High Fidelity

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High Fidelity builds a virtual world with sensor-equipped hardware for rich avatar interactions, simulated and served by devices. By using a range of new hardware devices like the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Leap Motion, PrioVR, Sixsense, and depth cameras, the experience of exploring these worlds can be incredibly immersive and the interaction with others lifelike and emotional.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)32(-21%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at High Fidelity

Irena Freidrica Heiberger

Irena Freidrica Heiberger

Co-founder, Advisor
Philip Rosedale

Philip Rosedale

Co-Founder, CEO
Ryan Downe Karpf

Ryan Downe Karpf

Co-Founder, CCO
Maia Hansen

Maia Hansen

VP, Engineering
Jessica Nunn

Jessica Nunn

Director of Customer Success
Alan Zimmerman

Alan Zimmerman

Art Director
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High Fidelity Office Locations

High Fidelity has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
185 Clara St #100, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
720 Market St, San Francisco
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High Fidelity Financials and Metrics

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High Fidelity total Funding

$72.9 m

High Fidelity latest funding size

$35 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

High Fidelity investors

High Fidelity's latest funding round in June 2018 was reported to be $35 m. In total, High Fidelity has raised $72.9 m
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High Fidelity Cybersecurity Score

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High Fidelity Online and Social Media Presence

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High Fidelity News and Updates

Advances in Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Pave Way to Longer Molecules of High Fidelity, Global Valuation to Rise at CAGR of 9.5% from 2019 to 2027

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances made in the chemistries of synthesis of oligonucleotide have spurred its prospects in research, and numerous commercial biotech and life-sciences applications. Biotech and pharmaceutical companies expending on research to develop...

High Fidelity VR firm lays off 25%, focuses on virtual offices

Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity and a virtual world pioneer, confirmed that his company has laid off about 25% of its staff, or 20 people, and pivoted to social communications for workers using 3D audio. High Fidelity now wants to enable virtual meetings and social online communications, such …

High Fidelity Presents FUTVRE LANDS Virtual Reality Festival

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- High Fidelity, the real-time social VR platform, will host its first festival completely in virtual reality, featuring contests, giveaways and one of the first VR live music shows ever produced. FUTVRE LANDS will take place November 17, 2018,...

TuneTracker Systems Releases New High Fidelity Adult Contemporary Radio Format

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneTracker Systems LLC today announced the release of "Vicennia," a large high-fidelity radio format library of music targeted to the lucrative 40+ listening audience. In addition to a core library of music from the 1970s and 1980s, the...

High Fidelity raises $35M to develop blockchain economies for VR marketplaces

Looking to continue to push the envelope of virtual reality social platforms, High Fidelity Inc. announced today it has raised $35 million in a late-stage funding to continue developing its global infrastructure. The open-source distributed VR platform received $20 million from digital ledger block…
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High Fidelity Blogs

What If Zoom Had Spatial Audio?

You would be less tired at the end of the day. Grab a pair of headphones and watch this video with the sound on. This video was captured live from a real meeting. The experience is best with headphones, but you will hear the difference with desktop speak…

High Fidelity Online Audio Spaces Product Update: New Features for Virtual Event Organizers

It’s been about 8 weeks since we launched High Fidelity’s new audio spaces in beta. We really appreciate all the support, particularly if you have taken the time to complete any of the surveys that we have sent out or provided feedback to our support team.

Come Together, in High Fidelity

Today, after some successful alpha testing with friends and family, we are releasing a beta version of our new service that lets you gather together in groups of up to 150 people, using 3D audio to create a unique new experience that is comfortable, fun, and empowering. We hope people wi…

Updates, and a New Beginning

Virtual Workplace Update In May, I discussed the slow take up of HMDs, and how we might accelerate the path to the Metaverse by a focus on desktop access by remote workers:

Requiem for the HMD

Four hard things need to happen before the HMD can replace mobile and desktop screens.

Reviewing Virtual Office Software: What's Coming Next?

The future of remote work is coming, and there's reason to be excited.
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High Fidelity Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was High Fidelity founded?

    High Fidelity was founded in 2013.

  • Who are High Fidelity key executives?

    High Fidelity's key executives are Irena Freidrica Heiberger, Philip Rosedale and Ryan Downe Karpf.

  • How many employees does High Fidelity have?

    High Fidelity has 32 employees.

  • Who are High Fidelity competitors?

    Competitors of High Fidelity include Retinad VR, Eight360 and CM Labs Simulations.

  • Where is High Fidelity headquarters?

    High Fidelity headquarters is located at 185 Clara St #100, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are High Fidelity offices?

    High Fidelity has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does High Fidelity have?

    High Fidelity has 2 offices.