Investors fund VirZOOM for next stage of growth
Funding combined with Samsung, Life Fitness, and AMD partnerships pave the way to growth
VirZOOM, maker of the VirZOOM Virtual Reality Exercise Game Platform, plans to use new funds to fuel next stage of growth.
Over the past two months VirZOOM announced three major partnerships:
May 4: VirZOOM announces a strategic partnership with AMD. AMD will provide graphics cards to power VirZOOM experiences in commercial venues including gyms and arcades.
May 14: VirZOOM demonstrates VR exercise game controller and games on GearVR with S3 integration, showing health data in Heads-up Display (HUD) in the VR experience.
April – May: Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, announced a partnership with VirZOOM, a maker of virtual reality games, to pilot a virtual reality solution that can be used with fitness equipment. In April and May the pilot expanded to include locations around the world including Germany, Turkey, Hong Kong and the U.S.
VirZOOM will announce new mobile products at E3 in Los Angeles on June 13.
New funding is intended to build on partnerships to extend VirZOOM’s Virtual Reality Exercise Game Platform industry leadership.
More information on VirZOOM: VirZOOM is a Virtual Reality Exercise Game solution that delivers the VirZOOM Experience to commercial and consumers via patent-pending, end-to-end VR Exercise Game content delivery platform.
VirZOOM Arcade is free to download on PlayStation Network and Steam for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive use. Pedaling and leaning propel you through races, battlefields, soaring skies, and country sides with the VirZOOM VR Game Controller, available from virzoom.com and Amazon.
About VirZOOM: Headquartered in Cambridge, MA Co-founders CEO Eric Janszen and CTO Eric Malafeew in February 2015 set out to create the VirZOOM Experience: “To be so deeply engaged in virtual reality exercise experiences that you don’t realize that you getting a workout. A workout without the work.” Their Mission: ”Bring the VirZOOM Experience to every home and gym to make the world a healthier place one virtual kilometer at a time.”