HTC Vive Teardown
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Background and Identification ¶
On March 1, 2015 at the Mobile World Congress, electronics manufacturer HTC unveiled the Vive, a VR headset co-developed with Valve, a video game developer/digital distribution company. The Vive features two 1080p AMOLED displays that support a 110º horizontal field-of-view. Motion tracking is powered by two Lighthouse base stations, which emit a field of IR beams to track the headset in full 360º motion.
The Vive ships with two handheld controllers, as well as two Lighthouse base stations.
Technical Specifications ¶
Display Type: AMOLED
Resolution: 2160 × 1200 spread over two displays (1080p per eye)
Refresh Rate: 90 Hz
Field of View: 110°
- Laser position sensor
- 360-degree positional tracking
- NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater
- Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
- 4 GB+ RAM
- Windows 7 SP1 or newer
- 1x USB 2.0 port or greater
- 1x HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, or better