New Delhi – April 21 2017－ HTC Corporation (“HTC”), a pioneer in innovative, smart mobile and virtual reality technologies, today announced the launch of their virtual reality system, HTC VIVE™ making it the first complete VR system available to customers in the India market. Vive will be available exclusively on Amazon.in via pre-order from April 22nd, 2017. The site http://www.vive.com/in will go live by 25 April 2017. Vive will soon be available for an in-store experience across select locations in India. These select locations will be equipped with an interactive Vive demonstration station, fully open to the public for individual sessions to experience a variety of virtual reality content supported by the platform.
Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President-South Asia, HTC commented: “We are delighted to launch Vive in India. Vive has totally transformed the way we interact with the world, bringing ultimate mainstream experience to the consumer. Now consumers and developers can experience immersive virtual reality in a way that reshapes human imagination beyond boundaries.”
Priced at INR 92,990, Vive is the first complete VR solution, including wireless VR controllers, room scale movement, and Head Mounted Display featuring a built in camera. To celebrate Vive’s India launch, Indian consumers can enjoy free shipping when they order Vive from Amazon.in as well as two fully-fledged VR experiences:
- Everest VR: Experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest through a sequence of immersive first person locations as you strive to reach the top of the world. Incomparable visual fidelity combined with player agency in a VR journey that feels both real and emotionally stunning
- Richie’s Plank Experience: Are you afraid of heights? Take an elevator to our plank that sits 80 stories high above the ground, then dare to walk to the end! An experience made for first-time VR users. Plus, customize the settings to add a physical plank to your playing space.
Vive delivers unprecedented realism and immersion, with hundreds of VR apps that let people experience content like never before. Vive owners can access a great variety of content at Viveport (www.viveport.com), Viveport is HTC’s global app store dedicated to the global app store for virtual reality, democratizing access to the most diverse selection of VR apps and content across education, design, art, social, video, music, sports, health, fashion, travel, news, shopping, creativity tools and more.