HTC unveils two new virtual reality headsets

HTC unveils two new virtual reality headsets
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HTC VIVE announced the launch of two new products at its global VR conference VIVECON 2021, setting what it claims to be a new standard in the VR market for businesses and consumers by equipping its new VR headsets with 5K resolution and 120-degree viewing angles. …

The HTC VIVE Pro 2 pushes the boundaries and possibilities of VR for games and applications with immersive, creative and unforgettable experiences, while the VIVE Focus 3 standalone headset, which fully meets all the requirements of commercial use, opens a new era of VR use. in business. In addition, HTC is launching its VIVE Business suite of enterprise tools to support businesses of all sizes to get the most out of VR.

VIVE Pro 2 features infinitely variable interpupillary distance (IPD), an evenly distributed weight balance, an adjustable strap and a headband adjustment adjuster. Hi-Res Audio certified headphones provide 3D surround sound, and the VIVE Pro 2 can also be used with third-party headphones.

VIVE Pro 2 is compatible with all existing SteamVR accessories – any generation VIVE trackers, the new VIVE Face Tracker and more. VIVE Pro 2 integrates into any existing SteamVR system – with 1.0 or 2.0 base stations, older VIVE controllers, and third-party controllers and gloves such as Valve Index’s “knuckle”.

HTC VIVE is releasing two bundles: VIVE Pro 2 HMD, VR headset only – for those looking to upgrade their existing SteamVR system, and VIVE Pro 2 Full Kit, including base stations, 2.0 controllers and everything you need for deployment new VR system.

In Russia, only the full set of the VIVE Pro 2 VR system will be available, which will go on sale in July-August 2021.

The VIVE Focus 3 standalone VR headset features 5K screen resolution with dual 2.5K displays, 90Hz refresh rate and 120-degree ultra-wide viewing angle. The fast display matrix has a dense RGB subpixel structure, virtually eliminating the “mosquito net” effect.

VIVE Focus 3 - front angle

The rugged and lightweight VIVE Focus 3 chassis is made from magnesium alloy, which is 20% lighter and 500% stronger than traditional plastics. The helmet has a wide and infinitely adjustable interpupillary range, a quick release button, and front and back faceplates with magnetic closures. And clean and realistic sound is provided by the new built-in open speaker with dual drivers. For privacy, a special privacy setting has been added to the sound control, significantly reducing the level of sound leakage and audibility to others.

VIVE Focus 3 - Controllers

VIVE Focus 3 is powered by the specially optimized Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 platform with copper heat pipe heatsink and cooling fan. Acquaintance and getting started with the headset takes place in the new optimized and professional VR environment VIVE Reality System 2.0, which provides a convenient and intuitive interface for accessing and launching applications.


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