The virtual reality competition is just beginning, and the two major players are Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. HTC has today announced an app store for its VR headset, and it’s called Viveport.
Viveport, which is coming later this fall (and in a developer beta even sooner), will feature content compatible with the ... Read More »
Virtual reality is a segment that’s growing each and every day. Multiple manufacturers have entered the arena with their own VR headsets, but one area that’s still lacking is a strong ecosystem to support the new technology. HTC, which has already partnered with Valve to create the HTC Vive headset, is ... Read More »
Two days of trading have seen HTC’s stock price skyrocket 21%. While the surge in HTC’s stock price is newsworthy in its own right, what’s even more surprising is that HTC’s stock went up 10% on Monday after HTC reported that revenue for February was 35.16% lower than it was in January and 54.48% ... Read More »
HTC is now accepting pre-orders for the HTC Vive. For $799, you get the Vive head-mounted display, two motion controllers, two laser tracking base stations, link box and a pair of earbuds in addition to three VR titles (Tilt Brush by Google, Fantastic Contraption and Job Simulator). The price does not include shipping ... Read More »
If you’ve been hoping HTC’s Vive VR headset would cost less than the Oculus Rift, even though rumors have said otherwise, we have some bad news for you. HTC has announced the final price of the Vive, saying the device will go on sale in early April for $799.
While $799 may seem like ... Read More »
Regardless of how HTC shareholders may have felt about the rumor that the company would be spinning off the VR business, HTC has officially quashed the rumor before it had too much time to build up.
HTC’s official comment on the matter:
Naturally this doesn’t preclude HTC making this move sometime in the ... Read More »
After the HTC Vive Pre picked up more than a dozen awards at CES, a new rumor claims that HTC is planning to create a separate entity for its VR business that would be wholly owned by HTC and Cher Wang. While HTC has yet to confirm or deny the ... Read More »
In an interview with The Telegraph, HTC CEO Cher Wang confirmed that the company’s Vive virtual reality headset will finally be available for consumer pre-order on February 29th. (Prepare for an abundance of “Leap” jokes.) Wider commercial availability will come in April, placing it hot on the heels of the March 28th ship ... Read More »
HTC and Valve won’t be sending you the HTC Vive Pre any time soon, but you can get a feel for unboxing experience of the developer kit thanks to a new video that just went up on Owlchemy Labs’ YouTube channel. We can guarantee that the packaging of the consumer version of the HTC Vive will look a lot ... Read More »
HTC delayed the Vive virtual reality headset, but for good reason. The company claimed that there was a major improvement to Vive that would delay the product. And today, HTC has announced the improvements made to the newly redesigned Vive Pre.
A big ... Read More »