Eight startups have been named to the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Immersive Technology Program. The three-month program will enable the companies to work with the carrier’s technologists and business leaders.
The spring program will run through June 30 and culminate in a Demo Day for the participants, who are:
Condense Reality (Bristol, UK): An entertainment software solution built to capture and stream volumetric video in real-time,. thus enabling broadcasters and content creators to stream in volumetric 3D to augmented and virtual reality headsets.
Everysight (Haifa, Israel): The company created what T-Mobile says was the first consumer-focused augmented reality (AR) smart glasses for cyclists, triathletes and early adopters.
Flow Immersive (Auburn, Calif.): The company uses data storytelling, authoring and presentation platform to drive data-driven decisions and sales conversions on any device.
Kai XR (Oakland, Calif.): The company offers a 360˚ platform in which kids can explore and create. They can experience diverse virtual field trips and the ability to create their own virtual adventures.
Longan Vision Corp. (Hamilton, Canada): Longan Vision’s FVS (Fusion Vision System), is a smart firefighting augmented reality wearable device to enhance firefighters’ vision in fire operations.
Matsuko (Košice, Slovakia): The holographic communications firm enables users to experience realistic, lifelike real-time holograms of people for remote communication. It’s like video calls but in 3D that doesn’t require avatars, scanning or setup. MATSUKO’s solution is a fully expressive hologram.
Multicasting.io (Phoenix, AZ): The company supports an array of different multi-angle real-time social video sharing use cases from a single secure ecosystem. The platform enables the simultaneous video recording, streaming and creation of highlights from multiple angles at any event.
Prisms of Reality, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY): The firm seeks to close the STEM participation and achievement gap by scaling the experiential learning pedagogy. The goal is to bridge learning gaps in math using adaptive immersive virtual reality to ensure enduring proficiencies and engagement while reducing re-teaching time.
The T-Mobile Accelerator has worked with 67 startups that have raised almost $80 million after participating in the program, the carrier says. Eighty-two percent of the companies still are in existence.
On February 17, 2020, T-Mobile, the Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners and the Georgia Institute of Technology launched the 5G Connected Future incubator in Peachtree Corners. The incubator is in Peachtree Corner’s 500-acre smart city technology park.