Announced alongside with the One M9, HTC has unveiled yet another two more products. Both products are new categories from HTC. The Vive is to bring mass-market virtual reality (VR) one step closer, while the Grip is a fitness tracking wearable device with GPS.
HTC has partnership with Valve to announce the Vive. Vive combines Valve's Steam VR tracking and input technologies with HTC's world-renowned design and engineering talent, setting a new gold standard for an industry that has, until now, struggled to move beyond concept stage.
HTC and Valve have introduced a Full Room Scale 360 Degree Solution with Tracked Controllers, letting you get up, walk around and explore your virtual space, inspect objects from every angle and truly interact with your surroundings. The headset features high quality graphics, 90 frames per second video and incredible audio fidelity.
The HTC Grip is a fitness tracking wearable device with GPS. Powered by UA Record, the new health and fitness network from Under Armour designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts.
The HTC Grip is waterproof and it sports a curved 1.8" PMOLED display, which is easy to read time, distance and notifications on the move.
HTC claims that the 100 mAh battery is able last up to five hours when the integrated GPS is turned on. Grip also connects to an assortment of external heart rate monitors, including the Under Armour A39.
The HTC Grip is compatible with smartphones running on iOS 7 and Android 4.3 or above.