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We graduated Techstars 2019.

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We were awarded the Y Combinator SUS grant.

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Check out our latest interview with The Hill.

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We were named Top 25 in Sir Richard Branson's Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2019.

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We won the DevProject Award at DeveloperWeek NYC.

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We were named on the 2019 Most Fundable Companies List by Pepperdine University.

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December 18 2018

echoAR for the art world

The MONUMENT exhibit at BRIC, the leading presenter of cultural programming in Brooklyn, uses echoAR for an immersive web-based AR experience.


Artist Penelope Umbrico incorporates AR with real life art to make ARt.

Great example of how AR can transform the art world and how echoAR helps create better AR experiences.

See Penelope Umbrico's post here:


November 29 2018

XR Bootcamp Demo Day

In September 2018, NYC Media Lab launched the XR Startup Bootcamp, an intensive, 12-week accelerator program with 10 early-stage startup teams.


Teams have been immersed in a market validation and customer discovery program at the RLab in preparation for demo day. The accelerator concludes with lightning pitch talks and interactive demonstrations.


For demo day, NYC Media Lab brought together an amazing crowd of AR/VR professionals exploring future reality.

November 18 2018

echoAR workshop announced

echoAR will be leading a workshop at the Exploring Future Reality (ExFR) 2018 conference, NYC Media Lab's annual event focused on XR and future interfaces.  

Attend our workshop at ExFR18 and learn how to build a cloud-connected AR app in 15 minutes or less. 


Date & Time: Nov 29 3:30pm at NYU Kimmel Center (room 406).

Register to the workshop and start building:

November 13 2018

Extreme Tech Challenge highlights echoAR

echoAR is highlighted as one of the Top 25 finalists in Sir Richard Branson's Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2019.

Extreme Tech Challenge is the world's largest startup competition. It empowers entrepreneurs and their companies with visibility, resources, and mentorship with an all star judging panel spearheaded by Sir Richard Branson.

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November 5 2018

ARcritic reviews echoAR

ARcritic, one of the leading voices reviewing augmented reality apps and services, stopped by echoAR's demo at AWE - and liked what he saw!

ARcritic was impressed by our mobile AR demo based on image-recognition for journalism. Just one of the many use cases of our AR-first cloud platform.

See his review here:


November 5 2018

echoAR featured @ AWE TLV 2018

echoAR is exhibiting at AWE TLV, the first Augmented World Expo conference for AR/VR innovation in Tel Aviv.

We are demoing our AR-first cloud platform in front of leading AR companies, developers, and creators in the global arena.

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