The twin technologies AR & VR are in high demand across industries today. However, investing in Virtual reality applications or an augmented reality app is a tough financial decision for SMEs and small business. This is why I’ve created this list of top AR/VR companies in 2019 suited to the budget and quality needs of such companies.
The revenue for AR/VR market in 2019 is expected to reach US $20.4 Billion in 2019, and climb up to a surprising figure of US $192 Billion by 2022, which is an almost 9x increase in revenue figures. (Source: Statista). These figures appropriately reflect the ongoing trends across industries, where businesses are upgrading their technology to enhance their processes, or to make them efficient.
AR & VR are two of the most crucial technologies that will define our future. While an augmented reality app lets users interact with digitally created objects around the real world through mobile devices, Virtual reality applications bring its users outside the real world into the digital realm through sophisticated hardware tech.
There are myriad applications with both AR/VR being implemented by companies today while scrambling to hire the most proficient AR/VR developers. However, if you’re a small business or an SME leader looking forward to implementing AR/VR across your business process, you’d need support from any of the best Augmented reality companies and VR companies out there.
Why do Small Businesses & SMEs need AR/VR applications?
Every technology that has ever existed goes through different phases. In the first stage, technology is adopted by first movers- ones who successfully developed a use case before anyone else. The second phase comes when everyone starts using new technology while learning from the mistakes made by first movers.
This is the best phase to be in, and perhaps the phase where AR/VR development is at as of now. With the development of ARCore, ARKit and other platforms that facilitate AR/VR development, creating an augmented reality app or virtual reality applications are more efficient than ever.
At the same time, every business is looking for an opportunity to jump on this bandwagon. This is why its the perfect time for small businesses & SMEs to leverage the opportunity and create AR/VR applications before it becomes something that companies are forced to adapt to due to consumer/business demands.
To help you with the same, I’ve created a list of 10 best AR/VR companies providing the perfect balance of budget and quality for top notch AR/VR development services.
So why should you trust me? Well, I’ve worked in the software development industry as a technology consultant for 8+ years and have assisted clients with implementing digital transformation and achieving the best solutions for their development needs.
With that said, however, this list isn’t solely prepared on the basis of my experience. Here are a few other research parameters I’ve gone through before coming up with this list of the top AR/VR companies:
1. Rating of companies on Clutch and Goodfirms
2. Analyzing the company’s portfolio of AR/VR apps
3. Reviews of clients made on Clutch, Goodfirms
4. Contact made to company’s clients through email/message
5. Google Search and Keyword Analysis
Now that you know everything that I’ve gone through while making this list, it’s time to know what are the best AR/VR companies for outsourcing augmented reality app development or creating virtual reality applications as per your need.
Top 10 AR/VR companies in 2019 (for small businesses and SMEs)
What makes PixelCrayons one of the top AR/VR companies?
PixelCrayons is an IT Outsourcing, Consulting, Software & Web Development firm based in India. The company has an established presence in the subcontinent and employs 200+ proficient Full Stack Developers to develop and deliver augmented reality app and virtual reality applications, among other high-quality software solutions to its clients.
The company offers full-cycle AR/VR development with end-to-end support even for projects with a budget as low as $5,000, and at the lowest hourly rates amongst all companies on the list.
What makes PixelCrayons one of the most promising AR/VR companies on this list is its promise of 100% money-back guarantee on dissatisfaction- something valuable to small businesses & SMEs which invest on such technologies at a huge risk of losses.
What makes Gramercy Tech one of the best AR/VR companies?
Gramercy tech has successfully developed AR apps which use location to let users see and identify digital objects projected in the real world, just like how the once popular app Pokemon Go lets users do.
It is one of the best and oldest AR/VR companies on this list and employs a roster of 35+ expert creators, designers, and programmers.
Based in New York, USA, Gramercy Tech has a number of high profile clients and projects, which make it somewhat expensive on the budget compared to other companies in this list.
What makes Steam Roll East one of the best AR/VR Companies?
Steam Roll East specializes in AR/VR app development, and in fact, is the only company in this list with a core specialization in the twin technologies.
The company has its offices in India and the US and provides customized design & development solutions to clients in the UK, US, and Europe.
One of the best things about Steam Roll East is its modest budget requirement of $1,000, the lowest on this list.
These were 10 of the best AR/VR companies which would perfectly fit the budgets and quality expectations of small businesses and SMEs with regard to the development of augmented reality app and virtual reality applications.
As I mentioned at the start, these two technologies are crucial to the future of many industries, and in times ahead; will change the way people gain learn, entertain themselves and perceive the surroundings around them. I hope this list of top AR/VR companies will help you find a business partner best suited to your requirements.
Feel free to sound off your opinions in the comments, and suggest any companies you feel that should make it to this list. Chao!
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