It’s time for part eight of the Metaverse Insider’s exclusive series on Augmented Reality (AR) companies building our industry. Somehow missed the earlier posts? Here’s a link to the first one.
Jasoren is a software development company with offices in the USA, France and Saudi Arabia.
Consisting of a professional team of developers, 3D modellers, animators, tech artists, UX/UI designers, business analysts, and managers that together create awesome applications for business, Jasoren’s skill set reaches strategic planning and consulting for Augmented and Virtual Reality content and applications, VR applications development (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Go, Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream, and Cardboard), AR, XR, MR applications development (wearables — Hololens, RealWear, Meta, and AR mobile devices — ARKit and ARCore), and other services.
Based in Miami, Florida, Jasoren was founded in 2015 by Michael Morozov.
Offbeat is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is backed by investors such as Mark Cuban and Atlanta Ventures. Founded in 2018 by Shep Ogden, Bailey Grady, Christopher Travers, and Kevin Planovsky, Offbeat is able to reach the social-first generation through innovative media properties and can generate fandom through their 1B+ follower network across social media through meme marketing, TikTok influencer activations, custom sound creation, bespoke AR Lens creation, and virtual influencer brokerage and creation.
It does this for some of the world’s biggest brands, specifically the brands that sit at the intersection of lifestyle, entertainment, and culture, including Netflix, Universal Music Group, Warner Music, Twitch, TikTok, Hooters, McDonald’s, Cheesecake Factory, and Diageo.
Offbeat began by disrupting traditional media and social media marketing industries by offering brands a far more organic way of reaching the younger generations who were spending their time in news feeds rather than watching TV. Offbeat has since been disrupting the world of influence and fame by pushing the virtual influencer industry forward. Offbeat has done this through VirtualHumans.org, brokering relationships between virtual influencers and brands, and by creating complete bespoke virtual beings for their owned properties and with brands across the globe.
AlgoFace develops computer vision technology applications that enable identity-free face Augmented Reality (AR) experiences with strict user privacy and data processing standards.
Its four Patent Pending AR and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies power solutions for virtual beauty try-on and face detection applications for automotive, building safety, crowd and traffic detection, retail, smart cities, and medical technologies. With 3x the leading facial landmark tracking points and a proprietary compression machine learning model, AlgoFace technology reliably analyzes faces of any skin tone in real-time, on-the-edge, with superior accuracy, delivering real-life, highly immersive AR experiences at lightning speed.
Headquartered in Carefree, Arizona, AlgoFace was founded by Taleb Alashkar and Andrew Bart in 2017.
4. FUSE Animation
FUSE Animation is an award-winning 3D design studio that brings ideas to life with animation, VFX, video production, AR, VR, and interactive graphics.
Founded in 1999 by Alec Syme, this Minneapolis, Minnesota-based company’s talented artists create precise, photorealistic images and animations that deliver incredible results.
Trigger is an award-winning XR agency that creates AR, MR and VR experiences that connect people to brands, sports, entertainment, and eCommerce. From major marketing campaigns to powerful enterprise solutions, its work combines premiere content with the latest XR technology, blending physical and digital worlds in innovative yet measurable ways.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Trigger was founded in 2005 by Perry Wang.