TPCAST Signed Fry’s Electronics as the First Channel Partner to Distribute the TPCAST Oculus Rift Wireless Adapter

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TPCAST’s Consumer Edition Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift will be available at 34 Fry’s Retail Stores across the U.S. and on Fry’s.com

Wireless VR Adapter Oculus Rift

TPCAST Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift

We have seen a significant attach rate of the TPCAST Wireless Adapter and the HTC Vive VR headset, and are looking forward to expand the cooperation with TPCAST with the addition of the TPCAST Adapter for Oculus Rift.

TPCAST, the leader in Wireless Virtual Reality (VR) solutions, and Fry’s Electronics, one of the largest consumer electronics retail stores in the US, signed a channel distributor agreement, where Fry’s Electronics will be the first to distribute the TPCAST Consumer Edition Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift. The TPCAST Wireless Adapter will be available in all 34 Fry’s Electronics stores in the United States and also online at Frys.com. The companies recently partnered in order to provide an immersive, Wireless VR experience in-person at Fry’s stores and expand TPCAST’s outreach of its Wireless Adapter for both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

The TPCAST Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift has been shipping in North America since December 2017, providing seamless wireless capabilities and full immersion to the Oculus PC-based headset. TPCAST technology is a breakthrough in the VR field, creating a wireless connection between the PC and the VR headset, providing VR users a unique, truly immersive experience. It allows Oculus Rift VR users to seamlessly upgrade their VR headset to a Wireless HMD. Based on leading edge technology, the TPCAST adapter preserves the video quality and maintains sub 2ms latency.

“TPCAST is excited to have its channel partner, Fry’s Electronics, be the first to distribute the TPCAST Adapter for the Oculus Rift, and expand its reach of the Wireless VR adapter,” stated Udi Yuhjtman, TPCAST’S North America General Manager. “TPCAST is the only source for wireless VR solutions for the PC VR market and we are committed to support multi user adapters and provide additional wireless solutions going forward.”

“Fry’s has seen great success with having the TPCAST Adapter for HTC Vive available the past two months. The product performs well and customer feedback has been very positive,” stated Manuel Valerio, Fry's Community Relations Manager. “We have seen a significant attach rate of the TPCAST Wireless Adapter and the HTC Vive VR headset, and are looking forward to expand the cooperation with TPCAST with the addition of the TPCAST Adapter for Oculus Rift.”

Availability & Pricing:
The TPCAST Consumer Edition Wireless Adapter for the Oculus Rift is available at all 34 Fry’s retail stores at a price of $319. For more information check http://www.frys.com.

About Fry’s:
Fry's Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1985 in Sunnyvale, California in a 20,000 square-foot location by the three Fry brothers, John, Randy, and Dave; and Kathy Kolder. Fry's is a closely-held private company, and all of the founders are actively involved in the daily operation of the business.

Fry's was founded as a Silicon Valley retail electronics store to provide a one-stop-shopping environment for the Hi-Tech Professional. Fry's continues to keep hi-tech professionals supplied with products representing the latest technological trends and advances in the personal computer marketplace. Fry's retails over 50,000 electronic items within each store, now totaling 34. There are currently 8 stores in Northern California, 9 stores in Southern California, 8 stores in Texas, 2 stores in Arizona, 2 stores in Georgia, and 1 store each in Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. The stores range in size from 50,000 to over 180,000 square feet. Fry's also provides customers with added shopping opportunities via its website at http://www.frys.com

About TPCAST:
TPCAST is the leader in wireless virtual reality solutions and the first to ship a commercial wireless adapter. The company vision is to free the VR world from cables and enable wireless operation of VR/AR/MR head-mounted displays (HMDs). The company’s patented technologies allow highly efficient bi-directional communication between the PC and the VR HMD at near-zero latency. TPCAST’s mission is to work with the VR Industry including HMD manufacturers, game developers, content providers, silicon manufacturers, and key VR technology providers, to deliver the best wireless VR experience to consumers and enterprises.

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