HTC had the hottest VR headset out of the gate in 2016, but the thinning perimeters on buyer equipment thanks to Oculus have pushed them into the enterprise business.
Today, the company secreted the Vive Pro Eye headset, its latest endeavor play-act that integrates eye-tracking camera to give useds an additional input mode and a direction for useds to signal attention. It’s available in a bundle with SteamVR 2.0 base stations and Vive controllers for $1,599.
The only difference over the previous-generation Vive Pro( with a $1,399 packet premium) is the eye-tracking capabilities. The $200 payment for that feature seems a bit healthful, but I suppose you don’t need much of an excuse to charge enterprise customers more.
As a consumer, there’s really no reason to buy this. Few entitlements are going to boost eye-tracking support until more consumer-grade headsets integrate the tech. It’s worth contrasting the rate object now with other headsets like the Valve Index which is several hundred dollars less and then the Rift S which is $1,200 less.
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