Bangalore, April 24 2016: Months ahead of its formal launch in India, HTC organised a readshow of its Vive VR solution. Unlike the Gear VR, HTC Vive isn’t meant for smart phones. It is a PC-based VR device with arguably the best experience currently on offer.
Gaming with the HTC Vive gives you an immersive experience. You get to roam around the room freely and also make gestures using the hand controllers. We felt that the controllers were highly responsive and interactive. There’s also the base stations that sense your movement and create a mesh-like visual if you get close to the wall, avoiding bumps.
The 3D video playback was amazing as we got totally immersed into the ocean (we were shown a video of underwater life). The images were so real that we felt slightly dizzy after removing the device.