HTC wants to start selling its standalone Vive Focus virtual reality headset worldwide today, after an initial launch in China earlier this year. The headset, which will cost $ 599 in the US, is aimed at business customers in 37 countries. Vive Sync, which lets employees in different offices meet and work together in VR.
The Vive Focus is a self-contained mobile headset that tracks a user's motion with outward facing cameras $ 399 Oculus Quest headset. HTC announced it would be canceling a similar headset based on Google's Daydream VR platform, and what it initially unclear whether the Vive Focus would launch outside of China. However, HTC has confirmed that it will be released to the public.
We were impressed by the Vive Focus' tracking quality, and since its launch, HTC has developed its own remote-like pointing device. But do not expect a direct Oculus Quest competitor. HTC is not pitching this as a consumer device ̵
The Vive Focus wants to sit alongside HTC's older $ 499 Vive and $ 799 Vive Pro headsets, which are tethered to a computer , HTC touts the Vive Focus as a headset for "VR experience." Unlike the original Vive, it does not require any external sensor boxes and the same high-end 2880×1600 resolution as the vive Per;
HTC's other upcoming all-in-one headset by Chinese company Shadow Creator, which is using HTC's Vive Wave mobile platform to launch a headset called the Shadow VR. HTC has set its sights on business customers for a while now, but it's emphasizing that aim more than ever with the Vive Focus. Oculus and Sony, which have portrayed their VR headsets as mass-market entertainment devices – although Oculus also provides headsets to companies like Walmart for training and other uses. VR systems for decades, while it's only recently carved out a niche in the consumer market. HTC-built VR headset for personal gaming or VR movies, it's a bit of a disappointment.