TRENDING NOW: HDD and SSD crypto mining frenzy begins, could see shortages like GPUs

HTC and Valve get real about VR, with the Vive passing through the FCC

The HTC Vive has passed through the FCC, is all systems go for its April 2016 launch.

Published Wed, Dec 30 2015 11:21 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:02 PM CST

HTC and Valve will be celebrating on NYE, as their Vive headset has just been certified by the Federal Communications Commission.

HTC and Valve get real about VR, with the Vive passing through the FCC |

The FCC needs to put its regulatory stamp of approval on products before their consumer release, with HTC aiming for an April launch window. Road to VR reports that the FCC's certification was expected to hit some roadblocks, courtesy of its laser tracking and possibly safety issues, but it seems to be A-OK.

HTC also has lofty plans for its Vive headset, which could hit hundreds of millions of Internet cafe users in China if HTC can play its cards right.


Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

Newsletter Subscription

Related Tags

Newsletter Subscription
Latest News
View More News
Latest Reviews
View More Reviews
Latest Articles
View More Articles