HTC Vive Cosmos , new generation VR viewer and evolution of one of the most satisfying devices in its category, can now be booked via the official website , with deliveries starting on 3 October . In Europe, HTC Vive Cosmos costs 799, 00 € and the package includes the viewer with 5-meter cable, the link box, the DisplayPort cable and the one-meter USB 3.0 AA cable, the power supply, two Vive Cosmos controllers, four alkaline batteries AA and a subscription of 12 months to Viveport Infinity .
This content is reserved for those who purchase HTC Vive Cosmos in pre-order, with Viveport Infinity which provides unlimited access to more 600 games and applications.
Vive Cosmos uses a system of inverse tracking of the perspective (inside-out tracking) which, using the 6 video cameras installed on the viewer, it guarantees tracking on the entire room without the need to have to set up infrared turrets. Furthermore, the front part of the visor is modular and can be modified later from the purchase.
The resolution of the new viewer will be 1440 x 1700 pixel by eye , for a overall resolution of 2880 x 1700 pixel . Which is to say that the display of HTC Vive Cosmos will display almost twice as many pixels as the display on the previous generation HTC Vive. In fact, for the original Vive, it was 1080 x 1200 pixel by eye, or 2160 x 1200 total pixels, or the 88% of pixels less . Vive Cosmos will work at 90 Hz . For details we refer to this content .
|Main features|| 1. Unprecedented immersion with 3D spatial audio
2. Higher screen resolution, redesigned display and cable design to make it easy to use and improved ergonomics
3. Chaperone Technology
|Screen||Double with a 3.4 “diagonal|
|Resolution||1440 x 1700 pixel by eye (2880 x 1700 total pixels)|
|Refresh rate||90 Hz|
|Field of view||Maximum 110 degrees|
|Input||Integrated microphone and headphone button|
|Connections||USB-C 3.0, DP 1.2, Proprietary Connection for Mods|
|Ergonomics|| Openable visor
|Controller|| Gyroscopic sensors and G-Sensor
|Controller Input|| System button
2 application buttons
|Controller batteries||2x AA alkaline batteries|
|Tracking requirements||There is no minimum space requirement if you stand or sit|
|Room-scales||minimum 2 m x 1.5 m in Room-scale mode|
Processor Intel Core i5 – 4590 or AMD FX 8350, equivalent or superior
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480, equivalent or superior
Memory 8 GB RAM or more
Video output DisplayPort 1.2 or newer
USB 1x USB 3.0 or newer
Operating system Windows 10
Recommended video card for the best NVIDIA GeForce GTX experience 1070 / Section P 5000 or higher, or AMD Radeon Vega 56 or higher