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    Buyer Beware HTC VIVE over ONE MONTH for refund

    Heads up for anybody interested in buying from HTC. I ordered a Vive Pro 2 when they first released, but after seeing all the terrible reviews regarding glare, narrow fov, etc, etc....I decided to send back unopened in brand new condition. HTC received my return on 7/14/2021 and when I...
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    HTC Vive Pro Headset Permanently Reduced to $600

    https://www.roadtovr.com/htc-vive-pro-headset-permanently-reduced-to-600/ A long time coming, and still missed the mark. Not at least matching the Index is a massive mistake. Will help the used market buyers at least!
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    Any HTC VIVE charging and headsets mount available

    I have two questions I have a htc vive and am wondering if there is any good mount or stand for it eather 3d printed or one i buy and is there any good vive controller charging dock 3d printed or one i buy And is there anyplace online I can still buy a Oculus Rift new because most are sold out
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Nissan Will Use a Vive and HaptX Gloves to Prototype Designs

    Nissan is teaming up with haptic feedback expert HaptX to create a system where designers and engineers can prototype future car designs in a virtual environment. Using HaptX gloves and what appears to be an HTC Vive, the workers can interact with mock-ups of car interiors and exteriors without...
  5. cageymaru

    The HTC 5G Hub Will Bring Cloud-Based Virtual Reality to the Home

    The new HTC 5G Hub harnesses the power of 5G technology to bring cloud-based virtual reality to the home. For example, this will allow HTC Vive owners to stream VR content from the cloud to their headsets. No PC or cables will be required. Other features include 4K video streaming, low-latency...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    HTC Reveals the Vive Focus Plus

    Today, HTC announced an update to their standalone, enterprise-focused VR headset. The Vive Focus Plus incorporates 2 6DoF controllers instead of one, which they claim helps bring the headset up to par with PC VR devices and makes porting applications to the Focus easier. The new headset also...
  7. cageymaru

    HTC Vive Cosmos Is a Tethered Headset According to FCC Filings

    According to FCC filings, the upcoming HTC Vive Cosmos will not be a wireless headset. The 2.402-2.48 GHz frequencies used by the Cosmos are the same as what the Vive and Vive Pro devices use to connect wireless controllers to the headsets. A HTC representative told UploadVR that on "day one"...
  8. cageymaru

    Viveport Infinity Brings Unlimited Access to the Viveport Subscription Catalog

    HTC Vive and Viveport have announced a new unlimited VR rental service called Viveport Infinity during its CES presentation. For a low monthly fee, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users will be able play a vast selection of VR titles from the Viveport Subscription catalog with an unlimited...
  9. cageymaru

    Watch the HTC CES Press Conference

    CNET is going to live-stream the HTC Vive VR press conference today starting at 4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT. HTC on Twitter has been alluding to a release of new products at CES. Monday is a massive day of press conferences at CES 2019, and nestled among them is HTC. The company's livestreaming its...
  10. cageymaru

    HTC Sales Are down over 61% in 2018

    HTC sales are still weak as its end of year financial statement showed a 61.78% decline in consolidated sales when compared to last year. This is the seventh consecutive year of decline that the company has experienced. HTC recently launched a new phone in December, but sales were still down...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Vive Confirms Ryzen Compatibility Issues With Wireless Adapter

    Last month, users started reporting issues related to the HTC Vive's Wireless adapter on systems with Ryzen CPUs. Those reports started piling up in a Vive community thread, and last Friday, the company officially acknowledged the issue and said they are looking into it. The incompatibility...
  12. cageymaru

    Sign up for a VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    HTC VIVEPORT is having a promotion where signing up for a free trial subscription, that costs $8.99 a month afterwards, will allow you to purchase 5 VR game at $1 each. The game selection includes: SUPERHOT VR Arizona Sunshine Sairento VR The Wizards Accounting+ The service work for the...
  13. cageymaru

    HTC Is Fully Committed to the VR Ecosystem

    Roy Steiber, senior vice president of VR at HTC and president of the Viveport store was interviewed by GamesBeat. He discussed upcoming product development like 6DOF controllers for the wireless HTC Focus headset and the possibility of console like business models for VR going forward. He...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    HTC Joins VirtualLink Consortium

    Joining Microsoft, Nvidia, AMD, Occulus, and Valve, HTC Vive officially became a member of the the VirtualLink consortium earlier this week. The VirtualLink standard aims to consolidate all the connectivity required for a VR headset into one USB 3.1 cable. Nvidia's RTX graphics cards already...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    HTC Launches Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone

    As promised earlier this year, HTC launched their first blockchain phone. In many ways, the Exodus 1 resembles your typical HTC Android flagship, with a 6" 1440x2560 display, a Snapdragon 845 paired with 6GB of DDR4x RAM, a 3500mAh battery, 12MP + 16MP front facing cameras, IP68 water...
  16. cageymaru

    Developers Receive 100% Revenue Share from Viveport Subscription Until End of 2018

    HTC has graciously extended their offer of granting developers 100% revenue sharing from the Viveport subscription until the end of the year. Normally HTC would take 30% of the subscription revenue and the developers would get 70%. Viveport now boasts a library of over 500 titles and 5x the...
  17. cageymaru

    VR Shipments Decreased 33% Due to a Lack of Bundling and Discounts in 2018

    The International Data Corporation (IDC) conducted a study into 2018's decline in the number of VR headsets sold. First they found that many of the screenless viewers that were bundled with phones have been discontinued and they accounted for a large portion of the market. Tethered headsets...
  18. AlphaAtlas

    Vive Wireless Adapter Goes on Sale Today

    As promised back in August, VIVE Wireless Adapter pre-orders are open on the Vive site today. HTC claims the swappable battery is good for 2.5 hours of runtime, and that the WiGig wireless display technology keeps latency down. The Vive and Vive Pro versions cost $299 and $369, respectively...
  19. cageymaru

    HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Launches in September

    The HTC Vive and Vive Pro are cutting the cord for wireless freedom with the upcoming launch of the $299 HTC Vive Wireless Adapter. The Vive Pro needs an additional Vive Pro compatibility pack which costs $60 as it requires a different attachment device and foam padding. The device can be run...
  20. cageymaru

    Vive Team at HTC Refutes Claims That VR Is Dying

    The HTC Vive team has taken offense with an article by Digital Trends that showed VR is dying by linking third party Amazon sales numbers. The Vive team explains their lower Amazon sales numbers are due to the headset being currently sold out on Amazon's website for weeks at a time. This is...
  21. FrgMstr

    Samsung Gear VR Lens Mod for HTC VIVE

    The latest rage is voiding your HTC VIVE and PRO's warranty by ripping the fresnel lenses out and replacing those with the clear lenses from the Samsung Gear VR headset that you would use with your smartphone. The upside is that you get rid of some of the banding associated with fresnel lenses...
  22. FrgMstr

    HTC VIVE PRO in Pre-Order

    The HTC VIVE PRO is pushing out in preorder today with the VIVE moving to a $499 price point. Worth noting is that the VIVE PRO is not the complete system, but simply an HMD replacement for the current VIVE system. The VIVE PRO does not ship with controllers or base stations, so it is very...
  23. FrgMstr

    Google Now Owns HTC's Pixel Team

    Done deal for $1.1B. Good deal. Maybe I can upgrade my old phone, the camera is so bulky. Rick Osterloh - Senior Vice President, Hardware: As our hardware business enters its third year, we remain committed to building and investing for the long run. Today, we start digging in with our new...
  24. FrgMstr

    Vive Pro Explained by HTC Vive General Manager Dan O'Brien

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    HTC hinting at Ver 2?

    https://mobile.twitter.com/htcvive If the info has already been posted my apologies, but the whole screen door/off center lense effect from “New Year’s” to a clear and easily readable “Resolution” makes me think something new/upgrades may be heading our way.
  26. pendragon1

    NES gun for VIVE

    had this pop up on amazon. haven't seen it before and though id post for the VR peeps. they also have ping pong paddles and tennis rackets and they come with trackers...
  27. FrgMstr

    The Pixel 2 XL that Wasn't Now the HTC U11+

    There was a lot of talk going around when Google apprently abondoned its "Muskie" designed next-gen Pixel 2 XL phone, and a lot of folks did not seem to be so happy about that. But don't fear, as it looks as though HTC is going to sell its own version of the "Muskie" but with some design...
  28. FrgMstr

    Get a GTX 1070 for $200 with HTC Vive Purchase

    While I will certainly tell you that the GTX 1070 is not at the top of the list for VR performance, I do have to say that it is HardOCP's pick for the least expensive GPU we would suggest for high end VR interactive gaming experiences with hardware for HTC and Oculus. And it seems today you can...
  29. FrgMstr

    Fallout 4 VR Included with HTC Vive Purchase at $599

    If you are looking into buying a Vive for awesome VR gaming, HTC is looking to sweeten the deal with including a free Steam key for the yet-to-be-released Fallout 4 VR. If you already own a Vive, you can use your Fallout 4 VR purchase and get three months free to Viveport, which includes...
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    Google Is Close to Buying HTC

    The recent rumors of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. buying HTC are almost coming to fruition. Bloomberg reports that Google are nearing the finalization of the deal. This won't be the first time the company has purchased a smart phone manufacturer as it previously acquired Motorola...
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    HTC Vive Price Drops $200 Down To $599

    In a blog post today, HTC has announced it's dropping the price on the Vive by $200, down to $599 for "the foreseeable future." Also all VVive purchases will come with a free trial to "Viveport Subscription." The article also mentions that they are working on new tracker software and hardware...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    Been out of the loop with VR and haven't kept up with the developments or what's happening. But last weekend I tried my brother-in-law's Vive room scale setup and loved it and the wife told me I could buy a system. I'm seeing the deep discounted Rift package and honestly don't know which way to...
  33. dr.stevil

    Does anyone here own the Delux Audio Strap?

    edit: Nevermind. See that this is already being discussed in the vive thread :)
  34. FrgMstr

    HTC says that Vive Sales are on Track in First Year

    GamesIndustry.biz to some time to pose some questions to HTC's General Manager of Vive, Dan O'Brien, and Vice President of Global VR Content, Joel Brenton. It looks as if HTC is happy with its meeting its first year targets with early VR adopters and are happy where things are going outside of...
  35. FrgMstr

    Oculus Founder Backs Revive

    Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus, who was forced to leave Facebook (which purchased Oculus) for his right-leaning political views, has now joined forces with Revive. Revive is a "hack" that allows HTC Vive owners to play "Oculus only" VR content. It was birthed by Jules Blok who is currently...
  36. FrgMstr

    Inside VR - Binge Before the 4th

  37. FrgMstr

    Inside VR: HTC Vive 101

    Thinking about betting into VR? This is what you get in the box with the HTC Vive.
  38. FrgMstr

    MSI VR ONE - Wireless VR Backpack Review @ [H]

    MSI VR ONE - Wireless VR Backpack Review - The MSI VR ONE is quite simply a full PC that comes in the form of a backpack that allows you to connect your HTC Vive for a "wireless" VR experience. This VR ONE unit packs a GTX 1070 laptop GPU to hopefully supply us with the needed 90 frames per...
  39. FrgMstr

    HTC Vive and VR Used for Pain Management

    We have not been shy about saying that VR is going to change the world, and while we here at HardOCP tend to obviously focus on VR gaming, the technology is going to extend into many different elements in our daily lives. Long time HardOCP reader, The_Heretic, was kind enough to share this news...
  40. FrgMstr

    HTC Vive Wireless Shown Off by Intel at Computex

    Hopefully we can expect some sort of variant of this WiGig (Wireless Gigabit) HTC Vive headset in the first half of 2018. I have spent countless hours with the Vive headset on, and I can assure you, that while the wired headset in manageable, if I could go wireless, I certainly would. The huge...
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