Creating 3D experiences since 1994, Immersion (www.immersion.fr) is the European expert in virtual reality, augmented reality and collaborative solutions for the industry and research. As a pioneer, Immersion has built its know-how around customized virtual reality solutions and is now developing its own innovative products through the “3i by immersion” solutions and the collaborative platform Shariiing. The company’s solutions are at the crossroads of immersive 3D, collaborative technologies, and decision-making tools. Co-founded and managed by Christophe Chartier, Immersion proved its abilities by answering the needs of major French companies listed on the most important Paris stock exchange, the CAC 40. In 2016, the company evolved through a strategy aiming to reach a new market, that of SMEs and Middle-sized companies, in order to support them through their digital transformation. With its 45 employees, Immersion designs and manufactures all its products in France and more specifically in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The company has more than 500 installations worldwide, 20 patents and a turnover of €7 million in 2019.
IMMERSION represents end-users in the TACTILITY project. The company contributes with designing scenarios in line with industrial requirements and normal operating conditions. The company contributes also as technical expert by integrating the various modalities within a full-featured demonstration with TACTILITY technologies. The goal of Immersion’s contribution is to design an innovative and unique solution that will benefit to users and developers. Immersion leads Task 4.5 “Use cases and usages”. Moreover, Immersion contributes to the dissemination and exploitation of the project results.