HTC, today announced plans of entry to mass-market virtual reality (VR). Through a strategic partnership with Valve, HTC promises to transform the way in which consumers interact with technology and the world around them with the debut of HTC Vive. This bring them alongside tech giants such as Facebook (Occulus Rift), Samsung and Sony who have ventured to the VR space.
The HTC Vive will combine Valve’s Steam VR tracking and input technologies with HTC’s world-renowned design and engineering talent. Cher Wang, Chairwoman of HTC commented, “It’s rare that a company has an opportunity to forever transform the ways in which people interact with the world and communicate with each other but that is exactly what we plan to do with Valve.”
There are interesting features of the HTC Vive that HTC shared.