HTC today announced a new VR headset, alongside a wireless solution for its existing set at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The Vive Pro is a new head mounted display built for enthusiasts and enterprise users.
It features dual OLED displays for a wider field of view, and a crisp picture resolution of 2880x1600 – a 37 percent increase over the current Vive display.
Vive Pro has a pixel density of 615 ppi, which is a 70 percent increase over that of the current Vive.
The Pro headset also features built-in high-performance headphones with an in-line amplifier, a new head strap with a sizing dial, dual microphones with active noise cancellation, and dual front-facing cameras designed to empower developer creativity.
"There’s a clear need in the VR market for a premium VR experience with high resolution display, integrated audio and the best components available today in a headset," said VIVE GM Daniel O’Brien.
Details on Vive Pro availability and price will be made available soon.
Also unveiled today, the Vive Wireless Adaptor will be the first to market with a truly wireless VR headset integration for both Vive and Vive Pro.
It features Intel’s WiGig technology, and claims to offer a premium VR wireless experience that operates in the interference-free 60Ghz band.
The Vive Wireless Adaptor will ship worldwide in the third quarter of this year.
"Wireless VR has been on nearly every VR user’s wishlist since the technology was unveiled," said Intel GM Frank Soqui.
"By collaborating with HTC to commercialize Intel’s WiGig technology, we will guarantee that wireless VR meets the most discerning quality bar for home users and business VR customers."
Finally, Vive has overhauled its Viveport storefront to improve discovery and enable VR previews of content.
Earlier this year, Vive launched the world’s first VR subscription service for the 325 of the 1000 titles now available on Viveport.