HTC and Intel bringing WiGig wireless tech to the Vive

HTC is partnering up with Intel to bring the computing giant’s WiGig wireless virtual reality tech to the Vive.

As reported by VRFocus, HTC will also be manufacturing the wireless accessory, and has promised to have a proof of concept on display during next month’s E3 conference.

There aren’t many details out in the wild right now, but HTC has confirmed that the WiGig will be based on the 802.11ad standard and will work solely in the interference-free 60GHz band.

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HTC releases 6DoF VR headset exclusive to Japan

HTC has announced the arrival of HTC Link, a new smartphone-based VR headset exclusive to Japan that features head movement with six degrees of freedom (6DoF) tracking.

Set to work with the company’s newly released smartphone, the HTC U11 is bundled with two compatible controllers and a spec camera which will track player movement since the Link headset will not house the U11 smartphone.

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