December 9th news, mobile phone maker HTC announced on Tuesday that the company and the electronic game maker Valve virtual reality helmet Vive cooperation development will be postponed to next year in April released. HTC originally planned to officially release the product and limited sales in the first part of the year.
If you had planned to buy a Vive HTC at Christmas, it would seem that it's not possible for you to get your Christmas day.
According to the latest news released by HTC, the virtual reality helmet release time will be 4 months later than the original plan. HTC wrote on its Web site:
HTC announced in March this year, it will cooperate with the electronic game manufacturers Valve to develop a virtual reality helmet Vive. Postpone the release of the product to further illustrate the virtual reality technology from the study room to the real life of the road is indeed a long and tortuous. So far, only Google and Samsung two companies to launch their own virtual reality helmet products, other companies such as Rift Oculus Sony, PlayStation VR HTC or Vive.
It is not clear how these virtual reality helmet pricing or detailed release date, just know that these products will focus on high-end virtual reality games and video applications.
Although the details are not clear, but this does not prevent the fans support for these devices, a large number of developers are eager, eager to develop content for these devices. Hulu and Netflix, the main stream media companies, are going to work with these devices, and Microsoft, Harmonix, and SONY are all ready to offer virtual reality games for these devices.
Still, last year, Oculus chief executive officer of Facebook's revenue
Now, HTC says it plans to provide 7000 sets of equipment to the developers before the formal release of Vive next year.