Forma Vision, is a Seattle, WA-based provider of live-streamed, volumetric video technology that allows 3D holographic images of people, objects, and environments to be beamed into the metaverse from any office, home, or other location. The company has announced that Accenture Ventures has recently invested in Forma Vision.
The price of the transfer of funds was not disclosed.
The funds will be used to consolidate the company’s position, accelerate growth, and expand operations.
Forma Vision, led by founder and CEO Adam Kirk, offers a holographic meeting platform that offers face-to-face remote meeting experiences for metaverse collaboration. Remote users meet and collaborate in immersive 3D, just like in real life, thanks to its real-time volumetric service. Users look like themselves instead of avatars, making Forma Vision meetings more authentic and engaging.
Its enterprise service runs on commodity hardware and networks of today, and calls can be viewed on any device.
Accenture and others, for example, have used Forma Vision to conduct executive town halls, training, and small group meetings.
Forma Vision is the most recent company to join Accenture Ventures’ Project Spotlight, an engagement and investment program that focuses on companies that develop or apply disruptive enterprise technologies. In addition to funding, Project Spotlight connects emerging technology startups with the Global 2000 to fill strategic innovation gaps, as well as providing extensive access to Accenture’s domain expertise and enterprise clients, assisting startups in harnessing human creativity and delivering on the promise of their technology.
Accenture formed the Accenture Metaverse Continuum business group in March 2022 to help clients design, execute, and accelerate their metaverse journeys. This business group combines metaverse-skilled professionals with deep capabilities in customer experience, digital commerce, extended reality, blockchain, digital twins, artificial intelligence, and computer vision.