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 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 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 VR by IKEA
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.
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.
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.