WorldViz

Virtual Reality Software and Solutions to Empower Professionals to Create Immersive Experiences, Solving Problems Across a Wide Range of Industries.
End Market(s):  Energy & Industrials, Defense & SecurityEducation & Training, Business Services, Healthcare
URL:
http://www.worldviz.com/

Company Type:  Enterprise Platform Developer

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Summary:  WorldViz Virtual Reality empowers businesses with new visualization techniques, providing developers with fresh creative potential, and researchers with tools that accelerate scientific discovery.  WorldViz offers a full range of products and support, including enterprise grade software, complete VR systems, custom solution design, and application development. In enterprises, their virtual reality solutions help people understand complex information while enhancing communication between designers, engineers and management teams.  In academia, their technology enables innovation and experimental control in research and discovery.

Founded in the 1990s to aid in virtual reality research at MIT and University of California, WorldViz has since been delivering VR solutions and guidance to research scientists, government leaders, and business teams in the United States and around the globe.  Through their Vizard VR Software, users can create immersive applications with universal VR hardware connectivity supporting all HMDs, 3D displays, motion trackers, and input devices.  Users benefit with rapid application development and leverage Python as their base scripting language, utilizing robust open-source community libraries and toolkits.

In addition to software, WorldViz also offers a professional hardware product line called VizMove, that integrates with its software Vizard, to to design, deploy, and modify customized 3D content.  VizMove Projection VR delivers high-end visuals with state-of-the-art 3D projection systems to large audiences.  VizMove Walking VR allows users to experience a virtual reality environment with freedom of movement using a state-of-the-art VR Headset.  Finally, WorldViz offers Motion Tracking via Precision Position Tracking, to track multiple users over large areas while maintaining precision and accuracy.

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Investors:

  • WorldViz has raised over $1mm in funding from a seed round on March 13, 2014.
  • On April 14, 2015 WorldViz announced a Series A funding round from Intel Capital (amount undisclosed).

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Vizard VR Software:  WorldViz’s core software system that allows users to rapidly build VR applications, equipped with universal VR hardware connectivity supporting all HMDs, 3D displays, motion trackers, and input devices.  The software leverages the Python scripting language, including use of open-source community libraries and toolkits.

VizMove VR Systems: A complete VR hardware set that integrates with Vizard VR Software, and includes Projection VR, a large-audience 3D projection system, and Walking VR, a HMD that gives users total freedom of movement within a VR environment.  Additionally, WorldViz offers a precision Motion Tracking system.

Customers:  WorldViz creates VR solutions for industries as wide-ranging as Architecture, Healthcare, Defense, and Industrial Manufacturing.

Competitors: Osterhout Design Group, Meta, AtheerAPX Labs, Vital Enterprises, Wearable Intelligence, NGrain

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