This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korea 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 South Korea Virtual Reality Companies
CLO Virtual Fashion
Founded in 2009, CLO Virtual Fashion is committed to innovating the way we communicate fashion through our true-to-life 3D garment simulation technology. Our virtual garment solutions and services connect all teams involved in the digital product lifecycle, enabling more direct collaboration and reduced lead time, whilst maintaining the intricacies of garment design.
We envision our garment simulation technology to become not only the tool to create virtual garments, but also the platform to provide valuable data about garments, designs, and trend by virtualizing every garment on Earth. Our products ranging from CLO (3D design software for apparel designers and brands), Marvelous Designer (3D design software for character artists in gaming and animation companies), Benefit by CLO (virtual fitting platform), CLO-SET (Communications and Archiving platform for virtual garments), to Marvelous SDK (Real time draping engine for games) create a new ecosystem for virtual garments.
Through these services and our continuing research and development in 3D and garment design, we are transforming the way we produce and consume garments – both tangible (actual garments from brands) and intangible (virtual garments in games and movies), for ones we wear and what our virtual characters wear. For more information, visit www.clo3d.com, www.marvelousdesigner.com..
Looxid Labs, founded in 2015, has developed the world’s first wearable headset with an eye-brain interface and top-class eye-brain signal processing algorithm. They plan to improve analysis performance and accuracy of users’ status using self-developed machine learning algorithm.
They’ve been developing the eye-brain VR headset and the VR analytics solution using eye-brain interface technology including hardware, software and machine learning algorithm. Furthermore, they push forward “Lucy” project, development of an assistive communicator for a paralyzed patients and their caregivers using an eye-brain interface.
It will allow a patient to communicate with caregivers by just gazing and thinking.. .
Reality Reflection creates an immersive and fun to play VR games. Reality Reflection is a crew of virtual reality software developers and 3D computer graphics researchers based in Seoul, South Korea.
With over five years of expertise in virtual reality and 3D scanning, the company is equipped with a state-of-the-art 3D scanning technology and conducts intensive R&D of 3D character animation. Reality Reflection’s first VR rhythm game ‘Music Inside’ has been announced as a launch title for Oculus Touch in 2016.
The team continues to introduce users with the most immersive and exciting VR/AR experience, trying to blur the line between reality and virtual world.. .
EVR STUDIO is a VR content development company based in Seoul, Korea. To create virtual worlds where various real life experiences meet endless imagination, professionals from game development, Hollywood VFX graphics, engineering, fashion, writing and photography gathered at EVR STUDIO.
They are currently focused on VR game development, mobile VR streaming solutions, and creative VR media production.. .
Coxspace is a start-up company and solution provider aim at the XR platform. It is an innovative device for XR/AR/VR and an intuitive human interface that allows easy and precise control of various virtual reality content through finger motion tracking.
It is a Ring Type controller that is very small, lightweight and easy to use, and it is very accurate than you might imagine.. .
Letsee is an Internet company that provides a new augmented reality solution based on WebAR technology running in a web browser. By adapting web information into physical objects while recognizing its surroundings and situations, they have built a new ecosystem for users to create, communicate, and collaborate in situ.
Letsee easily creates AR experiences with HTML. This simplifies the process of developing content, instead of focusing on existing apps, such as creating apps product distribution and upgrading versions.
It supports various web communication forms such as 3D drawing, hashtag, 3D emoticon, hyperlink, video or photo and so on. Letsee was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea..
MINTPOT develops a unique VR subtitle solution for users to enjoy the contents of VR video’s. The company continuously develops technologies and services that can improve lives using VR.
MINTPOT was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Seoul, Korea.. .
ATTO Research lead open networking innovations. ATTO Research is a network virtualization innovator with advanced SDN and NFV technologies.
We are specialized in security-enhanced SDN control, network management, and cloud network virtualization.. .
KAI presents the next generation immersive media. This allows the creation of VR experiences in the simplest and the most powerful way.
Their expertise in the area of computer graphics and vision brings this fascinating application to life. KAI is a spinoff company from the Visual Media Lab at KAIST, which is one of the best science and technology universities in Korea.
Currently 15 top class R&D team members are constantly unleashing new media technologies that will enhance visual experiences for viewers.. .
Graction develops educational content in functional game, AR, VR, smart education field, publishing field, and video field. Its IP(Vitalong) is a smart education brand for infants and children.
It is a brand that specializes in educational content utilizing smart devices and advanced media. The.
BTNcafe (비티엔카페) is a Korean company focused on developing smartphone applications and mobile games for the country’s mobile market. The company has developed many successful mobile applications that have been downloaded by a large user base in Korea.
BTNcafe’s biggest achievements include the development of the avatar-based virtual reality game “big town” and the world’s first real-time virtual interview platform.. .
Grew Creative Lab
GameCrew Creative Lab. is pursuing to change the world – They want to bring virtual reality into people’s everyday life Virtual Reality is the next big technological revolution, and They want to contribute to expand this community to every people in the world After founding the company in 2015 in Seoul / South Korea, Sangho Lee assembled a team of Virtual Reality enthusiasts from all over the country to develop the game-changer in the virtual reality.
Their team consists of computer scientists, engineers, artists, and weirdly enough, marketing specialists. Want to get to know them? Check out their pictures below to get more information about the team behind GameCrew..
iPIXEL is an augmented reality platform that offers On-Device AI Vision Solution for AR Contents and Smartphones. The platform provides an On-Device AI object recognition solution for next-generation content development.
They are developing services that connect and integrate new experiences and future values by optimizing sustainable innovation for more consumers. iPIXEL started providing a solution to various companies, advertising agencies, mobile gaming, education, and mobile content companies.
It develops a casual mobile game connecting the physical world and digital with a global leading publisher.. .
JSC is the experiential virtual reality solution Company. They are committed to developing VR (Virtual Reality)/AR(Augmented Reality) solutions for medical, military and educational industry.
JSC was established in 2011 to develop multi-platform games (console, mobile, PC, VR etc). They have had the privilege to work on numerous projects together with Japanese leading game companies along with their skilled workforce and development ability.
Their goal is to be a global leader in multidisciplinary content field including graphics creation, program development, game development/operation, VR and AR.. .
ImageOn provides services that connect the real world with the virtual world by moving location information. The company is in charge of producing content for map services and is responsible for developing content such as road view, a 360-degree panoramic street photography service.
ImageOn was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.. .
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