Former HTC CEO Peter Chou has taken up another job responsibility. He has taken up the position of executive director at visual effects company Digital Domain, in order to leverage HTC’s own virtual reality platform ambitions. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setup
According to HTC, Chou has taken up this added responsibility in a bid to increase his know-how in this platform. HTC has been looking to aggressively ramp its Vive VR headset, and are betting big in virtul reality like many tech giants out there. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
Digital Domain holds immense expertise in this space, and has been behind many graphic heavy movies like Iron Man 3, Her and Tron: Legacy. The company has also made a few animated clips for games like Assassin’s Creed Unity, Destiny and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite listed on Google Play Console
The former CEO is set to join Digital Domain on August 31. How this will help the company’s ambitions with Vive and future virtual reality projects remains to be seen.