htc vive

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    50 of 11 ms ... what does this mean? (HTC Vive)

    So I have an HTC Vive. Been playing Beat Saber with no issues for about a year. Then, about 6 months ago, the sabers got all laggy and couldn't even play the game. So today I turned on the gpu performance graph and I'm seeing a red graph as soon as I turn on Beat Saber and it jumps to 50 of...
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    HTC Vive Pro Headset Permanently Reduced to $600

    https://www.roadtovr.com/htc-vive-pro-headset-permanently-reduced-to-600/ A long time coming, and still missed the mark. Not at least matching the Index is a massive mistake. Will help the used market buyers at least!
  3. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Available for Preorder

    The Tetris Effect is available for preorder on the Epic Games Store. The game will have support for both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It is $39.99 with a limited time discount to $31.99.
  4. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Coming to PC

    The Tetris Effect is coming to PC on July 23, 2019. The Epic Games Store exclusive will have VR support for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. There is a 20% discount that will lower the price from $39.99 to $31.99. The discount offer ends on August 6th.
  5. cageymaru

    Viveport Infinity Brings Unlimited Access to the Viveport Subscription Catalog

    HTC Vive and Viveport have announced a new unlimited VR rental service called Viveport Infinity during its CES presentation. For a low monthly fee, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users will be able play a vast selection of VR titles from the Viveport Subscription catalog with an unlimited...
  6. cageymaru

    Introducing Game Streaming and AMD Radeon ReLive for VR

    AMD has released a video that showcases the new streaming capabilities of its AMD Radeon lineup. With the release of the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition drivers, AMD Radeon users can utilize their hardware to stream their games to mobile devices, and most VR headsets with the...
  7. B

    First Time VR

    Looking to get a vr setup. Not dead set on these, but here's what I was thinking about getting. Htc vive (non pro) https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00VF5NT4I/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 Wheel and pedal setup...
  8. cageymaru

    Coolso Technology Reveals Muscle Bio Sensors for VR and AR at Trade Show

    Coolso Technology has unveiled its new muscle bio sensors that allow everyday gestures to be interpreted as commands in virtual reality and augmented reality. The company's founder Jack Wu says that they have many uses beyond gaming and medical applications. At the 2018 Meet Taipei Startup...
  9. cageymaru

    Sign up for a VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    HTC VIVEPORT is having a promotion where signing up for a free trial subscription, that costs $8.99 a month afterwards, will allow you to purchase 5 VR game at $1 each. The game selection includes: SUPERHOT VR Arizona Sunshine Sairento VR The Wizards Accounting+ The service work for the...
  10. cageymaru

    Start a Free Trial VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    VR gamers can start a free 14 day trial subscription for VIVEPORT and purchase VR games for $1 each. The 5 games available for purchase include Accounting+, Arizona Sunshine, Sairento VR, SUPERHOT VR, and The Wizards. The subscription costs $8.99 a month and works with both the HTC Vive and...
  11. cageymaru

    3DNesVR Is an Emulator That Brings NES Games to VR

    The 3DNesVR emulator now has a Steam Store page and a free demo. It allows Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) games to be played in virtual reality (VR.) There are no games included with the app so you have to provide your own legally owned games. The release version of the application will...
  12. cageymaru

    Assetto Corsa Competizione Adds VR Support in Latest Patch

    Assetto Corsa Competizione has added virtual reality (VR) support in the Early Access Release 2 patch for the game. In this Steam discussions thread, owners of the game say that the VR is very rudimentary as it is a proof-of-concept addition to the game's alpha testing phase. The first-gen...
  13. cageymaru

    Virtual Reality Enables the Air Force to Train Pilots in Half the Time

    The Air Force is using HTC Vive virtual reality headsets in a program called "Pilot Training Next" to train pilots to fly in half the time that it normally takes. Pilots can link up with up to 20 other students to train together. But the most revealing statistic is that the price per VR...
  14. cageymaru

    HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Launches in September

    The HTC Vive and Vive Pro are cutting the cord for wireless freedom with the upcoming launch of the $299 HTC Vive Wireless Adapter. The Vive Pro needs an additional Vive Pro compatibility pack which costs $60 as it requires a different attachment device and foam padding. The device can be run...
  15. cageymaru

    HTC VIVEPORT Subscription Service Adds Oculus Rift Support

    The HTC VIVEPORT has been an exclusive monthly subscription service for VR aficionados who own the HTC VIVE HMD. Now the HTC VIVEPORT subscription service has added Oculus Rift support for certain games. This move makes sense as most VR titles on Steam support the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift...
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    Your current VR HMD mods...

    I'm just wondering what kind of mods(accessories, fixes, hardware, tricks, etc.) you guys are currently using to up your VR game. Here are mine for my HTC Vive: Samsung Gear VR Lens swap w/ 3d printed adapters 6mm VR cover(Switched out original face foam) Deluxe Audio Strap 25 Ft HDMI and 25 Ft...
  17. cageymaru

    Pixel Ripped 1989 Is an Indie VR Game with a Retrogaming Vibe

    Pixel Ripped 1989 is an Indie VR game where you fight the bad guys in the virtual "real world" of your classroom and again in the 2D sprite world comprised of pixel art, retrogaming inspired levels. I have a soft spot for retrogaming and the title looks like it would be a ton of fun; especially...
  18. cageymaru

    Vive Team at HTC Refutes Claims That VR Is Dying

    The HTC Vive team has taken offense with an article by Digital Trends that showed VR is dying by linking third party Amazon sales numbers. The Vive team explains their lower Amazon sales numbers are due to the headset being currently sold out on Amazon's website for weeks at a time. This is...
  19. cageymaru

    The Great C Is a Short Story VR Experience Coming to VR Platforms

    The Great C is a cinematic adaptation of Philip K. Dick's short story about a supercomputer (Great C) that rules the world. Each year the Great C demands that a human be sent on a pilgrimage but none have ever returned. The VR experience is to be shown at the Venice Film Festival later this...
  20. cageymaru

    Lowe's Uses Virtual Reality to Allow Customers to 'Try Before They Buy'

    Lowe's is using virtual reality (VR) to educate customers and sales associates about power tools sold in their stores. By utilizing the HTC Vive VR platform and custom haptics installed onto props that mimic the weight, sound, feel and even smell of power tool demo'd; Lowe's is able to teach...
  21. cageymaru

    SteamVR Beta Supports 16 Base Stations and More VR News

    SteamVR Beta now supports up to 16 base stations that allows users to cover multiple rooms. In this Twitter post by the China President of HTC Vive, Alvin Graylin, he shows an associate opening doors and entering multiple rooms while being fully tracked by the HTC Vive VR headset. He touts the...
  22. FrgMstr

    VR in Hollywood Direction

    We get a little bit of insight on how VR is being used by Hollywood directors, this one in particular is Steven Spielberg and how he used it in shooting Ready Player One. I highly suggest reading the book. Check out the video.
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    Any good vive controller charging dock

    Is there any good vive controller charging dock? I have seen these below but not sure if they are good https://www.vrgevr.com/collections/vr-docking-stations/products/vr-dock-le-for-vive https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIADJ96C95167...
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    htc vive stickers?

    Stupid question, but my htc vive came with two blue stickers. Do they serve any purpose for IR tracking? When I googled htc vive stickers I came across a reddit thread about recentering stickers in the wands?
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    Echo Arena will remain free forever

    Come join us. I hear that it works well with ReVive, but we can tell who you are by the permanently upraised thumbs...
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    Where are the RX VEGA VR benchmarks?

    Anyone here with an RX Vega and HTC Vive or Oculus want to fire up Nvidia VCAT VR or SteamVR performance tool? Regards, Taylor Ratliff aka TaylorR137
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    Been out of the loop with VR and haven't kept up with the developments or what's happening. But last weekend I tried my brother-in-law's Vive room scale setup and loved it and the wife told me I could buy a system. I'm seeing the deep discounted Rift package and honestly don't know which way to...
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    What should I buy? Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?

    I have the option of buying the Oculus Rift at $399 brand new or buy my cousin's slightly used (read: barely) HTC Vive for $600. What one should I get? Is one really $200 better or worse?
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    For those with both a Vive and Rift, any issues using both on the same PC?

    I've got a Rift on pre-order on Amazon that's supposed to release August 7th. I'll probably run it downstairs but was thinking about starting up in my office first using my sig rig. Just looking for any insights people have on this subject. One thing that has occurred to me is that I'll need an...
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    Add in lenses made all the difference

    This is going to come across as a bit 'ad' like so apologies, I also did do a quick search and couldn't see other threads or posts about it. I bought my Vive about a month ago, had a few games of table tennis etc, played Dirt Rally, wowed my friends with some of the games but I had a major...
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    Extending HTC Vive distance

    I need to extend the distance between my HTC Vive and my computer. I want to make a solution that extends the distance from the computer to the breakout box. I have some good quality USB and HDMI cables already, but what kind of power cable do I need? Looking to add about 5 ft distance
  32. FrgMstr

    HTC Vive $100 off for Today Only

    HTC Vive $100 off for Today Only at Newegg.
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    Viveport subscription service $6.99 monthly comming April 5th

    https://www.neowin.net/news/viveport-subscription-will-give-vive-owners-a-new-option-when-it-comes-to-sampling-apps First month free so I'm guessing every Vive owner will give it a shot and see. And a great way to celebrate First Contact Day.:vulcan:
  34. cageymaru

    HTC can Track Eye Movement in VR to Determine Your Interest in the Ad Placement

    HTC has devised a new system where companies can place advertising in VR applications and then HTC can track your interest in the advertisement. If your gaze leaves the advertisement such as you intentionally looking away, the advertiser doesn't have to pay for the placement. There are quite a...
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    Disable SteamVR screen on the desktop?

    displaying whatevers in the Vive on the desktop seems like a waist of resources, also what I am doing, viewing in the vive should stay in the vive :) anyway to disable SteamVR on the desktop? (besides cutting off the monitor :) Thanks
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    Myopia, small room and HTC Vive

    I'm thinking about getting an HTC Vive. However, my eyes are -4.0 and the room is also kind of small. Do you guys have any idea on how would that affect my experience? Am I going to have to wear my glasses while playing? Is it comfortable? The PC is not going to be a problem (6900k + 32GB Ram +...
  37. cageymaru

    NewEgg Deal Alert: Free Gigabyte AMD RX 480 4GB with HTC Vive VR Headset Purchase

    People always complain that the biggest barrier to VR ownership is the cost. NewEgg is conquering this stigma with a special deal on the HTC Vive - Virtual Reality Headset. Purchase the HTC Vive headset and you get a Gigabyte RX 480 4GB for FREE! NewEgg is giving you a free video card to...
  38. cageymaru

    Valve is Adding SMI Eye-tracking Tech to OpenVR Platform

    Valve is adding SMI eye-tracking tech to the OpenVR Platform and will be demoing the technology at GDC with an upgraded HTC Vive . The SMI eye-tracking technology allows for intuitive gesture-free navigation and more responsive avatars. There is also technology from the Japanese company Fove...
  39. Zarathustra[H]

    HTC's New Vive Payment Plans Diffuse the High Cost of PC Virtual Reality

    I think we can all agree that unlike in the 90's when Virtual Reality first became a buzzword, VR today is pretty damned cool. One of the problems preventing it from really gaining as much traction as it should has been the rather steep up front cost. First you need a $800 headset, and then...
  40. Zarathustra[H]

    Castles Made of Sand: VR, PC Gaming, and Hype

    Computer Business Review has an opinion piece up today lamenting what they see as some in the media calling VR in 2016 a flop, after they themselves were responsible for hyping it up the first place. They want to set the record and expectations straight, pointing out that PC VR Gaming is a...
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