Go with the Flow
It’s been a busy time with HTC in addition to the virtual reality (VR) and the like, but new teaser photos suggest the Taiwanese company has a second product in the pipeline for 2021.
In advance of HTC’s mysterious “Go with the Flow event on October 14th, HTC tweeted the date, as well as a hyperlink to Vive’s website and a photo of a mysterious canister positioned on top of the laptop.
The company continued with a series of tweets that suggest a wellness-oriented VR product. The latest trademark filings suggest could be dubbed the Vive Flow We believe that, if this is an actual headset, it will be a competitor to the handheld Oculus Go.
— HTC VIVE (@htcvive) September 27, 2021
HTC may be working on a cheaper, wireless VR headset for casual consumers. The company’s most recent mixed reality headset, the HTC Vive Focus 3, catered to a niche market. If these teaser images are any indication, the Vive Flow could be exactly that. Interestingly, Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin teased that the event would deliver “big news in a small package,” accompanying his tweet with an image of key art that appears to show two lens-like shapes. You can see it in the video below.
You’re invited to join a special #immersive event in #VR on October 14 at 11 a.m. EDT to hear about some big news in a small package. Can access from VR, PC, Mac or phone. Click link to reserve your space now. #gowiththeflow 😎👍 https://t.co/WlEmQzU9r9 #xr #metaverse @htcvive
— Alvin Wang Graylin (汪丛青) (@AGraylin) September 28, 2021
HTC may unveil a wireless VR headset called Vive Flow at an event on October 14. The event is just two weeks before Facebook’s own Oculus-related event. It’s unclear exactly what the device will be, but we’ll be tuning in to find out.