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GDC 2017: Vive Users Can Soon Pay $6.99 for a VR Content Subscription

At GDC 2017, UploadVR had the chance to speak with HTC’s president of Viveport and SVP of virtual reality, Rikard Steiber. During the interview, Steiber revealed the price point...

GDC 2017: HTC Vive Payment Plan Revealed

VR headsets are expensive, especially the $799 HTC Vive. It’s certainly not something just anyone can afford upfront, but HTC and retailer partners are now giving consumers more...

GDC 2017: Vive Tracker And Deluxe Audio Strap Cost $100 Each

Last month HTC announced two big products for the HTC Vive in an add-on Tracker and optional integrated audio headstrap. Today, both got vital release information. The Vive Tracker...

Report: Vive Users Are 95 Percent Male And Spend 5 Hours Per Week in...

HTC has been conducting surveys about VR in China and now the results are in. The following data was sourced from “2,5000+ participants including 62 percent Vive users and 32...

Vive’s VP Of Design Claude Zellweger Leaves HTC For Google Daydream

Claude Zellweger, HTC’s VP of Design, is making the switch from PC VR to mobile VR. The designer, who worked on both HTC’s smartphones and its Vive VR headset...

HTC Executive Vice President Jason Mackenzie Leaves After 12 Years

Last week HTC lost its VP of Design to Google. This week, the company’s Global Executive Vice President has also departed. Jason Mackenzie yesterday announced that he is leaving...

Report: HTC To Launch Mobile VR Kit This Year, Might Not Be What You...

With Oculus placing bets on both PC and mobile VR with Rift and Gear VR, along with plans for a standalone unit that represents the best of both...

Vive Tracker Dev Kits Start Shipping, Sees 2,300 Applications

HTC’s anticipated Tracker peripheral for the HTC Vive is unsurprisingly proving popular with the VR developer community. A few weeks back HTC opened up applications for developer kits for...

Viveport Subscriptions To Feature Free Trial Month, First Apps Revealed

Earlier this week we wrote about how HTC Viveport’s upcoming subscription service could push acceptance of shorter VR experiences. Now it appears that service is prepping for launch. Variety...

Report: HTC Leak Reveals New HTC Vive Branded Phone

We’ve long wondered what mobile VR meant to HTC, and now we might know — a Vive-branded smartphone. The Taiwanese smartphone maker is hosting an event titled ‘For U’...
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A foldaway user interface could bring new levels of productivity to AR workspaces. With Leap Motion’s Project North Star set to hit the...

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Apple HMD Research Continues With New Eye-Tracking Patent

An Apple patent for eye-tracking published today highlights the company’s continued research and investment into VR and AR. Last year Apple reportedly acquired leading...