All the biggest virtual reality and artificial intelligence releases from CES 2017.
HTC wireless VR and Vive
HTC Vive, which was announced at CES 2016 has been re-released with advanced updates at the 2017 show. One of the main announcements being, the addition of wireless VR.
HTC announced that its new partnership with Intel will see the company working on a WiGig wireless VR solution that will include a 360-degree tracking.
The WiGig solution is a fast, short-range wireless network otherwise known as 802.11ad. It uses wider channels in the unlicensed 60GHz band, making it capable of multi-gigabit speeds with low latencies of up to 8Gbps.
The company also announced its new product, Vive Tracker, which is a small device made to enable developers to track any object in virtual reality.
The Vive Tracker will be available from the second half of 2017, with the pricing and availability to made available closer to the release date.
This comes in addition to the update of its VivePort app store that will launch a subscription-based service for testing out VR apps and games, as well as developing a platform for arcade owners to easily offer VR experiences.
The subscription will be available from early 2017 but is ready for users to pre-register for a free trial.