HTC is due to announce tomorrow the arrival of the brand new virtual reality (VR) headset in its Vive Flow range. Photos and specifications of the new VR headset have been leaked on Twitter. And we must Admit that its design gives its wearer a bit… the appearance of a big fly .
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Leaker Evan Blass posted on Twitter the images of HTC's new Vive Flow virtual headset a few days before its official announcement. He even cracked a "Did you miss me, HTC?" ", Just to taunt the brand and its marketing department , who would surely have preferred to unveil these images tomorrow, during the official launch event.
The images of HTC's new Vive Flow virtual reality headset corroborate many details already shown in previous leaks (without photos). However, they give a much more precise idea of the final design of the VR headset. This one could have cameras integrated in the front of the helmet (hidden behind the big yellow glasses) to propose, without doubt, uses of augmented reality. OtherThe images suggest that it would be equipped with a built-in blower cooling fan.
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HTC's new Vive Flow VR headset will be worn like a regular pair of glasses - no strap
Another image shows the headset plugged into a phone, used by a meditation practitioner . Does this mean that it can be used via a specific mobile application developed by HTC , or will it be compatible with existing mobile applications? Finally, examining the images shows the helmet attached to some sort of tube. This could be an external battery for the device , as there is on the Magic Leap VR headset. Unless it's just ... a storage case.
Other specialNotable ularity: the absence of a strap. The helmet is worn like a pair of classic glasses, and besides making its wearer look like a big insect , one can wonder if the weight remains balanced enough not to “Weigh” on the nose and offer the same level of comfort as other VR headsets on the market. A final tweet has finally leaked the price of HTC's next Vive Flow VR headset: it will cost $ 499 and should be available for delivery from next November .
HTC is organizing a special event tomorrow to launch its new virtual reality headset , under the slogan "Go with the flow ”. We can bet that all the technical details will then be revealed by the brand concerning its new model.
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Source: EVLeaks / Twitter