Lightform

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Lightform is a computer vision and hardware company. It utilizes computer vision, augmented reality, and hardware design to create tools for projected AR. The company uses projection mapping, adds magical effects and interfaces to transform spaces into 3D objects.
TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitelightform.com
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)24(-11%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Lightform

Brett Jones

Brett Jones

CEO & Founder
Raj Sodhi

Raj Sodhi

Co-Founder
Douglas Rieck

Douglas Rieck

Chief Product Dev Officer
Kevin Karsch

Kevin Karsch

CTO & Founder
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Lightform Office Locations

Lightform has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
123 Langton St, San Francisco
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Lightform Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2014

Lightform total Funding

$7.6 m

Lightform latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Lightform investors

Lightform's latest funding round in November 2017 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Lightform has raised $7.6 m
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Lightform Operating Metrics

Aug, 2020

Patents and Patent Applications

2

Products

2

Projects

20

Trademarks and Trademark Applications

3
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Lightform Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Lightform Online and Social Media Presence

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Lightform Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    F

    43/100

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Lightform News and Updates

Lightform Debuts Augmented Reality-Based Projection Mapping System

Lightform is a design tool for projecting augmented reality (and image mapping) that works with ANY projector brand. If you’re one of the more than 7,000 people who have watched or attended one of rAVe’s founder Gary Kayye, 4K keynotes, you may remember him showing you his vision for the future of …

Lightform raises $5M to turn old projectors into augmented reality machines

 In Blade Runner 2049, one of the more interesting stylistic choices was how the film imagined futuristic augmented reality. While the Microsofts and Googles of our real dystopian world are currently approaching AR tech with headsets and smart glasses, Blade Runner 2049 relied entirely on external p…

Lightform Blogs

Our Favorite Lightform Shelter-in-Place Projects II

Sheltering in place during a pandemic is far from ideal. Still, many in the Lightform community are using it as an opportunity to hone their creative skills and entertain their community. As we approach the year mark of COVID’s onset, we wanted to spotlight the inventive uses of Lightform. For some …

Introducing the New Lightform LF2+ AR Projector

Today Lightform is proud to introduce the availability of the LF2+ AR projector. The LF2+ has upgraded camera optics for significantly improved scans and audio reactivity capabilities providing a new creative dimension to projection mapping. The LF2+ retains the same sleek design as the LF2 while bo…

How to Projection Map Bioluminescence Using Lightform

Kahika, a trio music group with an electronic/dub/soul style from Australia and New Zealand, recently released a music video for their EP “Mutual Gathering,” utilizing effects generated by the Lightform LFC Kit. In this post, Jon Hislop, a member of Kahika, shares how the video was made along with t…

Lightform Interview with Artist Ryan McCoy

Projection Mapping IMRSD Lightform power-user and creative force behind D4, Ryan McCoy is known for his large-scale digital installations and mind-altering projections, using Lightform as a medium to capture audiences and showcase his elaborate creations ranging from progressive social movements to …

New Lightform Guide Additions – Q4 2020

Arguably the most valuable resource to learn about using Lightform devices and Lightform Creator software and their many features is the Lightform Guide. The Lightform Guide is updated frequently and it can be easy to miss new additions unless you’re researching a specific topic. To help raise aware…

2020 Retrospective: Inspiring Lightform Customer Examples

As we close out 2020, we thought it would be nice to reflect on creative and inspiring projects created with Lightform LFC Kits and LF2 AR projectors. In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and rounded out with social protests to murder hornets, we’ve taken solace in the creativity of the Ligh…
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Lightform Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lightform founded?

    Lightform was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Lightform key executives?

    Lightform's key executives are Brett Jones, Raj Sodhi and Douglas Rieck.

  • How many employees does Lightform have?

    Lightform has 24 employees.

  • Who are Lightform competitors?

    Competitors of Lightform include Treasured, twnkls and GeoCV.

  • Where is Lightform headquarters?

    Lightform headquarters is located at 123 Langton St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Lightform offices?

    Lightform has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Lightform have?

    Lightform has 1 office.