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Top Camping App, The Dyrt PRO, and 70 Outdoor Companies Form New Partnerships to Gear Up for Increasing Camping Demand

  • Camping equipment purchases are projected to grow 30% over the next 5 years, with some companies currently seeing 200% more demand for their products.
  • The Dyrt PRO, the top camping app, is on track to grow 400% in 2021

PORTLAND, Ore., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, top camping app The Dyrt PRO confirmed that it has entered into partnerships with over 70 outdoor companies already this year to combine forces and meet the growing demand for camping.

Increasing interest in outdoor activities has put a spotlight on the need for campground information. The Dyrt PRO, with over 1 million+ campsites, reviews, and tips, addresses that need, and outdoor companies can now offer that value to their customers.

Customers of these 70 companies can now get free memberships to The Dyrt PRO, The Dyrt’s quickly growing premium membership. In return, The Dyrt will feature some of these companies in The Dyrt Magazine, and some as prizes in The Dyrt’s Campground Review Contests, which fuel their crowd-sourced campground review platform.

“From day one our focus has been on building the biggest camping community. Community allows us to provide the best camping information from the most trusted source — other campers,” explained Kevin Long, CEO of The Dyrt. “Increasing that information flow, with help from our new outdoor partner companies, will now make going camping even easier.”

The 70+ companies see the relationship as mutually beneficial as well.

“As a company, we strive to not only fill the needs addressed by our products, but to also improve overall outdoor experiences,” says Andrew Kinsman from Midland Radio Corporation. “Giving our customers The Dyrt PRO does just that.”

Customers of these 70+ companies will automatically receive free 90-day memberships to The Dyrt PRO with any purchase, effective immediately:

686, A Cajun Life, Action Heat/The Warming Store, AIYRE, Alpine Start, Amazing RVs, Banner & Oak, Basecamper, Boost Oxygen, Boulder Denim, CampFare, Capitol Hill Outfitters, CloudLine, Crazy Creek, Cruise America, CS Coffee, Cusa Tea & Coffee, Eddie Bauer, Four Points, Full Windsor, Good To-Go, GourmetNut, Gravel Travel, GrowlerWerks, Hammock Bliss, Hammock Gear, Heroclip, Hollywood Racks, Hybrid Light, Kalahari, Kelty, Kovr Sunscreen, Life in Tents, Liquid IV, LivBar, Marie Originals, Midland Radio Corporation, Native Camper Vans, Ncamp, NW Alpine, Out Van About, Outdoor Element, Outdoor Tech, Peace Vans, Pladra, Point6, Raw Rev, RedLedge, Shamma Sandals, Sierra Designs, SockGuy, Speedy Blaze, Supernola, Texas RV Rental, This American VanLife, Titus, TrailTopia, Travellers Autobarn, Tru Flask, US RV Adventure, Vintage Surfari Wagons, Wandervans PNW, Wandervans.com, Wandrd, Watershed, Wenzel, Wigwam, Wraptie.

About:

The Dyrt PRO
With over 1 million+ campsites, reviews, and tips, The Dyrt PRO offers the most comprehensive campground search features and camping discounts. Available on the web, iOS, and Android.

Sources: Camping equipment sales growth: https://www.forbes.com/sites/timnewcomb/2020/12/09/small-and-mid-size-outdoor-companies-see-quick-growth-face-major-decisions-amidst-pandemic/

Press Contact: Maggie Fisher mfisher@thedyrt.com

Protempo US Acquire Outdoor Tech

IRVINE, CA – April 20, 2020 – Protempo US Limited, a global consumer electronics distributor announced the completed acquisition of Outdoor Tech, a leading ruggedized consumer electronic and helmet audio company.  The Outdoor Tech brand will contribute tremendous value to the Protempo product offering, providing for high-margin quality goods to be offered through Protempo’s expansive sales and distribution network. 

Gerry Fay, Protempo US CEO stated, “I have long been an admirer of the Outdoor Tech Brand.  Their product design skills and unique brand has allowed them to quickly grow within both the consumer electronic and outdoor industry.  There is much opportunity ahead for Outdoor Tech, particularly when combined with Protempo’s vast resources and omnichannel network. We believe we are well positioned to develop Outdoor Tech into one of the largest action electronic brands globally.”

Both US corporate headquarters, which are conveniently located in Southern California, have already begun to diligently work on a seamless transition and integration of their operations. In addition to added sales support, Protempo offers customer service, fulfillment and reverse logistic services.  Protempo’s additional resources will help the Outdoor Tech brand continue to flourish and gain market share.

“We are so excited to be part of the Protempo Family.  Outdoor Tech has been searching for the right partner to expand their sales and distribution reach for their high-quality helmet audio kits, earbuds, headphones, speakers, power banks, chargers and cables. We have been successful at designing and producing unique consumer electronics in support of a healthy and active lifestyle.  The acquisition by Protempo will allow the Outdoor Tech brand to flourish within Protempo’s global network,” said Charlie Gugliuzza, Outdoor Tech’s CEO.

About Protempo
Founded in 2004, Protempo works with leading brands worldwide combining a single, integrated technology platform with global logistics infrastructure and an international sales force based in every major market to offer complete management of reverse logistics, refurbishment, remarketing and distribution of consumer electronics. Protempo delivers tailored customer solutions through a broad product and services portfolio.  For more information, visit www.protempo.com .

About Outdoor Tech
Founded in 2010, Outdoor Tech® is an outdoor designer brand creating accessories for an action-filled lifestyle. Packing the world’s most complete line of Bluetooth audio and power built for reveling in the open air and on the road, Outdoor Tech proves there is a way to stay connected but not tethered. For more on Outdoor Tech and the rest of its line including rugged portable power and the iconic Yowie® Logo apparel collection, visit www.outdoortech.com .

Gadgetuser Reviews the Mantas

More and more journalists are getting a hold of the Mantas True Wireless earbuds. Guess what? They are loving them.

“Finding earbuds that provide clean and distinct sound while also being comfortable is not always an easy task. Luckily, the Mantas True Wireless Earbuds sport a unique ergonomic design meant for comfort. And comfortable they are. “

Head over to Gadgetuser to read the entire review.

CES 2019: The Latest and Greatest from Outdoor Tech

Did you get a chance to swing by booth# 44770 at the Sands Expo during CES this year? Well if you didn’t don’t worry, here is a quick recap.

Take a look at some new Wireless Earbuds and True Wireless Helmet Audio below.

CES 2019 electronics
New Wireless Earbuds and new Helmet Audio

Here is a closer look at the new Chips Ultra. These are True Wireless Helmet Audio. You probably want to have these next snow season.

wireless helmet audio CES 2019
The Chips Ultra

So many options for retailers to carry our stuff and show it off. Check out some of the branded displays we have.

CES 2019 displays
Retail Therapy

Yeah, some really cool stuff. We can’t wait to get them in your hands.

Outdoor Tech Makes a Triumphant Return to CES with a Tremendous Lineup of The Best Rugged Audio for Consumers

Laguna Hills, CA (January 2,2018) – The tongue-in-cheek and loveable Outdoor Tech will be returning to CES in Las Vegas to show off four new products and a brand-new booth design. The entire Outdoor Tech family is excited to bring even more #StuffYouProbablyWant to the show floor.

“2018 is going to be exciting for Outdoor Tech. We have a full line up of new hot products on display at CES that retailers and consumers are going to love.” – Charlie Gugliuzza, CEO

Get ready for some huge sound. The Big Turtle Shell 2.0 is going to impress you with an updated design and even louder sound than its predecessor. The new LED illumination feature will help set the mood with its powerful lights. The huge 2600 mAh rechargeable battery gives you 10 hours of audio and even acts as a portable charger for your phone, GoPro, or other devices. Wireless pairing allows you to sync up to 2 Big Turtle Shell 2.0’s for even louder high-quality stereo sound; in case you want to get the cops called on you for partying too hard.

Take your wireless game to the next level. The brand-new Mantas are true wireless earbuds. No cables anywhere, just pure Bluetooth audio comfortably resting in your ears. Their 40 mAH rechargeable battery gives you 3 hours of playtime. The ability to go solo with one earbud enables you to take your workout, drive, or bike to the next level. Or you can pretend to be a top-secret-agent, “10-4, I have the Maltese Falcon. Meet me later for a martini, shaken, not stirred”.

For most people that would be enough, but not you… you’re better than that. So that’s why we are launching a few more top-secret products that we have saved for the show. You should come by booth #36329 in the South Hall #4 at CES to see everything. We are not responsible if you wind-up rethinking your life after seeing what we have.

About Outdoor Tech®
Since its inception in 2010, Southern California-based Outdoor Tech® has jumped headfirst into the booming consumer electronics market and has captured the attention of outdoor enthusiasts and gadget geeks alike. Specializing in Bluetooth audio accessories and waterproof portable power banks for the wild at heart, Outdoor Tech® has earned recognition as one of Inc. 500’s Fastest Growing Companies multiple time. As the creator of the industry leading and first-ever universal, fully wireless audio CHIPS for ski and snowboard helmets, the company has proven there is a way to stay connected but not tethered to modern technology during active lifestyle pursuits.

Outdoor Tech Opens Submissions For 2018 Art Project

Outdoor Tech’s new traveling museum (trade show booth) debuts at C.E.S. in Las Vegas on January 9th and will be traveling across the globe in 2018. We have created masterful works of art to broaden your horizons. There are the classics, like the Turtle Shell, Buckshot, Kodiak and more, and we can happily say that there are some fantastical new pieces that will be unveiled to the world as well.

There is an open spot in our gallery for your original creation too. Yes, we are inviting you to create an original sculpture for us to display to the masses. Get the global recognition that you deserve and a personal donation for your arduous work.A Few Ground Rules:

  • Sculpture must be original work from the artist submitting the piece.
  • Overall size of sculpture must be within 3ft x 3ft and no taller than 5 ft.
  • Entrant will be required to send the artwork to the Outdoor Tech office in Orange County, CA.
  • The selected piece will earn the artist $500 and a residency for the artwork for the entirety of 2018.
  • Full credit to the artist will be displayed wherever the sculpture is exhibited.
  • All submissions must be received by December 11, 2017.

Please email artcontest@outdoortech.com for any questions, including where to send your work.

We know that there are some very talented artists out there and we look forward to selecting a winning entry.

Outdoor Tech Joins the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort with Academy Sports

Academy Sports’ corporate headquarters doubles as disaster command center for first responders in Katy, TX.

The devastating floods in the greater Houston area have caused billions of dollars of damage, taken lives, and displaced thousands of people. Amid all the destruction, the good people of Texas have banded together to help those in need.

One of Outdoor Tech’s retail partners Academy Sports has turned their corporate headquarters into a command post for first responders supporting the Katy, Texas community. When knowledge of this hit Outdoor Tech VP of Sales, Ryan Cockroft, he immediately asked how Outdoor Tech could help. Within hours, Outdoor Tech shipped 50 of their Kodiak 2.0 waterproof power bank/chargers to the command center in Katy, Texas.

Making sure those first responders have enough extra power to charge and recharge their phones, lights, and any other portable devices is just a small way that Outdoor Tech could lend a hand.

“I deeply feel for the citizens of Houston, and the surrounding areas. I was happy to learn that Academy was making an effort to give back to those that have supported them, and there was an opportunity for Outdoor Tech to help.” – Charlie Gugliuzza, CEO

When disaster strikes, people instinctively want to do anything they can to show their support. Outdoor Tech is grateful that some of their products are able to be used to aid in this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with those facing such adversity.

This release comes shortly after receipt of the news of Hurricane Irma and the shortening of Surf Expo. Our team is exhibiting at the show and have experienced first-hand the concern of local residents as they prepare for what may be one of the strongest natural disasters in decades.  Please keep them in your thoughts and provide support if you are able.

If you would like to contribute to this cause and others, you may donate to https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey

Outdoor Tech and Mossy Oak Collaboration Debut at Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Tech and Mossy Oak team up to debut an exclusive collection of rugged audio and power products at Outdoor Retailer.

Laguna Hills, CA (July 26, 2017) – Outdoor Tech®, the maker of the iconic Turtle Shell speakers and an assortment of rugged audio and power products, launches a breakout camo edition to expand their offering of rugged audio and power products. Mossy Oak’s classic camo pattern brings a unique element to Outdoor Tech’s products specifically created for use in various outdoor activities. A discrete design allows Outdoor Tech’s rugged technology to be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. The collaboration with Mossy Oak enhances the esthetic functionality and appeal of Outdoor Tech’s high quality rugged products.

The collaboration between Outdoor Tech® and Mossy Oak provides a larger audience with a new breakout camo edition of Outdoor Tech’s most popular products. The power-packed Buckshot Pro, rugged Turtle Shell, and portable Kodiak Power Line are a few of the products that will be available in camo print. The products are not only ideal for the outdoor, camping and hook and bullet retail channels, but also the lifestyle channel with its premium Mossy Oak graphics and trendy camo appearance.

“Outdoor Tech is making the products outdoors enthusiasts want for their ‘unplugged’ lifestyle,” said Chris Paradise, Chief Sales Officer of Mossy Oak. “Adding Mossy Oak to this incredible product line reaches the hunting consumer and adds a rugged touch to high-tech audio and power products.”

In addition to launching Mossy camo in Outdoor Tech’s most popular existing products, Outdoor Tech® is also unveiling a brand-new Kodiak Power Station 100 & 200. This innovative product incorporates a standard 110V U.S. outlet, 12V car outlet and two USB ports designed to bring long-lasted rugged power to the great outdoors. Outdoor Tech® will also offer a rugged Solar Panel to be used in conjunction with the Kodiak Power Stations, or to recharge any other mobile device. These new products will make their anticipated debut at the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City, Utah. Production is in full force, so the highly anticipated products will be ready to hit the retail shelves just before the busy holiday season in Q4.

“I’m very excited to partner with a premium brand who has the same passion and obsession for the outdoors as we do. Mossy Oak is the leader in camouflage prints and this new collection of products fits any outdoor lifestyle.” – Charlie Gugliuzza, CEO at Outdoor Tech

Don’t miss your chance to experience these brand-new products at the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow this year. Head on over to booth #19037 and keep an eye out for the camouflage edition of stuffyouprobablywant! If you can’t make it to Outdoor Retailer, check out the Outdoor Tech + Mossy Oak catalog here.

 

Outdoor Tech Releases Two-in-One Car Charger + Power Bank

Addressing the ever-evolving need to stay charged while on the go, rugged consumer electronics company, Outdoor Tech just released your new favorite; The Platypus. This rugged multi-functional car charger plus power bank not only fits into the cigarette lighter socket of your car to charge your phone, but once removed can be taken with you to continually charge whatever device may be accompanying you on your daily activities.

“This is a rad one for sure. When I forget to charge my phone overnight, I just plug it into the Platypus in my car on the way to work.” – Taylor Toussaint Marketing and eCommerce Director for Outdoor Tech

The Platypus is a rugged, water resistant car charger and power bank that holds a 2,600 mAh rechargeable battery packed into a tiny package. Don’t be fooled by the size, the Platypus is bigger than its quack. With on the go charging capability, this gem makes it easy to keep your most beloved devices charged no matter where you’re headed. The Platypus can fit into any cigarette lighter in your vehicle, and is equipped with indicator lights that show how much charge you’ve got when you want to take it on the go. At just $34.95 this two in one charger does everything you want it to, and at a super affordable price.

“We are always stoked when we can combine innovation with practical functionality.  When we develop product we want to insure it is compatible with our brand image and core directives.  This is a rugged water (coffee) resistant auto charger and portable power bank designed to enhance and support outdoor life on the go!” – Charlie Gugliuzza, CEO for Outdoor Tech

Check out the Platypus at your local retailer or on Outdoor Tech’s website. http://www.outdoortechnology.com/portable-power/platypus

Founded in 2010, Outdoor Tech® is an outdoor designer brand that makes rugged Bluetooth audio accessories built for reveling in the open air, proving there is a way to stay connected but not tethered to modern technology during active lifestyle pursuits. For more on Outdoor Tech® and the rest of its lineup of audio accessories, portable power and apparel, go to OutdoorTechnology.com.