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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Holoroom Test Drive: Lowe’s Reinvents ‘Try Before You Buy’ with Virtual Reality

Lowe’s may seem like an unlikely company to be embracing AR and VR, but a dedicated team within the organization, Lowe’s Innovation Labs, has been working with the platforms since 2014. Recently named the #1 most innovative company in AR/VR by Fast Company, Lowe’s has been creating real-life applications of augmented and virtual reality that directly help their customers and

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Airbus, Hennessy & BNP Paribas Real Estate: Enterprise uses of Vive Pro take centre stage at Vivatech 2018

Vivatech, a global meetup for start-ups and leaders to show off their latest tech innovations, was bigger than ever in 2018 with over 100,000 visitors from 125 countries. Held in Paris, the event was attended by 9000 start-ups and CEOs from the many of the largest tech companies in the world. This year VR was in the spotlight, with 20+

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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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Traveling in VR – Beyond Tokyo

With virtual reality, you can travel the world without leaving your home. Beyond Tokyo will take you to Japan’s most famous city and, of course, beyond. Hello there! Please introduce yourselves. Vicky Shum: I’m Vicky Shum, and I’m Co-Producer of Beyond Tokyo.   Zach Osumi: I’m Beyond Tokyo Project Director, Digital Design Lab at ANA. Logan Dwight: I’m co-founder of

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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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Spring sale brings fresh savings on Viveport

Spring is here! For some of us, at least, but even if it’s cold or rainy outside, there’s always good weather in your HMD – if you want it! Allow us to introduce you to some freshly discounted savings on a variety of VR titles. As well as saving you money this weekend, if you pick up three or more

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