HTC will start selling its standalone Vive Focus virtual reality headset worldwide today, after an initial launch in China earlier this year. The headset, which will cost $599 in the US, is aimed at business customers in 37 countries. It’s part of a larger attempt to make HTC VR headsets appealing to companies, including a newly announced collaboration app called Vive Sync, which lets employees in different offices meet and work together in VR.

The Vive Focus is a self-contained mobile headset that tracks a user’s motion with outward-facing cameras — similar to the upcoming $399 Oculus Quest headset. HTC announced it after canceling a similar headset based on Google’s Daydream VR platform, and it was initially unclear whether the Vive…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/8/18075560/htc-vive-focus-standalone-vr-headset-pricing-release-date-shipping

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