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HTC Launches ‘Vive Business Edition’ VR System In India

Vive Business Edition includes a headset, two controllers, two base stations, a 3-in-1 cable and four face cushions

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HTC's contract manufacturing operations and VR division were reportedly not affected, Pixabay

With the aim to drive business use of Virtual Reality (VR), Taiwanese electronics giant HTC on Wednesday launched the “Vive Business Edition” headset for Rs 1,26,990 in India.

Vive Business Edition, that can be purchased from Amazon and www.imonline.co.in, would allow organizations to order Vive VR systems with additional services adapted for business and commercial environments.

“Built to scale with growing business requirements, Vive Business Edition delivers an exceptional experience and innovative solutions that address the growing business needs of companies globally,” Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia at HTC, said in a statement.

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Alongside the full Vive VR system, the new Edition comes with commercial licensing, a 12-month limited warranty and an option to order the device in large quantities. Pixabay

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“As a part of our focus in 2018, we plan to expedite the growth of our partners through the application of Vive technology across areas like gaming, entertainment, automotive, engineering and medical, among others,” Siddiqui added.

Vive Business Edition includes a headset, two controllers, two base stations, a 3-in-1 cable and four face cushions. (IANS)

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Amazon, Toshiba Announce First Budget-friendly TV with Dolby Vision

The company has continued to iterate on the Fire TV software to embrace Alexa voice controls as well

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The logo of Amazon, online retailer is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, France. VOA

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced the first budget-friendly Toshiba-branded 4K TV with built-in Fire TV software and Dolby Vision.

Up until now, the Dolby Vision — which is an HDR format that offers a wider colour palette and brighter highlights — has been widely available in premium-priced smart TVs, it is still trickling down to entry-level sets.

The Toshiba set would be available in 55-inch, 43-inch and 50-inch variants for $449.99, $329.99 and $379.99 respectively, The Verge reported on Thursday. The TVs would be available exclusively on Amazon and Best Buy stores.

The news comes as Amazon prepares to open an installation at the Dolby experiential space in New York City’s Soho neighbourhood where it would showcase theatre-like viewing experience with Dolby’s audio and visual technologies on recent Fire TV hardware.

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Smart televisions are becoming a popular trend.

Amazon’s Fire TV has over 34 million active monthly users and the company currently includes the Stick.

The Fire TV Stick 4K supports Dolby Vision, while the Cube offers Dolby Atmos audio but not the visual side, the report added.

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The company has continued to iterate on the Fire TV software to embrace Alexa voice controls as well.

The Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision was a necessary step for Amazon to better square off with the line-up of Roku TVs on the market like TCL, which already offers Dolby Vision output, the report noted. (IANS)