HTC says next year is 'critical' for the VR industry

HTC says that 2016 is a 'critical' year for the virtual reality industry, and its Vive headset.

Published Mon, Jul 20 2015 8:41 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:05 PM CST

Next year is the year of VR, but later this year HTC will be releasing its Vive headset, a virtual reality headset that it developed in collaboration with Valve.

HTC says next year is 'critical' for the VR industry |

HTC took to San Diego Comic-Con with its Vive headset where Jeff Gattis who is the Head of marketing for HTC's Emerging Devices Business, said: "The industry needs a successful first year. Next year is critical". With Sony and Oculus set to release their respective Project Morpheus and Rift headsets, HTC is sitting pretty right now with Valve and its Vive headset.


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