This article showcases our top picks for the best Finland based Virtual Reality companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Virtual Reality industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Finland Virtual Reality Companies
Surrogate.tv is a developer of games designed to offer an experience that combines real-world physics and consequences. Their technology offers to control and play with real-life robotics, toys, vehicles, and more; over the internet, from anywhere in the world, and with HD ultra-low latency video, enabling gamers to enjoy a real-time gaming experience.
Company page at www.surro.gt. .
In 2004, Santtu Parikka founded Fake Production, a VR and gaming studio that won multiple awards for animation. In recent years, as their passion for all things VR/AR has grown, they’ve been drawn to an important challenge: to enable people thousands of miles apart to collaborate effectively in virtual environments, just as they might in a real physical setting.
In 2016, Santtu and their CTO Juha Ruistola revealed the first multi-user VR prototypes. These proved an instant hit.
A year later, as they crystallized their new mission, vision and strategy, Glue was born. Since then, their 30-strong team has continued to build on their legacy and break new ground in multi-user VR software, developing Glue into the fully-featured virtual collaboration platform they are today..
ADESANTE provides IT solutions to the healthcare. Its main product is SurgeryVision, which is a surgery planning tool for surgeons.
Surgeons uses SurgeryVision for planning their surgical procedurs. SurgeryVision presents MRI / CT images to the surgeon in Virtual Reality (VR), where surgeons can make their surgical procedure planning.
This plan is then presented in the OR, while operating. This helps surgeons to reduce OR time, near miss events, surgical failures and even re-operations.
SurgeryVision is sold through our distributor network in Europe, Middle-East and South-East Asia and it is in use by University hospitals (in several surgical disciplines, from microsurgery to compalicated trauma surgery). Our vision is “No surgical failures”, which we aim to receive by providing the surgery planning tool for all fully autonomous robotic surgery.
On our way towards this ambitious goal, we have now selected as an official partner of NVIDIA Clara Inception program (among with 800 other companies globally). This would provide us a solid platform to take a next step in our path towards our goal.
We also have another helathcare IT solutions in our portfolio, like therapy videos in VR and Virtual training centre. These (especially that Virtual training centre) seems to raise a lot of customer interest especially now in days of COVID-19 pandemia.
In the past Futurefly team members have been shipping mega-hit games like Angry Birds, Alan Wake, Habbo Hotel and Bad Piggies, to name a few. The team have over 100 years combined experience in game and app development.
Rawr Messenger, launched in summer 2016, is an avatar-powered messaging app that reinvents the role of emojis and animation in communication. www.rawrmessenger.com Dubface is a 3D animated Augmented Reality sticker app..
Hipfire Games (TechStars ’18) is focused to open a new market in multiplayer gaming in Virtual Reality by allowing VR gamers to play with mobile gamers. The team comes from Supercell and Rovio background.
Developing large scale multiplayer games for VR has been so far impossible with the limitations in available users. With Hipfire’s technology platform and games VR users can now play with anyone who owns a mobile phone, including all of their friends.
This opens the platform to be more social than ever before and lets developers to create larger games than ever before in VR.. .
Lyfta is a platform where teachers can find a wealth of beautiful, engaging and immersive content to capture the hearts and minds of their students, making their jobs easier to introduce and delve into complex topics. Children love exploring Lyfta’s real-life stories in interactive 360° worlds, built using 360°, VR&AR technology, high-quality film content and rich media articles.
Lyfta’s immersive resources are an ideal tool for teaching 21st Century skills and fostering values such as empathy and tolerance. Our platform is cross-curricular, covering topics such as literacy, social studies, citizenship, geography, philosophy, art, music, religious education and global education..
Flexound® was born under the amazing Finnish aurora borealis. Requested by his wife, the inventor Jukka, PhD in acoustics and a violinist, created the first instrument that transformed plain music into a magical combination of high-quality sound and distributed vibration.
Meant first to be a therapy tool for children only, the team quickly realized that this game-changing innovation feels so good and makes one so happy that it must be offered to everyone. Flexound® Xperience is Designed and Engineered in Finland so you could feel the music!.
We visualize the data and rationalize the operative hands-on work with different kinds of Digital Twin solutions, but not only that. Our wide knowledge of web applications makes it possible to enhance the productivity using various different development projects.
We combine coding with industrial knowledge as most of our staff have a background in the industrial world. Therefore, we speak the same language with our customers.
We work for people, not for data. Our easily deployable Digital Twin product PGplant MW will enhance productivity, safety and transparency especially in subcontracting industry.
Professional Services solve productivity issues in more individual and customized way through all industrial sectors. Success is guaranteed by long experience in software development in this field..
Training companies need to offer more realistic stress-inducing training to help emergency professionals become accustomed to the stresses they’ll deal with in the field. We create a platform that allows for trainers to create their own environments using our game engine and distribute them online.
Moreover they can collaborate with other students tractor progress in stressful situations to help improve nerves.. .
Thye are pioneers of augmented (AR) reality and hybrid gaming. With their AAVA AR platfom it is possible to create versatile AR content for different purposes.
Dynamic data driven AR which is also integrated to WebAR can change the whole scene. KEY BENEFITS: – Create and update AR content automatically with datacloud connection – Use AR contents even without app directly with your mobile phone They are focused to develop AAVA AR further on – fully dynamic easy to use platform with unique possibilities.
AAVA AR can solve several publishing problems in AR: it is really easy and fast to use. It can even work automatically with data driven cloud contents..
Ainak is a digital lens to visualize your product. Make easy sales by giving the wow effect to your customers and use the first ever on-site layout planner to make easy and quick installation planning.
Our patent-pending technology makes Augmented Reality, a natural and intuitive experience so that its super easy to use and then gives you superpowers by providing you with intelligent features. We support multiple AR devices and CAD formats..
Frends Technology Oy
Frends Technology Oy, an independent software vendor, develops and provides integration and management software solutions for expanding and enhancing the capabilities of Microsoft BizTalk server. It offers FRENDS Iron and FRENDS Cobalt that enables the integration solution development easier.
The company also provides FRENDS Helium and FRENDS Radon, which provides operators tools for monitoring and alerting in production environments.. .
Awesome Crowd utilizes the latest trends and tech, boosting fan engagement sports industry. The company creates VR games for sports teams and their sponsors.
Its Hockey VR game is tested with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers. The company’s AR app game data can be shared in multiple ways.
Player tracking and biodata combined with games and fun add-ons activate fans and make them interact before, during, and after the games. Awesome Crowd brings fans together and turn their experiences into unforgettable memories that they can share together.
It was founded on 2015 and is headquartered in Kuopio, Finland.. .
BetterDay Innovation is a wellness startup that promotes the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Artificial intelligent (AI) technologies for healthier life. BetterDays motivates people trapped indoor to experience nature again, to continue their hobbies, and to self-train for better health to avoid health complications.
Long-term bed rest can lead to fatal complicationslike stroke, dementia, and cardiovascular diseases for senior adults.. .
A Finnish company Finnpulp Oy has started the basic engineering of a massive softwood bioproduct mill. According to plans, the mill will be located in Kuopio, amongst some of Finland’s largest forests and its annual production capacity will be 1.2 million tons per year.
It will utilize the world’s most modern production technology. The new production facility will be the first bioproduct mill that has been designed and built around a digital ecosystem.
The company aims to start production at the mill by the end of the decade.. .
Versoteq 3D Solutions
Versoteq 3D Solutions has been established in 2013 and we have been creating more value for our customers ever since. Their expertise lies in automating 3D model generation, modification and visualization on multiple devices and operating systems.
They focus on medical solutions due to high customization demands and high added value with the help of automation. Other segments they serve are industry and retail.
Both have many places for their automation solutions for 3D models. All the sectors can also benefit from their knowledge for using Augmented and Virtual reality to visualize the generated 3D models..
Sky High VR
Mission of Sky High VR is to help companies change the way they innovate, engineer and sell their products leveraging Virtual Reality. Ability to visualize the product in “real world” environment or walk through the building before foundation has been laid is great benefit.
Having fully immersive experience of the projected end result is extremely helpful for communication with customer or within design team. Finding problems in early phase brings significant cost savings and improves quality.
Going early to Virtual Reality offers also psychological benefit. Being able to attach the wow-effect of experiencing VR first time with your product creates unforgettable bond..
Donkey Hotel is a 360° – video, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) productions and development. It was founded in 2013 by a group of award-winning filmmakers.
They are team features Sundance winners, Oscar nominees and multiple Finnish Film Award winners. Now we tell stories in VR & 360º and help manufacturing industry to model their prodcuts in VR with own VR platform products..
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