This article showcases our top picks for the best San Francisco 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 San Francisco Virtual Reality Companies
Niantic’s mission is to use emerging technology to enrich our experiences as human beings in the physical world. We seek to build products that inspire movement, exploration, and face-to-face social interaction.
Originally formed at Google in 2010, we are now an independent company with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. We’re focused on building games that get people outside and exploring by enabling our players to have fun while visiting new places, learning about the world around them, and meeting new friends.
We’ve launched Ingress, an immersive real-world mobile game played by millions of people; it’s been downloaded more than 20 million times and is played in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. We’ve also developed Pokémon GO, which has broken records around the world and has been downloaded more than 750 million times in its first year..
Unity Technologies provides multiplatform tools and services to developers of interactive content. It is the creator of the real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world.
Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations. In 2004, David Helgason, Joachim Ante, and Nicholas Francis launched Unity Technologies in San Francisco, California..
Loom.ai is enabling a new era of virtual communication through the creation, animation and sharing of personalized, 3D avatars. Based in San Francisco, and an alumni of the Y Combinator Fellowship, the Academy Award-winning team has created a best-in-class solution powered by deep learning, computer vision and visual effects.
In just seconds, Loom.ai can take a single photograph and transform it into a fully representative, 3D avatar as personalized as the individual by recognizing the many nuances that make each face unique. Animatable and expressive in real-time, these avatars can be used to power current and future applications in mobile messaging, entertainment, AR/VR, e-commerce, video conferencing, broadcasting and more.
For more information, visit www.loom.ai Loom.ai has received funding from DHVC, Dentsu Ventures, Zach Coelius’ AngelList syndicate, GREE VR Capital, Presence Capital and Anorak Ventures.. .
VRChat is a virtual reality social platform that allows users to easily build social virtual reality content. Any virtual world built with the VRChat platform instantly becomes a social VR world.
This means VRChat users can explore and play in these worlds together, in a social setting. Using VRChat, content creators can take their 3D worlds and be walking around those worlds in VR, with friends, in under an hour.
Users can then sell their content to other users using the VRChat market place. It was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California..
Founded by Darshan Shankar in 2014, Bigscreen is a venture-backed startup creating an immersive virtual reality platform that aims to revolutionize the way people work, play, hangout, and collaborate. Use cases of Bigscreen include both entertainment and productivity.
Users love using Bigscreen as a “VR movie theater” to watch movies and TV shows. It’s also used to play videogames, browse the web, and hangout with friends.
It’s can also be used for productivity as a tool for remote teams to collaborate together in virtual offices. Since the beta launch in March 2016, Bigscreen has become one of the most popular and highest rated VR apps on the Oculus Store and has an incredible 93% positive rating on Steam.
Power users spend 20-30 hours per week in Bigscreen, making it one of the most widely used “killer apps” in the industry. Bigscreen is now the most popular non-gaming VR application in the world.
Bigscreen is a fully distributed remote company with employees based around the world in the US & UK.. .
High Fidelity is open-source software for shared virtual reality. They believe that both the hardware and the internet infrastructure are now available to give people around the world access to an interconnected Metaverse that will offer a broad range of capabilities for creativity, education, exploration, and play.
By using all of their computers together in an openly shared network, they can simulate this space at a far larger scale than would be possible by any single company or centrally hosted system. It was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California..
Leap Motion is a software and hardware company that develops 3D motion-control technology for virtual reality and additional platforms. The company’s mission is to remove the barriers between people and technology.
Leap Motion’s unprecedented hand tracking lets users reach into virtual and augmented reality to interact with new worlds. The company is currently partnering with major VR manufacturers to embed Leap Motion technology into mobile VR or AR headsets.
The company’s technology makes it possible to play, create, and explore in more natural and dynamic ways. It was founded on 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
Founded and run by Marcus Segal and Michael Pagano Doom, ForeVR is creating category-defining games with social play that offer entertainment for people of all ages. Launched in 2020, ForeVR understands that VR’s time is now.
The accessibility of VR technology, the need for socially distant entertainment options and nostalgia for popular in-person games set the stage for success.. .
Pico Interactive focuses on developing innovative VR technology solutions. With operations in the United States and China, Pico is deeply committed to VR hardware and software R&D, VR application development and cutting edge industrial design.
Pico’s goals are to deliver premium VR products to both consumers and businesses alike, and to partner with content creators to bring amazing VR experiences to people everywhere. Founded in 2015, They have grown to over 300 team members including product design, R&D, software development, QA and business development..
Fyusion is a 3D computer vision and machine learning company that develops products that make images as intelligent as they are beautiful. These immersive, interactive photorealistic 3D images viewable on any mobile, desktop, VR, or Augmented Reality device are captured using only a smartphone or any other camera.
Its commercial focus is on iOS and Android capture for automotive and eCommerce imaging at scale. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
6D.ai develops application programming interfaces (APIs) for the Augmented Reality (AR) Cloud. 6D.ai offers 3D computer vision for spatial computing.
The company focuses on infinite scale and real-time 3D reconstruction of the world on mobile sensors.. .
Pragli is a virtual office platform for remote teams with a virtual water cooler, avatars, and fast conversations. Their product enables remote workers to frictionlessly dive into impromptu conversations with audio channels and direct conversations, similar to a walkie talkie.
The product also allows you to feel more present with your team by helping you craft a unique digital identity with live avatars. Praglis’s inspiration for the product was their own experience working remotely.
Although they loved the flexibility that remote work enabled, they often struggled to build meaningful bonds with their teammates while working remotely – and Slack + Zoom was simply not cutting it. After spending months iterating with select remote teams to build the beta version, they believe that Pragli is ready to tackle the daily video collaboration problems of remote teams..
Penrose is focused on augmented and virtual reality storytelling. Through the process of creation with world class storytellers and technologists, Penrose is inventing and defining the language of real-time cinema for AR and VR.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.. .
4DReplay provides time-slicing videos that showcase any-time, any-angle highlights with an unprecedented level of detail. They specialized in developing a 4D video solution, comprised of a set of 4K cameras and video editing software.
4dReplay is a highly advanced and easy-to-use four-dimensional time slice video production system.. .
Jido is bringing in the next wave of AR where digital content can have a shared and persistent life in the real world. Our API uses intimate understanding of a users spatial context to preserve AR experiences across users and devices.
Our research team came out of the Stanford Artifical Intelligence Labs and the Cornell Robot Learning Lab.. .
Designhubz enables e-commerce retailers to sell their products in 3D & Augmented Reality (AR) on their websites and mobile apps. We build low-cost fully automated robotic rigs that 3D capture and digitize physical inventories with one click.
Our SaaS platform automatically integrates with our rigs to enable the captured products to be visualized in 3D & Web XR (browser-based AR). We enable immersive online shopping experiences and let retailers create highly interactive online stores.
Our solution can also be deployed for the in-store shopping.. .
Hyperfair, Inc. is a SaaS VR platform that provides Social VR for the Enterprise via a truly 3D immersive experience.
It allows enterprises to build their Social VR presence through self-customizable virtual reality spaces, generating the feeling of “presence”, that you’re actually there to interact with customers, partners, leads, etc. via avatar, to conduct effective marketing programs and sales through VR, to monetize via event management.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Hyperfair has a European subsidiary in Italy.. .
YUR is a fitness and health platform designed to make fitness a game using virtual reality. It makes fitness more engaging by making workouts more enjoyable and less taxing to the body by immersing the mind.
The platform uses VR to combine gaming with fitness through content accessible to at-home users. YUR was founded in 2019 and is based in San Francisco, California..
Stereolabs builds technology that perceives and understand the world the way humans do. Stereolabs is the company behind Linq, the first mixed reality headset which lets you play games like never before in a world where the real and virtual merge seamlessly.
The company also builds the ZED stereo camera, a camera coupled with powerful software that allows any object to perceive depth and motion just like humans do. The ZED has been adopted by thousands of developers worldwide and is increasingly used by major game makers to power mixed-reality capture of VR and AR games.
For more information, please visit: www.linqmr.com and www.stereolabs.com. .
Founded in January 2015 by Ryan Holmes, CEO, SpaceVR is the world’s first virtual reality platform allowing users to #BeAnAstronaut and experience space firsthand 2000 floatation tanks across the globe with it’s patented pending waterproof, float tank compatible VR headset for super learning, deep therapy, and deep entertainment. Headlining with two unprecedented content pieces: Orbit Therapy and Language Learning.
The former allowing everyone to experience orbiting the Earth from SpaceVR’s LIVE satellite, reducing clinical depression and diagnosed anxiety as a therapy protocol. The latter will allow anyone to super learn a language in an unprecedented 30 days.
This is the beginning of hyper-accelerated learning humanity.. .
Cinematic VR on planes, as passenger inflight entertainment. Enable passengers to tune out of their environment and escape their flight by enjoying premium cinematic entertainment using VR headsets.
Skylights integrates content licensing deals, develops software and headsets, and integrates ground operations. All four are sold to airlines as a subscription service.
The company is incorporated in the US, with headquarters in San Francisco, California.. .
Sketchbox is photoshop for AR and VR. They believe that someday there will be just as many AR/VR designers as there are web and graphic designers today.
So far, they’ve worked with over 2000 designers and found that the “power users” are spending an average of 3.5 hours per week on the platform. Companies like Microsoft, Oculus and Eon Reality have tested out Sketchbox.
It’s a $6 billion market opportunity, Sketchbox believes.. .
Meograph develops an augmented reality application that makes 3D people from 2D video. It brings users into AR or VR games with their micro-expressions using devices they already have.
With just an average smartphone or webcam it literally converts video into 3D locally on the device. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
Tactical Haptics commercializes haptic game controllers to provide touch feedback for VR Training and Video Games. The company has developed a handle-based touch feedback motion controller for portraying advanced haptic feedback.
The device utilizes sliding contactor plates on the surface of the device handle for applying the shear and friction forces that are commonly felt when interacting with real-world objects. Coordinating these in-hand shear forces with the user’s hand motions can be used to create powerful haptic illusions of elasticity, inertia, and impacts.
This technology is compatible with motion-based controller interfaces such as the Sony Move, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality and other motion and virtual reality gaming environments.. .
Design and development of computer game software and virtual reality software. Games and online worlds have great potential in shaping how people behave, both positively, and negatively.
We are designing and developing software that will allow us to create virtual societies that enable citizens of our virtual worlds to discover themselves. We believe that friendships, positive experiences, and behaviors that are built in VR, will spill over to reality, allowing users to become more fulfilled, happy, and confident individuals.
Our vision is to create connected virtual worlds that empower people to be their best, most authentic selves.. .
Condition One is a virtual reality production and technology studio that delivers stereoscopic VR experiences. It provides end-to-end VR production services, from development and production to stitching and mobile apps.
The company’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Sundance, NPR, Wired, Red Bulletin Magazine, Hulu, and National Geographic.. .
Based in San Francisco, WGT Media is an innovative sports gaming company with over 15 million players worldwide across online, social and mobile platforms. Our mission is to combine our love of sports with unsurpassed high definition visual quality and innovative game play to be the leading online sports gaming and media company.
Our games combine both 2D and 3D technologies to create the world’s most photo-realistic online gaming experience, in both Golf and Baseball, with highly interactive multiplayer game play. WGT Golf (www.wgt.com) is the #1 free golf game with over 450 million virtual rounds played.
WGT Golf features 21 famous virtual golf courses including Merion, Pebble Beach® and St Andrews. WGT Golf runs the annual Virtual U.S.
Open in partnership with the USGA, and has partnered with NBC’s Golf Channel and David Leadbetter. WGT Golf offers a variety of virtual golf equipment from leading manufacturers, including Callaway, Cleveland, Nike, Ping, Srixon and TaylorMade.
In 2012, WGT Media launched WGT Baseball: MLB (www.wgtbaseball.com) in partnership with Major League Baseball Advanced Media. WGT Baseball is a realistic baseball game that puts fans inside their favorite MLB ballparks in HD virtual reality with MLB uniforms and players.
In a unique blend of social gaming and fantasy baseball, players manage their rosters, making strategic in-game decisions and competing head-to-head against other players in rival games and mini seasons.. .
See what ideas look like from the inside. Mirra allows people to build, share, and explore immersive experiences.
Anyone can create or visit a new experience by simply diving in. What you experience is unpredictable, but what you do is simple: Build // Mirra’s drag-and-drop functionality makes it amazingly simple to build immersive experiences from scratch in minutes.
Upload any of your own assets to make your experience your own, or use our library and market to help fill out your vision. For the first time, you can design multi-dimensional experiences filled with the sights, sounds, environments, and pathways you want.
Share // Allow others to instantly jump into your experiences. Do some social sharing and invite anyone to enter your classroom, store, presentation, or exhibit.
Headsets such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift provide the most immersive version, but anyone will be able to access your experience without additional equipment. Whatever route they take, every Visitor can easily take advantage of what you’ve built in ways that weren’t possible before.
Explore // Learn, discover, wander, feel. Be surprised by what you find.
Aemass is the capability of absolute authentic experience for 3D capture and visualization. Assembling immersive spatial technology, premier artists, entertainment leaders and interactive virtual reality experts, Aemass patented technology is enabling an ultimate freedom to explore, engage and re-view the real moment from every perspective imaginable.
Join our unyielding and unprecedented vision for 3D reality capture and help craft the next generational evolution in entertainment and media technology.. .
Nimble VR’s mission is to bring your hands into virtual reality. We’re developing cutting edge computer vision technology and designing user experiences that are highly intuitive, comfortable, and enjoyable.
When you step into a virtual world, our technology enables you to dexterously interact with your surroundings using your hands and fingers.. .
Luciding works on a cutting edge of VR and Neuroscience, to build an experience which gives you a full feeling immersion. In a dream.
We’re building a next big thing re-imagining our sleep approach – LucidCatcher, a wearable headband which put you into a pre-designed dream – with full control, which means you can touch, hear, see and feel every detail inside of it.. .
We create AR entertainment. Our first product, KAZOOLOO, is a game board that connects to a mobile app and has generated millions of dollars up to date.
Our latest venture, RealityRoom™, is the world’s first augmented reality entertainment network. RealityRoom™ gives users access to an unlimited array of AR entertainment, such as popular games, live streaming, and more.
The network runs on our cutting edge tracking technology.. .
The Massless Pen is a digital stylus that works in 2D and 3D inside or outside of Virtual Reality. In 2D it can be used a computer-vision based graphics tablet, freeing your desk space.
When combined with Virtual Reality it becomes the most precise and intuitive tool for 3D design and engineering.. .
Founded in 1999, Linden Lab is best known as the creator of Second Life, the largest-ever 3D virtual world filled entirely by the creations of its users. In 2013, the company expanded its product portfolio with Blocksworld, a lighthearted build-and-play system for kids and grownups alike.
The company is currently developing a new platform for virtual experiences, code-named Project Sansar, which will democratize VR as a creative medium.. .
Britelite Immersive is a creative technology company that builds immersive and interactive experiences for clients who are looking to create transformative engagements with customers. Britelite tech has powered experiences for some of the world’s most innovative brands and pioneered the art of digital interaction through physical, virtual, and online content experiences.
We’re industry leaders who’ve revolutionized digital media within customer experience centers, retail environments, healthcare facilities, entertainment venues, and branded web & mobile properties. Britelite’s proprietary software platform ‘Litehouse’ automates the production, distribution, management, measurement and optimization of high impact content experiences.
It equips cross-functional teams with the tools needed to seamlessly develop, deploy and monitor brand media and messaging across any physical, digital or virtual environment. Litehouse leverages intelligent systems, automation, and spatial awareness to drive personalized content to customers at the right time, at the right place, and on the right device..
Adventure Lab is a developer of a social adventure platform with real live hosts that guests can experience from anywhere. The platform enables the next generation of performers and experience creators to customize and game master cooperative play adventures for guests.
The company is starting with escape room adventures and will expand into other forms of hosted entertainment. Think role-playing games, exploration, game shows, cooperative sports, and tourism..
RetinasVR helps people who suffer from phobic disorders to recover their phobias using Virtual Reality technology. Basically, we have developed a platform for therapists which makes possible to include Virtual Reality technology to the therapy process.
Our main goal is to create an anxiety management platform which works integrated with VR technology for all kind of mental disorders. Our phobia solution is just the beginning….
LeewayHertz is a top-ranked digital platform development company building platforms and apps on blockchain, AI, cloud, mobile and IoT. Headquartered in San Francisco, they design, develop, and deploy enterprise-grade applications to help businesses digitize their operations with the latest technology.
With 100+ platforms successfully delivered to startups and Fortune 500 companies, they are proven experts with 10 years of experience.. .
Leopoly 3D & VR
Leopoly offers easy to use 3D and VR software solutions for digital asset creation, customization and assembly, a new generation, multiuser and cross platform CAD software. Leopoly’s software solution were used in the first 2 years by over 100 thousand users and were licensed by 20 enterprises, including HP, Orchard, zSpace and others.
Leopoly is the only company offering a cross platform (web, native and VR/AR) and social CAD software that can be used by end users and recently introduced its API so companies and developers can also take advantage of the technology and create their own application using easy to use editing capabilities.. .
The first digital science curriculum that engages students with interactive 3D models. Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core aligned.
Augmented, Virtual and Mixed reality enabled. Lifeliqe is also the world’s first learning platform that enables the drag & drop any of its 1,100 interactive 3D & augmented reality models into lesson plans, e-books and other learning resources.
Students, teachers and home schoolers can access premium ready-to-use 3D models and over 700 lesson plans for learning, creating and sharing of their own content. Lifeliqe’s mission is to empower students with remarkable light bulb moments and lifelong learning passion.
We offer FULL-CYCLE CUSTOM SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: IoT, Web, Mobile, VR. || 120+ developers || 210+ projects || 90+ happy clients || RO in San Francisco, CA || R-Style Lab was founded in 2006 as a part of NY-based software house.
We began with a sales office in San Francisco, CA and a little R&D center in Minsk, Belarus. And here we are 10 years later – a successful custom software development company with 120+ developers in our dev center and 90+ happy clients all over the world.
We do custom software mostly, but have our own products as well (event-management platform) & still love & do a lot of R&D. || Why Choose R-Style Lab? || PROFICIENCY: 10+ years in IT, 210+ projects delivered to 90+ happy clients.
STRONG & WELL-BALANCED IN-HOUSE TEAM: 40% of the team are senior developers with 7+ years’ experience + middle & junior developers. R&D: we love it and do some really interesting things like AI, connected house technologies; face & voice recognition systems, etc.
SCALABILITY: in case our 120+ developers are not enough we can borrow resources from our US teams. SMOOTH & SIMPLE WORKFLOW: besides the trained & certifies PMs, BAs we also appoint one whatever-what contact person to guide you through the project.
HELP IN AGREEING BUDGETS AND DEADLINES with Investors and/or Executive Board. STARTUPS SPECIAL: we can help with pitching ideas (tech part + materials for presentation).
NeuroTrainer enables athletes – and eventually anyone – to train a different way. Our virtual reality software platform immerses the athlete in skill practice that integrates both physical and mental exercises.
Proven neurocognitive exercises target specific areas of the brain for both assessment and training use cases. The result is improved focus, vision, decision making, multi-tasking, coordination and reaction times during intense athletic performance..
Celerative is a collaboration platform for teams composed by experts software engineers that extend your team’s capacity exponentially with flexible on-demand team augmentation engagements. Our teams are augmented by aggregating data from multiple sources to enhance project planning and execution.
We leverage machine learning algorithms to extract actionable insights from this data, making sure we build best-in-class software in record speed.. .
Presence is a software company that specializes in digital product strategy and development consulting, Web, Mobile, VR, and Salesforce. It also delivers a strategic approach to software product design and development tailored to your business needs.
They build with pixels and code, process and strategy, and the experience to help your company do more. The company creates innovative digital products for global brands and businesses of every size.
Presence was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.. .
Mission Statement: Deliver true value to our customers by being a trusted partner through excellence in quality, cost effectiveness, timeliness and reliable customer service. History: Skipfour was founded in 2006 with a specific focus on building accounting and CRM software for businesses based primarily in the US.
We grew at a phenomenal pace and expanded our offshore partnerships to keep the development supply steady. We scaled to offer additional technology offerings during but last year we realized that we are ready for the next step.
With changing technology landscape, in 2017 we began to restructure the company’s business model, alter the long-term vision to include cutting-edge technologies. We moved our headquarters to San Francisco, California, forged new partnerships abroad and rekindled our sales workforce, revamped sales strategy and expanded the spectrum of our offerings to include Artificial Intelligence, cloud services, IOT, machine learning, Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Our unwavering commitment to customer success and our extensive experience in delivering high quality, on budget, on time services to our customers has set us apart from the competition. Our team has served a wide variety of customers from healthcare, gaming, sports, technology, restaurants, banking, government and many other business domains.
In the past 11 years, we have served over 300 customers and counting. In a recent survey, the solutions we have provided our customers over this span is catering to over 1.9 million users globally.
We are committed to our customers’ success and they love us back for that, 96% of our customers return for repeat business when they have a need, that is a profound testament to the relationship we have created on solid trust. Our Team: Skipfour has over 125 associates globally.
GreenData is a Silicon Valley Venture Builder located in San Francisco. We are experts in creating and maturing operational execution expertise along with bringing the startup mindset and design thinking for the Data-Driven Enterprise to Corporations and Startups.
Providing Venture Buildings as a Services (VBaaS), GreenData couples startups, corporate intrapreneurs, and selected venture capital, corporate venture, corporate innovation and accelerator partners to collaboratively approach corporate innovation. We are a group of facilitators and creatives designing and creating scalable solutions and executing projects in a startup format that increases speed and growth in new markets.
In our software creation and design projects, we follow the lean agile philosophy that starts with getting to know our customers and understanding what matters the most to them. As part of our design thinking process, we take the necessary steps to ensure alignment with our customers’ vision and refine our processes at every step of the way.
While resources are being sought, we build MVPs for a faster access to markets and feedback. We offer Venture Building as a Service for the Data Driven enterprise.
Our promise is to help our customers push their limits, enter new markets and be disruptive – not disrupted. While others are just trying to implement technology – we are solving our clients’ most compelling business problems.
GreenData was born in the heart of Silicon Valley and brings the mindset of fast, high value, scalable solutions with beautiful user experience & design to every project. We are: an Amazing Venture Builder working in a startup format with a focus on leveraging data to superpower modern enterprises We create: extraordinary solutions enabling innovative strategy, creativity and outcome delivery We focus: on design thinking and establishing long-term, sustainable relationships We welcome you to come join us on this extraordinary journey into the Data-Driven Future!.
Intuz is a prominent innovation development partner for the pioneering start-ups and SMEs in global market. With the world-class technical supervision, robust infrastructure and growing team of experts in prominent tech, strategic and operations management, we are serving the clients across the globe with mobile app development, enterprise mobility, cloud and app marketing services.
Mission: “Achieving Growth by Inventing Incredible Values for Clients”. Our Services: Focused on next generation, innovative digital solutions which are feature-rich, built on emerging technologies and secure too.
We are passionately bringing excellence, both in form of our products and services. Our core services include: • POC Development • App Development • Enterprise Development • Cloud Computing • Cognitive Technologies • App Marketing Our Process: • Agile, result-oriented and customized development and delivery methodologies • Supportive to the project requirements and manage transparency.
• Well-defined, structured and proven process designed. • Promising productivity and quality of the product.
Achievements: • 1500+ Successful project deliveries • 50+ Cloud applications • 80+ Cloud AMIs • 40+ Client Countries Customer Experience: “Happy clients are Our Assets”. Our journey with the client right from the project on-boarding to delivery and support services are customer-oriented, providing best customer experience on priority.
Team Intuz: • “Motivated by the Impossible”. • Expert consultants with in-depth understanding of diversified business processes and challenges.
LumiereVR is a film studio that uses virtual reality technologies to make films. LumiereVR connects brands and studios together to bring the best VR film experiences to consumers.
The company, supported by HTC Vive China and U.S.-based accelerator Techstars, has co-produced 360-degree sci-fi film Rose Colored and is working with Chinese video streaming site iQiyi to make more VR content. One collaboration slated for March is Road to Runway, a reality TV show in China for Victoria Secrets..
Kosmos School is building a K-12 school that exists only in virtual reality. We start by offering extracurricular classes for 13 to 16-year-olds in STEM related topics.
Our goal is to cover more and more topics so that we can be a full middle and high school soon.. .
PhiSix Fashion Labs
Our technology helps customers find the perfect Look and Fit when apparel shopping on the web or on their mobile devices. Phisix is a Bay Area company focused on developing 3-D visualization and simulation technologies to drive the growth of the online apparel retail industry.
We believe we have the best-in-class solutions for the biggest problems facing the online apparel retail industry, including a 3-D Virtual Fitting Room, robust Sizing / Fit Recommendation engine, Digital Garment technologies and a High-Fidelity, Physically-Accurate Cloth Simulation system that runs 100x the speed of competitive solutions. We feel our solutions are superior to the competition because our unique team brings together research expertise in a number of fields spanning computational geometry, virtual reality, physical simulation and parallel computing..
River Studios LLC was founded in April 2015 by Mike Rothenberg. River Studios is most known for creating and producing “Hymn for the Weekend” in collaboration with Coldplay and Beyonce, as well as providing technical consulting and expertise for the world’s first and most successful accelerator program for early-stage startups, the River Accelerator.
Prior to creating River Studios, in 2012 Mike founded Rothenberg Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco and the leading VC for Frontier Technology startups. In January 2015, identifying the huge potential in VR, Rothenberg decided to build the world’s first startup accelerator program focused on VR companies, and named it The River Accelerator Program, run by Rothenberg Ventures at the time.
After the River Accelerator 2015 Spring program, Mike founded River Studios to create, build and promote frontier technology including VR, AR, and AI and to advise and partner with clients like Rothenberg Ventures. River Studios’ team of experienced cinematographers helped the River Accelerator identify and cultivate startups to produce better technology and VR content, which started to draw the attention of artists and brands, that in turn asked to work with River Studios to help them understand, build, and create VR & AR content.
In 2015, a client project that combined production with development work inspired the studio to partner closely with Twisted Oak Studios, one of the most talented Unity 3D development studios in the world, which unofficially became known as “River Studios Canada”. Since 2015, River Studios has collaborated with artists and creators across the globe including Coldplay, Beyonce, Bjork, and BEP.
River Studios’ producer Mike Rothenberg pitched, created and produced “Hymn For the Weekend”, launched in 2016 and now approaching 900 million YouTube views. River Studios has continued its collaborated with Rothenberg Ventures as a joint venture for the River Accelerator 2015 Fall, River Accelerator 2016 program, and River Accelerator 2017 programs..
DeepStream VR is pioneering virtual reality games to help relieve pain and improve your quality of life. Over a decade of research indicates immersive virtual reality can help relieve pain, reduce stress, and build resilience.
They are creating the next generation of intelligent VR games with biofeedback to propel you to your optimum performance level. Stay tuned for upcoming releases..
MetaWorld is a multi-player, open world social VR experience. Visitors are invited to build and explore 10,000 square miles of massively scaled world together.
MetaWorld takes place inside a real-time physics simulation which allows thousands of visitors to share a first of it’s kind shared VR experience simultaneously online.. .
Aetho is rooted in human-centered design and redefines human interaction by connecting people and information in immersive environments. ITis the makers of Thrive, a telepresence platform that allows businesses to build cloud applications in order to solve practical problems related to collaboration and decision support.
By enabling the flow of information, Thrive (a) enhances team collaboration; (b) increases worker productivity; (c) improves social engagement, and (d) cuts down physical meeting costs. Thrive offers real-world benefits such as process improvements and/or revenue opportunities while reducing travel costs..
Construct Studio is a San Francisco based VR & AR software development company. As an industry leader in immersive interactive content, they have worked with healthcare, airlines, the automotive industry, marketing agencies and Hollywood studios to set the standard for visually stunning and emotionally engaging VR & AR content.
Construct Studio Demo Reel 2019 (2-min): https://youtu.be/m4GMk8-qa0g Construct Studio’s SaaS content creation software “VERA”: https://www.construct.studio/vera. .
Oculus Medium is a virtual reality sculpting tool that used in video games and filmmaking. It is used to create and paint digital sculptures.
Medium works only on Oculus Rift. The tool works with virtual reality headsets and 6DoF motion controllers.
Oculus Medium enables users to sculpt, model and paint in an immersive environment to easily create characters, objects, environments, expressive works of art and more. The integration of Medium’s tools and technology will greatly contribute to our 3D and immersive strategy.
Oculus Medium’s versatile and intuitive toolkit is designed for 3D modeling speed and fluidity. Oculus Medium was released on December 5, 2016..
CLEVR is a social network focused exclusively on the emerging VR/AR market. Through uniting all devices CLEVR restores a fragmented market and adds a layer of discovery through viral channels.
CLEVR has solved two problems…. 1) Solved Fragmentation and Social.
CLEVER brought a fragmented VR market and fragmented social landscape into one unified HUD. As we have all heard time and time again, “mobile is fragmented.” Virtual Reality only magnifies the problem.
CLEVR has the solution. First, we’ve reversed engineered our way into every VR platform and brought together the connectivity, all devices can now talk to each other.
Secondly, CLEVR has taken all of the various social networks you use (Facebook, Slack, WhatsApp, etc) and brought those APIs into one feed, one single HUD. All of your social connections are now in one single view.
2) Made VR content discoverable. We’ve done this through two approaches.
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