Description: ODG is a leading wearable technology company that develops and manufactures mobile, self contained and lightweight head-worn mixed reality smartglasses with photo-realistic imagery. The company is pioneering the next generation mobile computing platform, revolutionizing how we work, communicate and consume content.ODG’s R-7 smartglasses – shipping since end of 2015 – were built for enterprise and industrial users and have been adopted by leaders in the healthcare, energy, transportation, manufacturing, warehouse and logistics sectors. The devices are revolutionizing multiple corporate value chains and making workforces more productive. Other products in the portfolio include R-8, the company’s smallest and sleekest early-adopter consumer device, available the second half of 2017, and R-9 – the prosumer/light enterprise glasses, available the second quarter of 2017. The expanded R-series will produce the largest portfolio of mobile, integrated, high performance smartglasses on the planet.The company announced a $58 million Series A funding at the end of 2016, with strategic investors including 21st Century Fox, Shenzhen O-film Tech Co., Ltd., and Vanfund Urban Investment & Development Co. Ltd. The Series A is the largest ever in wearables, augmented and virtual reality.ODG is led by its CEO Ralph Osterhout who has been in the business of building smart devices for over 40 years. The company is headquartered in San Francisco.

Industry: Electronics


Company size: 51-200 employees

XRD rank: –

Headquarter: San Francisco, CA

Ownership: Private company

Founded year: 1999

Skillset: Electro Optics and Sensor Based Technologies and Head-worn Computing (aka “Smartglasses”​)

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Funding rounds total: 1

Selected investors: 21st Century Fox

Location: San Francisco, CA 94107, US