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HTC to promote Vive bundled with Nvidia, MSI products in the US

Apr 19, 22:01

HTC plans to team up with Nvidia, CyberPower PC and Micro-Star International (MSI) to promote its HTC Vive VR devices in the US market, according to the company.

HTC Vive to launch in Thailand in 2Q17

Mar 28, 14:18

HTC achieved strong results in China and the US with its HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) device in the past two years, and in the second quarter, HTC is planning...

HTC to launch Vive in Thailand in 2Q17

HTC to release new VR games, accessories to promote Vive

Jan 19, 15:41

HTC will release new VR games at the Taipei Game Show 2017 and plans to launch new accessories, including the HTC Vive Tracker and a wireless VR headphone, in the second quarter to...

HTC unveils Vive Tracker to expand VR experience

Jan 6, 14:08

HTC has announced a new tracking module, dubbed the Vive Tracker, at the ongoing CES. The Tracker allows developers to turn all kinds of real-world objects into controllers for virtual...

The Vive Tracker

HTC expected to unveil HTC Vive 2 at CES 2017, says report

Dec 28, 14:01

HTC is likely to unveil its second-generation VR device, the HTC Vive 2, at the upcoming CES 2017 to be held in Las Vegas from January 1-5, according to a Taipei-based Central...

Global VR shipments to grow moderately in 2017 due to constrains in hardware, software support

Dec 27, 14:09

Current major VR device players, including Sony, HTC and Oculus, are unlikely to enjoy a high growth rate in shipments in 2017 due to constrains in the supply of high resolution panels,...

Over 2 million VR headsets to ship in 2016, says Canalys

Newswatch - Dec 14, 15:16

Global VR (virtual reality) headset shipments are expected to exceed two million units in 2016 and to grow to 20 million by 2020, according to Canalys.

Acer Starbreeze, HTC take part in global VR association, GVRA

Dec 9, 11:46

HTC and Acer Starbreeze have joined Google, Oculus, Samsung Electronics and Sony Interactive Entertainment to establish a non-profit organization, the Global Virtual Reality Association...

HTC Vive shipments to lag behind Sony PSVR, Oculus Rift in 2016-2017

Nov 21, 12:39

Shipments of the HTC Vive VR devices will lag behind those of Sony's PSVR and the Oculus Rift in 2016 and 2017 due to its disadvantage in pricing, according to an estimate of industry...

HTC announces wireless upgrade kit for HTC Vive

Nov 15, 14:32

HTC has announced a tetherless virtual reality (VR) upgrade kit for the HTC Vive. The wireless kit, developed and produced by TPCAST, a HTC's Vive X Accelerator-invested company,...

The HTC Vive VR device

HTC reports decreased sales for October

Nov 7, 10:56

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.17 billion (US$259.64 million) of October, decreasing 12.43% on month and 8.66% on year. For the first 10 months of 2016, revenues totaled...

HTC to ship 1.5 million HTC Vive VR devices in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 18, 11:45

HTC is expected to ramp up shipments of its HTC Vive VR devices to 1.5 million units in 2017 compared to 400,000 units expected for 2016, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

MSI partners with HTC to release VR One backpack PC

Sep 13, 14:00

Micro-Star International (MSI) has launched the VR One, a virtual reality (VR) backpack PC, in partnership with HTC's Vive team, featuring high-end specifications, specially designed...

MSI VR One backpack PC

Commentary: Business outlook for HMD VR devices still unclear

Sep 8, 16:00

With HTC, Samsung Electronics, Oculus and Google keenly developing hardware devices and related software solutions, the virtual reality (VR) industry looks promising. But not all...

HTC speeding up development of Viveport app store

Aug 30, 13:57

HTC has said that it will continue to strengthen the development of its virtual reality app store, Viveport, as a means to foster the HTC Vive ecosystem and to ramp up sales of the...

HTC raises Vive price in the UK; invests in more developers in VR alliance, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 2, 14:01

High Tech Computer (HTC) on August 1 raised the price for the Vive in the UK, up from GBP700 (US$927) to GBP759 due to the depreciation of pound. In addition, HTC also invested in...

HTC to partner with HP and launch Vive branded PCs

Jul 21, 15:53

High Tech Computer (HTC), in addition to strengthening its software-hardware integration and retail channel expansion, is reportedly planning to release HTC Vive-branded PCs bundled...

Taiwan market: HTC begins marketing Vive via retail channels

Jul 13, 11:47

HTC has begun marketing its Vive through retail channels in the Taiwan market. The company aims to establish up to 100 experience shops for the VR device by year-end 2016.

Japan market: HTC launches HTC Vive

Jul 8, 11:19

HTC on July 7 announced the launch of HTC Vive, its first virtual reality (VR) device, in the Japan market and is cooperating with several local retail chains and games developers...

HTC Vive launched in Japan

Taiwan market: HTC Vive availability starting on July 12

Newswatch - Jul 5, 15:15

Following its entry into the Japan market on July 7, High Tech Computer's (HTC) Vive will become available in Taiwan on July 12, according to a Chinese-language Apple Daily...

Sales of HTC Vive headsets reach 100,000 units, says report

Jul 5, 14:24

Sales of the HTC Vive are approaching the 100,000-unit mark, according to a Road to VR report, citing data from Steam Spy. The Vive has been on the market for about three...

HTC to start marketing Vive via retail shops in Japan

Jun 28, 12:13

HTC has announced that it will hold a press conference in Tokyo on July 7 to promote sales of its HTC Vive through physical retail shops in Japan.

HTC seeks to spin off VR business

Jun 27, 10:43

The establishment of an independent VR (virtual reality) subsidiary will help HTC build alliances with, or solicit equity investment from, potential strategic partners, HTC president...

HTC US still taking orders for Vive, says company

May 19, 10:07

Consumers in the US are still able to order the HTC Vive via HTC's official website in the country, the vendor's senior global online communications manager Jeff Gordon has said in...

HTC to hold Vive strategy, ecosystem conference in Beijing

Apr 25, 12:26

HTC will hold a conference on strategy and ecosystem for HTC Vive in the China market in Beijing on April 26. Company chairperson and CEO Cher Wang will host the meeting.

HTC ties up with Dassault Systemes to develop business VR solutions

Newswatch - Apr 22, 11:32

HTC has signed a strategic partnership agreement with 3D software solution provider Dassault Systemes, and together the two firms will aim to develop business-use virtual reality...

Over 100 China makers rushing into VR device market

Apr 20, 14:01

More than 100 companies in China have stepped into the development of virtual reality (VR) devices, focusing on entry-level products initially, according to trade sources.

HTC partners with Microsoft and GameStop to establish experience centers

Apr 12, 15:35

HTC has been seeking partnerships for its Vive virtual reality device and in addition to cooperation with car vendors Audi and BMW, HTC has also partnered with Microsoft and GameStop...

HTC teams up with London-based Harrods to promote HTC Vive

Apr 6, 21:39

HTC has announced that it will team up with Harrods to establish an HTC Vive experience zone at its flagship department store in London, offering customers the ability to get hands-on...

HTC to hold product presentation on April 12

Mar 23, 22:03

HTC will hold product presentations in Taipei, New York and London on April 12. The vendor is expected to unveil its new flagship model for 2016, likely named HTC M10, during the...

HTC showcasing more VR contents at GDC 2016

Mar 14, 22:03

HTC will team up with Valve to showcase VR (virtual reality) applications at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2016 to be held in San Francisco from May 14-18, according to HTC.

HTC new flagship smartphone to support Vive, says report

Mar 11, 10:47

HTC's new flagship model for 2016, likely to be named HTC One 10, will support its forthcoming VR (virtual reality) device, the Vive, according to a Taipei-based Central News...

HTC revenues tumble in February

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 10:45

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.2 billion (US$129.14 million) for February 2016, representing a 35.16% drop on month and 54.48% drop on year.

Taiwan market: HTC sets Vive price

Newswatch - Mar 1, 11:00

HTC's first virtual reality (VR) device, the HTC Vive, will be available at NT$28,288 (US$848) in the Taiwan market, according to the company.

HTC Vive pricing lower than expected

Feb 23, 12:09

HTC has set the price for the consumer edition of its first virtual reality (VR) headset, the HTC Vive, at US$799, which is much lower than market expectation of US$1,500.

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