Immersive Tech announces development agreement with HTC to further develop its hyper-immersive VR technologies

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January 25, 2022 – Fantasy 360 Technologies Inc. d/b/a Immersive Tech, has recently announced a long term development agreement with HTC Corporation, a leading provider of virtual reality (VR) technologies, and its VIVE VR headset division, to assist with the further development of Immersive Tech’s own hyper-immersive VR technologies.

Immersive Tech provides VR location based entertainment (LBE) and attractions by blending amusement park engineering and video game development to create custom experiences for brands, with the company’s flagship offering being its ‘UNCONTAINED’ hyper-immersive multiplayer VR attraction.

According to Immersive Tech, the development relationship with HTC will see the company develop its offering around HTC’s VIVE Pro 2 headset with its wireless adapter capabilities, as well as the new VIVE Focus 3 and Flow standalone headset and tracking platforms, including the recently announced VIVE wrist trackers. 

“We are very excited to work with HTC and VIVE, including access to their senior technical team, to create even more engaging and hyper-immersive user experiences,” said Tim Bieber, CEO of Fantasy 360. “With our UNCONTAINED platform and technology we continue to advance the state of the art in VR experiences, creating the most robust, immersive and memorable experiences in the industry. Our relationship with HTC and VIVE will further elevate our Immersive VR technology and is an ideal platform to build our deep immersion experiences on.”

“We’re excited about our work with Fantasy 360,” said Alvin Graylin, President of HTC China. “Since joining their board, I have been impressed with their level of enthusiasm and dedication to providing unique and extraordinary hyper-immersive experiences for their clients. I believe the development initiatives will unlock an exciting and deeper level of innovation to further propel their products and technologies in such an exciting and evolving industry.”

The experienced team behind Fantasy 360 Technologies consists of CEO, Tim Bieber (BroadbandTV, CBS Interactive), Director of Franchise Development, Steven Dooner (The VOID, Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios Japan), Kevin Williams (Walt Disney Imagineering, Spider Entertainment), Dan Burgar (VRAR Association President, Shape Immersive), Lance Priebe (co-founder Club Penguin, Disney Interactive), as well as its Board of Directors, which includes Alvin Wang Graylin (HTC China President, Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance President), and Cathy Hackl (Tech futurist for VR/AR industry, Ex AWS, Magic Leap, HTC VIVE).

For more information on Immersive Tech and its multiplayer LBE virtual reality offering, please visit the company’s website.

Image credit: Immersive Tech

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