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The Real Feels: Totally Immersive Virtual Reality From VIVE

HTC VIVE - Virtual Reality System
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*Totally immersive virtual reality will blow your mind
*Interactions feel intuitive, natural and lifelike
*Built for comfort and functionality

There’s VR, and then there’s totally immersive virtual reality. VIVE by HTC is the ultimate way to experience VR. It’s designed to let you, your friends and your family experience new, unimaginable worlds, thanks to game-changing technology and best-in-class content.

VIVE is designed from the ground up. Let’s unpack what that means in real terms: room-scale virtual reality, which is far more encompassing than most VR systems. Prepare to be blown away by visually, physically and emotionally awe-inspiring characters, sights and sounds for your Windows PC.

The features are mind blowing, too. The headset is state-of-the-art, as befits the VIVE world and the HTC brand. It offers precise tracking, adjustable straps and eye-relief tuning for long wear and comfortable immersion.

The wireless controllers are where the real feels are. They’re designed specifically for VR so that interactions feel intuitive, natural and lifelike. We loved trying out the set, especially when we got to “feel” a virtual bow and arrow. Thwack! We felt like we were channeling our inner Katniss.

VIVE’s speakers (aka base stations) are another breakthrough for virtual reality systems. They allow the headset and controllers to track their exact position and movement so you can really feel and explore the virtual world.

VIVE is powered by SteamVR, meaning everything you love about Steam is now also available in virtual reality. You can keep tabs on the newest releases and automatically download game updates. You can also create and share content with millions of your closest friends on Steam.

You also get access to Viveport, the global app store for virtual reality, including content across education, design, art, social, video, music, sports, health, fashion, travel, news, shopping, creativity tools and more. You can do almost anything!

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