Ocutrx Vision Technologies Named to StartUp City’s List of 15 Most Promising Wearable Technology Startups
IRVINE, CA–Ocutrx Vision Technologies, LLC, a California-based developer of augmented reality (AR) glasses, recently announced the company’s inclusion into StartUp City’s annual list of the 15 Most Promising Wearable Technology Startups. This prestigious list is comprised of the most advanced and forward-thinking startups in the industry that have exhibited innovation and proven expertise in the wearable technology space.
Ocutrx has been included among this esteemed group as a result of the groundbreaking technology incorporated into their Oculenz AR wear glasses for low vision patients. Oculenz is one of the first computer mediated reality (CMR) glasses designed specifically for managing the effects of macular degeneration and other central eye defects.
A distinguished panel comprised of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, prominent industry analysts and StartUp City’s editorial board considered a wide variety of businesses and solutions before deciding on a shortlist of the top 15 wearable technology startups in the industry today.
“It’s a real honor to be recognized alongside this group of truly remarkable and groundbreaking wearable technology startups,” said Michael H. Freeman, CEO/CTO at Ocutrx. “Team Oculenz is dedicated to delivering next generation AR/XRwear technology that can be applied across industries and demographics, with perhaps no application more important than how our technology can improve the lives of low vision patients by connecting augmented reality with pioneering eye tracking technology to help ensure better patient outcomes.”
Ocutrx’s flagship Oculenz AR wear product is a connected network device that can be paired with the user’s smart devices, including mobile phones, tablets and laptops—or work like a smartphone all on its own. The technology is built on an open development platform that can be broadly applicable across industries, including medical, gaming, industrial, consumer, commercial and drones.
With USB-C connectors and Mini-HDMI ports included along with built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, the Oculenz AR glasses can be used untethered and on-the-go. The headset boasts a 110-degree field of vision with 2.5K resolution for each eye, two HD cameras five camera/sensors, noise-cancelling microphones and stereo sound options. Weighing less than 200 grams, the Oculenz is among the most lightweight AR headwear technology in the industry.
With corporate headquarters in Irvine, and a research and development lab in the US Midwest, Ocutrx is a new breed of AR manufacturing company focusing on the lightest weight AR headset housing the largest field-of-vision in the market. At a time when worldwide applications for easy-to-wear and easy-to-use AR solutions are being touted as the “next big thing after smartphones,” Ocutrx is creating impactful, revolutionary AR wear for mass use.