Seattle-Based AR Startup Taqtile Raises $3 Million, Partners with Magic Leap

Seattle-based augmented reality (AR) startup Taqtile has raised $3 million...

Image: Taqtile Inc.

Seattle-based augmented reality (AR) startup Taqtile has raised $3 million in the company’s first equity round led by Broadmark Capital and its affiliated entities, along with additional investors.

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Taqtile develops AR technology for industrial applications on headsets and mobile devices. The company’s provides AR, VR, and Mixed Reality (MR) solutions enable easy knowledge capture and collaborative data visualization to enable front-line worker productivity, efficiency, and safety.

The company also announced a new global partnership with Magic Leap to bring Taqtile's leading knowledge capture, digitization and codification software to Magic Leap's spatial computing platform. Taqtile's Manifest software solution for workforce enablement for their enterprise customers is now available on Magic Leap's spatial computing platform, the company said in a press release.

Magic Leap’s Magic Leap 1 is a lightweight, wearable computer that brings the physical and digital worlds together as one (Image: Magic Leap)

“We here at Taqtile are thrilled and honored to be partnering with Magic Leap as they continue to focus and invest in the enterprise space,” said Dirck Schou, CEO at Taqtile. “Spatial computing is rapidly and profoundly changing the way industrial customers think about workforce enablement and knowledge capture -- Magic Leap empowers enterprise customers with a device that offers unique capabilities and performance like no other. From the outset, Magic Leap has been partner-centric, and we expect that their Enterprise Suite Launch announcement will help to drive awareness that will lead to greater industry adoption of spatial computing. Manifest on Magic Leap is a great step forward for enterprise innovation and digital transformation, and we are excited to see where this journey goes next.”

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Magic Leap's announcement of their Enterprise Suite Launch will push the partnership forward in providing compelling applications and devices that are ushering in a new wave of digital transformation and productivity for front-line workers.

“We are very happy to be partnering with Taqtile to be able to offer their best-in-class solutions on the Magic Leap platform,” said Omar Khan, Magic Leap's Chief Product Officer.

Sam Draper
December 16, 2019

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