The VR headset simply obtained even higher.
We’ve all skilled it sooner or later whereas in VR. The fidgeting of the velcro strap. The adjustment of the headset. The tangled headphone twine. For probably the most half, the HTC Vive has been a whole room-scale VR platform. However there’s all the time been a couple of quirks that bothered us.
Properly it seems like Vive has been listening, bettering the few annoyances we’ve had with the headset — lastly finishing our Vive VR system.
Set to launch on June sixth for the worth of $100, the Deluxe Audio Strap doesn’t simply add headphones to your Vive headset, however dramatically improves the consolation and experience throughout the board.
In the case of enjoying games for prolonged quantities of time in VR with the Vive—suppose hours—your experience slowly turns into an increasing number of uncomfortable. Whether or not it’s the load of the headset in your face, the elastic head straps bunching, or that rattling headphone twine intruding on immersion as you make fast physique actions, lengthy VR sessions can be a problem.
The Vive Deluxe Audio Strap hopes to unravel all of those issues.
First off, the inflexible body that replaces the elastic straps matches round your head and may be tightened with a knob on the again of your head. No extra facet velcro straps—large bonus. However even higher, due to the padded body design, the Deluxe Audio Strap takes weight off the entrance of your face and spreads it out round your head. Making this far more comfy.
Then there’s the headphone annoyance. The Deluxe Audio Strap has built-in headphones, eradicating the necessity to plug in your individual set. I don’t know what number of instances i’ve prolonged my arms out to only discover myself pulling the audio twine out of the headset. Or all these instances you place your folks in a Vive and so they take the headset off, only to observe the headphones crash to ground as a result of they forgot they have been even sporting them. Properly now you’ll be able to actually neglect you even have headphones on with these built-in suckers. The audio high quality is spectacular and in case you nonetheless need to chat with buddies whereas in VR, simply flip up one ear bud.
Apart from the odd identify alternative, the Deluxe Audio Strap is a must have for any HTC Vive proprietor.
Contemplating how a lot you would possibly spend on a pair of wi-fi headphones, the Deluxe Audio Strap begins to take advantage of sense. And if consolation is your sport, you want look no additional.