At the moment, the device, which was initially teased at Google I/O 2017 in May, will be available exclusively in China.
HTC has been a proponent of virtual reality for quite some time, and its Vive VR headset has been praised as one of the best available on the market. More soon. Can't wait for you to try it. Now, HTC has officially revealed its version of a standalone VR headset: the Vive Focus.
It's obviously too early to tell whether HTC has placed the right bet, but from a business standpoint, it makes sense for HTC to go all in on this opportunity.
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Meanwhile, HTC has issued an invitation to VR/AR developers worldwide to participate in its Viveport Developer Awards, which will recognize creativity and innovation in that field, as the company continues its efforts to build its own VR ecosystem.
At the event, HTC showcased 14 live demos that gave a glimpse of the VR content developed for Vive Wave.
Smartphone and virtual reality hardware maker HTC Corp. announced Monday the upcoming release of the Vive Focus, its standalone virtual reality head-mounted display that does not require a wired connection to a computer.
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HTC subsidiary Vive also calls the 6DoF technology "world-scale", basically canceling the need for external sensors or separate accessories apart from the headset itself and a bundled controller bizarrely limited to 3-degree-of-freedom capabilities.
Where can I buy the HTC Vive Focus?
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"VR is such a sensory experience", Mary Yee, vice president of marketing for Sony PlayStation , tells Marketing Daily . As Dragonborn, the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand amongst them.
With the older Vive, users had to mount two base stations approximately 6ft in the air at either end of where they wanted to use the Vive, severely restricting its ease of use. 12 hardware partners also announced their support for the integration of Vive Wave, as well as the Viveport content platform, into their future products, including Baofengmojing, Idealens, Pico, and Pimax. They didn't say other than that they are instead focusing on releasing a standalone VR headset powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor that will be released in China.