Deadline: April 6, 2022 00:00 CEST
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Eligibility: Adults or teams of adults from all over the world excluding China
Auggie Awards 2022
The annual Auggie Awards have been the most recognized AR & VR industry awards in the world since 2010. Now in its 13th year, the Auggies continue to showcase the best of the best in augmented, virtual and mixed reality.
Winners will be presented with a prestigious Auggie Award at the Auggie Awards Ceremony, taking place this year on June 2nd at the AWE USA 2022 event in Santa Clara, California.
The Competition is intended to bring the best in the augmented World to the public, and to provide recognition to contestants who develop technology and solutions that demonstrate how to make the world a more interactive place and make our lives and work more engaging, productive, and fun.
Auggie Award Categories
The goal of the Competition is to promote excellence in XR (Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality) on various platforms and categories.
- BEST AR/VR COLLABORATION TOOL
AR and VR tools for remote and in-person teamwork and cooperation
- BEST ART OR FILM
Art Installations or films including design concepts and documentary films and 360 video that explore the augmented or virtual world.
- BEST CAMPAIGN
Marketing and advertising campaigns for major brands that use AR and VR.
- BEST CONSUMER APP
AR and VR applications available to the public in major app stores across all verticals.
- BEST CREATOR & AUTHORING TOOL
Designer tools, Content creation, reality capture, and publishing tools for AR & VR.
- BEST DEVELOPER TOOL
Tracking & Mapping SDKs, navigation, recognition, analytics, workflow and optimization tools enabling developers to create AR & VR experiences.
- BEST ENTERPRISE SOLUTION
Enterprise solutions that solve business problems using AR, and VR.
- BEST GAME OR TOY
Connected toy or gaming solutions that enable digital interaction with the physical world or physical interaction in the virtual world.
- BEST HEADWORN DEVICE
Smartglasses, head-mounted displays (HMD), goggles, heads-up displays (HUD), connected eyewear, and helmets.
- BEST INTERACTION PRODUCT
Input/output hardware and interaction software associated with haptics, gesture, eye-tracking, controllers, sensors, cameras, display, audio, stationary installations, hardware acceleration, connectivity, hand tracking, gaze, motion control, voice, bio-sensing, emotion and EEG solutions.
- BEST SOCIETAL IMPACT
The best use of AR or VR technologies to make a meaningful and positive impact on the world.
- BEST INDIE CREATOR(S)
A celebration and appreciation of work being done by independent XR creators, including filters and experiences going beyond art.
- BEST USE OF AI
Best use of AI and machine learning in spatial computing, including computer vision, 3D mapping and reconstruction, object/text/audio recognition, semantic segmentation and understanding, virtual beings, and more.
- BEST IN LOCATION-BASED ENTERTAINMENT
Venues incorporating or defined by AR/VR experiences such as arcades, brick and mortar stores, theme parks and other attractions, concert and sporting venues, pop-up installations, and cultural institutions.
- BEST HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS SOLUTION
Best use of spatial computing in healthcare for hospitals, operating rooms, medical training, diagnosis and telemedicine, patient care and home care, rehabilitation, and wellness.
Best in show
The following 4 awards will be decided and presented at the event.
- STARTUP TO WATCH
Honoring the winner of the AWE USA 2022 Startup Pitch Competition that takes place at AWE 2022. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges at the Pitch Competition and announced on June 2, 2022.
- BEST IN SHOW AUGMENTED REALITY
All presenting AR companies at AWE 2022 are automatically eligible to be nominated for this award. The winner will be selected through popular vote at the show and announced on stage on June 2, 2022.
- BEST IN SHOW VIRTUAL REALITY
All presenting VR companies at AWE 2022 are automatically eligible to be nominated for this award. The winner will be selected through popular vote at the show and announced on stage on June 2, 2022.
- AWESOME AWARD
AWE XR will select a moonshot concept or prototype that are straight out of a Sci-Fi novel to be honored at AWE USA 2022 during the Auggie Award ceremony on November 10, June 2, 2022.
Interested in applying for the Auggie Awards 2022? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.