5 Intrepid Augmented Reality Companies: Part 16

Part sixteen today of Augmented Reality companies disrupting the industry powered by the Metaverse Insider. Here’s a link to the first one for those of you who missed them all so far.

1. vGIS

vGIS is the leading augmented reality visualization platform for BIM, GIS, 3D Scans, and Reality Capture. Using the vGIS system, field personnel can see an augmented view that includes holographic infrastructure objects, improving their environmental assessments and increasing their situational awareness.

From delivering real-time, in-field holographic visualizations of underground pipes, valves, cables and other utility objects to visualizing ground-penetrating radar scans, vGIS solutions are estimated to save 12–20 hours per person per month and prevent up to 50% of excavation-related accidents resulting from human error, among other benefits. vGIS helps construction and engineering design teams communicate and collaborate design changes more intuitively, preventing covert design errors that create cost overruns and delays in construction.

Founded in Toronto in 2016 by Alec Pestov, vGIS is an award-winning partner of Esri and Microsoft, and a recipient of the ESRI Partner Award (2019) and Partner of the Year Finalist 3 years running (2020, 2019, 2018) in the CityNext and Mixed Reality Development categories.

2. ARize

Highlighted by the Metaverse Insider earlier this month, ARize is a leading 3D, AR and VR Supplier for Businesses, Metaverses and NFT Creators.

The Netherlands-based startup was founded in 2018 by Aryan Behzadi.

3. Red 6

Red 6 is revolutionizing augmented reality (AR) for military training applications worldwide. The patented display technology developed by Red 6 augments the joint space through a suite of AR products that support the synthetic training environments (STE). The company is revolutionizing Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) training by providing crucial capabilities to advance US Military and allied readiness across the globe. Red 6 brings the Virtual and Constructive assets into the real world by allowing pilots and ground operators to see synthetic threats in real-time, outdoors and, critically, in high-speed environments.

Based in Orlando, Florida, Red 6 was founded in 2018 by Daniel Robinson and has raised a total of $40.9 million in funding over eight rounds.

4. ByondXR

ByondXR is an NYC-based retail-tech company that has developed an immersive commerce platform to help brands, retailers and wholesalers create unique virtual customer experiences and shoppable 3D environments that form a strong and memorable connection with the brand and increase conversion rates significantly. The platform turns any business presentation or a buyer’s journey into a highly captivating experience that has a direct effect on the user’s consideration phase and helps eliminate complex decision-making scenarios for both buyers and consumers with the ability to view comprehensive product details and make a purchase directly from the experience.

Founded in 2016 by industry veterans Noam Levavi and Eran Galil who led the company to a series of achievements and managed to secure deals with some of the biggest international brand names such as Coca-Cola, Calvin Klein, Proctor and Gamble, Target, Loreal and more, ByondXR has raised a total of $7.5 million in funding over two rounds.

5. INVIVO — a Red Nucleus company

INVIVO — a Red Nucleus company has been pioneering the integration of technology and visualization into communication that connects people and science since being founded in 1998.

As a Digital Scientific Communications agency and part of the Red Nucleus family, it is committed to meeting its global healthcare client’s needs through science storytelling utilizing AR and VR experiences.

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