Image stitching, processing and game engines for VR. Game engines have vast application outside of AR/VR in gaming, but are increasingly being applied to VR. Graphics company helps render digital content and has attracted investments from corporates.studios producing AR/VR applications and games are big venture bets.
Mobile startups providing head-mounted displays or other technology for mobile AR/VR. Many of these companies, sell head-mounted displays, mobile hardware, or software enablement for AR/VR apps. for example, makes vision software for AR mobile appscompanies dedicated to advertising for the new computing platform.
Startups working on tracking hardware that is embedded in AR/VR headsets or mobile devices. Companies make physical sensors, as well as computer vision software that can be embedded in AR/VR rigs to track users’ orientation. companies working on light field video or 360° capture. It well-funded startup developing light field capturing cameras for VR content.