Powered by VIVE: The Inaugural MLB VR Home Run Derby

Fans will swing for the fences with a special All-Star bat combined with a VIVE Tracker. The MLB Home Run Derby isn’t until Monday, July 16th—practically an eternity for baseball fans and anyone who loves a good dinger. Fortunately for them, the excitement gets started much, much sooner than that. Starting today, July 13th, fans of all ages attending the

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Vive Teams up with STEM Innovators at Nanome

This is a guest blog written by Adam Simon and James Jarrell from Nanome, with illustration by Kendra Black. I’m not a scientist, and neither are most of my friends. But why not? Most of them are plenty smart, have successful careers in something else, and many are even interested in STEM fields. What’s going on here? What keeps intelligent,

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Exploring the Process Behind Polyarc Games’ Moss

With the critically acclaimed Moss becoming available on the HTC VIVE earlier this month, we took some time out to chat with Danny Bulla, the Co-founder and Design Director from Polyarc Games, to talk about the game and the process of bringing their hugely successful title to PC based VR. Firstly, can you tell our audience a little about Moss

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Vive Libraries Program launches in California and Nevada

This is a guest post from Chris Chin, Executive Director, Education VR Content at HTC VIVE. When I was a kid, I spent many an hour visiting the local public library.  It offered a very cool tropical aquarium, the occasional puppet show, and of course access to a treasure trove of books – all for free!  The one thing that resonated

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Vive X Europe Announces Sign Up For Startups

This is a guest blog post by Dave Haynes, Director of Vive X Europe Vive X is our $100m global VR/AR accelerator, with a mission to help cultivate, foster and grow the global VR ecosystem by supporting startups and providing them with education, investment and mentorship and we have recently expanded Vive X by opening its sixth location in London.

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HTC VIVE Helps Bring Education Experiences To Life In VR

Last week Vive was part of a game-changing experience to bring to life the incredible uses of VR in education. To highlight how VR can be used to create unique distance learning experiences, Pixar co-founder Loren Carpenter was ‘teleported’ live into a virtual classroom in the UK.   Beamed directly into the VR learning experience live from the US, Loren

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Free Steam Weekend – Front Defense: Hereos

Attention! Starting today, Front Defense: Heroes, the multiplayer WWII VR shooter developed by Fantahorn Studio, will be having a Steam Free Weekend! Now you can experience the intense FPS and the thrill of fighting with your friends before buying the title. In addition, those who just can get enough of the WWII era shooter will be able to purchase Front

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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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