TPCast Reveals World’s first Tether-less VR Upgrade Kit at Alibaba’s “11/11” Global Shopping Festival
Tether-less upgrade kit is compatible with all current Vive devices and pre-order starts today
TPCast today introduced a breakthrough tether-less VR upgrade kit (preview edition) for VIVE™ VR system at Alibaba’s “11/11” global shopping festival. This kit will enable for the first time, users of high-end PC VR systems to have a fully untethered experience without compromising quality.
The Vive was the first to enable room-scale VR and 6-DoF controllers to the world, and today, the TPCAST’s “VIVE tether-less upgrade kit” (preview edition) will enable it to be have a seamless tether-less high-end PC VR experience. The tether-less upgrade kit will be available for pre-order at 1,499 RMB in limited quantity on www.vive.com/cn starting at 11pm Beijing time on November 11. Order fulfillment will be prioritised to existing customers who can provide a valid Vive serial number. Initial delivery is expected to begin Q1 2017.
“We are also very proud and supportive of teams that develop great accessories and game changing peripherals to the Vive ecosystem,” said Alvin W. Graylin, China Regional President of Vive, “The fact that this was developed in such a short time, and delivers such high quality is remarkable. It will allow Vive customers worldwide to gain untethered mobility in VR from their existing devices, while satisfying the biggest feature request of potential PC VR customers.”