HTC unveils Link VR headset for the U11 with PS Move-like motion tracking

May 25th, 2017   decode   news

HTC has been promising a proper mobile solution for VR – first the Vive wireless upgrade kit and now a proper phone-based solution. But before you call the HTC Link a “Gear VR clone”, note that the phone sits outside of the headset.

That’s right, the HTC U11 provides the number crunching and sends the video over USB-C. The headset has its own displays – 3.6″ big (110° field of view), with 1,080 x 1,200px resolution and capable of 90Hz refresh rate.

HTC Link VR

Then there’s an external motion controller tracking, similar to the PS Move system (yes, the light-up lollipops). The…

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