Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has unveiled the Vive Pro Eye - a new virtual reality (VR) headset for PCs and the HTC Vive Cosmos that is an untethered VR headset that will work with both smartphones and PCs at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
HTC Vive Pro Eye
The Vive Pro Eye natively integrates eye tracking, features gaze-tracking menu navigation and removes the need for controllers. HTC says it's "an evolution in the enterprise VR space" which tells you who it's aimed at, GSMArena reported on January 7.
The Vive Pro Eye promises to bring higher-quality VR experiences, owing to a technique called "foveated rendering" that renders sharp photos for wherever the human eye is looking in a virtual scene.
HTC Vive Cosmos
The HTC Vive Cosmos is a new stand-alone VR headset with two front-facing cameras, two side-facing cameras and a pair of hand-held wands.
According to the Ars Technica, HTC executive Dan O'Brien confirmed that computer game company Nvidia is collaborating with it to help VR developers apply variable rate shading, a feature built into new RTX-series graphics cards, to games and apps.
Price and availability details of the headsets aren't yet disclosed!
Alongside, the company also announced 'Viveport Infinity' which is its first unlimited subscription service for VR where the subscribers can discover and explore hundreds of virtual destinations with all top-quality content. This subscription which comes handy from April 5, 2019, lets members download and play more than 500 titles of their favourite at relatively low cost.
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