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WaveOptics is a global provider of truly wearable see-through Augmented Reality (AR) displays. The Company delivers AR solutions that enhance productivity for Enterprise and bring stunningly beautiful experiences for Consumers. By leveraging our patent-protected solutions we have created an effective way to design and manufacture lightweight, full-colour and cost-effective smart glasses for Augmented Reality applications with a long battery life. WaveOptics’ team is comprised of seasoned professionals spanning a broad cross-section of industries, including consumer electronics, medical, gaming and defense. The team brings deep expertise in AR, Industrial design, games engines, rigorous wave modelling and systems engineering. The Company is now focussed on executing on their display and scalability advantage to position themselves as the enabler of mass adoption for wearable Augmented Reality. 

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQMilton, GB
Websiteenhancedworld.com

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)65(+2%)

WaveOptics Office Locations

WaveOptics has an office in Milton
Milton, GB (HQ)
Milton Park Innovation Centre 99 Park Dr
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WaveOptics Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

WaveOptics total Funding

$41.2 m

WaveOptics latest funding size

$25.50 m

Time since last funding

6 months ago

WaveOptics investors

WaveOptics's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $25.5 m. In total, WaveOptics has raised $41.2 m. WaveOptics's latest valuation is reported to be £1.1 m.
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WaveOptics Revenue

Market valuation

1.1m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

10.1m

EV

(8.9m)
  • Source: Company Filings
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

73.6k1.8m10.1m

Accounts Receivable

680.0614.039.5k275.5k6.0k

Current Assets

680.0614.0113.0k2.0m10.8m

PP&E

88.9k104.2k
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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WaveOptics News and Updates

WaveOptics partners with Coretronic on new AR developer program

WaveOptics announced ahead of the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show that it’s launching its AR Module Program, giving third-party developers access to its augmented reality waveguides technology. The program is rolling out first to WaveOptics’s clients, primarily original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)…

UK-based AR company WaveOptics attracts Series B funding

UK-based augmented reality company WaveOptics has secured 12 million pounds in Series B funding. The investors were Octopus Ventures, Touchstone Innovations plc, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH and Gobi Ventures.

WaveOptics raises $15.5 million for augmented reality displays

London-based WaveOptics has raised $15.5 million in a second round of funding for its augmented reality display technology. The round was led by Gobi Ventures, Touchstone Innovations (with a $4 million contribution), Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Octopus Investments. AR is expected to be a $83 b…

Oxfordshire-based AR firm WaveOptics closes £12m Series B

Augmented reality firm WaveOptics has closed a £12m Series B round from existing backers Octopus Ventures, Touchstone Innovations and Robert Bosh Venture Capital. The post Oxfordshire-based AR firm WaveOptics closes £12m Series B appeared first on Tech City News.

WaveOptics Blogs

WaveOptics and PEGATRON demonstrate AiR glasses prototype at both AWE and PEGATRON Day

WaveOptics and PEGATRON partner to build AR wearables San Jose, USA. 30 May 2019 – WaveOptics, the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides, and PEGATRON, the world-class manufacturing service provider, are demonstrating a prototype AiR glasses at both AWE and PEGATRON Day. WaveOp…

The Duke of York opens WaveOptics new state of the art, purpose built head office

  Abingdon UK, 29 April 2019 – His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG has opened the new international head office of WaveOptics at Milton Park in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK. WaveOptics is the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides for use in Augmented Reality (AR) wearables. It…

Robert Bahns appointed Chief Financial Officer, WaveOptics

Robert Bahns appointed Chief Financial Officer   London, 25 March 2019. WaveOptics, the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides, has appointed Robert Bahns as Chief Financial Officer. He joins the business’ executive team. Robert has over 20 years experience in venture capital, f…

WaveOptics strengthens management team with two senior appointments

Senior appointments further strengthen management team London, 28 February 2019. WaveOptics, the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides for use in Augmented Reality (AR) wearables, announces two new senior appointments. Stephen Sweby joins as Quality Director and Andrew Hunter-O…

WaveOptics and Wistron form strategic partnership to build AR wearables

Partnership to develop AR wearables for the growing enterprise and consumer market. London, 8th January 2019 – WaveOptics, the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides, has formed a strategic partnership with Wistron, one of the world’s largest suppliers of information and communi…

WaveOptics and Compal sign strategic partnership agreement to develop AR wearables

Agreement to develop AR wearables for growing smart glasses market London: 8th January 2019 – WaveOptics, the leading designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides for use in Augmented Reality (AR) wearables, has formed a strategic partnership with Compal, one of the world’s leading manufactur…
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WaveOptics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was WaveOptics founded?

    WaveOptics was founded in 2012.

  • How many employees does WaveOptics have?

    WaveOptics has 65 employees.

  • Who are WaveOptics competitors?

    Competitors of WaveOptics include Meta Company, Total Immersion and Innovega.

  • Where is WaveOptics headquarters?

    WaveOptics headquarters is located at Milton Park Innovation Centre 99 Park Dr, Milton.

  • Where are WaveOptics offices?

    WaveOptics has an office in Milton.

  • How many offices does WaveOptics have?

    WaveOptics has 1 office.