HTC Vive Business Edition Leaps Oculus In Commercial Use

Posted: Jun 10 2016, 9:22am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

HTC Vive Business Edition Leaps Oculus in Commercial Use

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HTC making Facebook's Oculus look like a slow mover.

The HTC Vive has already been adopted by professional users, mostly because the HTC VR system comes with working VR controllers and room-scale technology. Now HTC has released a special version for business users.

The HTC Vive Business Edition (Vive BE) with additional services adapted for business and commercial environments. Alongside the full Vive VR system, Vive BE comes with commercial licensing, a dedicated Business Edition customer support line and a 12-month limited warranty. Businesses will be able to buy multiple Vive BE systems, with the option to order large quantities.

Daniel O'Brien, VP of VR at HTC, said, "With Vive BE, we are answering the overwhelming demand from global industries for a complete VR experience, to provide innovative solutions for their business needs. Expediting the growth of partner organizations through application of Vive technology is an incredibly important part of our ongoing VR strategy, and will ensure Vive continues to be at the forefront of the enterprise sector."

The HTC Vive BE will sell for $1,200. The Vive BE package includes Vive BE Headset, Vive BE Controllers x2, Vive BE Base Stations x2, Vive BE 3-in-1 Cable and Vive BE Face Cushions x4. The HTC Vive BE will launch in 5 markets in June 2016 (U.S., Canada, UK, Germany & France) and will be rolling out globally in the coming weeks.

HTC recently started to ship the HTC Vive without delays. New orders of the $799 HTC Vive ship within 2 to 3 days. Additionally the HTC Vive is available at retailer including Microsoft and GameStop.

Meanwhile Facebook owned Oculus still struggles to make enough Rift headsets. A new order ships in August and there is still a limit of 1 per Customer.

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