"In the past, standalones have always kind of represented a mediocre balance, where you don't have much content and you can only do rotational, and it's not that much different than Cardboard except now you have one individual machine", HTC Vive's China President Alvin Wang Graylin told Engadget.
Created to be an all-in-one device, the Focus won't need to be hooked up to a powerful desktop PC in order to run and won't have the same interactivity constraints that mobile VR now has.
While today marked the official unveiling of the Vive Focus, HTC is still mum on availability and pricing. So when developers port their VR content to Vive Wave, they can choose to adopt 3DoF hand input or keep 6DoF by using additional accessories. Unlike some other standalone VR headsets, you don't need your phone. "Vive Wave will assure a higher consistency in the user experience on a variety of mobile VR devices across various price points, making quality VR more accessible to the mass market". It doesn't appear HTC has mentioned any pricing at this time, though the company does say that more than 100 developers are now working on content for Focus.
Wenger: Arsenal striker would have dived like Sterling I don't dispute they're good, but they not unstoppable. " People always want to predict what will happen in the game . Arsene Wenger launched another scathing attack on referee Michael Oliver and again labelled Raheem Sterling a diver.
Featured Stock to See: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) It turned negative, as 33 investors sold OPK shares while 55 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. The stock witnessed -5.7% declines, 0.4% gains and 7.74% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.
Going back to the Focus, one potential use case that intrigued me the most is that it can be hooked up to other HTC headsets - be it the Focus or even the original Vive - for social interaction.
"As the world continues to become more mobile and connected, we've been working closely with Vive through our HMD Accelerator Program and advanced VR software features to enable immersive virtual reality experiences without the need for wires or PCs", said Hugo Swart, senior director, product management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Per the device's website, the headset supports something called WorldSense which support six degrees of freedom, allowing for natural movements like ducking, leaning, and peeking. It also packs a high resolution AMOLED display, although HTC has been rather light on the details of what this is about.
Predictably, the Vive Focus headset is fully compatible with the Vive Wave open platform and Viveport content distribution system. HTC is also accepting applications for Vive Wave developer kits through the Chinese Vive developer hub.
Last year, Nike launched the Day to Night collection , which was specially created to match the VaporMax Flyknit running shoes. In terms of pricing and availability, it doesn't seem like there is a premium on the fact that it is a limited edition watch.
Meanwhile, Lebanese Patriarch Bishara al-Rai is due to arrive in Saudi Arabia later on Monday to meet with Saudi officials. He added that anything Hariri has said or may say "does not reflect reality" due to the mystery of his situation.
Homicide squad detectives attended the scene and it is understood Thornburgh died of a single gunshot wound to the face. Famous Melbourne nightclub owner Darren "Razzle" Thornburgh has been found dead in his country home, according to.
High angle view portrait of ginger cat sitting on street. "It is likely to be driving the ongoing decline of many species". Local authorities found traces of blood, that could possibly belong to the victim, on one of the felines.
Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.36533, the 3 month is 1.16594, and the 1 month is now 1.10901.
Entity relationships "must be formal, documented, and formed in the ordinary course, rather than for the goal of evading". Rulings against the ban in Hawaii and later in Maryland apply only to the six Muslim-majority countries.
Manana's lawyer Michael Motsoeneng Bill argued that the word "isitabane" was used for many years to oppress the gay community. Magistrate Ramsamy Reddy handed down the ruling in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Monday afternoon.
They were putrid on offense a year ago and are now the most prolific team in the league, averaging 33 points per game in 2017. Same for general manager Jerry Reese, who declined to speak to reporters when asked on his way out of the locker room.
Boston Red Sox: Giancarlo Stanton trade rumors heating up
There are already talks of him being traded and most recently the San Francisco Giants have been showing a lot of interest in him. A player with the type of game-changing power that Stanton owns does not often become available in the prime of his career.
Keneally to run in Bennelong by-election
Labor leader Bill Shorten first announced Ms Keneally would run via Twitter . "I've never shirked from a fight". She acknowledged that she didn't live in the Bennelong electorate, but lived 800 metres away in Boronia Park.
Facebook and Messenger will now share the same Stories
While Facebook is streamlining many facets of Stories, there is one thing it is adding: collaborative Stories for events . The company has four variations of Stories on its different networks: Instagram, WhatsApp , Facebook and Messenger Day.
Amber Alert issued for abducted 3-year-old boy
San Antonio police said a 3-year-old boy has been abducted and is believed to be in grave or immediate danger. Anyone with information on the abduction is asked to call the San Antonio Police Department at 210-207-7660.
Aetna's (AET) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies
Regentatlantic Capital Llc increased Schwab Strategic Tr (FNDX) stake by 12,204 shares to 305,379 valued at $10.33M in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 48 investors sold FB shares while 553 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes.
BASE jumping legend Valery Rozov dies in wingsuit accident
A helicopter with a rescue team was sent to mountain region to airlift his body to Kathmandu on Sunday morning, Sherpa said. Legendary Russian BASE jumper Valery Rozov has died at age 52 while trying to BASE jump 22,000 feet in the Himalayas.
JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) reported Beta of 1.21
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