Longan Vision gets accepted to T-Mobile Accelerator

Longan Vision Accepted to T-Mobile Accelerator

On April 5, Longan Vision announced that they have been accepted to the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Immersive Technology Program which aims to fuel 5G innovation. During the three-month program, Longan Vision and seven other startups selected into the program will work directly with technologists and business leaders at T-Mobile to work on developing forward-thinking innovations in 5G technology from AR wearables to holographic communications, 3D data storytelling, volumetric video…

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Longan Vision showcased in Google for Startups Accelerator Demo Day

The top startups in the Google for Startups Accelerator Canada accelerator program presented their companies during the virtual Demo Day 2020 event, held on November 26. The Google for Startups Accelerator Canada is a three-month digital program for Seed to Series A technology startups whereby Longan Vision was part of their inaugural cohort. As clients of The Forge, Longan Vision are developing smart goggles to improve work experience and…

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Longan Vision Receives Investment from 15th Rock Ventures

Longan Vision Corp., The Forge client, has received seed round funding from 15th Rock Ventures. The Tokyo based VC firm invests in Human Augmentation projects with the goal of improving people’s physical abilities and extending their healthy lifespan, creating a more affluent society. Longan Vision is producing a Fusion Vision System (FVS) that is a mixed-reality visor or head-up display (HUD) to help firefighters and those working in extreme…

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Longan Vision won $200K bid

Longan Vision at CES

Beginning an undoubtedly promising New Year, our client Longan Vision Corp. won a national research bid for a $200K contract offered by Innovation Solution Canada, funded by The Department of National Defense (DND). The contract was for their innovative efforts in providing a long-term solution that will help Canadian firefighters work in a more Head Up Hands Free mode of operation on the fire ground. Additionally, they exhibited at…

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Longan Vision raises $1.2 MM

Congratulations to The Forge client Longan Vision on raising $1.2 MM from the Launch Hub investor group and government partners. Longan Vision is developing an AR/VR system that will help firefighters across the world navigate high-heat high-smoke conditions. In 2018, Longan Vision won the Forge’s Student Startup Competition and received McMaster University’s Department of Engineering prestigious Summer Tech Entrepreneurship Fellowship (15,000 CAD grant). Their team has gone on to…

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