SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 — TPCAST, the leading provider of wireless solutions for Virtual Reality (VR), announces the opening of its U.S. Office in Sunnyvale, California at the heart of the Silicon Valley. TPCAST, headquartered in Beijing, is the first to introduce a commercial wireless adapter for PC VR, the Wireless Adapter for HTC VIVE is shipping in production in China since November, 2016. The TPCAST United States office will cover all marketing, sales, and customer support activities across the North America market.
In support of its U.S. launch, TPCAST is planning the following initiatives:
- Opening a branch office in Sunnyvale, California, led by its North America General Manager, Udi Yuhjtman
- Building sales channels and a customer service team to serve its fast-growing list of U.S. customers
- Expand its partnerships, which currently include companies like Nvidia and Lattice, to focus on business development activities in North America
“Following the pent-up demand in the U.S. market we’re excited to bring our revolutionary wireless technology to the American users,” said Tony Ho EVP Sales and Marketing at TPCAST. “With the United States team, we are planning on addressing verticals such as Medical, Education, Entertainment, Real Estate, Oil &Gas, and make VR more available to the U.S. consumers.”
The launch of the U.S. Subsidiary is a huge milestone for TPCAST, allowing the company to take advantage of the large market for wireless and tetherless Virtual Reality.
“The U.S. is the world’s #1 market for VR headsets followed by China, both of which will face expedited growth as a result of wireless capabilities enhancing the VR experience,” said Udi Yuhjtman, general manager for North America, TPCAST. “Having a footprint in the U.S. is important for TPCAST and we are looking forward to introducing the TPCAST wireless product line to both consumers and enterprises in order to support the VR market expansion.”
The TPCAST Wireless Adapter that supports the HTC VIVE HMD has already been shipping in China, and is currently available for pre-order in Europe. The company is planning on launching the product in the U.S. in November 2017.
Creator of the first commercial wireless virtual reality solution, TPCAST’s vision is to unleash the VR world by removing cables now built-in to all VR/AR/MR head-mounted displays (HMDs). The company’s patent-pending technologies enable highly efficient bi-directional communications between the PC and a VR HMD with near-zero latency. The company has patents in the fields of wireless communications and virtual reality. Its mission is to work with all parties in the VR industry including HMD manufacturers, game developers, content providers, GPU makers, and key VR technology providers to deliver the best wireless VR experience to consumers and enterprise users.