MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented interactive Reality (AiR™) by combining the power of mobile 3D augmented reality with gesture-based interaction, today announced its founding membership in the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA). The new global member-based organization is focused on accelerating AR adoption through development and expansion of a vibrant technology ecosystem.
“Augmented reality and the rich, emerging 3D AR ecosystem around this technology are poised to change the world in ways we never before dreamed possible,” said Alberto Torres, CEO of Atheer. “We have seen demand for hands-free enterprise-ready smart glasses grow rapidly amongst our customers and around the globe, and we are thrilled to join the AREA and our founding peers to help deliver more complete and interoperable augmented reality solutions.”
Across the enterprise, applications utilizing gesture-based augmented reality technology are making work smarter, faster and safer. Atheer’s award-winning AiR SmartGlasses are the industry’s only mobile, gesture-controlled see-through smart glasses that allow users to view and interact with critical workflow information overlaid onto the real world, enabling users to interact with data in a natural way and collaborate with their peers like never before.
The AREA's mission is to help organizations achieve greater operational efficiencies through smooth introduction and widespread adoption of interoperable AR-enabled enterprise systems. With the participation of Atheer, the AREA will produce significant and measurable impacts for both AR ecosystem customers and providers. The collaborative relationship between users and providers of AR technologies is a core component of the AREA's approach to its mission.
"Atheer has joined the AREA as a Founding Sponsor member to demonstrate the company’s leadership in Augmented Reality and early support for our shared values and goals for the industry,” said Christine Perey, the AREA Executive Director. "We look forward to Atheer’s contributions as we work together to enable a rich and highly functional ecosystem of AR customers, non-commercial entities and providers of core technologies, solutions and services."
About the AREA
The mission of the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) is to help organizations achieve greater operational efficiencies through smooth introduction and widespread adoption of interoperable AR-enabled enterprise systems, and its members collaborate to deliver content and programs that further these goals. Founding Sponsor members of the AREA are thought leaders 1066 Labs Inc., APX Labs, Atheer Labs, Augmate, The Boeing Company, Bosch, CN2 Technology, DAQRI, Design Mill, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), IEEE, NGRAIN, iQagent, Newport News Shipbuilding, Perey Research & Consulting, and Talent Swarm. More information about the AREA is available at http://www.thearea.org or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atheer is the pioneer in Augmented interactive Reality™ (AiR), combining the power of 3D augmented reality with gesture-based computing interaction to unlock human productivity.
The company’s award-winning AiR SmartGlasses are the industry’s only mobile, gesture-controlled see-through smart glasses that allow users to view critical workflow information overlaid onto the real world, making it possible for users to interact with data in a natural way and collaborate with their peers like never before. Leveraging the Atheer AiR Platform, independent developers and companies around the world are now creating next-generation productivity applications for use across the enterprise.
Based in Mountain View, CA, Atheer is backed by prominent investors, including Bobby Yazdani, Co-Founder of Saba Software, and Farzad Naimi, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, RONA Holdings. For more information, please visit http://www.atheerlabs.com and follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.