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Virtualware and the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility partner to introduce VIROO platform for design review in transportation sector

This press release was originally published by Virtualware on April 7, 2024. Read the original press release here.

Bilbao, Spain, April 7 , 2024.- Virtualware (EPA: MLVIR), the European leader in virtual reality has signed a partnership agreement with the business accelerator for innovators in the smart, connected and electrified transportation sector, the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) to introduce the VR Platform VIROO into the transportation market.

CITM, supported by Innovation Factory and funded through the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) is a business accelerator program for startups driving the future of smart, connected and electrified transportation.  This collaboration aims to transform the design review process in the industry, utilizing the capabilities of virtual reality (VR) to amplify collaboration and streamline operations.

The agreement will also reinforce VIROO’s presence in Ontario through its Hamilton location at  McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) with McMaster University.

“VIROO has the potential to significantly streamline our client’s design review process,” commented Richard Dunda, Director of CITM. “The ability to visualize projects in a realistic virtual environment will undoubtedly enhance collaboration and drive better outcomes for transportation innovators working to bring their solutions to market.”  

Jesus Garrido, Global Sales Manager at Virtualware, emphasizes the significance of adding CITM to their Partner Programme, “With CITM’s support, we believe VIROO will revolutionize the way design reviews are conducted, offering a seamless and immersive experience for stakeholders.” Jesús adds, “This partnership will help solidify VIROO’s position as a leader in immersive technology solutions for design review applications in Ontario’s transportation sector.”

Headquartered in Bilbao, Spain, Virtualware is a global pioneer in developing virtual reality solutions for major industrial, educational, and healthcare conglomerates. Since its founding in 2004, the company has garnered widespread recognition for its accomplishments. In 2021, Virtualware was acknowledged as the world’s most Innovative VR Company and since April 2023 the company has been listed on the Euronext Access Paris stock exchange (Ticker: MLVIR).

Virtualware’s flagship product, VIROO, is redefining the realm of enterprise VR, driving its adoption forward, leveraging innovative and sustainable strategies. Recognized for its pioneering approach in the immersive technology sector, VIROO is rapidly becoming the global benchmark for the development and deployment of multi-user VR applications in industry and education.

The VR as a service platform is already used by over 40 companies and institutions worldwide including GE Vernova, Ontario Power Generation, Gestamp, ADIF, the Spanish Ministry of Defense, Invest WindsorEssex, McMaster University, University of El Salvador, Conalep and EAN University.

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