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HTC VIVE to upgrade VR experiences with VIVE Pro

The VIVE Pro is aimed at consumers who want the best display and audio for their VR experiences.

  • Published: January 10, 2018 9:12 AM IST
HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset

HTC VIVE, the Virtual Reality (VR) arm of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, on Tuesday announced new hardware upgrades that will deliver premium VR experiences to consumers and enterprises with the introduction of VR headset “VIVE Pro”.

“VIVE is investing in the platforms and services that will enable highest quality display, audio and wireless VR for VR content delivering the best of content and experience,” Faisal Siddiqui, President-South Asia, HTC, told IANS. VIVE Pro, the price for which is yet to be announced, is built for those who want the best display and audio for their VR experiences.

It includes dual-OLED displays for a crisp picture resolution of 2880×1600 combined. “Vive Pro offers an immediate upgrade for both VR enthusiasts and enterprises that want to utilize the best VR experience,” said Daniel O’Brien, GM (US), VIVE. The headset also features integrated, high-performance headphones with a built-in amplifier to offer a heightened sense of presence and an overall richer sound.

“There’s a clear need in the VR market for a premium VR experience with high resolution display, integrated audio and the best components available today in a headset,” said O’Brien. The company also unveiled “VIVE Wireless Adaptor” for a better integration for both VIVE and VIVE Pro. “A lot of developers in India are involved in creating content and delivering a seamless VR experience,” Siddiqui added.

  • Published Date: January 10, 2018 9:12 AM IST