Google May Be Buying the Company Behind the Vive VR System

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Today, pioneering tech brand HTC announced that they will halt trading of their shares tomorrow pending “the release of material information.”The company has been rumored to be negotiating a takeover with Google, and this announcement may be a sign that such a buyout is happening. HTC’s official response has simply been that

HTC Vive Focus VR Headset Shown In Trademark Apps

The HTC Vive is regarded as one of the best VR headsets on the market. A lot of competition has been introduced since the HTC Vive originally launched including Sony’s Playstation VR headset but the Vive has still stood up as the favorite virtual reality headset among enthusiasts. Now, it

HTC Vive, VR headset, is now $200 easier to buy

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HTC has announced a permanent $200 price drop for its Vive virtual reality headset, bringing its cost down to $600. This development arrives just as Oculus’ Summer of Rift promotion is coming to a close, putting the devices in serious competition. The Rift with Touch will rise back to $500

Meet your new VR controller – your brain

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Brain-computer interfaces are a pretty incredible (if slightly unsettling) thing. The idea of a computer being able to measure your brainwaves and then act upon them feels distinctly sci-fi, but that is exactly what VR startup Neurable has accomplished.Displaying at ‘computer graphic and interactive technique’ conference Siggraph in Los Angeles,

Here’s the new HTC Vive standalone virtual reality headset

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But it's only available in China HTC has announced its first standalone Vive virtual reality headset, one that works without being tethered to a PC or smartphone.Dubbed the HTC Vive Standalone VR headset, it is a consumer product that is exclusive to China. It is separate from the Google Daydream headset

Best VR Headsets

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Virtual reality headsets provide a fully immersive entertainment experience, whether you're looking to watch 360-degree videos, play games or go places you've always wanted to vislt.After testing and reviewing over a dozen VR headsets, here's our recommendations.Mobile: Our top mobile VR headset is the Oculus-backed Samsung Gear VR ($129).

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