HTC has unveiled a brand new model of its standalone Vive Focus headset. The Vive Focus Plus comes with an up to date pair of HTC’s movement controllers which the corporate first launched as developer hardware in October final yr. The unique controllers had three levels of freedom help whereas the brand new ones have help for six.

The Vive Focus Plus controllers have six levels of freedom help which implies that the controllers will be tracked as they transfer round as an alternative of simply after they’re rotating on the spot.

The updates that HTC has made to the headset and controller put the Vive Focus Plus in competitors with the Oculus Quest, a brand new standalone headset that the Fb-owned firm is because of launch in a few months. It additionally comes with a pair of controllers with Fb saying that they are going to be able to “arena-scale” monitoring.

Apart from the controllers, the Vive Focus Plus additionally helps six levels of freedom monitoring, runs on the Snapdragon 835 platform and has a 2880×1600 pixel decision AMOLED show. It’s powered by the Vive Wave platform with customers having the ability to obtain VR content material from the Viveport on-line retailer. HTC hasn’t confirmed the pricing for the Vive Focus Plus as but.

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