The adapter -- which comes out Sept. 24 -- works with Vive and says in its blog.virtual reality headsets, but the latter will require a compatibility pack that costs an additional $60, the company
That pack includes a connection cable for the Pro, foam padding and an attachment device.
You can install the adapter by attaching a sensor to the PC (using a PCI-e card slot) that broadcasts to and from the Vive headset. It's powered by a HTC QC 3.0 PowerBank with a 2.5-hour battery life, but you can buy more than one.
"Since the first demos of Vive, we've known that to deliver on the best of premium VR, we wanted it to be wireless," said Daniel O'Brien, HTC Vive's general manager for the US, in a statement.
"But we learned that delivering a great wireless experience takes time and really smart partners. We've brought the engineering expertise together to deliver a truly first of its kind wireless VR experience. Thanks to Intel and DisplayLink for helping to make this vision a reality."
CNET's Scott Stein CES earlier this year and noted that there might be "a lot to keep charging" between the adapter and game controllers.at
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