HTC re-absorbs VR division, lays off 100 employees

There was a time when HTC’s Vive VR division appeared to be the most viable part of the company, and there was serious talk about the company selling or spinning off the division. While HTC’s phone division has not been re-invigorated, their VR division has not maintained its growth and market share …

Meet Meep, Mindshow’s Latest Character

Mindshow has been able to build up a loyal community and the Improvatar competition looks to be set to continue for sometime. Mindshow is available as a free download on Steam and is currently in early access. Though only supporting the HTC Vive at the…

Racket Ball Meets Data Mining in Early Access Title Miney Company: A Data Racket

Miney Company: A Data Racket supports both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, currently retailing on Steam with a limited time discount. Until 1st March, there’s 10 percent off the regular retail price, dropping the cost from £11.39 GBP down to £10.25. VRFocus will continue its coverage of Glass Temple Games, …

Prototype VR Controller Dynamically Distributes Weight to Fit Virtual Objects

There’s no doubt about it; weilding a real controller that matches the weight and feel of a virtual object is far more immersive than having a disconnect between the two. The problem, of course, is that if a controller is made to fit too specific a role, it’s less useful for interacting with a wide range of virtual …

HTC confirms layoffs as it combines VR and smartphone divisions

It’s been an interesting few months for HTC. Google bought the team responsible for Pixel phones last year for $1.1 billion. The president of HTC’s smartphone operations just resigned, claiming a “personal career plan” for the move. Now, the remaining US workforce is facing layoffs. As first reported by …

HTC announces US ’employee reductions’ as smartphone and VR divisions merge

That departure now appears to have been a precursor to wider U.S. layoffs announced today as HTC’s smartphone and VR divisions are being merged. … Following the $1.1 billion acquihire that saw 2,000 employees join Google earlier this year, virtual reality and the Vive are clearly HTC’s strong suit.

Professors simulate life-and-death moral dilemmas with VR

The simulations are accessible to anyone with an HTC Vive and a VR-capable computer and will soon be optimised for Oculus Rift. Meanwhile, a team of researchers including Kathryn B. Francis, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Reading i…

Cloud VR & 5G: More Work Still Required

Last year, HTC Vive partnered with Dalian Television and Beijing Cyber Cloud in China to launch the world’s first Cloud VR service for a commercial trial in Dalian; rather than plugging a Vive VR system to a PC, it was hooked up to a set-top box with access to the carrier’s VR Cloud content store and …

VR Psychological Horror ‘Rise of Insanity’ exits Early Access March 1st

Red Limb Studio have announced that their first-person psychological horror game Rise of Insanity is set to leave Early Access on March 1st. The game, which is also available for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Gear VR, was originally released last Augus…

Ue4 vive controller

Robo Recall News , Robo Recall Mod Downloads , Free Robo Recall mods 本文使用的vr硬件是htc vive,本文分成两个部分,第一部分介绍了使用蓝图在ue4中进行基础环境配置时需要注意的渲染优化 The HTC Vive is a virtual 2017 Valve revealed details of a second variation of Vive controller which utilizes …