HTC doesn't look ready to stop investing in virtual reality, and the Vive Pro is getting an upgrade in 2019 with the addition of eye tracking. An unlimited subscription to Viveport is also coming.
Black Friday is almost upon us, and if you're looking to get into virtual reality, HTC has a deal that might interest you - the VIve Pro headset will be at its lowest price ever, $699, this weekend.
HTC's Vive Focus is finally making its way to western markets, after debuting in Asia almost a year ago. The company didn't offer specifics on retailers, but it should be available soon.
Oculus Rift users will now be able to purchase games and apps from HTC's Viveport Store. This will give Oculus users access to more experiences that might not be available on its own platform.
Nearly eight months after it was originally shown off at CES 2018, the wireless adapter for Vive and Vive Pro VR headsets will become available for pre-order next month but it won't be cheap.
A year after SteamVR Tracking 2.0 first made headlines, HTC has shared a video showing a VR space that extends beyond a single physical room, using trackers to plot common coordinates between spaces.
Announced at CES this year, the Vive Pro will begin shipping in April. The original Vive's price has dropped a hundred bucks to $499 and will remain available to purchase for the foreseeable future.
HTC has announced that the Viveport Subscription program it launched last year will be getting a price increase in March. Existing customers will get to keep the original price until end of this year.
HTC had teased the possibility of a resolution upgrade for its Vive VR headset, which likely meant a whole new unit. That turns out to be the case with the announcement of an all-new Vive Pro device.
HTC already has one of the best VR headsets available at the moment, but that isn't stopping it from raising the stakes a bit. A new tease makes it look like the unit will get upgraded resolution.
From the final frontier and the next generation, to Microsoft's Brainwave, black Books, the thousand-dollar iPhone, and Pepper the robot priest, it's our handy roundup of the week's top tech news.
HTC revealed a new VR headset that will not require the power of a PC but will still support content from its Viveport platform. Unfortunately, the headset will only be available in China.
Microsoft today announced a number of deals on Surface tablets, Dell laptops, the HTC Vive, and more. The sales come just in time for graduation season, and run from today until June 18.
Vive originally announced a no-interest financing solution for its VR helmet earlier this year. Now the program has expanded to include high-end graphics cards, PCs and gaming laptops.
If you've been looking to get the most from your HTC Vive, chances are, you'll want to take advantage of the firm's subscription service, Viveport Subscription, that launches on April 5.
A Samsung exec has revealed that the company is working on its own high-end standalone VR headset to take on the likes of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, however, there is no launch date in sight for now.
Valve has announced that it is currently working on three VR titles, which aren't demos or smaller projects but "full games". Fans may be disappointed to know that no mention of Half-Life 3 was made.
A Computer Science student at Rochester Institute of Technology has created what he calls a shared reality. This is the combination of Microsoft HoloLens' mixed reality and HTC Vive's virtual reality.
HTC has released a new ten-second spot on YouTube for its upcoming event, but it doesn't give away any clues as to what might be announced. The event will be streamed live and scheduled for Jan 12.
While HTC continued its struggle to capture smartphone market share in 2016, a new video, shared by none other than @evleaks, may have prematurely outed a Vive-branded handset.
Although there have been various rumors that a new VR headset could be arriving from HTC, the company has shot down all speculation, stating that a "Vive 2" will not be making its debut at CES 2017.
There have been a lot of great deals on VR headsets, but if you weren't keen on purchasing your HTC Vive from Microsoft - both HTC and Amazon currently have the VR headset on sale for $100 off.
The HTC Vive is being discounted in a number of deals today, but the best one yet comes from Microsoft. The company is selling the headset with a discount of $100, with a further $140 in savings.
A start-up under HTC has created a peripheral making the Vive virtual reality headset wireless. Reportedly, there's no difference between the tethered and untethered version in terms of latency.
HTC has said that it is working on an upgraded version of the Vive hardware. Though the company later said it was talking about the current cycle, there are strong hints that this is the Vive 2.
Just as the company promised last month, it has now launched its virtual reality app store, dubbed Viveport. This will give users access to all kinds of VR content, except games.
After HP and Dell raised their prices in the UK by 10% last month due to the weakened pound sterling against the US dollar, HTC has increased the cost of its Vive VR headset there, from £689 to £759.
If you've been trying to get your hands on an extra Controller or Base Station for your HTC Vive, you're in luck! HTC has made the previously mentioned components available on its web store.
HTC is continuing to struggle as its smartphone division fails to capture the market. A new report says the company's critically acclaimed flagship will only sell one million units this year.
Motion tracking in VR is never easy and hand-tracking is particularly hard. But Microsoft can now give you 'virtual hands' with its new Handpose algorithm, so you can experience more immersive VR.
Microsoft unveiled major plans at Computex earlier today. The company is opening up its Windows Holographic platform, which powers HoloLens and wants it to be adopted by OEMs like HTC and Oculus.
A recent update to the Oculus Rift blocked a piece of software named Revive. Now, Revive has received an update which restores its functionality, while also making VR piracy way easier.
Virtual reality looks set to bring a new dimension not only into gaming, but many aspects of everyday life. Now OcUK are the first to lead the UK with a room scale VR experience.
Good news out of MWC for those excited about VR: HTC has finally announced a price for its new Vive VR headset and there's also a ship date. Pre-orders start at the end of the month.
The HTC Vive virtual-reality headset, produced in collaboration with Valve, has been approved by the Federal Communications Commission and is listed on the firm's online database.
HTC's Vive has been touted for quite some time. As we get closer to launch, it looks like a new image has leaked that reveals what could be the final iteration of the controller for consumer sales.
HTC's Vive VR headset will finally be available in April of next year. But we might get a chance to learn more before then as the company is holding a big event later this month.
The HTC Vive VR headset built-in collaboration with Valve is now being shipped to randomly selected developers out of those who had registered for the development kits.
Valve programmer Jeep Barnett says that a lot of game franchises are being tested with the company's new headset developed in collaboration with HTC, one of these includes Half Life.