With VR technology becoming more and more popular, coming up with new tech and better specs for your machines is a must. No one better to do that than HTC with the Vive. Yesterday they announced that they will be improving the experience, with the new Vive Pro and wireless adapter!
HTC debuted the new headset at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, and it boasts better display and audio. The Vive PRO with have dual OLED displays for the best possible display on VR so far, with a resolution of 2880 x 1600. Also with the increased graphics the Pro will also be getting improved sound, with built-in amplifiers. Other new upgrades will be a new headstrap to try to balance out the weight a little more, dual microphones for noise cancellation, and dual front facing cameras.
All of these upgrades for the Vive PRO seem to make this the best VR headset on the market. With the improved resolution making smaller details such as text reading much easier to do. The upgraded speakers will easily make the sound more clear, and make immersion much better. Now let’s get on to the other juicy news with the Vive Wireless adapter!
The wireless looks to make Vive the first truly wireless VR headset on the market. Made ready for both the Vive and Vive Pro, and it should be ready to ship out 3rd quarter. With 60ghz bandwith it will be operating with very low latency, and promises to be a great wireless experience that should really make you feel like you’re in your favorite game.
Another feature announced at CES was that they new Viveport VR is their new catalog. So if you picture going the and online gaming store but in VR, which looks to be really cool. Finding items you want to download or subscribe to by finding it in a room size store, which looks awesome and almost like a fun trip to the mall.