Analyst Picks

  • Ubiquity6 (2017, San Francisco) – Stealth mode: augmented reality company
    Market: Augmented Reality
  • 0Terra (2017, Los Angeles) – P2P decentralised AR network to interact and collaborate AR content
    Market: Augmented Reality > Development Tools > Streaming
  • HUDWAY (2014, Marina Del Rey) – Head-up display for cars
    Market: Augmented Reality > Display Medium > Projection-based > HUDs

Funding Rounds

Series A, $7M
CY Vision (2016, Mountain View, $7M) – Vision systems for AR and VR

Investors: Intel Capital, Vestel Ventures

Series A, $6.7M
Varjo Technologies (2016, Helsinki, $14.9M) – Head mounted display with resolution matching human eye

Investors: Tekes

Series A, $6.5M
Light Field Lab (2017, San Francisco, $6.5M) – Light field display devices for holographic experiences

Series A, $5M
Lightform (2014, San Francisco, $7.6M) – 3D scanner for projected augmented reality

Investors: Lux Capital, Dolby Family Ventures, CrunchFund, Comet Labs, Presence Capital, Anorak Ventures

Seed
Play Shifu (2016, Bangalore) – AR based learning

Investors: Parampara Capital, IDG Ventures India

M&A

New Product Announcement

Business Partnership

  • Memomi Labs and ModiFace Announce Strategic Partnership To Offer The Ultimate In-Store Augmented Reality Experience Sector Publishing Intelligence
  • YouCam Makeup & 100% Pure Launch a Live Stream Beauty Experience for Natural Cosmetics Junkies Business Wire

Company Announcement

  • Vuzix Blade™ Smart Glasses Developer Kit Pre-Order Program Officially Launches PR Newswire
  • Vuzix M300 Programs Top 350 as Global Reach Expands Across 45 Countries Worldwide and Commercial PR Newswire
  • Bent Image Lab Spins-Off YOUar Project into YOUar Inc. PR Newswire
  • Dreamworld Augmented Reality Moves Forward after Settlement with Meta Business Wire

Earning Release

  • Vuzix Provides Business Update and Reports its Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results PR Newswire
  • Realfiction Holding AB: Announces Interim Report for January-September 2017 4-Traders

New Feature Release

  • Atheer Releases Latest AiR Enterprise with Enhanced Enterprise Security, Taskflow Reporting, and Expanded Device Support PR Newswire
  • ModiFace Upgrades Web-Based AR E-Commerce Try-On Technology in Partnership with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Marketwired

Key People Movement

  • Vuzix Appoints Joe Surprenant and Alex Kelly Citybizlist

Award

  • Swiss Augmented Reality Developer WayRay Named Grand Prize Winner Of AutoMobility LA’s Top Ten Automotive Startups™ Competition PR Newswire
  • YouCam Makeup Crowned “Best of 2017” by Google Play 4-Traders
  • Vuzix Wins 4 CES 2018 Innovations Awards for the Blade™ Augmented Reality Smart Glasses PR Newswire
  • NUVIZ Head-Up Display for Motorcyclists Named a CES Best of Innovation Awards Honoree Marketwired
 

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