The HTC Vive Pro And Wireless Adapter Are Set To Change VR

HTC has overnight announced the VIVE Pro and VIVE Wireless Adapter.

The HTC VIVE Pro is a brand new device that is set to improve the resolution, has an integrated audio speaker, is lighter, has dual microphones and front facing cameras.

  • higher resolution (2880 x 1600), a 78% increase
  • integrated audio speaker (3D audio), with build in amplifier
  • lighter weight, enhanced ergonomics and comfort
  • dual microphones with active noise cancellation
  • dual front facing cameras to ’empower developer creativity’
  • also HMD only upgrade option (for current Vive owners who just want HMD upgrade)
  • compatible with up to 4 lighthouse base stations (also compatible with current 1.0 and future 2.0 version)
  • the Audio strap on Vive Pro is different from current Deluxe Audio Strap

The HTC VIVE Wireless Adapter will allow both the original HTC VIVE and HTC VIVE Pro to go wireless.

  • Summer launch (Q3)
  • Compatible with both Vive & Vive Pro
  • Intel’s WiGig Technology
  • 60Ghz band
  • handheld sized