VIVE Launches Enterprise Offerings To Grow VR-Based Business 

Today, we announced the VIVE Pro Virtual Reality System specifically built for commercial users to develop and deliver VR experiences to grow their business. The Vive Pro delivers on the business user’s demand for higher resolution, improved audio, and greater comfort in VR as well as extended tracking area and ease of deployment behind a company firewall. This launch reflects HTC’s increased focus on developer and

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Behind the Scenes: Vive on the set of “Ready Player One”

Virtual reality is pushing the boundaries of the film industry, from changing the way viewers watch to the way directors create. With the recent release of Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”, Hollywood has embraced VR for its utility on set as well as its futuristic story lines.  We got a chance to go behind the scenes of “Ready Player One”

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Test Drive a Toyota with Vive Focus in Taiwan

Today we announced that VIVE Focus officially enters the enterprise application VR solutions market in Taiwan. HTC VIVE and Hotai Motor (official distributor of Toyota Motor in Taiwan) are partnering to embracing the highly immersive nature of Virtual Reality technology to launch the “TOYOTA VR Driving Safety Simulation Experience”.  This experience will use Vive Focus to enable customers to experience

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Killing time in Island Time VR

Virtual reality can take you to a lot of places – some realistic, some less so. In Island Time VR, developers Flight School dump you on a desert island… with a cartoon crab for company. We decided to strand Adam Volker and Ruby Wang of Flight School on their own desert island to answer our questions.   Hello there! First

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Bridging The Gap Between Virtual and Reality with HTC VIVE – Guest Blog from CXC Simulations

This is guest post from the President of CXC Simulations, Chris Considine. We designed the CXC Simulations Motion Pro II to accurately replicate the sensation of being on a race track. Everything including the chassis, proprietary motion control system and visual solutions have been integrated in such a way to make the user feel like they are sitting in the cockpit

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Should you buy Vive Pro? See what the critics had to say.

Starting this week, Vive Pro is available for purchase across Vive retailers and on Vive.com. VIVE Pro is the most immersive and fully featured virtual reality system experience. You can check out the enhancements and features here. But the real question is, should you buy it? Don’t just take our word for it, check out what the reviewers are saying:

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Inside the OASIS: developers talk Ready Player One

With the release of the Ready Player One VR experience on Viveport, we spoke to several of the developers involved with creating this virtual world. In this Q&A we hear from Brian Murphy from Drifter, and Erin Smith from Steel Wool Studios. Drifter created Rise of the Gunters, and Steel Wool developed Battle for the OASIS. Hello both! Tell us

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Building the virtual world of Ready Player One on Vive

It’s time to fight for the OASIS! Producer Brian Lowe of Vive Studios took us through the process of bringing the world of Ready Player One to virtual life. Hello there Brian! Tell me about the early days of the Ready Player One project. After HTC partnered with Warner Bros. on Ready Player One, we started talking to potential developers. With such a

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Apex Construct builds a whole new VR world

Apex Construct takes VR players to a world that’s been torn apart and put back together, and where everything is not quite as it seems. With the debut of Apex Construct on Viveport, we tracked down Erik Odeldahl of Fast Travel Games to find out more.   Hello! Tell us who you are, and your job on Apex Construct. Hi! My

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VIVE AT GDC 2018: VIVE FOCUS Coming To International Markets Later This Year; VDA Winners Announced

Today at GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that we are bringing Vive Focus to the global markets later this year.  Vive Focus is the first 6DOF stand-alone VR headset to be commercially available.  We also are making Vive Focus developer kits available to registered developers in most countries through our developer portal, starting today.    Built upon Vive Wave, our

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