Tag: HTC

Sony wins 30% of VR hardware revenues as demand fades for cheap headsets

The market for virtual reality hardware is officially shifting away from budget-priced, low-performance headsets, Strategy Analytics said today, as demand has evaporated for Google’s Cardboard and Daydream products, as well as Samsung’s Gear VR. Consequently, midrange to high-end headsets from Sony, Facebook’s Oculus, and HTC earned 77% of all revenue generated globally by VR headsets last year, […]

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HTC redesigns Vive Cosmos with 6 inside-out tracking cameras

We already knew that HTC was seeding developers with new information on its premium tethered consumer PC headset Vive Cosmos ahead of a third-quarter 2019 launch, but no one realized that the version shown at CES this January wasn’t the final design. Today, HTC’s Facebook page revealed a “fresh off the line” version of Cosmos that looks […]

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HTC: How enterprise investments could jumpstart virtual reality

It may be a while before virtual reality sees a big consumer audience. But the enterprise market might take off faster, and that’s why HTC’s Vive X accelerator is pouring money into enterprise VR startups. I attended a recent event in San Francisco where Marc Metis, global head of the Vive X accelerator, announced investments […]

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Vive Cosmos gets vague release date as HTC offers development guidance

HTC’s Vive Cosmos has remained enigmatic ever since its name leaked in a trademark filing last year, and despite a somewhat perplexing unveiling at CES in January. Now the VR headset has a general release date — the “Q3 timeframe” — as HTC is offering guidance to help developers ready existing titles for the impending […]

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HTC releases Vive Pro Eye in North America for $1,599

Having already released Vive Pro Eye in China and Europe, HTC today began selling the enterprise-class virtual reality headset in North America, and there’s one surprise: it starts at only $1,599 U.S., rather than its roughly $2,000 price elsewhere. But there may be other costs for U.S. and Canadian customers to consider, as well. Featuring […]

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How To Turn ON Flashlights on Android

The flashlight feature is pretty standard across the board, but accessing them might be different from phone to phone, so hopefully, this guide will show you a more universal way to turn on your flashlight for your Android smartphone. Advertising Android Quick Toggle When Google launched Android 5.0 Lollipop, they introduced the flashlight to Android’s […]

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