Win an HTC Vive by submitting the perfect accessory design

Want to have your own HTC Vive? Then submit your very own accessory design and you might just win a headset.

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The HTC Vive have been up to now the most recognized virtual reality headset around. Valve and HTC have done a great job in making the headset available to many and immerse users in awesome VR games. Besides all of these, there are some enthusiasts who might have great ideas to improve virtual reality experience using the headset. That’s why HTC is encouraging enthusiasts to submit these gold concepts while winning for themselves a brand new set of HTC Vive headset.

Welcome to the VIVE Accessory Design Contest!

HTC wants anyone to conceptualize an accessory for the head-mounted display, controllers, Lighthouse base stations or all of these three. Entries for these new concepts will be submitted to the Viveport community. Members will vote on their favorites and the top three entries with the most votes will each win a set of HTC Vive. Sounds good? But wait, there’s more! The entry with the most votes, the design will then be 3D printed by HTC Vive team.

This is perfect for aspiring investors or designers to come up with a practical, completely off-the-wall accessories that would compliment the VR system. The one stipulation in the first stage is that entrants must be able to upload an image of the design. Anyone who would wish to join will then need to register on the HTC Vive forums before heading to the contest page to enter. After which it would be a good idea to then promote the design via social media to get those votes up.

There’s a big PDF of rules and regulations on the contest page but the basics for entry are that entrants need to be 18 or over and live in the following countries:

  • United States, Canada (excluding Quebec)
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Netherlands
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Russia
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Japan

The Vive Accessory Design Contest runs from now until 7th, November 2016, with the last submissions being uploaded to the Viveport Community by 30th, October 2016.