HTC Vive

HTC Vive’s VR/AR accelerator invests in 26 new companies

HTC Vive’s virtual and augmented reality accelerator programme, Vive X, has invested in 26 new companies, as part of third wave of support for VR and AR startups. Vive X invests in companies with an aim of building and enhancing the global VR and AR ecosystem, and the new companies work across a range of […]

Global VR Association launches with backing from Google, Facebook, HTC

Google, HTC VIVE and ’s Oculus are among the founding members of the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA), which was announced last week. The non-profit organisation of international headset manufacturers is designed to promote the growth of the global virtual reality industry – developing and sharing best practices and fostering dialogue between public and private stakeholders. […]

CCS Insight: dedicated VR headset sales to grow tenfold by 2020

Global sales of smartphone VR headsets will grow fivefold and sales of dedicated VR headsets will grow tenfold by 2020, according to CCS Insight. The research firm said that sales of smartphone VR devices – including Google’s Cardboard products and more advanced devices like Samsung’s Gear VR headset – have already exceeded its earlier expectations. […]