HTC Unveils Vive Pro Eye with integrated eye-tracking at CES 2019

Share
HTC Unveils Vive Pro Eye with integrated eye-tracking at CES 2019

Still, regardless of whether it uses your phone or your PC, the key thing HTC are pushing with the Vive Cosmos is the fact that you don't need any of those pesky base stations (those magic black boxes that do all the room tracking on the ordinary Vive) to set it up, thereby making it much easier to use and start messing about with.

Why not tell us the cost?

The reason is probably just licensing, that some developers don't want to have a small cut and would rather sell their wares for the full price. "VR and AR need to be about experiences, not applications", he said.

Besides just enabling new controller-less experiences, the company also notes the new headset could have a significant impact on accessibility since it could open up VR experiences to people who aren't able to use traditional hand controllers.

The system is still in development, with HTC Vive saying that it "includes both operational and experiential elements" created to impact its entire portfolio.

So, it's clearly going to work with a smartphone.

What does that mean? Will it be wired?

We get that it's fun to tease something at the tail end of a press conference, but this was more than a hushed nod to a new product.

Because, if we haven't made it clear enough yet, VR is still a really cool experience. Announced earlier today (or last night for those of you in the UK), the Vive Cosmos is the latest headset from HTC, and it's been designed with top quality comfort and ease of use in mind. It still could very well be the future of entertainment. HTC also shows a depiction of the headset hardware, including a screen you can flip up to see the real world without having to fully remove the headset. Be sure to stay tuned in to Windows Central for more updates about all the news around HTC Vive! Pricepoint, release date (although 2019 is planned), and other vital information have yet to be given, although HTC says they'll share more down the road.

So come on HTC - let's hear more about this Cosmos headset. It lacks all the indentations of previous headsets used by the Lighthouse sensors to track the headset.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

Fernandinho warns Liverpool about 'pressure' of being top of they Premier League
Despite City's dominance of possession, it was Liverpool who looked the more assured in the early stages. The manager will continue to improve the team and get the best out of his men.

Chargers hold off Jackson, Ravens in AFC wild card game
Ravens: Head into the offseason with Harbaugh being assured he will return in 2019 and with Flacco likely headed elsewhere. It's unlikely, though, that Baltimore would be willing to part ways with Harbaugh after this season.

18-year-old Bianca Andreescu reaches the final in Auckland
She will take on the victor of the match between Hsieh Su-wei and Sara Sorribes Tormo in her semi-final. Andreescu will now face the third-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei from Taipei in the semifinal on Saturday.

Vivek Oberoi shines as Narendra Modi
It will be helmed by MC Mary Kom director Omung Kumar, who last directed Sanjay Dutt and Aditi Rao Hydari starrer " Bhoomi ". Oberoi will be "playing a man who has rebuilt an entire nation in five years", the anchor said at the event.

Emma Stone Apologizes To Sandra Oh For ‘Aloha’ Whitewashing Controversy
Although the cameras don't show her face during this moment, it's been confirmed that it was she who shouted it out. As soon as Oh landed the crack, a very loud, throaty " I'M SORRY! " could be heard from the audience in attendance.

MI assistant expected to accept job at Ohio State
No matter which way you look at it, it's a huge blow to the MI staff, as the defensive line under Mattison has been stalwart. He was so close to being the team's coach that he was in the final stages of agreeing to the deal.

Ellen DeGeneres faces backlash!
Hart was invited to appear on DeGeneres' talk show, Ellen , where the two discussed everything that had happened with his tweets. Stand-up star Kevin Hart has posted a cryptic message about "growth" and "learning" on his Instagram account.

Bulls acquire, will waive Carter-Williams
Chicago also will send Houston a heavily protected future second-round pick that is unlikely to ever convey, sources said. Carter-Williams, 27, played 45 games for the Bulls during the 2016-17 season.

Mike LaFleur expected to stay with 49ers after Packers hire brother
ESPN's Adam Schefter says the Packers have been contacting other candidates to let them know the choice is made. Demovsky says the hiring is expected to keep Packers' defensive coordinator Matt Pettine and his staff intact.

HP announces new Chromebooks, including one with an AMD chip
The company's A-series processors, on the other hand, will be used in Chromebooks from HP and Acer . The Chromebook 315 features a 15.6-inch display with a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.