HTC VIVE™ has launched their newest premium virtual reality standalone headset and accessories VIVE Focus Plus for enterprise customers at MWC 2019 event. Vive Focus Plus is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile VR Platform enabling the business markets to collaborate and engage in new and effective ways.

Vive has upgraded the existing six Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) available on Vive Focus headset to dual 6DoF controllers, giving users the same freedom as PC VR devices. It also makes porting existing PC VR content easier for developers while making it physically more portable and natural to use.

HTC VIVE Focus Plus Premium Standalone VR Headset

Vive Focus Plus comes with full enterprise support, several professional features including Kiosk Mode, Gaze Support, and device management tools to remotely enroll, monitor, and manage multiple headsets all at once. Companies across the globe such as SimforHealth and Immersive Factory are already implementing Vive Focus Plus for medical training and safety simulation purposes.

Vive Focus Plus offers two ultrasonic 6DoF controllers featuring an analog trigger that gives users the ability to control objects or interactions with pressure-sensitive input, making experiences truly immersive. Additionally, with the aid of the WAVE platform and SDK tools, porting from PC-based VR to Vive Focus Plus will be relatively easy for developers.

Vive Focus Plus is powered by the VIVE WAVE Platform and comes with Viveport Infinity which is the first unlimited subscription service for VR. For just one low monthly price, members can explore a wide range of games, apps, experiences, and more. In addition to Vive Focus Plus, Viveport Infinity is compatible with high-end PC-based VR systems as well as the full spectrum of WAVE supported headsets. Members will be able to use a single account across their portfolio of VR devices when the service launches on April 2nd.

VIVE Focus Plus VR headset will be available for purchase starting in Q2 2019 on in 25 markets worldwide, supporting 19 languages. In most markets, the product will include an enterprise license for use at no additional cost.

Ramit Harisinghani, VP and Head of Middle East & Africa at HTC Vive, said ;
At Vive, the announcement of Vive Focus Plus furthers our commitment to rapidly iterate and refine the VR market for both businesses and consumers. This rollout of Vive Focus Plus leads the way for deeper immersion, more realistic training and simulation, and easier porting of experiences from PC to the stand-alone category.
Vive is showcasing the newest standalone headset, Vive Focus Plus and the new Vive Pro Eye, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The company is spotlighting innovative partner experiences like construction safety and hazard training, medical simulation for nurses and their own multi-user collaboration tool, Vive Sync, in addition to ground breaking demos on the future of VR and 5G.