HTC’s new Vive Cosmos VR headset arrives on October third for $699

HTC is releasing its PC-powered Vive Cosmos VR headset subsequent month. Initially unveiled earlier this 12 months at CES, the Cosmos is HTC’s newest bid at a mainstream VR headset. Not like the unique HTC Vive, the Cosmos doesn’t require exterior sensors and makes use of totally tracked movement controllers. HTC has additionally upgraded the LCD panels, with a mixed 2,880 x 1,700 decision, a 110-degree field-of-view, and even a 90Hz refresh fee.

HTC is utilizing inside-out monitoring on the Cosmos, and the headset additionally consists of flip-up goggles so you may take a break from VR with out having to take away your entire headset. The most important new addition is a modular faceplate that permits you to customise the headset over time with additional performance. HTC has beforehand hinted at with the ability to hyperlink the Cosmos with a smartphone sooner or later, however right now the corporate is launching an Exterior Monitoring Mod. This mod permits you to use the Vive Cosmos along with your current Lighthouse base stations to get full 360-degree monitoring and assist for Vive Tracker. The Cosmos can be appropriate with the Vive Wi-fi Adapter.

HTC’s Vive Cosmos can be the corporate’s first VR headset to ship with the corporate’s new Vive Actuality System, as an alternative of SteamVR. HTC has developed a redesigned person interface dubbed Lens that lets house owners navigate XR Viveport Infinity apps. HTC can be bundling a 12-month Viveport Infinity subscription in case you preorder the Vive Cosmos by October 2nd. HTC is opening up preorders instantly, and the Cosmos will ship on October third priced at $699.

Recent Articles

Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha teasers recommend a particularly curved display screen

The Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha (formally stylized as Mi MIX α) shall be unveiled in China on September 24. The teasers shared by the...

Google is lowering how a lot audio it saves for human evaluate

Google is making some modifications to its audio knowledge retention insurance policies within the coming months. Most significantly for these involved about...

PlayStation 5 will waste much less vitality 

The following era PlayStation console will be capable of devour far much less energy in standby mode than the PS4. The ability-saving...

Emmy Awards 2019: the whole checklist of winners

The tv Academy paid its last adieu to Recreation of Thrones tonight, honoring the forged with a standing ovation — however not...

PlayStation 5 Professional may launch alongside commonplace mannequin, new rumor suggests

Late final 12 months, Sony president and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida confirmed that a next-generation PlayStation was in growth, and Mark Cerny, chief architect of...

Related Stories

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close