HTC’s new Vive Float glasses mean you can revel in VR any place

HTC Vive has simply unveiled its newest digital fact software with a brand new focal point on rest and wellbeing. (*10*)

Not like bulkier gaming headsets just like the Vive Professional 2, the (*2*)Vive Float are a lighter pair of glasses designed for use for meditation, leisure and productiveness any place you move. 

The glasses attach for your (*3*)Android telephone to flow motion pictures and TV displays, and to get right of entry to immersive reviews within the Viveport app retailer the use of your telephone as a controller. You’ll even meet with family and friends in digital environments the use of Vive Sync. 

The Float glasses are light-weight at 189g, that includes a dual-hinge design that folds right down to stay the glasses transportable. 

The face gasket options the similar magnetic connections because the Vive Focal point 3, making it simple to switch out when you need to proportion the glasses. There’s additionally a cooling device to tug air away out of your face and integrated diopter dials that may be adjusted for clearer visuals. 

HTC Vive Flow

The Float provides a 100-degree box of video with a 3.2k answer and a 75Hz refresh fee. The glasses additionally profit from 3-D spatial audio for immersive sound, however will also be attached to exterior Bluetooth earbuds. 

HTC Vive has additionally introduced an identical raise case and a 10,000mAh energy financial institution (each bought one by one) to stay the glasses charged up at the move. 

“With Vive Float, HTC is taking era in a brand new path, focusing now not on what we do, however on how we really feel,” mentioned HTC CEO and Chairwoman, Cher Wang. “Keeping up our wellness has come to the leading edge in the previous couple of years, with such a lot of hundreds of thousands feeling stressed out each day, so it hasn’t ever been extra essential to take day out to calm our minds, and Vive Float supplies the very best alternative to flee our four partitions and immerse ourselves in our ultimate atmosphere.”

“Meditation, mild stretches, mind coaching, streaming our favourite displays and even assembly buddies or co-workers in VR with Vive Sync can all be enhanced through a tool gentle and compact sufficient to slot in our pocket. Vive Float represents the following evolution of era, as we take a extra holistic view of the way we will be able to make lifestyles higher.”


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The corporate additionally introduced a brand new Viveport subscription plan particularly designed for Vive Float customers.

The plan provides limitless get right of entry to to a spread of wellbeing, mind coaching, productiveness and light-weight gaming apps, in conjunction with unique content material comparable to a Lo-Fi room that resembles a restaurant, for simply $5.99 a month.

The HTC Vive Float is to be had to pre-order as of late for £499/$499/€549. Pre-orders include the reliable Vive Float raise case and seven items of content material. Or however, you’ll be able to wait till our overview is revealed, and purchase the Float as soon as it formally hits cabinets in November 2021. Take a look at our (*2*)Vive Float hands-on overview now for our first impressions.