Seagate has unveiled a new accessory for the HTC Vive Focus virtual reality headset in the form of the Seagate VR Power Drive. Designed to provide a thousand gigabyte storage capacity and equipped with integrated MicroB cable and USB-C adapter the battery and storage system has been created to be worn on your body and provide content and power to your Vive Focus.
The built-in 5,000mAh rechargeable battery of the drive allows users to extend the battery life of their VR device any time anywhere, and Seagate have also provided a useful a belt clip for the drive. Jim Murphy, executive vice president, worldwide sales and marketing, Seagate Technology explains :
“Since the establishment of the strategic partnership with HTC Vive this January, we have been working together and committed to jointly developing solutions for VR devices. Today, we are delighted that we have devised the Seagate VR Power Drive, which is tailored to the Vive Focus, by applying Seagate’s unique storage expertise to meet VIVE Focus users’ increasing needs for data. Seagate has been paying close attention to the development of emerging application fields. We’ll continue to collaborate with industry-leading partners in accordance with the actual demands in the application market and join hands with them in the development of innovative storage products to deal with storage challenges together. In the years to come, we will continue to cooperate with HTC Vive, and further optimize storage solutions according to the characteristics of VR applications to better meet the special data needs of Vive products and bring Vive users the optimal experience.”
For more information on the drive jump over to the official Seagate press release by following the link below. Unfortunately, no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light, we will keep you updated as always.
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