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TPCAST Partners with Fun Train to Bundle Wireless VR with The Exorcist: Legion VR Experience

  (March 07, 2018)
TPCAST Partners with Fun Train to Bundle Wireless VR with The Exorcist: Legion VR Experience

Fun Train, a publisher of immersive narrative experiences, and TPCAST, the leader in Wireless VR technology for PC Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs), announces the partnership between the companies. The partnership provides the end user a superior experience with a quality game that was verified and certified by the companies, without the wire limitations. Fun Train is the publisher of the leading episodic VR experience “The Exorcist: Legion VR" for the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift VR headsets.

TPCAST provides a commercial Wireless Adapter for Virtual Reality that preserves the video quality and application performance. TPCAST supports wireless VR adapters for the HTC Vive and Oculus RIFT HMDs and delivers a seamless solution at low latency. TPCAST announced the development of Windows MR HMD adapter, in January of 2018, requiring higher resolution and additional data bandwidth.

“TPCAST is proud to partner with Fun Train and allow VR enthusiasts to enjoy The Exorcist: Legion VR in a whole new way – a wireless world, without worrying about the cable connecting the headset to the PC, thus creating a more immersive feel to the VR experience," stated Tal Arad, North America Marketing Manager.

The Exorcist: Legion VR is an episodic narrative product by developer Wolf & Wood that has been shipping since November 2017 and is one of the top horror VR experiences in the market. Set in the academy-award winning world created by horror maestro William Peter Blatty, each episode features a unique and fully interactive story that tests users' courage and resolve. “The Exorcist" franchise is one of the highest grossing film series in history garnering two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes and has over 3 million fans across multiple social channels.

“Wireless technology is the next level of immersion for virtual reality and Fun Train is pleased to be partnering with TPCast to deliver an elevated experience for new fans of The Exorcist," said Douglas Nabors, CEO of Fun Train. “This is where entertainment is rapidly heading and we're thrilled to be a part of it."

TPCAST introduced the developer partners program with the goal to enable software developers to get exposed to the Virtual Reality wireless technology and have the freedom from wires in mind when developing VR content. Games, training, and other Virtual Reality applications are more immersive and include more movement when the VR experience is tetherless.

“We are excited to provide high value to our customers by partnering with Fun Train and certifying the Exorcist: Legion VR chapter with TPCAST's Wireless VR Adapter. The goal is to make sure to deliver fun, quality content, that takes advantage of the TPCAST wireless capabilities," stated Udi Yuhjtman, North America General Manager. “Delivering unwired HMDs to developers and users enhances The Exorcist's experience by giving users the freedom to move around in full scale as they partake in this interactive, episodic story."

TPCAST will be doing a joint demo with Fun Train VR at EGLX at booth 605. Additionally, TPCAST is bundling its wireless adapter for HTC Vive with “The Exorcist: Legion VR" Chapter 1 experience for only $299. The Oculus Rift bundled with the Exorcist is available at $339, a $10 discount from the Oculus RIFT wireless adapter original price.

About Fun Train:
Fun Train is a virtual reality publisher that pushes narrative boundaries with its episodic, interactive content, based on well-loved cinematic franchises.

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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