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Featuring in The Reality Wire: Future Visual, HoloCare, Innovate UK, KaviAR Tech and Sony Electronics
Future Visual / Entertainment
Leading immersive tech agency Future Visual has joined Weavr consortium, the team behind the groundbreaking sports and esports immersive technology platform. Future Visual will be working alongside sector leaders ESL, University of York, dock10, REWIND, Focal Point VR and Cybula to deliver immersive personalised experiences for esports fans that can be accessed across any device, including VR and AR.
HoloCare / Healthcare
HoloCare is launching its new smart working communication system named HoloCare Covid-19 Initiative. It will allow medical professionals to work off-site in case of quarantine and aid those working with isolated patients. Using smart new ways of working could better enable healthcare professionals to mitigate the spread of dangerous pathogens such as Covid-19.
Innovate UK / Funding
Innovative businesses and startups in the UK are set to benefit from a £40 million government investment to drive forward new technological advances. Investment in the Fast Start Competition is being doubled with an additional £20 million. I3d Robotics, which is building a VR training/teaching platform to enable medical students to upskill remotely and perform simulation surgeries, is among the recipients.
KaviAR Tech / Travel
KaviAR Tech, an AR startup headquartered in Paris, has announced its new app KaviAR Gate, the world’s first AR teleportation application tool allowing a person to ‘visit’ exotic destinations right from their smartphone.
Sony Electronics / Retail
Sony Electronics has launched the Envision TV AR app, the best way to see how Sony’s TVs fit into the home. Users can now more accurately determine which TV size is perfect for their space by using an AR-enabled smartphone and the Envision TV AR app.