Middlesbrough-based visualisation and immersive technology company Animmersion has secured investment from Innovate UK to beef up the advance of its immersive tournament technology.
The company’s Virtual Interactive Events (VIE) carrier has been advanced to assist organisations triumph over the suspension of bodily exhibitions and meetings because of the Covid-19 pandemic and to regulate uncertainty and chance when making plans occasions going ahead.
The govt grant might be used to create further options inside the VIE platform, offering companies with customized virtual collaboration and assembly areas, together with exhibitions stands and virtual showrooms.
Samuel Harrison, managing director of Animmersion UK, mentioned: “Securing this grant from Innovate UK is a significant endorsement of the possibility of our Virtual Interactive Events carrier, which has vital utility alternatives across a couple of industries.
“With bodily occasions cancelled, home and world commute decreased and social distancing changing into a cultural expectation, even if the gap is decreased, immersive and interactive technology may give an answer.
“We are already seeing a positive reaction from a range of sectors to our VIE service, which is a collaboration of some of our existing immersive capabilities, coupled with new innovations, and am confident that with the support of this grant we will further enhance our offering to meet the requirements of a growing marketplace.”
Innovate UK is a part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public frame funded through a grant-in-aid from the federal government. It objectives to power productiveness and financial expansion through supporting businesses to broaden and realise the possibility of new concepts.