Our partners

A wide spectrum of awesome partners are working together from a wide range of perspectives and areas of expertise to achieve the mission of the OARC. Startups, large and small companies, Standard Development Organizations (SDOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), R&D organizations and government institutions from many countries and from diverse industries have already stepped up to shape the future.

Our partners are united behind the mission of Open AR Cloud (OARC) and are expcted to contribute to our work, and help realize OARCs mission. They also get the chance to collaborate with other leaders and pioneers in real world spatial computing.

Make your organization an OARC partner today!

Learn about our partners:

Name of organization:
AWE Company
Statement of support for OARC:

AWE Company and Geogram Corporation are proud to be Founding Partners of the Open AR Cloud Organization. Together we are committed to building an AR ecosystem that shares our common mission and core values.

Contact person:
Srinivas Krishna
Title:
Founder
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Name of organization:
ArCortex
Statement of support for OARC:

ARCortex supports fully the mission of the OARC. We believe the data collected for the purpose of achieving AR at world scale should be shared for the benefit of the human race and should be following open standards to allow any compliant AR system to publish data to it as well benefit from its services.

Contact person:
Yohan Baillot
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Arilyn
Statement of support for OARC:

We at Arilyn believe that developing an open AR cloud would allow for a free distribution of virtual content and benefit the humanity.

Contact person:
Emmi Jouslehto
Title:
CMO
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Name of organization:
Aromni
Statement of support for OARC:

As a company focused on delivering industrial strength AR to vertical markets we believe it to be critical that the AR cloud, as the essential infrastructure of the next computing platform, be build collaboratively and transparently so that it becomes free and public.

Contact person:
Afonso O’Neill
Title:
ARIA Chief Instigator
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Name of organization:
Arvizio
Statement of support for OARC:

We at Arvizio believe shared, multi-user AR and MR experiences are essential to drive the industry forward for both enterprises and consumers alike. The Open AR Cloud organization is an extremely important initiative to define areas of interoperability and cross vendor specifications that will likely define the shape of AR experiences for years to come.

Contact person:
Jonathan Reeves
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Atlatl Software
Statement of support for OARC:

We are thrilled to offer our support as a Founding Partner of Open AR Cloud.The emergence of blending of realities is and will continue to drive impactful improvements in our ability to experience the world we cannot physically create with ease. We fully support the efforts to pave the way for smoother and better standardization and enable better experiences, collaborations, and visualizations.

Contact person:
Marc Murphy
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Augmented World Expo
Statement of support for OARC:

Contact person:
Ori Inbar
Title:
Co-founder
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Name of organization:
AugmentedReality.org
Statement of support for OARC:

There is a growing concern in the XR industry that the AR Cloud - a critical infrastructure for the future of computing - might be controlled by corporations and become fragmented across too many instances. Therefore AugmentedReality.org – the non profit behind AWE - is excited to be one of the founding partners of the Open AR Cloud initiative to promote collaboration among the players towards an open, ethical and collaborative AR Cloud

Contact person:
Ori Inbar
Title:
Co-founder
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Name of organization:
ContextGrid
Statement of support for OARC:

ContextGrid is creating the global shared registry / DNS for Augmented Reality as a Founding Partner of the Open AR Cloud.

Contact person:
Arka Bala
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Geenee
Statement of support for OARC:

We fully believe in and support the mission of Open AR Cloud. Our belief is that in the coming years all Apps, websites and devises will need to become specially Aware. There will be a new group of “Standard” APIs that all developers will choose, and these need to be open and standard

Contact person:
Luke Peterson
Title:
President - US Operations
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Name of organization:
Gfi Informatique
Statement of support for OARC:

As a company already involved in the creation of collaborative standards for AR and VR, we believe that the OARC’s approach is the best one to ensure widespread adoption of AR devices. We also appreciate the fact that one of the main objectives of the project is to guarantee the privacy of future users of the AR cloud.

Contact person:
Jean-Francois Gaudy
Title:
Chief Innovation Officer, Executive Committee Member
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Name of organization:
Hansel
Statement of support for OARC:

We support the Open AR Cloud initiative - we believe it will accelerate adoption of the technology that connects the physical and digital worlds for benefit of all.

Contact person:
Lukasz Siemaszko
Title:
Co-Founder
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Name of organization:
IFE - Institute for Energy Technology
Statement of support for OARC:

As a research institute that works primarily with industries that operate safety-critical infrastructure, we believe that open standards for interoperability, privacy, and security of AR cloud technologies are essential to unlocking the true potential of information-rich spatial computing as soon as possible. As a founding partner, we strongly support the OARC mission.

Contact person:
Michael N. Luka
Title:
Department Head VR & AR at IFE Digital Systems
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Name of organization:
IPKeys Technologies
Statement of support for OARC:

IPKeys Technologies is proud to be involved with the OARCs mission with a keen interest in the benefits for immersive training and education technologies. Our goal is to help translate training into engaging experiences and helping grow the AR ecosystem is a key pathway to doing so.

Contact person:
John Daly
Title:
Program Manager
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Name of organization:
ITS-Norway
Statement of support for OARC:

We at ITS Norway partner with Open AR Cloud and support their important mission. We believe that access to cloud-based AR will initiate a new way of working based on sharing.

Contact person:
Trond Hovland
Title:
Managing Director
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Name of organization:
Imagine360
Statement of support for OARC:

IMAGINE360 and VRARA Montreal fully support the mission of Open AR Cloud and are dedicated to contribute to building the Open AR Cloud ecosystem.

Contact person:
Waël Chanab
Title:
President & Co-founder & CTO
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Name of organization:
Immersal
Statement of support for OARC:

We at Immersal believe that interoperable and open standards are imperative when building the global AR Cloud. The Open AR Cloud Organization is doing important work in tackling privacy and other issues with these emerging technologies, and we want to be there in the forefront.

Contact person:
Mikko Karvonen
Title:
EVP Engineering
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Name of organization:
Kluarc
Statement of support for OARC:

Kluarc supports and endorses OARC, the team at Kluarc intends to contribute and support the OARC in their mission to build a Better Reality, Together.

Contact person:
Ronald Christopher
Title:
Co-founder & Director
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Name of organization:
Ludenso
Statement of support for OARC:

Ludenso aims to change the way we engage and interact with technology for the better, and are certain that mixed reality will fundamentally change the way we interact with the digital world in the coming decades. In this transition, we believe it is paramount to ensure privacy and safety for the users, and that's one of the reasons we fully support the mission of Open AR Cloud.

Contact person:
Harald Manheim
Title:
CTO
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Name of organization:
Norkart
Statement of support for OARC:

As a geospatial software and cloud service provider with a long history of contributing to both standards development and open source software we fully support the important mission of Open AR Cloud!

Contact person:
Alexander Salveson Nossum
Title:
CTO
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Name of organization:
Norwegian Mapping Authority
Statement of support for OARC:

We at the Norwegian Mapping Authority support the mission of Open AR Cloud and will contribute to develop the AR Cloud ecosystem for the benefit of all.

Contact person:
Tore Abelvik
Title:
Section Manager, Mapping
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Name of organization:
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
Statement of support for OARC:

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) is pleased to join Open AR Cloud (OARC) as a Founding Partner. As a developer of open standards to provide geospatial interoperability, OGC sees a great demand for consistent and common use of “location” in AR. OGC sees a critical role for OARC to harness the talents and contributions of a variety of organizations all working to promote AR technology and adoption and to help the AR community converge on an open ecosystem upon which everyone can build.

Contact person:
Scott Simmons
Title:
Executive Director, Standards Program at Open Geospatial
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Name of organization:
PEREY Research & Consulting
Statement of support for OARC:

We at PEREY Research & Consulting are an Open AR Cloud partner because we believe that, for the success of our industry and for our clients to fully benefit from deep AR technology implementations, there must be widespread component, systems and data interoperability. Before we have open and interoperable AR, the specific, in-depth, multi-stakeholder discussions need to be conducted in (and resulting agreements, policies and guidelines published by) a neutral, global and open community of AR experts. We will work towards the Open AR Cloud becoming the platform for this community to achieve open and interoperable spatial computing.

Contact person:
Christine Perey
Title:
Spime Wrangler
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Name of organization:
RA’pro
Statement of support for OARC:

Ra'pro supports the mission of OARC because we strongly think that open and interoperable technologies are the only way to increase usages and usefulness of Augmented Reality for all, anytimes, anywhere.

Contact person:
Grégory Maubon
Title:
Co-founder & President of RA'pro
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Name of organization:
Shape Immersive
Statement of support for OARC:

We at Shape Immersive fully support the mission of the Open AR Cloud and will contribute to making AR cloud solutions open, interoperable and based on community-driven standards.

Contact person:
Alex Chuang
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Stambol
Statement of support for OARC:

Spatial computing has already started changing the way we experience our physical world at a fundamental level. Developing open standards and interoperable technologies ensure that these technologies are built for everyone's benefit while also protecting our basic rights as individuals and societies. Stambol Studios are very excited to join OARC in their profound mission to create these open standards and technologies

Contact person:
Dogu Taskiran
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
Super Ventures
Statement of support for OARC:

Contact person:
Ori Inbar
Title:
Co-founder
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Name of organization:
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
Statement of support for OARC:

OSGeo is interested and wants to support the Open AR-Cloud Association as one of the goals of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation is to ensure interoperability by supporting open standards and formats, which are key components for an inclusive mapping community.

Contact person:
María Arias de Reyna
Title:
President
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Name of organization:
UXXR Design
Statement of support for OARC:

As we begin to merge the digital with the real world, experience design is becoming more important that ever. Collaboration with architects, urban planners, industrial and automotive designer is critical to a building safe, accessible and inclusive future. Working on the frontier with the Open AR Cloud is the best place to be the most impactful for evangelizing user experience.

Contact person:
Suzan Oslin
Title:
eXperience aRchitect
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Name of organization:
Upcoming Media
Statement of support for OARC:

I am truly honoured to be side-by-side amazing members of the OARC. I have high expectations for this amazing group, and with every great mind included, we are sure to help set a solid structure to the core utilization of augmented reality.

Contact person:
Mark C. Shaw
Title:
Founder & CEO
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Name of organization:
VERSES
Statement of support for OARC:

Mixed Reality and the Spatial Web will have a profound impact on society. The standards of interoperability and community that Open AR Cloud is developing to enable these technologies are vital and VERSES Foundation is thrilled to offer support as a founding partner.

Contact person:
Gabriel Rene
Title:
CEO
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Name of organization:
WaypointAR
Statement of support for OARC:

Indoor navigation and the wayfinding space is going to majorly impacted by the AR cloud. WaypointAR wants to play a key role in shaping this future with an AR Cloud so we can start using it to build highly effective wayfinding and start solving tangible real world problems with AR.

Contact person:
Sabarish Gnanamoorthy
Title:
Founder
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Name of organization:
XR Circles
Statement of support for OARC:

Contact person:
Rahel Demant
Title:
Coordinator - XR Circles
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Name of organization:
XR First
Statement of support for OARC:

As the global organization of XR innovators with the mission towards democratizing VR/AR innovation, we believe Open AR Cloud will unleash the collaboration potential between AR innovators and tech giants. As XR First Innovation Platform and XR Circles program we believe vendor neutral and open approach to foster innovation for the immersive future.

Contact person:
Ferhan Ozkan
Title:
CEO
website
Name of organization:
Xperiel
Statement of support for OARC:

Xperiel supports Open AR Cloud in order to help the development of this important technology so that it thrives and protects the freedoms of its users.

Contact person:
Alex Hertel
Title:
CEO
website
Name of organization:
YOUar
Statement of support for OARC:

We believe immersive technology is ready to change the world. Together we can break down barriers and bring convergence to multiple devices, multiple platforms, across multiple locations. Building an open spatial web that respects the rights of its users is a big challenge, it’s not something we can do alone. Join us, and the many others building toward an OARC, the interoperable infrastructure that will power the next generation of spatial computing

Contact person:
Colin Steinmann
Title:
Product Manager
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Name of organization:
You Are Here Labs
Statement of support for OARC:

At You Are Here Labs, we believe in AR’s ability to improve our work and life. We are sincerely excited to help grow and improve the AR Cloud Ecosystem. Finally, we believe in secure and open platforms that respect the rights of individuals, especially during these times of rapid technological change.

Contact person:
John Buzzell
Title:
President
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