HTC and Valve Partner to Make Virtual Reality Dream Come True
Mar 1 15
HTC Corporation announced plans to bring mass-market virtual reality (VR) one step closer. Through a strategic partnership with Valve, HTC promises to transform the way in which consumers interact with technology and the world around them with the debut of HTC Vive. HTC Vive Developer Edition will be launched this Spring, with the consumer edition available by the end of 2015. Vive combines Valve's Steam VR tracking and input technologies with HTC.
HTC Corporation Unveils its the GPS-Enabled HTC Grip
Mar 1 15
HTC Corporation unveiled its the GPS-enabled HTC Grip. Powered by UA Record, the new health and fitness network from Under Armour designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, Grip fuses HTC's renowned design with powerful, accurate tracking across a range of sports and activities, allowing athletes to set personal goals, then smash them. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, as well as Bluetooth-enabled accessories like heart-rate monitors, Grip extends its functionality, providing additional performance data to the Under Armour Connected Fitness platform. Grip is designed to comfortably support even the most extreme training regimes. The contoured, waterproof band conforms to wrist without pinching skin or catching on clothing during workouts. The curved PMOLED display also makes it easy to read time, distance and notifications on the move. Available in three sizes, to ensure a perfect fit, Grip complements even the most advanced training equipment and apparel in both style and performance. Capable of tracking and recording a variety of workouts (from running and cycling to time spent at the gym), Grip is also waterproof, making it perfect for tracking every step, from the gym to the shower and beyond. Its 100mAh battery lasts up to five hours when the integrated GPS is turned on, enabling Grip to accurately capture route, distance, pace and calories burned, all of which sync with UA Record in real time. Grip also connects to an assortment of external heart rate monitors, including the Under Armour A39, making it ideal for athletes wanting to track their heart rate. For everyday usage, Grip lasts up to 2.5 days on a single charge, ideal for tracking daily activity. Professional trainers will agree that sleep is crucial to the success of any serious training program, and Grip's auto sleep detection records the total amount of time spent asleep. Periods of deep and light sleep are also recorded with a view to helping develop sleep patterns that will help athletes unlock peak fitness and performance.
HTC Corporation Unveils Smartphone the HTC One M9
Mar 1 15
HTC Corporation unveiled the HTC One M9. The newest in the globally acclaimed HTC One family, the HTC One M9 is a classic yet timeless celebration of beauty and elegance that combines high style and performance, enabling to get the most from mobile phone. Building on a three-year pursuit of excellence, the HTC One M9 melds the best of the HTC One M7 and HTC One M8 into a stunning, iconic design. Distinct metal edges combine perfectly with graceful curves for a jewellery-grade look. Small and easy to hold, the crafted, all-metal unibody design is highlighted by an exquisite dual-tone silver and rose gold finish that is as distinctive, as it is durable. Mirror-polished gold sides cascade effortlessly into a hairline brushed silver back panel, encasing a bright and vivid display. HTC Sense 7 with HTC's EYE Experience software makes taking creative pictures easy. A host of new editing effects including Shapes, Prismatic, Elements and Bokeh allow to add a little bit of individual artistry into every shot, with the Zoe app automatically editing them, putting them to choice of music and letting friends remix the collection with their own shots to create a shared celebration from every moment. With so many incredible images, quickly showing friends those brilliant shots could become an issue. Wherever they're stored, the new One Gallery makes it easy to search through entire photo library, viewing images saved on the phone, on social media and on select cloud platforms. The gallery puts whole image library at fingertips, searching by date, location, event, album or even the images themselves with Image Match. A truly great viewing experience deserves sound that puts on the front row. The HTC One M9 guarantees a larger-than-life soundtrack courtesy of HTC BoomSound. The HTC One family's iconic dual front-facing speakers, now combined with 5.1 channel Dolby® Surround sound3 simulation, get even closer to the action, delivering extraordinary, cinema-style surround sound. Uniting HTC BoomSound and Dolby Audio creates immersion vibrant audio experience, so one can enjoy movies with rich, clear and powerful sound even without connecting headphones or external speakers. Whether listening via the stereo speakers or headphones, even the most discerning music fans will be blown away by the phone's support for perfect, 24-bit high-definition sound that surpasses even CD quality. HTC's unique combination of HTC BoomSound, Dolby Audio, a finely tuned sound profile, and Qualcomm® Immersive Audio gives all music and movies an unmistakable HTC One M9 flavor. Smartphones are fast becoming the central hub for home entertainment, and HTC Connect makes it easy to enjoy multimedia experience beyond phone. A three-finger swipe on the screen connects the phone to compatible TVs or external speakers from leading manufacturers including Harman Kardon. The playlist feature also allows multiple smartphones to share a speaker with Qualcomm AllPlay. For the ultimate connected smartphone-powered TV experience, the HTC One M9 comes exclusively preloaded with the Peel® Smart Remote app. Instantly connecting to the shows love, the app even learns from viewing habits, transforming phone into a personal TV guide and remote control. For a standout look, the HTC One M9 will be available with a range of unique and customizable accessories including the second-generation HTC Dot View case, which adds more retro personalization due to a host of new features and color options. A transparent back keeps smartphone pristine without hiding it from the world with the case injecting fun into even the most tedious commute by transforming into a mini games arcade. The new HTC Dot View case won't even get in the way of apps such as Instagram, Snapchat and Badoo with through-the-case notifications alerting to the latest photos, messages and check-ins. The new HTC One will be available in the U.S. on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon early Spring. It will also be available through HTC.com, Amazon, Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile specialty stores, Costco Wholesale and Target.