April 13, 2024

New North Korean VR software using prominent HTC VIVE system: state media

DPRK touts up-and-coming tech at this week's 2018 National Exhibition of IT Successes

A North Korean company claims to be using HTC VIVE virtual reality (VR) systems to run one of its programs, according to an image from a technology fair in Pyongyang this week posted to state outlet the Arirang Meari.

Explicitly listing "VIVE" under the features section and displaying an image of the full VR system at this week's 2018 National Exhibition of IT Successes, the Unha IT Company (운하정보기술교류사) appears to be showing off a virtual reality program which uses the foreign company’s hardware.

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