The annual Auggie Awards have been the most recognized AR & VR industry awards in the world since 2010. Now in its 13th year, the Auggies continue to showcase the best of the best in augmented, virtual and mixed reality. Winners have been presented with a prestigious Auggie Award at the Auggie Awards Ceremony, that took place on June 2nd at the AWE USA 2022 event in Santa Clara, California.

2022 auggie award winners

Volu - a camera for the Metaverse

Volu enables for the first time full-3D volumetric capture with one single device, solving one of the Metaverse critical needs to become mainstream: user-generated content. WATCH VIDEO

Tilt Five Holographic Gaming System

Strategize, battle, and play your favorite video games, board games, or tabletop RPGs — now with mind-blowing 3D graphics that mix with your surroundings, right on your table. WATCH VIDEO

UNITE - Space Explorers: The ISS Experience - Ep. 3

In UNITE, the third episode of Space Explorers: The ISS Experience, the largest production ever filmed in space, a space culture evolves between the select few who have had the chance to live and work aboard the International Space Station. WATCH VIDEO

Breonna's Garden Virtual Reality Experience

In solidarity with Breonna Taylor's family, Breonna’s Garden Virtual Reality Experience, an immersive VR space of healing for all, was created less than a year after the AR experience was launched. WATCH VIDEO

Battery Powered VR Bumper Cars

SPREE Interactive, a specialist in multiplayer free-roam VR attractions for the location-based entertainment market, partners with Eurogames, world's leading manufacturer in battery powered bumper cars, to present an economical and highly-entertaining solution which transports players and their Space Bumper Cars into the metaverse in Cyberblaster. WATCH VIDEO

Varjo Aero

Varjo Aero offers a generational leap in visual fidelity for professionals and leading-edge VR users alike. With a future-proofed optical design, stunning dual mini-LED displays, and automatic IPD powered by built-in eye tracking, Varjo Aero is the lightest & brightest professional-grade headset ever made – offering business-class comfort for VR. WATCH VIDEO


In collaboration with LG SIGNATURE and Media Wise agency, we have launched a virtual AR journey into the captivating world of Vincent van Gogh's "The Red Vineyards in Arles". Through this innovative attempt of combining art restoration research and AR technology, we aim to create a point of convergence between the brand and the Arts. WATCH VIDEO

ZapWorks: Universal AR SDKs

Universal AR makes Zappar’s best-in-class image, curved, face and world tracking (SLAM) available as SDKs for a wide variety of platforms and languages, including Unity, Three.js, Babylon.js, PlayCanvas, React + three.js and JavaScript. WATCH VIDEO


Avataar is transforming consumers’ online buying/browsing behavior by creating immersive, interactive shopping experiences and reimagining the visual discovery journey. It uses a first-of-its-kind XR+AR technology platform to take an AI-driven approach to scaling commerce.. WATCH VIDEO

Hubs Cloud

Hubs Cloud creates and manages all of the AWS resources needed to host your own immersive spaces from your company or organization’s own account. Easily customize your platform with your own branding, upload your own 3D content, or select from the vast array of avatars and scenes licensed under Creative Commons for the Hubs platform. WATCH VIDEO

Measure Your Space

Home improvement is complex. At Lowe’s Innovation Labs, we’re building a future in which emerging technologies like LiDAR, computer vision, XR hardware and AI will sense, understand and put your home’s data at your fingertips. We call this future Spatial Commerce.. WATCH VIDEO

Osso VR: Virtual Reality Surgical Training Platform

Osso VR is an award-winning, clinically validated surgical training and assessment platform designed for medical device companies and practicing surgeons of all skill levels. WATCH VIDEO


Galea is a hardware and software platform that merges next generation brain-computer interface (BCI) technology with AR/VR. Galea is the first device that simultaneously measures the user’s heart, skin, muscles, eyes, and brain. WATCH VIDEO

ZapWorks: The all-in-one WebAR Platform

ZapWorks is the world’s most powerful all-in-one WebAR platform, enabling you to create, manage and publish stand-out WebAR experiences using a suite of creative tools, SDKs, custom branding & hosting solutions and powerful CMS. WATCH VIDEO

Audio Trip

Kinemotik Studios is the dream indie story. Beginning their journey at a virtual reality game jam in 2017, the duo fell in love with VR, game development, and each other. Kinemotik’s founder, Ashley, transitioned her 10-year career in architecture to game development, while Brady left his position at an award-winning virtual reality studio to work full time developing their passion project together: Audio Trip. WATCH VIDEO

Magic Leap

Our mission is to amplify human potential by delivering the most immersive AR platform, so people can intuitively see, hear, and touch digital content in the physical world. Magic Leap envisions a world where the physical and digital are one. Our mission is to amplify human potential by delivering the most immersive AR platform, so people can intuitively see, hear, and touch digital content in the physical world.


OVR Technology combines our oldest, most primal sense with today's most powerful technology to address urgent human needs. Our unique platform marries our sense of smell with Virtual and Augmented Reality to help produce real world outcomes in the health, therapy, training, education and military markets. We aim to improve the way we think, learn, and heal through the art and science of olfaction.

Marco Tempest

Marco Tempest specializes in developing immersive experiences of future technologies. Taking ideas about advanced technology, and how we might interact with it, and finding innovative ways to bring those concepts alive. In his keynote presentation for AWE USA 2022 he debuted an ultraportable real-time virtual production techniques, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to give us a glimpse of a delightful augmented future right now.


Croquet Corporation is on a mission to build an open, democratized Metaverse with Croquet OS, its web standards based operating system for the Metaverse. Based on browser technologies that are cross platform to any device, it delivers virtual worlds on the Metaverse that can be published anywhere and be accessed today by hundreds of millions of Internet and mobile users.