Montreal (Quebec), November 6, 2020 – ENCQOR 5G is pleased to announce the signing of a new collaboration agreement with OVA inc. to offer SMEs the opportunity to develop Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions, all while taking advantage of the power of 5G technology.
OVA specializes in the field of Spatial Computing. Through its StellarX platform, which enables the creation of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) simulations, OVA seeks to democratize the use of immersive technologies in many sectors.
“Thanks to this agreement, ENCQOR 5G will be able to enhance its offer to SMEs by making OVA’s expertise and knowledge available for the development and testing of new solutions leveraging Virtual and Augmented Reality on a state-of-the-art 5G technology platform. This will allow SMEs involved in ENCQOR to fully benefit from the advantages offered by Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions, thanks to our 5G test bench and the support of OVA, a leader in this field in Canada,” said Mr. Pierre Boucher, General Manager of ENCQOR 5G.
“Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions, powered by 5G technology and Artificial Intelligence, enable the creation of brand new work, learning, or entertainment experiences, taking place in a 3D virtual space, at a human scale, all while promoting collaboration and team spirit. We advocate for the development of flexible, and easily accessible immersive solutions. By teaming up with ENCQOR 5G and its various world-class partners, and by joining forces with the many SMEs involved in the program, we will be able to broaden and enrich the fields of application of Virtual and Augmented Reality. This will contribute to the development of new, inspiring, and competitive solutions by companies from both Quebec and Ontario,” said Harold Dumur, President and Founder of OVA.
At OVA, we strive to provide our customers with the power of Spatial Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and immersive experiences. We help both businesses and industries transform as they embark on an immersive journey. Armed with our vast expertise in Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, we allow them to take training to the next level, to optimize their operations, and even to increase their brand awareness. As a team, we make sure to create the most personalized immersive experiences; and we’re always designing them with ethical values, confidentiality, and accessibility in mind. For more information, visit https://ova.ai/.
About ENCQOR 5G
The ENCQOR 5G initiative is funded by the governments of Canada, Quebec and Ontario, as well as key industry players: Ericsson, Ciena, Thales, CGI and IBM. ENCQOR 5G is coordinated by ENCQOR Innovation. It is issued in Ontario by OCE and in Quebec by Innovation ENCQOR, Prompt and ADRIQ. The program’s mandate is to bring together SMEs and academia to contribute to the advancement of research, innovation and application demonstration through a 5G pre-commercial testbed. ENCQOR has five innovation centers located in Ontario and Quebec offering a 5G platform where SMEs can develop and test new solutions.
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