HTC takes its Vive virtual reality headset on a road trip

HTC wants to ease the public into virtual reality before it launches Vive — one of the most advanced virtual-reality headsets — later this year. So it’s loaded up a truck with demo stations and will be touring select cities, starting with San Diego Comic-Con.

Here at the annual comics and pop culture convention, attendees can line up to try the Vive and all-new wireless versions of its wacky touch controllers, which look like microphones with mushrooms on the end. When wearing the headset, the controllers and their many sensors tap into a system called Lighthouse, which allows for unprecedented tracking of movement inside the virtual worlds the Vive simulates.

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