Discover 7 Top Augmented Reality Startups

Curious about new technological advancements in immersive technologies? Explore our analysis of 7 894 global startups & scaleups and learn how their augmented reality (AR) solutions impact your business!

Staying ahead of the technology curve means strengthening your competitive advantage. That is why we give you data-driven innovation insights into immersive technologies. This time, you get to discover 7 hand-picked augmented reality startups.

Out of 7 850+, the Global Startup Heat Map highlights 5 Top Augmented Reality Startups

The insights of this data-driven analysis are derived from the Big Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered StartUs Insights Discovery Platform, covering 2 093 000+ startups & scaleups globally. The platform gives you an exhaustive overview of emerging technologies & relevant startups within a specific field in just a few clicks.

The Global Startup Heat Map below reveals the distribution of the 7 894 exemplary startups & scaleups we analyzed for this research. Further, it highlights 7 top augmented reality startups that we hand-picked based on criteria such as founding year, location, funding raised, and more. You get to explore the solutions of these 7 startups & scaleups in this report. For insights on the other 7 887 augmented reality startups, get in touch.


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Spectar enables Immersive Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Founding Year: 2017
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Industries: Construction
Partner with Spectar to implement Immersive BIM

US-based startup Spectar enables immersive BIM using a HoloLens app that empowers teams to interact with their BIM in the field. This enables construction teams to identify issues faster and avoid costly rework. For example, installation teams identify potential installation clashes related to studs, backing, and bracing as well as verify bottlenecks for mechanical, plumbing, and other trades quickly. The startup provides processes and tools to enable users to upload the models on the Spectar cloud which optimizes and saves the models for the Spectar Field app.

Icnodent enables Augmented Intraoral Scanning

Founding Year: 2017
Location: Madrid, Spain
Industries: Healthcare, Dental
Partner with Icnodent to explore Immersive Dental Scanning Tools

Spanish startup Icnodent enables augmented dental scanning. The startup offers AR glasses that project intraoral scanning data for dentists. The dentists connect testing devices to the glasses which, in turn, allows them to see the patient’s mouth while having the digital image always in sight. The product improves the ergonomics of dentists by aligning patients and scanning displays on a single line of sight. It also supports stereoscopic vision by connecting the glasses to a surgical microscope used in dentistry. Further, the startup designs mixed reality (MR) devices for patient entertainment. Patients wear glasses to stream videos and education materials during the treatment or healing processes.

Virtual X develops Interactive Industrial Training Solutions

Founding Year: 2018
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Industries: Industrial Workplaces, Retail
Partner with Virtual X to implement App-based AR for Industrial Training

Malaysian startup Virtual X develops app-based AR and virtual reality (VR) solutions. The startup’s AR application simulates the industrial environment, enabling training for workers from remote locations. It offers safety standard operating procedures (SOPs) for handling machinery as well as provides digital training in the workplace. This improves the workers’ performance while handling machines and prevents unnecessary workplace accidents. The startup also develops virtual showroom applications for retail stores.

QReal provides 3D Food Menus

Founding Year: 2016
Location: New York City, USA
Industries: FoodTech, Fashion
Partner with QReal to create Virtual Food Menus

US-based startup QReal, a subsidiary of Glimpse Group, designs and develops AR solutions for the food and fashion industries, among others. It uses advanced scanning technologies to produce 3D models of food. By using AR scanning, the food item is created in virtual food menu cards that are displayed on the table. As the app provides a clear view of food before ordering, enabling customers to order judiciously and avoid food wastage.

Vivarra offers Gamified Healthcare

Founding Year: 2017
Location: Calgary, Canada
Industries: Healthcare
Partner with Vivarra for Preventive Healthcare & Patient Engagement

Canadian startup Vivarra provides AR-based healthcare solutions. The startup’s gamified AR app platform for children, Vivarra Dental, entertains children visiting the clinic. The solution leverages thematic wall structures that, when viewed through the AR app, animate the cartoon characters on the wall. Vivarra’s solutions enhance the pediatric patient experience and offer visualization solutions for anxiety relief in waiting rooms. Vivarra’s app also provides two-minute brushing timers that ensure parents and kids spend enough time for each area of the mouth and improve daily dental health. The startup’s app is also able to feature superimposed logos and labels of other brands.

Marevo designs Virtual Floor Plans

Founding Year: 2018
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Industries: Property Development, Real Estate
Partner with Marevo for AR-based House Navigation Tools

Ukrainian startup Marevo provides AR-based flooring and house visualization solutions. Making decisions about materials for new flooring and wall renovation materials is difficult to make remotely. Marevo’s EF Covering mobile application allows customers to try new flooring options or wall coverings from the comfort of their homes. It also offers the AR House App that allows buyers to visit a new house virtually to make plans for construction and modification. The startup’s solutions allow businesses to create 3D animated models and customized user interface features of their products.

Plutomen develops Collaborative Workforce Solution

Founding Year: 2016
Location: Ahmedabad, India
Industries: Industry 4.0
Partner with Plutomen for AR-based Collaborative Workforce & Frontline Worker Solutions

Indian startup Plutomen offers remote collaboration tools. The startup’s ARMS is an AR-enabled app that provides support for frontline workers across multiple industries, such as automotive, aviation, defense, and manufacturing. MachinARie, the startup’s proprietary training and learning platform offers a 3D environment and asset digitalization tool for seamless installation, performance, and troubleshooting. Further, Plutomen’s V-Notes App enables users to add notes and tips in the augmented environment. These tools allow companies to efficiently train, manage, and monitor remote teams and facilities.

Discover more AR Startups

Augmented reality startups such as the examples highlighted in this report focus on AR solutions for healthcare, construction, Industry 4.0, food, and retail companies. While all of these technologies play a major role in advancing immersive technology solutions, they only represent the tip of the iceberg. To explore more AR technologies, simply get in touch to let us look into your areas of interest. For a more general overview, you can download one of our free Industry Innovation Reports to save your time and improve strategic decision-making.

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