HTC announces Vive Pro with better specs for enterprise

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In addition, HTC showed off the Vive Wireless Adaptor, which can hook onto either the original or Vive Pro and wirelessly connect to a nearby PC.

Almost two years after the launch of the HTC Vive virtual reality system, its creators have finally revealed a hardware revision for the headset: the HTC Vive Pro.

"You could argue and say there are a lot of games out there, even businesses are adopting VR. but it's not almost enough".

These will be available via a revamped version of the Viveport VR store.

HTC may be announcing a new version of its HTC Vive virtual reality headset.

For instance, if they have the HTC Vive that's been out for a good year or so now, the Vive Wireless Adaptor will bring Intel's WiGig technology to the same headset that has been in the market, coming later in the year to cut that big cord.

The Vive Pro, meanwhile, offers a few new bells and whistles. HTC Vive knows that no one wants to be tied to a leash while playing in VR.

It also features sharper resolution, built-in headphones, a redesigned headstrap for a more comfortable fit and dual front-facing cameras. The Vive Pro offers two OLED display with a combined resolution of 2880x1600, a boost from the 2180 x 1200 of the current Vive.

The new headset will also come with integrated headphones, and is created to be lighter and more comfortable than the existing Vive headset.

"Vive we truly believe is the industry standard when it comes to VR", said Daniel O'Brien, general manager of the HTC Vive.

These advancements deliver on VR users' desire for higher resolution, improved audio, greater comfort, wireless freedom and immersive content discovery. To make choosing for new experiences easier, Viveport is offering consumers a VR preview mode - a bit like a trailer for virtual reality, if you will.

Aside from the improved screen resolution, the HTC Vive Pro has also had a lick of paint, this time sporting a rather fetching metallic blue finish.

Additionally, HTC announced plans to release its own Vive Wireless Adapter, which, like the TPCast, will plug into a Vive-equipped computer to broadcast its video signal wirelessly.

The Vive Pro will be backwards compatible with existing Vive applications as well as the company's room-scale trackers.

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