Grenoble, France – January 29, 2024– MICROOLED S.A., the pioneer in high-resolution, low-power OLED micro-displays, and the developer of the innovative ActiveLook "LightAR" platform for smart glasses, has joined the AR Alliance as a founding member. In addition, MICROOLED has expanded the capabilities of its ActiveLook platform to accommodate a broader range of displays, light engines, and lenses, to further solidify its position as a leader in the AR industry.
By joining the AR Alliance, MICROOLED joins a consortium of industry leaders dedicated to accelerating innovation and standardization in the AR ecosystem. MICROOLED's objective is to work with AR Alliance members to establish a unified protocol for Light AR devices, enabling seamless communication and compatibility across platforms. This collaboration will foster the development of a thriving ecosystem of applications that leverage the benefits of Light AR, including extended battery life, lightweight design, and enhanced usability.
In conjunction with AR Alliance membership, MICROOLED is expanding the compatibility of its ActiveLook platform to accommodate various display technologies, such as LCoS, LBS, and microLED, as well as a range of optical solutions, including waveguides. This openness will empower developers to create applications that seamlessly integrate with a wider variety of Light AR devices, simplifying the development process and accelerating the market adoption of these innovative solutions.
"MICROOLED is committed to driving the advancement of Light AR technology," stated Eric Marcellin-Dibon, CEO of MICROOLED S.A."By joining the AR Alliance and expanding the capabilities of ourActiveLook platform, we are opening the door to a more diverse and interoperable AR ecosystem. We believe that this collaborative approach will accelerate the development of compelling applications and drive the widespread adoption of light AR technology."
“The AR Alliance welcomes MICROOLED and looks forward to the contributions of their world-class team to help advance the state-of-the-art in augmented reality and to accelerate the development of technologies and devices to enable broad market adoption of AR products,” said Dr. Bharath Rajagopalan, Chair of the AR Alliance and Director, Strategic Marketing atSTMicroelectronics.
This expanded commitment to Light AR further underscores MICROOLED's position as a pioneer in the field. With its expertise in high-resolution OLED micro-displays and its dedication to open-source development, MICROOLED is well-positioned to play a leading role in shaping the future of AR.
About MICROOLED S.A.
MICROOLED is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer ofOLED micro-displays for near-eye applications, including outdoor optical equipment, night vision glasses, ocular equipment for medical devices, and augmented reality glasses. The company's technology combines high resolution, high brightness, and low power consumption, making it an ideal solution for a wide range of AR applications.
About the AR Alliance
The AR Alliance provides a supportive and neutral environment for companies and organizations of all sizes to take an active role in advancing and strengthening the diverse augmented reality hardware development ecosystem.
The AR Alliance enables collaboration among all member companies worldwide to speed innovation of breakthrough technologies and processes for building AR wearables and devices that create a meaningful and positive experience for users. By working together, members have a united voice in influencing and shaping AR regulatory requirements and the industry’s development of standards. The AR Alliance plays a pivotal role in the creation and growth of a thriving AR marketplace.
AR Alliance: https://thearalliance.org/