HTC has announced that the Pico G2 is now a part of the Vive Wave and Viveport platform.
Overnight, the company made an announcement that the Pico G2 is now the newest member to join the Vive Wave platform. Vive Wave is an open platform toolset for stand-alone VR devices that enables easy mobile VR content development, high-performance device optimization, and unified Viveport storefront that crosses devices.
Pico G2 uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 XR platform with 4+32GB of memory with up to 256GB of micro-SD card expansion. At the same time, The Pico G2 on the Snapdragon 835 supports strong connectivity, advanced flash memory technologies, and shortens loading time of experiences.
The Pico G2 is equipped with two fast response LCD screens with 3K binocular resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 101° frame of view (FOV) to improve overall lens clarity while maintaining a large field of view.
Pico Series A Funding
In addition, Pico has announced that they have successfully raised $24.7 million in Series A funding co-led by GF Qianhe and GF Xinde Investment.
Pico CEO Henry Zhou said, “Pico will keep focusing on all-in-one VR and will also increase its investment in 3D sensing (TOF) and AR technologies in the near future. In the future, Pico hopes to become a portal-level AI vision company through the layout of VR+AR+TOF technology and products,” according to Yivian.
Currently the Pico G2 headset is set to launch in China. There are no hard confirmations of the headset launching in the western markets as of now.