VIAR: the Celje startup that convinced global corporations

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Can you imagine walking through your apartment, even before it was built? Or maybe get rid of your fear of spiders? Or learn how to work in production before actually starting your work? All this is possible thanks to the Slovenian startup company VIAR.

The Slovenian Start:up of the Year 2017 - VIAR, is successfully taking advantage of all that virtual reality technology has to offer. With their VR products and solutions, they succeeded in persuading global corporations that their service and technology are vital to their business. In addition to smart goggles, they also developed the VIAR 360, an online platform, which enables non-expert users to create interactive stories without programming.

For all who assume that virtual reality is a technology that only has a place in gaming, here's an example - with the help of virtual reality, many have already learned to weld! Students from the University of London, Imperial College, are using the VIAR 360 platform and googles as a simulator for medical procedures. The company is almost three years old but has already convinced such global companies as Disney, Bosch, Microsoft, Samsung, Geberit, and Volvo, along with 14 prestigious American universities.

They are recipients of Slovene Enterprise Fund’s SK75 investment, and in 2016 succeeded in obtaining an investment in the amount of 105,000 USD and a place in the programme of the esteemed high-tech American B2B accelerator 9mile Labs from Seattle

The full article was published on (in Slovene).