Accedo acquires eyecandylab, accelerates XR offering for media and sports
Accedo, the video experience pioneer, today announced it has acquired the assets of eyecandylab, the emmy-nominated provider of innovative extended reality (XR) solutions. eyecandylab’s products and solutions help customers leverage the potential of new innovative use cases for XR, regardless of platform or industry. The platform flexibility speeds up development and delivers efficiency by leveraging eyecandylab’s patented technology.
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with eyecandylab. Our strategic roadmap and vision of the future of XR solutions in the wider media industry are aligned and we believe that together we will be able to deliver even more value to customers and partners.”
eyecandylab’s flagship patented augmen.tv platform for XR applications as well as its Web3-based loyalty solution “Watch&Earn” will be integrated into Accedo’s software stack and will be offered both to customers doing their own XR development and to those who would like support from Accedo’s global team.
“Accedo’s global presence and proven ability to innovate will enable us to accelerate adoption. I’m thrilled that our patented software solutions will form part of a bigger software stack for customers on a global scale. We are seeing that interactivity and immersion is becoming increasingly important for a delightful and engaging viewing experience. With Accedo’s footprint in the media industry, we are in a great position to deliver innovative business cases in a scalable way.”
Joint solutions are immediately available. Contact your eyecandylab representative for more information.
Accedo is a global video solutions provider, powering some of the world’s most impactful video-centric experiences. We reduce the complexity of an ever-evolving video ecosystem, enabling businesses of all shapes and sizes to provide world class video services to their customers. Through a combination of award-winning products and our deep technical expertise, we empower global industry leaders – such as Deutsche Telekom, NBC Universal, ITV, Globo, Hallmark, Bloomberg and Tata Play – to inspire and entertain people across the world.
Accedo was founded in 2004 and its 600 employees are constantly innovating to bring the future of video-centric experience to our customers serving hundreds of millions of users across the world.
eyecandylab is a leading company for immersive video streaming in the Metaverse. eyecandylab is backed by Silicon Valley-based investors and has developed a solution for streaming companies to make their platforms Metaverse-ready by converging augmented reality, XR headsets, and Non-Fungible tokens (NFTs).
The solution has already been used by customers like SKY, O2 Telefonica, and Red Bull. Recent projects of the company have been honored with a nomination for an Emmy as well as a special mention during Google I/O, the company’s developer conference.