The VR headset merely obtained even larger.
We’ve all expert it ultimately whereas in VR. The fidgeting of the velcro strap. The adjustment of the headset. The tangled headphone twine. For in all probability probably the most half, the HTC Vive has been an entire room-scale VR platform. However there’s on a regular basis been a few quirks that bothered us.
Properly it looks like Vive has been listening, bettering the few annoyances we’ve had with the headset — lastly ending our Vive VR system.
Set to launch on June sixth for the price of $100, the Deluxe Audio Strap doesn’t merely add headphones to your Vive headset, nevertheless dramatically improves the comfort and expertise all through the board.
In the case of having fun with games for extended portions of time in VR with the Vive—suppose hours—your expertise slowly turns into an growing variety 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 quick physique actions, prolonged VR periods can be an issue.
The Vive Deluxe Audio Strap hopes to unravel all of these points.
First off, the rigid physique that replaces the elastic straps matches spherical your head and could also be tightened with a knob on the once more of your head. No additional side velcro straps—giant bonus. However even greater, because of the padded physique design, the Deluxe Audio Strap takes weight off the doorway of your face and spreads it out spherical your head. Making this much more cozy.
Then there’s the headphone annoyance. The Deluxe Audio Strap has built-in headphones, eradicating the need to plug in your particular person set. I don’t know what variety of situations i’ve extended my arms out to solely uncover myself pulling the audio twine out of the headset. Or all these situations you place your people in a Vive and they also take the headset off, solely to watch the headphones crash to floor because of they forgot they’ve been even sporting them. Properly now you’ll be capable of truly neglect you even have headphones on with these built-in suckers. The audio top quality is spectacular and in case you nonetheless want to talk with buddies whereas in VR, merely flip up one ear bud.
Apart from the odd determine various, the Deluxe Audio Strap is a should have for any HTC Vive proprietor.
Contemplating how so much you might spend on a pair of wi-fi headphones, the Deluxe Audio Strap begins to benefit from sense. And if comfort is your sport, you need look no further.