Under a Crowded Field of AR Cloud Enterprises Wishing to Drive the Future of Augmented Reality by Creating a World of Persistent Holographic Content Living in the Cloud and Accessible across Devices and Accounts, Ubiquity6 Hopes that it has found a way to differentiate the cloud platform.
On Wednesday, the Google-supported startup announced the acquisition of Wavy, an AR content creation company specializing in music and art, for an unknown amount.
Ubiquity6 evolved into a major player in the AR cloud, with a total of $ 37.5 million, with Google's venture arm among its investors. In addition to multiplayer experiences, stubborn content, and real occlusion, Ubiquity6's platform serves as a "spatial browser" for end users to discover, launch, and share AR experiences.
Adding three-person Wavy development team Ubquity6 and its content authoring and publishing technology have made it clear that the company's "Audio-based AR" as part of its platform is giving priority.
"When I first met the Wavy team It became clear that they had revealed the same secret as we did – that audio can be as insistent as the visual AR," said Anjney Midha, co-founder and CEO of Ubquity6 in a statement . "Our goal at Ubiquity6 has always been to bring people together in real spaces, starting with a massively shared augmented reality, and their focus on allowing musicians to create easily stimulating musical AR experiences for thousands of users is a matter of course for us."
The Wavy team will continue to expand its core technology at Ubiquity6, but discontinue work on the Wavy Music app. According to a Ubiquity6 spokesperson, the company will continue to support the app and the community, but the app will not receive any new enhancements or enhancements.
"From the day we started Wavy, we wanted to give the creators the opportunity to express themselves, the emerging medium of Augmented Reality." We were absolutely thrilled with the creativity of our users and were inspired every day by their ingenuity When we met the team at Ubiquity6, it turned out that joining the team would be there Jump to our common mission to give creators the opportunity to work the reality, "wrote the Wavy Team ,
The acquisition took place on the day another Google-financed AR company, Niantic, closed a Series C financing round with $ 245 million. This enabled the workforce to develop the AR cloud Platform Niantic Real World Platform and the portal for mobile games.
In 2018, the AR cloud of Next Reality was awarded as one of the top innovated ions of the augmented reality industry. In addition to the Ubiquity6 and Niantic platforms, companies including 6D.ai, Blue Vision (and now Lyft-owned) and Samsung's Project Whare debuted, as well as joint AR features introduced in Google's ARCore and Apple's ARKit as closed beta last year , These platforms are now in a race for release in 2019.
Augmented reality has proven to be a popular technology among musicians, with apps by Sigur Ros ( on Magic Leap) and the estate of David Bowie and AR Experiences with Snapchat from artists like Drake and Ariana Grande among the notable examples.
With its focus on audio-based AR software, Ubiquity6 provides experience targeting an industry that already has a demand for services. [19659012Missing: The ten largest AR investments of 2018