HTC brings VR into Singapore market from Nov 28th 2016
Singapore – November 28 － HTC Corporation (“HTC”), a pioneer in innovative, smart mobile and virtual reality technologies, today announced their virtual reality system, HTC VIVE™ will be available in Singapore on November 28th, making Vive the first complete VR system available to consumers in the Singapore market.
On November 28th, consumers will be able to purchase Vive online at Vive’s official website while retail demo and sales will be made available by end of 2016. Each store location will boast an interactive Vive demonstration station, fully open to the general public for individual sessions to experience a variety of virtual reality content supported by the platform. Consumers will also be able to purchase Vive following an in-store demonstration, directly from participating retailers. For product information or to purchase a Vive, visit Vive’s official website: www.vive.com/sg/
Raymond Pao, HTC’s Vice President for VR (APAC) commented: “We are thrilled to start offering Vive in Singapore, the heart of the Southeast Asian market. Consumers have been eager to try and purchase the best VR system in the world, the Vive. The Vive has been very well regarded by consumers and media as the best VR system in the world, and we are very excited to bring this product into the hands of Singapore consumers and developers.”
Participating at the 2nd Lean Enterprise Development Forum 2016 in WAF (Workforce Advancement Federation), HTC, will showcase Vive’s capabilities to all visitors of the forum. Vive can also be experienced in the ticketed “Avengers Exhibition” at Science Centre Singapore (SCS).
Priced at $1,349 Singapore dollars, 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 Singapore launch, for a limited time, Singapore consumers can enjoy free shipping when they order Vive from www.vive.com/sg/, as well as two fully-fledged VR experiences: The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed and Zombie Training Simulator. 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), HTC’s global app store dedicated to VR apps across games, entertainment, travel, education, creativity, sports, fashion, music and more. For more information, or to find out the nearest location where you can experience Vive in-store, please visit http://www.vive.com/sg
VIVE is the new virtual reality (VR) product that has set the standard for the industry to follow. In close collaboration with the strategic partner, Valve®, HTC has delivered the most complete, most immersive virtual reality system in Vive, and the only consumer virtual reality system on the market that enables room-scale motion with precision tracking, enabling users to experience virtual reality using their visual, aural and physical senses. Since announcing Vive, HTC and Valve have worked with thousands of developers and partners to create VR content across a wide spectrum of sectors, from gaming and entertainment to health, automotive, retail and education. Vive partners are showcasing VR applications around the world, demonstrating the potential of a world without limits on the imagination. For more information, please visit www.vive.com/sg
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and HTC Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile and virtual reality experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). www.htc.com
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