Vive Pro VR headset has 78% higher resolution, supports new wireless adapter

HTC Vive leapt ahead of the VR competition with a new Pro model. The major upgrade are two new OLED displays with a combined resolution of 2,880 x 1,600px, a massive 78% increase over the original Vive headset (and well ahead of Oculus and Sony). This will offer a sharper view with crisp text and better-looking graphics – a 37% jump in pixel density to 615ppi. The HTC Vive Pro headset also comes with two cameras (up from one) to help developers build AR experiences. The Pro also features dual mics (with noise cancellation) and headphones with built-in amp. Alert mode and Conversation…

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Take a good look at the HTC Vive Pro and VR wireless adapter

The Vive Pro is a beefed-up version of HTC's original VR headset, adding integrated 3D audio and high-res OLED screens displaying 2880 x 1600, with a pixel density of 615 pixels per inch, an upgrade from 1080 x 1200 and 448ppi. The headset also addre…
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Pico’s standalone 6DoF VR headset is compatible with Vive Wave

You might have missed the original Pico Neo VR headset back in April 2016, but the name is popping up again thanks to its re-release. Following the HTC Vive Focus, the new Pico Neo was unveiled earlier today is yet another standalone VR headset with…
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Facebook’s social VR Spaces is now compatible with HTC Vive

Facebook’s VR hangout app Spaces just got cross-platform functionality. Now, in addition to Facebook’s own Oculus Rift headset, you can use the HTC Vive to access all the same features in Spaces, from making Messenger video calls to creating your own avatar and playing games.

According to Facebook, there are plans to eventually make other platforms compatible with Spaces as well. “This is our first expansion onto a new platform,” the company says in the announcement, “but it’s only the beginning: We’re working to bring Facebook Spaces to even more VR platforms and devices in the future, so stay tuned.”

Spaces debuted earlier this year as a way to blend the social aspects of Facebook with the immersive parts of VR, creating a place where…

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‘L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files’ is available now for HTC Vive

We were excited to hear that 2011 detective simulator L.A. Noire was headed to modern consoles and the HTC Vive for some VR action. The title received some visual upgrades, too, making the jump to PS4, Xbox One and the Switch a bit more graphically a…
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