2017 VR Awards

Team Pixvana celebrates the innovation and teamwork of the 2017 VR Award winners!

The VR Awards, sponsored by AMD Studios, celebrate outstanding achievement in virtual reality hardware, software, startups, and content.



Best Use of VR in Education and Training

ITI Crane Simulator by Industrial Training International

The ITI Crane Simulator simulates crane and rigging activities, providing job training that’s far more effective than 2D, flat-screen simulation.



Startup of the Year

LiveLike VR

LiveLike VR is a white label platform that partners with sports broadcasters, allowing them to create and host VR viewing experiences.



Best Use of VR in Healthcare

ImmersiCare by Tribemix

ImmersiCare immerses people with dementia in virtual environments, which encourages users to share experiences and memories with their caregivers. ImmersiCare’s virtual experiences reduce users’ stress level and facilitate mental wellness.



Best Out of Home VR Entertainment

Ghostbusters: Dimension by The VOID

The VOID’s groundbreaking Ghostbusters: Dimension experiences uses a combination of interactive effects, a physical set, and mixed reality to create fully immersive gameplay.



Interactive VR Media/Film of the Year

Allumette by Penrose Studios

Heralded as a virtual reality masterpiece, Allumette is a 20-minute long animated film loosely inspired by “The Little Match Girl” by Hans Christian Andersen.



Innovative VR Company of the Year

G’Audio Lab

G’Audio Lab innovates immersive sound solutions, providing filmmakers and audio engineers with a workflow for creating spatial audio during post-production.



Hardware of the Year

Touch by Oculus VR

These motion tracked controllers allow precise hand tracking within the Oculus ecosystem.



Most Creative Use of Marketing in VR


IKEA’s game brings users into an IKEA Kitchen. Browse the IKEA catalogue, change the color of your cabinets and drawers, and of course, fry meatballs.



Mobile VR Headset of the Year

Daydream View by Google

This lightweight, easy-to-wear headset comes with a wireless controller and is compatible with phones from Samsung, HTC, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE, Asus and Alcatel.

Google Daydream


VR Experience of the Year

Tilt Brush by Google

In Google’s room scale 3D painting application, users can paint life-size brush strokes, stars, light, and fire.


VR Headset of the Year

Rift by Oculus

Oculus won big at the VR awards: their virtual reality HMD and Touch controllers were both recognized by the jury.


Oculus Rift Touch VR



VR Game of the Year

Raw Data by Survios

Raw Data is a science fiction-inspired multiplayer VR game that involves users’ full bodies in gameplay.



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