VR. ELEVATED IN EVERY WAY
“VIVE Pro is the most capable, and fully featured Virtual Reality system VIVE has ever made. Designed to meet the needs of today’s most demanding VR users – from expansive office environments and crowded arcades, to the comfort of your living room. VIVE Pro surpasses the bar-setting experience to realize the most immersive virtual reality experience today.”
HTC – VIVE PRO 2018
As expected, HTC has used CES to announce their all-new VIVE Pro and damn! its a game changer. But it wasn’t just the VIVE Pro that was announced, somewhat rumored but never truly conceived as being an actual product HTC has additionally announced the VIVE Wireless Adapter powered by Intel® WiGig Wireless.
The VIVE Pro is a new HMD specifically aimed towards people and companies looking for a more premium VR experience. It features dual-OLED displays at an upgraded resolution of 2880 x 1600 with a 611PPI, that’s nearly 80 percent better than the existing Vive HMD and allows you to view VR content in clarity never seen before. Content played on the VIVE pro will look clearer and sharper than ever before.
It is not just the visuals that have been enhanced, the VIVE Pro now features High-Res Soundstage certified 3D spatial audio. The all-new enhanced audio is delivered by new integrated, high-performance headphones, with a built-in powerful amplifier that is capable of driving high-impedance headphones delivering true-to-life immersive audio – “creating soundscapes that will change your world”
The original VIVE wasn’t exactly the most comfortable however with the all-new HMD HTC have engineered it from the top down to for optimised comfort and ergonomics. The new chassis evenly distributes the weight of the device to achieve an optimal center of gravity relieving weight off of certain areas of the head and face. There has also been a 24% increase in face gasket surface area to help lower stress caused by wearing the VIVE Pro.
Unfortunately, at the current moment in time pricing and availability has not been announced.
VIVE Wireless Adapter
Powered by Intel® WiGig Wireless, the VIVE Wireless Adapter will have the most powerful audio & visual data transmission at over and incredible 60Ghz. For you, this means that it is interference-free and ensures minimal latency for the VR system as if you did have the wires connected. The wireless adapter allows for untethered VR beyond 360º degrees, allowing you to jump, duck, dodge and even dive. The wireless adapter will be sold separately and works on both the VIVE and VIVE Pro and will be available Q3 2018.