One of the major drawbacks of most virtual reality solutions is that physical connection that virtual reality glasses should have with the computer or console that provides the content. The HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift or the recent PS VR force we are wired, and that makes the experience a little uncomfortable.
A team of developers and engineers has devised a way to solve the problem in HTC Vive, for which the company TPCAST has developed a system to issue all necessary information wirelessly. The development goes on sale with the blessing of Vive X, the “accelerator” of projects related to the virtual reality of HTC.
The cost-effective virtual reality option is now available
HTC responsible for ensuring that the experience is not compromised at all and there is no “significant difference” to the cable connection on issues such as latency. The device includes a battery with an autonomy of one and a half hours, but it is expected to market a larger battery (which can be stored in the pocket like any other external battery) in the future as an option.
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This accessory for the HTC Vive may be reserved on the Chinese website of lives from today, and anyone can buy them but shipping costs significantly increase the final cost.
This alternative makes the use of the HTC Vive more interesting (and comfortable), and avoids one of the obstacles to the use of this technology, which, of course, becomes more expensive. Others are attacking precisely this market at the other end: Google Daydream begins to be available as a mature version of the original Google Cardboard, as in the case of Samsung Gear VR the idea is to avoid large investments without sacrificing experiences Decent virtual reality. We will see how each bet progresses in each direction.