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Crunchfish signs agreement with AR-company LLVision for gesture interaction in smart glasses

May 4, 2017 4:58 PM

Joakim Nydemark, CEO, Crunchfish and Wu Fei, CEO, LLVision.

 

Nasdaq First North listed Crunchfish signs an agreement with Chinese AR-company Beijing LLVision Technology to bring touchless gesture interaction to smart AR glasses for industrial use.

The agreement enables LLVision to implement Crunchfish’s software for gesture control in their AR glasses for industrial use. The Touchless A3D® software from Crunchfish is optimized for AR and VR, with gestures specifically designed for interaction in these environments. The software will be incorporated into GLXSS Live platform, which includes a collection of features offered as add-ons to LLVision’s clients.

The Beijing Hospital uses the smart AR glasses

LLVision is a pioneer within smart glasses for professional use. The company is targeting industries such as logistics, automotive, medical, security and education. Their GLXSS smart glasses are used by, among others, the Beijing Hospital where surgeons broadcast operations, Johnson Control and a Tier 1 telecom infrastructure company in China where technicians use them while doing maintenance service.

“To maintain our position as one of the market leaders of smart glasses we continuously need to innovate and provide differentiating products and services to our clients. For AR-glasses, touchless interaction is a necessary complement to secure efficient operation in different environments. We are excited to work with Crunchfish to ensure touchless gesture interaction with highest reliability.” says Wu Fei, CEO of LLVision.

“LLVision is a successful fast-growing provider of AR-glasses for industrial use and we are very pleased to get the opportunity to provide our software for gesture control in their products. To use gestures as interaction method in AR environments is natural, which is confirmed by the end users. We see that this will drive an interaction paradigm shift in smart glasses.” says Joakim Nydemark, CEO of Crunchfish.

Smart glasses in combination with apps will dramatically change processes within most industries over the next 2-5 years. One of the strongest driving forces for the market growth of smart glasses will be substantial efficiency gains. The AR-market is predicted to have a value of $90 billion annually by 2020, according to Analyst Digi-Capital.

For further information, please contact:
Joakim Nydemark, CEO Crunchfish
info@crunchfish.com
+46 (0)706 351 609

 

About Crunchfish

Crunchfish develops software for Augmented and Virtual Reality that creates new possibilities for interaction. Our product Touchless A3D® enables touchless interaction with hand gestures. Our software platform aBubbl® enables the activation of Augmented Reality in any application, letting users of mobile devices locally and seamlessly discover who is nearby, connect and share information. Crunchfish’s technology is licensed to consumer electronics manufacturers and application developers and is currently available in millions of devices from global enterprises. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Malmö, Sweden. Visit crunchfish.com for more information.

About LLVision

LLVision was established in 2014 by teams from Google, Lenovo, Microsoft and China Aeronautics Consortium. The company aims to strengthen the reality through the development of the combination of smart glasses and a professional service platform. The LLVision offer enables partners in the medical, security, manufacturing industries to benefit from the technological revolution. For more information please visit our Chinese website or contact us at business@llvision.com.

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