This year, head-mounted display Oculus Rift now has a serious competitor – HTC Vive, which speaks in favor of support for promising platform SteamVR. To spur the development of its ecosystem, HTC has also invested in the company WEVR, specializes in creating content for VR-devices.
Despite financial difficulties, HTC has found $ 10 million to buy a 15% stake WEVR, whose team cooperates with film industry professionals and develops software for playback of content on the VR-helmets. In addition, the new partner of the Taiwanese manufacturer promotes its own program to support authors – OnWEVR. For interesting projects for the virtual reality company is willing to pay from $ 5000 to $ 50,000, and apply for a grant can be anyone.
As the author of our US office, “neither my words nor somebody else will not be able to convey the feelings that you experience in a helmet HTC Vive”. According to preliminary data, a virtual reality helmet sale will begin in November 2015, the price of the gadget is not reported.