LAS VEGAS–January 6, 2015– AltspaceVR, a social virtual reality company, today announced its presence at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). At the Intel booth (#7252), the company will be offering attendees the opportunity to demo the world’s first immersive social VR platform that gives people the ability to experience anything on the internet, with anyone, through virtual reality.
“There’s something special about being together,” said Eric Romo, founder and CEO, AltspaceVR. “With AltspaceVR’s social VR platform, people feel as if they are in the same place, where they can enjoy shared experiences like watching a movie or sporting event. We’re bringing VR beyond gaming applications to give people the opportunity to interact across a wide range of activities in the most natural way possible online.”
The AltspaceVR community is connected to share a wide range of experiences in virtual reality, including watching movies, streaming live sporting events, shopping, collaborating and gaming together. Currently, the platform is in closed beta.
Founded in 2013, AltspaceVR has received $5.4M in funding from Google Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures and Formation 8, among others. The company is expanding its community and hiring aggressively; for more information or to join the beta, visit AltVR.com.
Based in Redwood City, Calif., AltspaceVR, is a virtual reality social platform that enables consumers to create shared experiences with one another in real time.
Founded in 2013, Investors include Dolby Family Ventures, Formation 8, Google Ventures, Lux Capital, Foundation Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, SV Angel, Haystack Fund, Tencent, Raine Ventures, Promus Ventures, Startcaps, Maven Ventures, and Western Technology Investment.