birding in VR

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So many green pigs that must be got, yet so little time… Rovio and Resolution Games have brought out a fully immersive version of their popular Angry Birds franchise for the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift. Angry Birds VR Now Available On Oculus Rift & HTC Vive via @alicebonasio [link] pic.twitter.com/AB2V4Bldbj. Alice Bonasio is a VR Consultant and Tech Trends’ Editor in Chief. The post Angry Birding in VR appeared first on Tech Trends.

This Comedy Show Takes Place In Person And In VR At The Same Time

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Thankfully, that trend has started to change as more performers turned to VR as a way to connect with fans. The popular VR comedy show Failed to Render is heading to Las Vegas, Nevada later this summer.

HTC Vive’s China President: ‘Immersive Computing Will Be Your Key Interface’

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During CES last month I hiked across Las Vegas to find Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC’s Vive President in China. Afterward, we talked briefly, and Graylin shared his thoughts about broader trends in VR and AR. While the Focus uses those cameras to detect its location, HTC says its Vive Pro cameras will be made available to developers. Update : More information added from HTC about the Vive Pro’s cameras. VR Industry News Alvin Graylin htc

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Enterprise XR is Coming of Age

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Unity’s Latest Trends Report Declares 2020 will be a Breakthrough Year for XR. According to Vinay Narayan VP, Platform Strategy and Developer Community HTC VIVE, this upcoming year will present the most robust ecosystem of innovations yet.

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Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

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The firm’s research indicates that VR headsets have been the main source of growth in unit sales to date, and although this trend is expected to continue – particularly with smartphone-powered mobile headsets – there is also an expectations that the next generation of HMDs will ignite a new wave of consumer interest. “We Stand-alone headsets like the Oculus Go and HTC Vive Focus will help broaden the appeal of virtual reality, particularly in business and education Click To Tweet.

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V2EC: Eye-tracking accessory for Vive Focus 3 and Vive Virtual Character announced!

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What people required the most in a new VR headset, according to a survey proposed by HTC Vive. It basically means that HTC is trying to offer something similar to what Facebook is doing with Infinite Office. Header image by HTC Vive). virtual reality htc vive

Steam Survey: HTC & Windows VR See Gains as Oculus Awaits New Headsets

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While that’s a drop from the month prior, the overall trend remains consistently upward: Monthly-connected VR headsets as of April 2019 (gap caused by erroneous Stream Survey data) | Data courtesy Valve, chart by Road to VR. As for individual headsets, April’s data shows gains in share of headsets in use on Steam by HTC and Windows VR, mostly at the expense of Oculus.

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