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HTC wireless Vive 2 VR headset to launch at CES 2017

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HTC wireless Vive 2 VR headset:

HTC is expected to introduce Vive 2 VR headset at upcoming CES 2017, according to a latest report from Central News Agency (CNA). The latest report comes after its was tipped that HTC was working on Vive 2.


  • 4K screens
  • Room-scale VR
  • Enhanced lighthouse mechanics
  • Improved refresh rate

4K screens:

  • HTC Vive 2.0 is expect to come with two 4K screens.
  • 4K VR headset to work well, it will need a 3840 x 2160p resolution, up from the existing Vive’s 2160 x 1200p resolution (per eye resolution is 1080 x 1200p).

Room-scale VR:

  • The new headset is expect to feature “room-scale” VR —
  • VR enabling the use of clear space to allow movement for users
  • The user feels real-world movement is  replicate in a virtual environment.

Enhanced lighthouse mechanics:

  • HTC Vive could come with a “lighthouse” technology — it floods a room with non-visible light
  •  uses positional tracking to figure out its 3D surroundings.
  • These are complicate and sometimes difficult to set up.

Improved refresh rate:

  •  The inclusion of an improved refresh rate seems to be imminent.
  • If the company wants to make a 4K headset, it will need to endow the device with a refresh rate of at least 120 Hz
  • up from 90 Hz on the existing device.

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