March 2016

AR&Co placed Top 5 in Indonesia’s 25 Most Creative Companies 2016

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In March 2016, AR&Co was awarded by one of the leading Indonesian print media – SWA. SWA’s editorial and research team went through a judging process and chose the winning 25 companies down from the top 100 creative company candidates in Indonesia.

In this judging process, there were three judging criteria. The first is on the level of creativity that highlighted the companies’ ability in showing innovation and creativity both in their products and business processes. Their originality of innovations are also being judged in this criteria. The second judging criteria is the impacts brought by those companies towards businesses and industries along with how far their innovations are able to increase business performance and rock the industry market. The last judging criteria is the level of sustainability which is seen by how far can the the creative process and creative business be sustained in the company.

In the circle of technology based companies, the name AR&Co stands out as the first Indonesian company to develop Augmented Reality technology. Founded in 2009, AR&Co has delivered hundreds of projects for domestic and international markets. AR&Co is continuously growing and expanding through the opening of representative offices in Singapore, Barcelona and Silicon Valley, USA. A number of awards have been received by AR&Co throughout 7 years in business, including being awarded for having the Best AR Campaign during the annual Auggie Awards event in 2015 as part of the 6th Augmented World Expo in Silicon Valley, USA, due to its effective solution utilizing AR technology. In 2014, AR&Co is also listed as an i40 company, selected as one of the Top 40 Global Innovation Companies 2013 by the London Stock Exchange, amongst other awards. AR&Co sees the potential of businesses based in Augmented Reality and innovative technology to be highly promising and will thrive in growth.

December 2015

MALTA: World’s first augmented reality nation

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AR&Co has been invited to participate once again to the Malta Tourism Conference conducted by the Malta Hotel and Restaurant Association, and at the same time having the honor to have sign the agreement with the government to have a collaboration to develop the world’s first ever nation enhanced with Augmented Reality technology.

 November 2015

WIR building relations with Singularity University, NASA Research Park

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Singularity University is a California Benefit Corporation part university, part think-tank, part business-incubator located in Silicon Valley whose stated aim is to “educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.” The likes of Stephen Hawking has been working together with the institution to go beyond such as trying to defy gravity.  AR&Co has been invited to participate in one of their important events.

It was founded in 2008 by Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil and Salim Ismail in NASA Research Park, CA

October 2015

ARTX 2015

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An event in conjunction with Indocomtech 2015 being one of the largest tech centric event in the capital city of Jakarta, Indonesia – ARTX 2015 introduced the concept of ‘Internet of Things’ through its smart home exhibition. The smart home pavilion accommodates several rooms to display various aspects that can be controlled with a simple push of a button.

The event was a big success with 100,000 visitors and reported to various medias such as Jakarta Post, Net TV, CNN Indonesia and many others

October 2015

WIR invited to speak at Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo, California, USA

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Another invitation on the 21st October, to speak at the session ‘VR in Marketing and Branding’: Creativity and innovation are the hallmarks of the early adopters of VR and AR who are engaging their audiences with rich immersive experiences. Presenters will demo exemplary projects and discuss technology, design, client relationships with a new medium and more.

Daniel Surya representing AR&Co spoke together with Jarratt Carson, Chief Content Officer, Greenfish Labs and Zéluis Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer, Greenfish Labs, a  360° virtual reality experience company