The VIROO Creator Challenge winner announced
Virtualware announced today the winner of the VIROO Creator Challenge, an international call addressed to private companies who want to elevate their profiles, generate new revenue streams, and offer unique VR solutions.
The company invited city-creators worldwide to unleash their talents and create VR content using VIROO®, receiving tens of submissions worldwide, including Canada, China, India, Peru, etc.
Proximity has recently been included in the Top 100 startups in Peru by Forbes, it also has been selected for Startup Peru 8G + Dynamic Entrepreneurship program has been the company awarded a Creator Pro Annual License valued at $15,000.
The start-up founded in 2017, delivers the best immersive learning solutions for the mining industry and helps companies transform their learning & development programs.
After the quality submissions received for the call, Virtualware has selected additional companies to become part of the VIROO Community. Black Art Technology, Quatechnion, VRticles, Dreamtec5, Himalaya, and Intuita, are entering the free Creator Plan, with the aim to democratize VR technology through the enterprise VR platform.
“We are looking forward to exploring the possibilities of using VIROO for our deployments and start developing VR training content for our clients”
Alexis Salinas, CPO & Founder of Proximity
VIROO® is the all in-in-one VR platform aims to become the standard for developing multi-user and remote VR collaboration applications worldwide, allowing to create, manage and deploy immersive projects without constraints.
“These companies are becoming members of a rising and interconnected community with access to the next leap in the Virtual Reality industry. From the first day they will start developing complex, affordable, and meaningful immersive content that really changes the world”
Unai Extremo, CEO & Founder Virtualware
The company expects more than 50 global organizations and industry associations to use the VIROO® standard in their processes by 2023.
To date, Virtualware has around 23 VIROO® user organizations (Industrial Companies, Universities, and Vocational Training Centers) and has deployed 20 VIROO® rooms around the world, in Wilmington and San Jose in the United States, Markham in Canada, Bogota in Colombia, Aguascalientes and Mexico City in Mexico, and others in Spain, including in Madrid and the Basque Country.
Virtualware is the leading European provider of Virtual Reality (VR) solutions for industrial sectors and was recently acknowledged as the world’s Innovative VR Company at the latest edition of the VR Awards.
Virtualware, which was founded nearly 18 years ago, offers cutting-edge solutions to various Fortune industrial 500 companies, including GE Hitachi, Bayer, and Merck, to name a few.
Founded by CEO Unai Extremo and CTO Sergio Barrera in 2004, Virtualware is hailed as a European leader in applying immersive technologies, including virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. The company aims to create real-world solutions and has led the creation of several breakthrough applications, including one that allows workers as specialized as nuclear plants operators
to train safely.
Headquartered in Bilbao, Spain, with a North American office in Toronto, and with partner companies around the world, the firm will finish 2021 with over €5m in billings. Its team of 45 headcount includes technologists and engineers who have launched more than 500 projects in over 27 countries.