VR headset "HTC Vive" design revamp & new model "Vive Pro" up 78% resolution appeared, the real thing is like this



It first appeared in 2016 called VR first yearVR headset "HTC Vive"Revamped the design based on ergonomics, built-in headphones & a center of gravity adjustment and other new model "HTC Vive ProWe announced. The resolution is 2880 × 1600 (615 ppi of one eye 1400 × 1600) and 78% up from the previous model. It has been done since Tuesday, January 9, 2018CES 2018The real thing is released to the public.

HTC unveils higher-resolution Vive Pro VR headset with built-in headphones - The Verge
https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/8/16863136/new-htc-vive-pro-vr-headset-announced-ces-2018

HTC Vive Pro announced with upgraded resolution, sound and cameras - Polygon
https://www.polygon.com/virtual-reality/2018/1/8/16863124/htc-vive-pro-price-release-date

You can see what kind of terminal HTC Vive Pro is from the following movie.

HTC Vive Announces the VIVE Pro - CES 2018 - YouTube


It was projected in 2016HTC Vive.


It was a black-colored headset ... ...


Vive Pro has been redesigned in color, characterized by vivid blue



It has become a headphone integrated type ... ...


The band part attached to the head has also been renewed.



It is redesigned based on ergonomics so as to reduce discomfort when wearing.


Adjusting the size is possible with the dial on the back of the main unit.


The center of gravity of the main body was also calculated, and it seems that the circumstance that only the front of the head becomes heavy is also avoided. The improvement around here seems to have received opinions about the previous model such as "heavy" and "difficult to adjust".


Also, the front model had to wear an earphone separately from the main body, but the new model has headphones incorporated in the main body.


Also, while the resolution of the previous model was 2160 × 1200 (one eye 1080 × 1200), the dual OLED display of the new model can enjoy higher image quality with 2880 × 1600 (615 ppi of one eye 1400 × 1600) It has become like. In terms of resolutionOculus RiftIt is above.


It is compatible with both SteamVR Tracking 1.0 and 2.0, and up to four base stations can be used for tracking.






Looking from the front like this. Dual cameras and dual microphones are mounted on the front of the main unit, so that developers can use it for development.


The actual exhibition was held at CES 2018 which was held from January 9, 2018.

The HTC Vive Pro's upgrades make the Vive finally feel complete | PCWorld
https://www.pcworld.com/article/3246047/hardware/htc-vive-pro-stream-vr-tracking-20.html

Up close with the HTC Vive Pro - Page 9 - CNET
https://www.cnet.com/pictures/htc-vive-pro-photos/9/

Having it in your hands like this.


The state seen from the side has changed greatly. The strap part of the front model was rubber only, but the new model is covered with the frame to the back. Also, built-in headphones can be adjusted to large angles.


The upper strap is rubber only.


Adjustable size is also easy because it is a band with a dial like PlayStation VR.


Volume adjustment button on the left headphone.


There is a mute button on the right side.


The lens isFresnel lens.


An adapter for wirelessly enjoying the VR experience has also appeared.


In addition, the platform "Viveport" to distribute content ceases planar design and will be offered as "Viveport VR" optimized for VR.

HTC Vive Announces Viveport VR - CES 2018 - YouTube


HTC Vive Pro is scheduled to appear in the first quarter of 2018, and the price is said to be announced later.

VIVE ™ Japan | Experience of virtual reality beyond imagination
https://www.vive.com/jp/


VIVE Pro | The professional-grade VR headset
https://www.vive.com/jp/product/vive-pro/

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