Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

HTC’s standalone VR is available in the U.S., starts at $599

The new Vive Focus headset.                  HTC The new Vive Focus headset. HTC
Sandy Mccarthy | 12 November, 2018, 22:10

The headset focused towards the enterprise market targeting businesses of all sizes. The enterprise edition is now coming to the Western markets. The wireless design makes it easier for users to move around, while offering the same performance as the original HTC Vive, the company said.

This new headset could be a prototype that Valve is making as a footprint for what it wants VR headset manufacturers to make, but it is the last bit of this news from UploadVR's sources that said: "this is in fact a Valve HMD". As with other standalone VR headsets, Vive Focus doesn't require a PC, external sensors, or base station to function.

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Senator's 'public hanging' joke criticised
Cindy Hyde-Smith can be seen saying in a clip that was posted Sunday on Twitter by journalist and blogger Lamar White, Jr . The video was acquired by the publisher of a Louisiana news site, the Bayou Brief , from the person who had filmed it.

HTC's standalone Vive Focus virtual reality headset, which initially launched in China, has now been rolled out worldwide. This is claimed to be the first 6DoF standalone VR headset to be available commercially. It's priced at $599.

However, it uses use the same Snapdragon 835 chip that is found in the Oculus Quest and Vive Focus. "We've also heard the field of view will be 135 degrees with the Vive Pro resolution and it should come bundled with Knuckles controllers as well as a Half-Life based VR game". The SDK "offers an open interface, enabling interoperability between numerous mobile VR headsets and accessories, with Viveport as the universal distribution and storefront for all Vive Wave devices". Vive Sync supports up to 20 employees meeting at the same time. Made specifically for enterprise customers, Vive Sync allows internal teams to meet in a virtual shared space, allowing them to improve productivity by collaborating more frequently and intuitively.

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