VIVE XR Elite - Convertible, all-in-one XR headset

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Powerful. Convertible. Compact.

The versatile VIVE XR Elite Business Edition delivers fully immersive virtual and mixed reality in a powerful, compact, all-in-one package.

XR with vibrant, full-color passthrough

VIVE XR Elite features a brilliant, full-color passthrough camera and depth sensor that enable you to interact with virtual objects in your real-world space. Open up new possibilities in mixed reality for productivity, training, and collaboration.1

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VIVE XR Elite controllers

    Business Edition

    The compact, convertible XR headset features inside-out-6DoF tracking and a battery cradle that offers performance and comfort for physical activity and extended use.
    VIVE XR Elite Business Edition includes VIVE Business Warranty & Services (BWS), which gives you access to VIVE Business+ software and services.**

    VIVE XR Elite Business Edition includes a two-year limited commercial-use warranty required for commercial use. The applicable warranty period is based on the BWS you have purchased. See Terms & Conditions.** Battery cradle and Controllers included.

    VIVE XR Elite glasses rear quarter view

    Get more done with VIVE XR Elite

    • Training and Simulation

      Enable your employees to understand complex information quickly. Reduce costs, minimize travel, and improve the safety of your training program.

    • Design Visualisation

      Through XR, designers can iterate in real-time on human-centric ideas, eliminating the constraints of costly physical fabrication and mockups.

    • Skills-Based Training

      Reduce employee training time and ensure delivery of high-quality parts by transforming expert knowledge into mixed reality work instruction on real equipment.

    • Sales and Marketing Visualisation

      By giving customers the freedom to configure, explore, and personalize products in a virtual environment, the decision to make a purchase just became easier. They can also visualise these virtual products within real-world spaces thanks to MR passthrough.

    • Collaboration

      Immerse yourself in virtual meetings with personalized full-body avatars in VIVE Sync—the cross-platform remote collaboration solution, or use full-color passthrough mixed reality to co-create and review projects in person to streamline your existing workflow.

      Visit VIVE Sync ›
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    Expand your workspace

    New ways to excel where physical and virtual worlds merge. Virtual Desk reinvents how you create, multi-task, and communicate.

    Discover category-leading XR

    Private and Secure

    HTC VIVE safeguards the privacy and security of its customers and partners worldwide through certification in the ISO27001 and ISO27701 global standards. All VIVE headsets are manufactured in TAA-designated country.

    Deployment at Scale

    Multiple-device management options ensure everything stays secure and up to date, including your content and hardware. Coupled with inside-out tracking, setting up VIVE XR Elite for free roaming is easy.

    Modular and Versatile

    Eye/face3 and VIVE Wrist trackers enable highly-immersive training scenarios, providing realistic engagement with accurate object interaction and unique performance insights.

    Designed for Extended Use

    This headset features flexible power options that include the hot-swappable VIVE Elite Battery Cradle, and any USB-C power source of at least 30W.2 An active cooling system vents heat out of the lens area for improved comfort and optimal performance.

    Comfortable and convertible

    Get up to 2 hours of continuous power with the VIVE XR Elite Battery Cradle. Hot-swappable and replaceable for all-day power. Exact fit with adjustable straps. Counterbalanced for improved comfort.

    Detachable for enhanced portability. Glasses require an alternate power source for extended use.2

    Stay focused

    Adjust the diopters on each lens to optimize focus for each eye. It’s especially beneficial for nearsighted individuals.

    Made for heavy-duty graphics

    Boasts a combined resolution of 3840 x 1920. Up to 110° field of view and a 90Hz refresh rate in a remarkably compact form factor.

    Find your comfort zone

    Our stepless IPD (inter-pupillary distance) sliding adjuster lets you fine tune your viewing experience for better comfort and visuals.

    Brilliant, full-color passthrough

    Blend physical and virtual worlds. Explore new possibilities in mixed reality with the high-resolution RGB color camera and depth sensor.

    Depth-sensing precision

    Accurate tracking and spatial awareness in varied light conditions.4

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    Stay cool

    An active cooling system vents heat out of the lens area for long-lasting comfort. Thermal optimization keeps VIVE XR Elite’s temperature at ideal levels for enhanced performance and longer immersive sessions.

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    Surround yourself with sound

    Get seamless audio enjoyment from VIVE XR Elite—the ideal combination of powerful speakers and beautifully crisp sound.

    two 6DoF controllers

    Controllers for VIVE XR Series

    The six degrees of freedom (6DoF) controllers are designed for easy input and navigation during long VR sessions.

    Go hands on

    Skeletal-level hand tracking enables intuitive interactions using just your hands.5 Navigate, click, drag, scroll, and type with natural hand and finger movements.

    A perfect fit for business

    Partner Program

    From bespoke programs created by our trusted Independent Software Vendors and enterprise developers to off-the-shelf packages that will immediately transform the way you work.

    Visit Partner Program ›


    HTC VIVE is committed to OpenXR, the royalty-free, open standard that allows developers to easily build multi-platform VR and MR applications. With OpenXR, developers can bring their content to different XR devices and expand their audience.

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    Unlock the power of PC VR

    Render more complex scenes and graphic-intense applications with the pre-installed VIVE Business Streaming software. Stream SteamVR™ PC-VR compatible content from your computer to your headset by cable or Wi-Fi 6E.6

    Learn More ›

    Manage your devices your way

    Complete business solution

    VIVE Business+ is our enterprise-level, web-based application that allows you to manage your VIVE XR Elite fleet. It gives you efficiency and ease—all in one place. Optimize and scale up your operation with remote monitoring, setting updates, and advanced features.

    Learn more ›

    Licensed content management

    VIVE Business Device Management System (DMS) helps you manage licensed content from VIVEPORT.

    Learn more ›

    3rd-party support

    VIVE XR Elite also supports 3rd-party MDM enrollment and functionality for Microsoft Intune, VMware, ArborXR, and more.

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    VIVE Business
    Warranty & Services

    Enterprise-grade support and services designed to protect your investment

    Keep your business running smoothly with VIVE Business Warranty & Services. The package includes a two-year limited commercial-use warranty, support, and services. Features like next business-day email response, expedited product repair, and dedicated phone and chat support minimize downtime.
    Capabilities may vary by country.

    • Premium Service
    • Expedited Repair and Return
    • Two-year Commercial Warranty
    • Optional Three-year Commercial Warranty
    • Access to VIVE Business+

    Already purchased? Activate Service ›

    Commercial use only.** Subject to Terms & Conditions.

    Registration and activation required for use. Start by creating a VIVE Business account. In cases where the prodcuct is not pre-registered, activation must be completed within 90 days of the hardware purchase. A service request cannot be submitted until a business account is created and registered.


    What's in the box

    VIVE XR Elite Includes

    • VIVE XR headset
    • Battery cradle
    • Controller (L)
    • Controller (R)
    • Lanyards x 2
    • Microfiber Pouch
    • Top Strap
    • Type-C to Type-C Cable
    • Type-A to Type-C Cable x 2
    • Lens Protection Card
    • Documentation (QSG / Safety Guide / Warranty Card)

    Specs & Details

    Headset Specs

    Resolution 1920*1920 pixels per eye (3840*1920 pixels combined)
    Headset Tracking 6 DoF Inside-out Tracking
    Refresh Rate 90 Hz
    Field of view Up to 110 degrees
    Audio Dual microphones for echo cancellation
    Embedded speakers
    Inputs Dual integrated microphones
    Volume button
    Headset button
    Processor Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ XR2
    Storage & Memory 128 GB / 12 GB
    Connections 1x USB 3.2 Gen-1 Type-C peripheral port
    1x USB 3.2 Gen-1 Type-C power port
    Bluetooth 5.2 + BLE
    Wi-Fi 6 + 6E 1
      1.Wi-Fi 6E support is country dependent. For more details, please refer to this link
    Sensors 4x Tracking cameras
    16 MP RGB camera
    Depth sensor
    Proximity sensor
    Ergonomics Perfect weight balance provides comfortable long-session use
    Ergonomically curved battery module mounted in the rear as counterweight
    Magnetically-attached front gasket
    Eye comfort adjustment accommodating IPD range of 54 to 73mm
    Battery 24.32Wh Battery Cradle – removeable & hot-swappable
    Lightweight and quickly rechargeable with Lithium-Polymer Gel chemistry
    Designed and molded with an ergonomic curve
    Microphone Dual integrated microphones
    IPD Accommodates 54-73mm
    Tracking VIVE Inside-out Tracking
    Up to 10x10m play space recommended

    Controller Specs

    Sensors Hall sensors on Trigger and Grip buttons
    Capacitive sensors on Trigger, Joystick, and Thumb-rest area
    Input Ergonomic Grip button
    Analog Trigger button
    AB / XY buttons
    System / Menu buttons
    Battery Controller battery life of up to 15 hours
    Integrated rechargeable battery (charged via USB-C)
    *All battery claim results will vary. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use.

    Tracked Area Requirements

    Standing/seated Both available
    Room-scale Up to 10m x 10m play area recommended
    Minimum play area is 1.5m x 1.5m (standing)

    Maximize VIVE XR Elite

    Discover how industry leaders are transforming work with VIVE

    VIVE Business Stories features a collection of best-in-class VR solutions, along with the developers and industry leaders that helped to bring them to life, meeting the needs of today’s most complex business challenges.

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    **Within ninety (90) days of your purchase of a non-Commercial Edition of the VIVE XR Elite, you may upgrade to a commercial use license and warranty by activating a VIVE Business Warranty & Services (“BWS”) agreement.  BWS is available to, and required of, only VIVE XR Elite customers who use VIVE XR Elite for commercial purposes.  If you are a commercial-purpose customer of VIVE XR Elite, you must elect to activate either a two (2) year, or three (3) year BWS subscription by creating a VIVE Business account, acknowledging the Terms and Conditions., and paying the applicable commercial-use fee. Support services are not available until you register and activate your business account. VIVE XR Elite-Business Edition includes a pre-registered BWS account.
    1. Content compatibility required.
    2. VIVE XR glasses form factor requires an alternate power source with 30W power delivery or above or the VIVE Elite Battery Cradle—sold separately. Compatible controllers sold separately. Compatible content required for hand tracking.
    3. Coming later in 2023.
    4. Depth-sensing-enabled features are limited to indoor environments and only available on the VIVE XR Elite devices that have joined the beta program. The public version will be available later.
    5. Hand-tracking features are VR content dependent.
    6. Wi-Fi 6E support is country dependent. For more details please refer to this link.
    7. The VIVE Case for XR Series requires the battery cradle to be detached from the VIVE XR Elite and stored separately.