I talked a lot about how headsets wire is a big issue in virtual reality. I talked about standalone headsets and about HTC project to make Vive wireless. We were all thinking that this was only experimental research, when yesterday HTC made the big announcement: you can buy a device to make your Vive wireless!

The device is not produced by HTC itself, but by TPCAST and it is a little black box that you can position in the rear of your headset, then you plug your Vive in and it starts streaming your virtual reality data from/to the headset, so the Vive becomes wireless. Its cost is not that bad: 220$, that, with current high prices of virtual reality devices is completely acceptable.

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