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. 

Milton, GB
Size (employees)
47 (est)+7%
WaveOptics was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Milton, GB
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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


Total Funding

$15.7 m

Latest funding size

$15.71 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


WaveOptics's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $15.7 m. In total, WaveOptics has raised $15.7 m. WaveOptics's latest valuation is reported to be £1.1 m.
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WaveOptics Financials

Market valuation

1.1 m

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

1.8 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


73.6 k1.8 m

Accounts Receivable

680 614 39.5 k275.5 k

Current Assets

680 614 113 k2 m


88.9 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.4 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.
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