TPCast Opens US Office, HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Ships this Month

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The new adapter focuses on Intel-developed Wireless Gigabit Alliance technology, which is able to operate in the interference-free 60Ghz band with lower latency but better performance, HTC said.

Bad news if you picked up a TPCast wireless VR adapter in the past few weeks: an improved edition is already on the way.

Display resolution has been upped to 1440 x 1600 per panel (2880 x 1600 combined) from 1080 x 1200 (2160 x 1200 together) on the standard Vive. In fact, this VR headset is anticipated to take on Google's Daydream VR. The Vive Pro brings built-in audio and wireless options, and, most importantly, an nearly 80 percent boost in screen resolution. In a couple of further tweaks, dual microphones with active noise cancellation and dual front-facing cameras are implemented. In brief the Vive Pro is a new HMD aimed at a more premium VR enthusiast and enterprise market. This adapter will become available n autumn and should deliver a major enhancement to the VR experience.

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As for the Wireless Adaptor, third-party manufacturer TPCast, which also uses WiGig, launched its self-titled TPCast accessory at US$299; a TPCast Plus was announced at CES 2018.

Vive has delivered the "largest upgrade to the Viveport customer experience since launch".

"Viveport is moving to a VR first experience model, and with the all-new Viveport VR, we are changing the way consumers discover, experience and acquire VR content", said Rikard Steiber, president, Viveport. There are more than 1000 titles available via Viveport and more than 325 via subscription.

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A single wireless channel can't simultaneously support both the high-definition video and the tracking data.

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