The Membership

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Advanced Micro Devices designs and integrates technology that powers millions of intelligent devices, including personal computers, game consoles and cloud servers that define the new era of surround computing.  In addition to developing cutting edge CPUs and graphics chips, they continue to be unwavering supporters of virtual reality and immersive technology at a hardware, software, and industry level.

Among other things, Intel is a leader in CPU technology and possesses a nearly unparalleled presence in the virtual reality and immersive technology fields. Just some of their most recent contributions include Project Alloy, co-founding a new VR Challenger virtual reality eSports league, and sponsoring the Olympics through 2024 complete with 360 video and virtual reality support.

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

The Third Floor, Inc. is a visual effects, previsualization, postvisualization, and virtual reality company based in Los Angeles with a second office in London.

Skybound is a multi-platform entertainment company which is best known for the Walking Dead television series and franchise.  They have also developed a number of immersive technology experiences.

Crytek is a leading game and game engine developer. With a focus on technical innovation and a reputation for setting the industry standard for graphics, Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, and Robinson: The Journey.

Futuremark is a Finnish software development company that produces computer benchmark applications for home users and businesses. It has a strong interest in virtual reality and is currently offering the VRMark toolset to help ensure that computers are meeting the required specifications for a great immersive experience.

InMediaStudio is a full service marketing company that has developed a specialty in creating unique immersive experiences to help promote products. Examples include the Mission Impossible V virtual reality experience and the BlueMars VR experience produced in tandem with the Mars TV series on National Geographic.

Basemark is an established graphics software company which has a long history in the benchmarking solutions market. Their latest work is an enterprise-focused graphics engine called Rocksolid which features special optimizations made possible by the Vulkan API.

Realities.io is a virtual reality studio that converts real-life places into 1:1 virtual Reality replicas by utilizing cutting-edge photogrammetry software and technology. Their work is currently compatible with the HTC Vive.

Bipolar Id is a trend-setting production company which has made it their sole purpose to make dreams a reality – a Virtual Reality. They pride themselves in being experience shapers, branded content providers and technology innovators through creative work as well as VR production and VR post production.

Descendent Studios is built by gamers for gamers. The model for their game Descent: Underground is based on the ideas of what would make a great game experience – one that they want to play just as much as their audience. Their company is founded around the principles of fun, community, team play, openness, and efficiency.

AvaCon, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the growth, enhancement, and development of the metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and 3D immersive and virtual spaces.

Rabbx is a nimble digital entertainment company headquartered in Southern California with a great deal of experience in VR, AR, and distributed game development for console, PC, theme parks, arcades, and mobile platforms. They are a registered publisher/developer for Apple iOS, Google Android, Amazon App Store, Oculus, Microsoft Windows Mobile, and Project Tango. With years of experience and success, they enjoy developing their own IP, helping others develop products for their IPs, and providing a variety of consulting and product management for large and small projects.

Big Blue Bubble is Canada’s largest independent mobile gaming company, and the team behind some of your most beloved games since 2004. They’re dedicated to creating engaging experiences that enable everyone to discover and share their innate creativity with others through play. Led by a growing team of industry professionals, Big Bubble has established a network of millions of players around the world. At the heart of all they do is the spirit of play, fostering vibrant communities with a shared sense of enthusiasm, energy, curiosity and humour.

Founded in 2013, GameFace Labs is an American technology company that develops hardware and software solutions for the consumer virtual reality market. The company’s headquarters are in San Francisco, with international offices in London, United Kingdom.

Shinyfish Software is an independent game development studio focusing on virtual­-reality (VR) games. They have deep expertise with VR and mobile game development.

Cubicle Ninjas’ is a full service marketing firm. Their world-class creative experts have innovated for dozens of the Fortune 1000 and do continual work with start-ups, non-profits, and mid-sized firms alike. They leverage their passion for making honest, visually compelling, and emotionally impactful work.

Axis images is a 360 VR production company.

Integrated Media Technologies Inc. (IMT) is a digital media and technology company with offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Boston, and Dallas. Inc. Magazine ranked IMT as the 25th fastest growing private company in the Technology Services industry; Los Angeles Business Journal ranked IMT as the 39th fastest growing private company; CRN ranked IMT 18th on the list of 62 newcomers to the Solution Provider 500 list. IMT serves the telecommunications, media & entertainment, IT, institutional, commercial real estate and hospitality sectors with a broad range of solutions designed to drive new value and efficiencies from technology. As a consulting, design, and systems integration company that specializes in providing business consulting and TCO models for private, hybrid, and public cloud workflow solutions, customers rely on IMT to deliver mission critical solutions and services focused on media technologies, storage, asset management, high-performance computing, networking, and 24/7 support.

The Game Creators develops and publishes easy to use game creation software. Based in the North West of the UK, they are one of the most recognized indie providers of game creation software, with a great range of affordable game creation tools that make it easier for anyone to make their own apps and computer games.

The Game Creators have created many game making products including Dark Basic, FPS Creator and The 3D Gamemaker. The business is now focused on three key brands: AppGameKit, GameGuru and MyWorld.

IRIS VR is an independent game developer. Their VR team has over 20 years of game development experience, having worked on titles spanning all genres and platforms. From the Grand Theft Auto series to N+, from MAC and PC titles to mobile devices and consoles. Developing for VR is the next logical step.

Using the latest development kits from Oculus, Samsung, Sony and more, they are creating a number of high quality VR experiences and games. Their flagship product is called Technolust, a 1980′s cyberpunk inspired adventure experience built from the ground up exclusively for VR.

Meant to be Seen is one of the leading online communities dedicated to immersive technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, stereoscopic 3D, and more.  Founded in 2007, it is the recognized community birthplace of products like the Oculus Rift, Virtuix Omn, Vireio Perception driver, Minecrift, FreePIE, and more.

Founded in 2013, Survios is a Los Angeles-based virtual reality studio focused on building connected VR experiences with emergent interactivity, social multiplayer, and visceral play. At Survios, they see gaming as an art form, and they don’t just want to make games more immersive — they strive to make them more human. Their mission is to expand the human experience and unlock creative potential through the power of virtual reality.

Game Pill creates interactive entertainment for broadcasters, brands, producers, & agencies. They offer HTML5, Unity 3d and Flash development and target mobile, PC, and Virtual Reality.

Founded by game industry veterans with extensive publishing and production experience, LOOT Interactive is an independent game publisher and interactive entertainment development studio based in Culver City, CA.

LOOT’s services include VR, virtual goods, game publishing, application/game development, dynamic theme creation, and more. Whether it be for a game console, a personal computer or a mobile device, the team at LOOT has the expertise to bring your vision to life.

Vicarious is a place where people can see and feel the world as captured through someone else’s eyes.

Vicarious lets you experience and share moments of life; the highs, the lows, the profound and the mundane. It’s a quick, fun and connected 360 media network. Create Vicarious stories using 360 photos and embellishing them with text, and audio to add emotion and tone. Then share these awesome 360 slideshows from your smartphone in either magic window 2d or VR.

Over 25 years old, O2 filmes is the largest production company in Brazil.

The goal of One Caring Team is to supplement family caregivers and reduce their emotional burdens, while also increasing the quality of senior care and decreasing healthcare costs by proactively managing preventable health issues. They achieve this with technologies like virtual reality.

Founded in 1918, Panasonic provides a wide variety of products, systems, and services, ranging from consumer electronics products to industrial devices, building products, and housing. In various spaces and areas, such as homes, communities, businesses, journeys and automobiles, they continue to work hard to offer new value for better living, and help realize “A Better Life, A Better World” for each individual customer.

Crew Communications is a full service communications company that offers services like press relations, marketing campaigns, event planning, and more.

Frima is a digital entertainment company set on creating content for every screen. In 2013, they started adding VR to their expertise and then launched the development of Fated, a VR-only first-person action-adventure. In 2015, they released two virtual reality experiences, including the Space launch title for Mattel’s new View-Master. They aim to be leaders in content development for the new virtual reality and mixed-reality head-mounted display markets.

Founded in 2009, Patched Reality develops custom augmented reality applications. So far, the have developed over a dozen desktop and mobile augmented reality experiences for such brands as Pepsi, Ben and Jerry’s, Red Bull, HBO, PBS/Henson, A&E, Cisco, and the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Dimension Technologies Inc. specializes in creating glasses-free stereoscopic 3D displays.  In additional to being featured in leading media, they also work with top clients such as NASA.

Romper Games is a small but scrappy indie game developer from Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2009, their mission is to create unique and addictive games for people of all ages. Starting with the iPhone, their plan is to take over the world, one downloadable platform at a time.

Combining a deep understanding of player engagement with a highly talented creative and technical team, Opposable Games excel in creating games that connect across platforms and mobile devices in inventive and compelling ways. Underpinned by their in-house technology, OneTouchConnect, and a portfolio of award-winning games, they are at the forefront of developers seizing the potential of the much-heralded second screen.

Firsthand Technology is an industry leader in Virtual Reality for healthcare – pioneering VR’s high bandwidth channel to help the brain and body excel to the greatest potential.

Hammerhead is a virtual reality content creation studio.

Jespionage Entertainment develops SnowDrift, the thrilling VR skiing game for devices like The Oculus Rift. They are also a partner developer for VR Chat, one of the most popular VR social experiences available today.

Epiphany Film Fund is a movie production company whose founder was the virtual reality consultant for the Lawnmower Man film.

Nextgen Interactions is a full service immersive technology consulting firm. They assist clients with bringing their virtual reality concept into true reality, they optimize experiences for the best results, and they will even assist those that don’t know where to begin.

The Open Gaming Alliance (OGA) is a non-profit trade association focused on the business of the games industry. From supporting the indie community, to assisting with market opportunities and promoting platform innovation, the OGA and its member companies are focused on growth, leadership, and the business of the games industry.

Cloudhead Games is an award-winning studio, innovating in virtual reality since 2012. From interactive storytelling to comfort in motion, they strive to define the medium and set the standard for the future of VR.

Fallen Planet Studios is a small, independent game development studio whose primary focus is the creation of immersive games for Virtual Reality (VR). Their core team has over 30 years experience in the gaming and other related industries. Having worked across multiple disciplines, Fallen Planet Studios is well versed in game development, game design, graphics, product development and sound design, as well as overseeing numerous projects from conception through to eventual release.

VRvana is a Montreal-based technology company that makes mixed reality head-mounted displays.  Their current product is the Totem.

Headquartered in London, Ontario, Digital Extremes Ltd. is one of the world’s leading development studios in the interactive entertainment industry. Their current flagship title is Warframe.

Streye is a set of Smartglasses-based apps for the optimization of work processes through the newest-cutting edge Enterprise devices on the market such as Google Glass™, Epson Moverio, Vuzix and others.

FOVE is a technology company that makes head mounted displays featuring eye-tracking.

MorrowSound plans, designs and builds projects in True 3D and other sound design environments. They create immersive sound content, employs branded sound and can incorporate voices and music. Their original soundscapes can bring to life natural environments, cityscapes and all places in between. They have performed their sound magic for museum installations, commercial soundtracks, performance sound, audio tours and new media.

Frostbite is a leading game engine developed by Electronic Arts.

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) is a technically oriented computer graphics marketing and management-consulting firm based in Tiburon, CA. They provide specialized services to senior and middle management in computer companies and companies that are major computer users.

The University of Central Florida is a thriving preeminent research university located in metropolitan Orlando. With more than 64,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the U.S. In addition to its impressive size and strength, UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s, as well as one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes. The university benefits from a diverse faculty and staff who create a welcoming environment and opportunities for all students to grow, learn and succeed.

Estudiofuture was founded in 2009 by a team of computer graphics experts who shared a vision for applying 3D animation and gaming technology to new markets. They have a very strong focus on virtual reality and similar technologies.

34BigThings is one of the biggest independent game studios in Italy. Born out of sheer passion and self-sustained throughout, it’s a variegated group of game developers making games they love in a laid-back working environment.

GameCoder Studios is a game developer that creates virtual reality games for PC, console, and mobile devices. Their first virtual reality game is Sophie’s Guardian. They also develop the LodeStone Engine which is very popular in Mexico and fully supports the PC, Sony PlayStation 4, and VR devices like the HTC Vive.

Gordon’s Arcade is a group of storytellers that specialize in immersive science fiction (including augmented, virtual, and mixed reality.

AWE’s mission is to enable people to interact in ways that are new and imaginative using their mobile devices. They build new software applications and enable new experiences. Their line of Augmented World Engines™ let you fill the world with characters, stories, and amazing new ways to play and learn – and share these experiences with your customers on camera-enabled mobile devices.