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2022


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.

2021


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.

OQmented founders Ulrich Hofmann and Thomas von Wantoch

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.

2020


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.

2019


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).