HTC Vive

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HTC Vive
Category VR device
Developer HTC Corporation, Valve Corporation
Announced 1st March, 2015[1]
Released Developers: 2014[2]
Consumers: 5th April, 2016[3]
Price 800 USD[4] (2016)
Operating system Windows, Linux, OS X
Display OLED
Field of View 110°
Resolution 2160x1200 pixels
Weight 555 g[5]
Controls inertial, hand controllers, Lighthouse base stations, position tracking
Not Standalone

HTC Vive is Virtual Reality Device, which was developed by HTC and Valve. It is Wearable Device and belongs to Head Mounted Displays category. It was shipped as the first device which allows to act and physically move in virtual reality.[6] The interaction with virtual reality is enabled by the headset, controllers and base station sensors. The whole system has to be linked with an appropriate computer.[7] The safety of users is secured by Chaperone system. It allows displaying a real surrounding when needed and warn users if they approach close to an obstacle.[8]

HTC announced that pre-orders for the device will be available starting 29 February 2016.[1]