Netherlands office effectorAugmented and virtual reality metaverse creator platform announced that it has raised €2.45 million in a new funding round. The investment came from a consortium of experienced technology informal investors led by Jaap van Engers.
Fectar says it will use the funds to accelerate its international growth and improve the user experience for its 6 million users worldwide.
How was Fectar launched?
In 2018, founders Eugène Kuipers and Rens Lensvelt decided it was time to introduce an augmented reality content management system. It took him a year to develop his user-friendly and intuitive platform that allows anyone to upload their creations into augmented and virtual reality.
“With the increasing capabilities of VR headsets and smartphones and the development of 5G networks, virtual and augmented reality applications will become more widely available and accessible to users,” Kuipers said. .
Additionally, advances in computer vision and machine learning will enable more accurate and responsive AR and VR experiences. As a result, we can expect more companies and industries to adopt mobile AR and VR as marketing, education and training tools. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for Fectar,” he adds Kuipers.
After the introduction of the Fectar platform in early 2020, things started to turn around for the Dutch company in April 2021, when its app was downloaded by over 6 million people worldwide.
“Democratization of the Metaverse”
Fectar claims to be one of the fastest growing metaverse creator platforms for augmented and virtual reality in the world. Fectar Studio enables users to build interactive metaverse experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere.
Users can also explore the metaverse using templates, free materials, lessons, and statistics. Viewers can access the Metaverse experience using smartphones, tablets, Hololens, Oculus Quest 2, or Pico Neo 3. You can also start collaborating in the metaverse across platforms and devices.
The software has already been adopted for creation. Augmented Reality Experience for Ukrainian Children It teaches them about the dangers of unexploded Russian mines and weapons.
The Fectar app is available for free on the Apple and Android app stores. The business is based in Den Bosch, The Netherlands and currently employs 10 people.