HTC Vive Business Edition VR System Launched In India
HTC has launched its business edition of the HTC Vive VR system in India, priced at Rs 1,26,990. The VR headset will be available on via Amazon and www.iamonline.co.in. The business model of the HTC VR headset comes with additional service adapters for the business and commercial users.
In fact, HTC and Oculus are the only companies that make business-class VR headphones. Presently, the Oculus Rift is available in India for Rs 41,282. However, it will not come with Business support and can only be for personal usage.
Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia at HTC said:
Built to scale with growing business requirements, Vive Business Edition delivers an exceptional experience and innovative solutions that address the growing business needs of companies globally. As a part of our focus in 2018, we plan to expedite the growth of our partners through application of Vive technology across areas like gaming, entertainment, automotive, engineering and medical, among others.
The business edition of the HTC Vive VR comes with commercial licensing and 12 months of limited warranty. With the first purchase, there will be an additional option to order the device in large quantity.
The final package also includes a standard headset, two controllers, two base stations, 3-in-1 cable, and a four face cushion.
The HTC Vive VR headset has a dual OLED display with 2160 x 1200p resolution, with 90 Hz refresh rate. The device is built on the platform called SteamVR and VivePort. The device offers up to 110-degree viewing angle with inbuilt speaker and mic.
The HTC Vive VR headset requires NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon RX 480 equivalent or greater graphics card with Intel Core-i5 4590 equivalent or greater CPU with at least 4GB RAM. The PC should have Windows 7 or the newer version of the operating system with support for HDMI 1.3 video output. The headset also packs a special sensor called Lighthouse laser tracking system to offer seamless VR experience.