OQmented raises $ 20 Million in Series A financing round and welcomes Sharp as a strategic investor
Published March 27, 2023
The company adds a new board member and will use the Series A funds to establish its leading laser beam scanning (LBS) technology as the key enabler for the first generations consumer Augmented Reality glasses, long-awaited by the public and advertised by the major technology companies.
OQmented selected one of Germany’s TOP 100 Innovators
Published February 16, 2023
OQmented was selected into the TOP 100 most innovative German SMEs (51-200 employees) . This is a great recognition for how innovation is supported and encouraged by our management and for how we are living and breathing innovation at our workplace. We couldn’t be more proud of what we have achieved as a team!
Click the link below to find out more about the TOP 100 contest.
OQmented at SPIE AR | VR | MR
Published January 17, 2023
Meet us at the SPIE AR|VR|MR in San Francisco, California. We are very much looking forward to exhibit at the most important event for XR hardware and present our breakthrough LBS solutions for all-day wearable Augmented Reality glasses.
Come, visit us at booth # 118, Moscone Center West, January 31 – February 1, 2023.0-21, 2022. Visit our booth # 133 in Pavilion 1, FIL, Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre. Até lá!
VoxelSensors and OQmented collaborate on laser scanning-based 3D perception to blend the physical with digital worlds
Published December 20, 2022
Agreement focuses on combining VoxelSensors’ sensor architecture with OQmented’s laser scanning technology for bringing a novel 3D sensing technology to the growing AR/VR market
OQmented at AWE EU 2022
Published September 16, 2022
Let’s meet in Lisbon! We are excited to present our technology and our latest developments at this year’s AWE EU, Europe’s major XR event, October 20-21, 2022. Visit our booth # 133 in Pavilion 1, FIL, Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre. Até lá!
OQmented opens optics R&D site in Jena
Published May 17, 2022
There is no better place for our optics R&D team than the “City of Light”. We are excited to become a part of Jena’s very innovative and dynamic ecosystem.
Photo credit: C. Häcker (JenaKultur)
OQmented opens US office in Silicon Valley
Published March 24, 2022
420 Florence Street, Palo Alto, CA: We now have an office close to key customers and partners and to investors based in Silicon Valley.
OQmented develops the world’s smallest light engine
Published February 25, 2022
We are incredibly proud of our technology, the enabling hardware system for Big Tech’s realization of the Metaverse. Find out more about what we can do for all-day wearable AR smart glasses.
OQmented at MWC 2022 in Barcelona
Published February 5, 2022
We’ll be there. Meet us at the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event, the MWC Barcelona. We will present our technology at booth 1F33, hall 1, Fira Gran Via.
OQmented at the SPIE Photonics West 2022 in San Francisco
Published January 10, 2022
Meet us at the exhibition of the world’s premier lasers and optoelectronics event on January 25-27, 2022. We will present our technology at booth #4010, hall F, Moscone Center.
CES 2022: OQmented presents new MEMS-based 3D depth camera technology
Published January 5, 2022
The unique dynamic infrared pattern projector in OQmented’s 3D depth camera technology can convert smartphones with regular RGB cameras into smartphones with 3D LiDAR cameras.
OQmented at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Published December 20, 2021
Let’s meet in Vegas! We are excited to exhibit at CES 2022 in January. Stop by our booth, where we will present our latest technology advancements:
Booth # 15972, Tech East, Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC), Central Hall. See you there.
Dispelix and OQmented present key enabling technologies for AR glasses
Published November 10, 2021
AWE USA 2021: The two companies will show an innovative smart glasses technology demonstration, combining their laser beam scanning (LBS) and waveguide technologies for AR applications.
OQmented secures USD 9.3 million in seed extension round
Published November 4, 2021
We are thrilled to announce that we raised $ 9.3 million of funding in an extension of our seed round. A huge thank you to our new and old investors, IT-Farm Corporation, Leblon Capital, DEEPTECH-A and Salvia, Vsquared Ventures, Jinhua Shen, Baltic Business Angels SL-H, MBG Schleswig-Holstein.
AWE USA 2021 in Santa Clara, California
Published November 1, 2021
Meet us at this major event for XR, back in person. Visit our booth at Santa Clara Convention Center. Or join us when OQmented’s Stephan Marauska participates in the panel on Laser Beam Scanning for AR Smart Glasses: November 11, 2021, 11:20am – 12:15pm PST (Grand Ballroom H).
OQmented attends first in-person congress since pandemic
Published September 8, 2021
We are happy to present and network at the MEMS Word Summit Europe in Munich. Our unique solutions for 2D MEMS mirror projection and sensing will enable the breakthrough of all-day wearable AR / AVR and enter new levels of 3D sensing in mobile and stationary applications.
OQmented partners with Dispelix
Published May 25, 2021
We have formed a strategic partnership with Dispelix for the joint development and commercialization of their LBS waveguides and our LBS MEMS solutions.
OQmented joins LaSAR Alliance
Published May 5, 2021
We have joined the LaSAR Alliance for augmented reality wearable devices. Find out more about the alliance for Laser Scanning for Augmented Reality.
OQmented and STMicroelectronics
Published March 29, 2021
We are very excited about our agreement with STMicroelectronics to jointly develop, manufacture and market advanced MEMS mirror-based laser beam scanning solutions.
In the Press
Published March 15, 2021
Handelsblatt: Diese Gründer könnten einen Durchbruch für autonome Fahrzeuge und Virtual Reality erreichen
WirtschaftsWoche: Große Pläne für die Mini-Spiegel
Süddeutsche Zeitung: Live aus dem Stadion
OQmented closes multi-million seed funding round
Published March 11, 2021
We are thrilled to announce our successful closing of a multi-million seed funding round. A huge thanks to everyone involved, our angel investors, the MBG Schleswig-Holstein and especially to Vsquared Ventures who led this financing round.
Successful Management Buyout from Fraunhofer Society
Published December 21, 2020
We would like to thank the Baltic Business Angels and the MBG Schleswig-Holstein for helping us realize the management buyout from the Fraunhofer Society.
OQmented at the VRDAYS Europe
Published November 1, 2020
Meet us at the exhibition on November 4-6, 2020. We will present OQmented’s technology on the virtual trade show floor, which is set up in the Laval Virtual World.
OQmented goes live with EPIC
Published October 29, 2020
The European Photonics Industry Consortium pays us a virtual visit on November 3, 2020. You can watch a full version of the company tour on our YouTube channel.
We are proud of our Talents from the Kiel University of Applied Sciences (FH Kiel)
Published October 5, 2020
OQmented is one of the companies profiting from the partnership between IZET Innovation Centre and FH Kiel. We are very happy to have Pia and Vincent on board.
SPIE Photonics West 2020 in San Francisco
Published February 1, 2020
Meet us at the exhibition of the leading event for the photonics and laser communities on February 4-6, 2020. Our experts will present OQmented’s products at booth #4083, hall F, Moscone Center.
Schleswig-Holstein Minister of Economic Affairs Buchholz visits OQmented
Published January 29, 2020
We were happy to welcome Minister Dr. Bernd Buchholz to our offices in Itzehoe. A great opportunity to present prospects, difficulties and advantages of (our) startup life. Thanks for the visit.
OQmented goes Silicon Valley with the German Accelerator
Published November 5, 2019
As one of 12 startups we won a three-month program: The German Accelerator supports us with workshops, individual mentoring and networking events in Silicon Valley from January – March 2020.
OQmented at the 2019 DVN Conference on Automotive LiDAR in Frankfurt
Published November 1, 2019
Meet us at the exhibition on December 2-3, 2019. Our experts will present OQmented’s products. For more information on the 2nd DVN Automotive LiDAR Conference, which is focusing on applications, technology, integration, testing and release this year.
OQmented @ Plug and Play, Silicon Valley
Dr. Bernd Buchholz, Schleswig-Holstein Minister of Economic Affairs, visits the StartUp-Camp winners at Plug and Play.
We won – StartUp-Camp 2019
Published August 30, 2019
We are proud to announce that we are the main winner of this year’s StartUp-Camp 2019.
OQmented at the CIOE 2019 in Shenzhen
Published August 20, 2019
We present the performance of our product range at the largest international trade fair for optoelectronics. Participation at the China International Optoelectronic Exposition from September 4-7, 2019 is supported by the European Commission Regional Development Fund (ERDF).