The idea for Speqs and its virtual try on solution came from cofounder Bjorn Russell’s experience playing around with the L’Oreal Makeup Genius app.
Norbit creates branded loyalty apps for shopping centres, allowing customers to earn points and prizes from shopping in store.
Working to deliver VR to the advertising industry is Melbourne startup FGMNT, a VR and augmented reality (AR) development company
Augment space allows users to upload 360 degree photos and easily create interactive, 360 degree virtual tours for as little as $10.
Arludo’s games are focused on teaching students using immersive modern game elements, such as augmented reality, focusing on subjects like biology.
Looking to make things a little easier is Nadia, a virtual assistant created by Soul Machines helping users navigate through information about and interact with the National Disability Insurance Scheme online.
NZ-founded VR startup 8i has announced a US$27 million Series B round which will support the development of a new AR content creation app, Holo.
Startup Lithodomos VR is using virtual reality (VR) to construct detailed 3D experiences of global historical sites and bring history to life.
3D Content Hub is a startup which has transitioned into VR after merging with two international businesses to form the Virtual Content Group.
Ready to support the growth of the virtual reality industry is ProjectR, a business looking to open a centre for VR startups.
US virtual reality platform TimeLooper has joined Queensland’s Hot DesQ program to extend its operations and network in Australia. Hot DesQ, launched by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (QUT CEA) has welcomed its first international startup to the program.
Luxmy Furniture has released a new augmented reality app called TestFit to virtual showcase its products. The app is part of Luxmy’s progression into new age technology as it continues its development into augmented reality.
Melbourne startup Plattar, a cloud-based platform that allows users to create, manage, and distribute augmented reality (AR) content, has raised $1.1 million in a seed funding round led by News Corp Australia, with participation from existing investors.
One such company who is looking to promote different types of applications for VR experiences is Sydney startup Now VR. They are in the process of developing a wide range of augmented reality experiences, that move away from the gaming sector.
Soon VR headsets will be a common household item, which is a big reason why even more startups are trialing their own applications and finding new experiences for users to immerse themselves in.