It’s time for part six in the series on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) companies contributing to the development of the Metaverse. In case you missed the first part, here’s the link to it.
1. realworld one
realworld one is the global leader in enterprise virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) software solutions, focusing on the life sciences, analytical, diagnostics and medical, pharmaceutical, chemical and processing industries.
Working with partners that include several large, well-known companies such as Lonza, ZEISS, Illumina, Bio-Rad, Agilent, Becton Dickinson, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, QIAGEN, Tecan, Hologic and GEA Group among many others, realworld one’s comprehensive scientific and industry expertise has developed a systematic approach to implementing VR and AR within the areas of sales and marketing, service and support, research and development, as well as manufacturing and production.
Founded in 2017 by Pascal and Marcel Stiegelmann, presently the company has its headquarters in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) and at other locations in Berlin (Germany), San Diego (USA), Austin (USA), Bangalore (India), and Guangzhou (China).
2. Eccentric Engine
Eccentric Engine is building the Metaverse with some of the best minds of our times. Based in Mumbai, India, Eccentric Engine was founded in 2012 by Varun Shah and Gaurav Rane and is fully engaged in the Virtualisation of Automotive Retail.
To date, the company has helped leading automotive brands in the world to unlock the power of virtual interactions.
Krikey is an Augmented Reality gaming app that is live on iOS and Android that has partnered with Google Maps, The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Foundation, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the National Audubon Society.
Building custom AR games for each brand partner and reaching 1.7M+ users, 2020 saw Krikey launch its first action-adventure game, Yaatra.
In 2021, Krikey launched Krikees — custom 3D Avatars! The Krikey app is ranked in the Top 100 Social Apps on Google Play India. Krikey was named to the Fast Company list of Best Apps and Games of 2020. In 2021, Krikey won the UserTesting Outstanding Small Business Illumi Award.
echo3D is a cloud platform for 3D/AR/VR games and applications that provides tools and network infrastructure to help developers & creators build better 3D apps and grow their businesses.
Founded in 2018 by Alon Grinshpoon, the NYC-based startup has built a 3D-first content management system (CMS) and delivery network (CDN) that allows developers to build their AR app backend in minutes, and allow their clients to easily upload, manage and publish content to the AR/VR app without involving development teams.
echo3D has raised a total of $5 million in funding over four rounds.