HTC Discontinues Vive Pro and Focus Models, Reduce Price on Pro Eye Kit

HTC confirmed that the HTC Vive Professional and HTC Vive Focus headsets at the moment are discontinued and shall be changed by their newer equivalents, the Vive Professional Eye and Vive Focus Plus, shifting ahead.

UploadVR reached out to HTC to verify that Vive Professional and Vive Focus at the moment are discontinued, after they had been showing in various ranges of availability on each the HTC shopper and enterprise websites. A HTC spokesperson confirmed that the Vive Professional and the Vive Focus “are on remaining unit sell-through and are finish of life.”

Which means that the headsets are discontinued however should still be out there for buy in sure areas till HTC promote by their remaining inventory.

The newer Vive Professional Eye and the Vive Focus Plus headsets will nonetheless be out there because the equal possibility for the now discontinued customary fashions. The Vive Professional Eye Full Package has additionally now been decreased in value accordingly, all the way down to $1399 — the worth of the now-discontinued Vive Professional Full Package.

“Total, we’re simplifying our product households to Cosmos (Shopper), Vive Professional Eye (Enterprise) and Focus Plus (Stand-alone), so these adjustments replicate the strategy,” stated an HTC spokesperson. There are additionally new bundle configurations out there for the Vive Professional eye and Focus Plus, to permit for various guarantee and base station configurations.

The adjustments come simply after HTC launched new choices to their Vive Cosmos line, together with a less expensive Cosmos Play headset and a pricier Cosmos Elite headset, which makes use of SteamVR monitoring and is now out there for pre-order.

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