HTC Vive Pro Price Rumor
$349 Q1 Headset Only & $799 in Q4 2018 with the Lighthouse 2.0 Trackers. There is also a visual comparison of the Vive Pro with the Vive Pre + TPCAST + Deluxe Audio Strap
The HTC Vive Pro isn’t VR anymore, it’s XR, meaning that it is a device that does both AR, VR. (XR does not mean extended reality)
The Vive Pro is XR because the two cameras on front are not tracking systems, they are meant for pass through stereo Augmented Reality vision. Unlike most other AR headset products because it has a large 110 Field of View that is combined with the stellar Lighthouse tracking system.
The main reason to get the new Vive Pro is the new optics which include a high resolution screen, less noticeable screen door effects, and less light leakage. It’s lighter more comfortable and has a new surround sound system built into the headphones.
Another interesting point is that the headset is ready for the Lighthouse 2.0
A reliable source indicated that the price of the Vive Pro Upgrade would be $349 in Q1 2018 with the trackers sold separately, but if you have a Vive currently you can use it with the existing trackers.
The Vive Pro complete system with the Lighthouse 2.0 Tracking system included will sell for $799 in Q4 2018
VIVE PRO SPECS (Credit HTC VIVE)
- Unprecedented presence with Hi-Res and 3D spatial audio
- Stay immersed comfortably with higher display resolution, easy-to-use headset & cable design, and improved ergonomics
- Chaperone technology
- Free to move around wirelessly with VIVE Wireless Adapter*
- *VIVE Wireless Adapter sold separately.
Headset Specs (Credit HTC VIVE)
Screen:Dual AMOLED 3.5" diagonalResolution:1440 x 1600 pixels per eye (2880 x 1600 pixels combined)Refresh rate:90 HzField of view:110 degreesAudio:Hi-Res certificate headset
Hi-Res certificate headphone (removable)
High impedance headphone supportInput:Integrated microphonesConnections:USB-C 3.0, DP 1.2, BluetoothSensors:SteamVR Tracking, G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity, IPD sensorErgonomics:Eye relief with lens distance adjustment
Here is a comparison of the Vive Pro to the Vive with TPCast and the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap.
After CES 2018 you should come to San Francisco for SF VR 360 Janus a small event with the theme of Brain Decoding featuring a keynote by Neuroscientist Tim Mullen and a demo of MicrodoseVR the HTC Vive + TPCAST + Deluxe Audio Strap.
SFVR360 is a series of small events with monthly talks with demos at delightful San Francisco Venues.sfvr360.com
back for 2016 ! Join us at Gray Area in for an all-day virtual reality event. Last time, over 600 VR developers…sfvr.net
Microdose VR combines art, music and dance into a real-time virtual reality gaming experience, defining a new medium…microdosevr.com