AWE USA 2018, the world’s #1 AR+VR conference and expo announced the winners of the 9th annual Auggie Awards. AWE’s Auggie Award is the most recognized industry AR & VR accolade--recognizing excellence in augmented, virtual and mixed reality innovation and leadership since 2010.
In addition to the 10 Auggie Awards, the Virtual World Society presented its Nextant Award to two XR pioneers, Nonny de la Peña, an American journalist, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and Founder of Emblematic Group and Mark Bolas, a researcher, MR pioneer and Professor of Interactive Media in the USC Interactive Media Division.
The Winners of the 2018 AWE Auggie Awards are:
Best Consumer App sponsored AugmentedReality.org – IKEA Place by IKEA
Best Art or Film sponsored by IEEE-SA – “Karim & Noor” by Blink Studios
Best Creator & Authoring Tool sponsored by Microsoft – Gravity Sketch
Best Campaign sponsored by PTC Vuforia – Acura AR Race by Current Studios
Best Developer Tool sponsored by DAQRI – Unity
Best Enterprise Solution sponsored by Kopin – Holoroom Test Drive by Lowe’s Innovation Labs
Best Game & Toy sponsored AugmentedReality.org – Star Wars: Jedi Challenge by Lenovo
Best Headworn Device sponsored by Qualcomm – Vive Pro by HTC
Best Input or Output Hardware sponsored by Bosch – Holo-Stylus by Holo-Light
Best Interaction Software Tool sponsored HTC – ManoMotion
About the Judges
Winners of the AWE 2018 Auggie Award were determined by the public and an expert panel of impartial judges, including:
The final day of AWE USA 2018, June 1, will see the announcement of the remaining Auggie Awards categories including Best-in-Show, the AWEsome award and Startup to Watch.
Congratulations to all the winners! To learn more about the Auggie Awards and to check out the full list of winners and finalists head on over to this page on the AWE website.