By Yusuf Balogun
HTC today announced a new Vive Tracker accessory which is the first in the industry to use inside-out tracking.
The device can be attached to props to bring them into VR or to the user’s body for enhanced body tracking.
This new Vive Tracker is the first standalone tracker based on inside-out tracking which uses onboard cameras to track its position in space.
According to the brand, the tracker is based on OpenXR, and. possible to use the tracker with other headsets from other vendors.
Meanwhile, the image shows that the device is similar to the Quest Pro and Magic Leap 2 controllers which also use onboard cameras to track their position.
As it stands, HTC hasn’t announced the price or battery life, and release date yet. However, the device is expected to be official in Q3 2023.