Spatial, a New York-based company developing augmented reality platform for remote collaboration, raised $8m in seed funding.
Investors include iNovia Capital, Garrett Camp with Expa, Samsung Next, Joi Ito, Mark Pincus and Andy Hertzfeld.
Founded by serial entrepreneurs and award-winning designers Anand Agarawala and Jinha Lee, Spatial – after two years in stealth – is launching its cross-reality collaboration platform that enables holographic teleportation through augmented reality, turning any room into a 3D workspace. Users connect remotely and express ideas using lifelike avatars, unlocking a new level of computing that is not confined by space.
The company runs on various AR headsets including Microsoft HoloLens.
Features include remote presence, infinite workspace, collective knowledge work, and is accessible anywhere.