HTC is releasing its PC-powered Vive Cosmos VR headset next month. Originally unveiled earlier this year at CES, the Cosmos is HTC’s latest bid at a mainstream VR headset. Unlike the original HTC Vive, the Cosmos doesn’t require external sensors and uses fully tracked motion controllers. HTC has also upgraded the LCD panels, with a combined 2,880 x 1,700 resolution, a 110-degree field-of-view, and even a 90Hz refresh rate.
HTC is using inside-out tracking on the Cosmos, and the headset also includes flip-up goggles so you can take a break from VR without having to remove the entire headset. The biggest new addition is a modular faceplate that allows you to customize the headset over time with extra functionality. HTC has previously…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts