HTC has formally brought its Vive VR headset and platform to India, but it’s not available for everyday consumers just yet. The company has launched the HTC Vive Business Edition platform in India, making a play for the VR content market before users.

The Vive Business Edition is available to buy from today and allows individuals and organizations to order Vive VR systems with additional services adapted for business and commercial environments. The Vive Business Edition system is priced at Rs. 1,26,990.

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The business edition package comes with a full Vive VR system along with commercial licensing and a 12-month limited warranty. Businesses can either buy the product individually or they can place orders for large quantities. In the press release, Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President – South Asia at HTC said,

“Vive BE is reshaping the future of business operations by offering them a complete VR ecosystem. Built to scale with growing business requirements, Vive BE delivers an exceptional experience and innovative solutions that address the growing business needs of companies globally. As a part of our Vive focus in 2018, we plan to expedite the growth of our partner through application of Vive technology across key areas like gaming, entertainment, automotive, engineering and medical amongst others.”

HTC Vive Business Edition: Product and Included Accessories

As mentioned The HTC Vive Business Edition comes with the complete Vive BE System and a 12-month limited warranty. The products included in the Vive Business Edition System are as follows:

  • Vive BE Headset
  • Vive BE Controllers x2
  • Vive BE Base Stations x2
  • Vive BE 3-in-1 Cable
  • Vive BE Face Cushions x4

According to the press release, the aim of Vive Business Edition is “to provide businesses with premium virtual reality experiences that offer unlimited perspectives to inspire product ideation and creation.”

HTC Vive Business Edition Specification and System Requirements

If you are a business who is planning to buy to the HTC Vive BE, here are the main specifications and system requirements to help you figure out if the product is for you or not.

Specifications

NameHTC Vive Business Edition
Product TypeVR Headset
ConnectivityBluetooth
Ports1 x HDMI, 1 x Microphone, 1 x Micro USB,
1 x USB 2.0, 3.5 mm Headphone Jack
Field of ViewField of View
ScreenDual AMOLED 3.6 diagona
Refresh rate90 Hz
Resolution1080 x 1200
SensorGyro,Proximity,G-sensor,
SteamVR Tracking
Operating SystemWindows

System Requirements

GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100,
Quadro P4000, FirePro W9100 equivalent or better.
ProcessorIntel i5-4590, Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3, equivalent or better
RAM≥ 8GB
Video outHDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2 or newer
Operating systemWindows 8.1 or later, Windows 10

Pricing and Availability

As mentioned, the HTC Vive Business Edition is available to buy from today and is priced at Rs. 126,990. Businesses can order their Vive BE either from Amazon or Imol.