February 21, 2019 — Invitation only reception to meet and learn about the start-up companies in Northern California participating in the Capital Region Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Accelerator.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5–7 PM
- Fizz Champagne Bar, 615 David J Stern Walk #105
- Near the Golden One Center Arena in downtown Sacramento
- Space is limited: Send your RSVP asap to firstname.lastname@example.org
Angel, Corporate, Venture Capital and other private investors; Media, Industry Experts and Businesses and Corporations who have an interest in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality investing, business relationships or strategic partnerships.
Featured VR and AR Start-ups
Adventure Lab creates hosted Virtual Reality escape room adventures. The platform enables the next generation of experience creators (i.e. twitch streamers and YouTubers) to host and game master cooperative play adventures for friends, family, and followers. The company is founded by veterans of Pixar, Google and Facebook and the former co-founder of Oculus Story Studio.
Ready for an upgrade with your technology experience? Altwork allows you to work and enjoy your computer, tablet, smartphone and game console in complete comfort, all at a push of a button. By integrating a chair, desk surface and monitors, users can seamlessly transition from standing, sitting, reclining to collaborating. Whatever you use your technology for; enjoy a business class experience at your office or home.
Cognivive is a digital therapeutics company solving neurorehabilitation’s biggest challenge: that most stroke patients never fully recover. Cognivive delivers evidence-based treatments as fun virtual reality games for home use. Founded by an experienced neuroscientist and expert game designer, Cognivive is uniquely qualified to reduce this massive pain point. They closed their Angel round, won grants and are ready to scale.
Meedia allows you to broadcast your news, on your time, in your space, and in your way! Eliminate the physical press gallery, the repetitive questions and create your own narrative that speaks to your purpose and protects your personal brand. With Meedia you create the press questions, you edit your answers, and you broadcast your information through social media utilizing a realistic media press conference platform created and captured on your mobile device.
Observer Analytics is an analytics platform built specifically for AR and VR experiences. Their software allows developers to track and analyze user engagement and in-app behaviors in order to optimize user experience and increase retention. As XR becomes the next computing platform, there is a need to analyze new three-dimensional data points such as user gaze, physical movement, and object interactions. What Google Analytics provides for websites, Observer provides for new immersive experiences!
Within the next year our STEM workforce gap will grow to 1 million college grads. Building a STEM-capable workforce is a massive bottleneck that when fixed could unlock $1 Trillion in annual GDP. The Sama Virtual Reality Learning Platform is producing a full letter grade improvement in learning outcomes, and in some college classes, reducing the failure rate to zero. It is the curriculum platform of the future designed to prepare for tomorrow’s jobs so that today’s students can become tomorrow’s inventors, problem solvers and next great minds.
Tesuji is building the future of interactive social experience gam- ing and communication. With Vrumble – we built an amazing way to group video chat, play interactive games with friends, while live streaming to fans. You can even host your own gameshow or an event played by thousands with real cash prizes! As new reality platforms like AR, VR, and XR redefine our common social experience, Vrumble’s unique platform provides the bridge between mobile and XR for realtime group play, setting Vrumble at the forefront of the social communication evolution.
Theia is a VR, AR and visualizations company specializing in soft- ware development and solutions. Using native files and working in game engines, Theia transforms original data into real-life representations. For builders they create buildings; for manufacturers, products. All in VR. All in real-time.
Capitol Region AR VR Collaborators
- McClatchy New Ventures Lab
- The Sacramento Kings
- Clark Pacific
- Moneta Ventures
- Five Star Bank
- TechFutures Group
- City of Sacramento
- HTC Vive
- Nevada County Tech Connection
- NCTV Digital Media Center