ManoMotion wins Auggie Award 2018

Manomotion Recognized as Best Software Interaction Tool at World’s #1 AR + VR Event

SANTA CLARA, CA – June 1, 2018 

Today – ManoMotion announced it has been named a 2018 Auggie Awards winner for Best Software Interaction Tool. Winners were presented with their prestigious Auggie Awards on May 31, 2018 at the Auggie Awards Ceremony during the ninth annual AWE (Augmented World Expo) USA 2018, the world’s #1 AR+VR conference and expo, which took place in Silicon Valley.

Many great and forward-looking companies were nominated in the category “Best Software Interaction Tool” which included both body tracking, motion, and hand tracking technologies.

The most recognized industry AR & VR awards in the world since 2010, AWE’s Auggie Awards contest is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the exploration of new AR + VR technologies with the potential to transform enterprise, business and daily life.

To win this category is a great achievement by the ManoMotion team. It shows that our hard and dedicated work has paid off and that customers are recognizing the great potential and usefulness of ManoMotion’s software. We are very thankful for being selected and winning this prestigious 2018 AWE Auggie Award.” Said Daniel Carlman, CEO and co-founder of ManoMotion.

The long-standing tradition of the AWE Auggies Awards demonstrates our commitment to AR, VR, and MR (“XR”) innovation,” said Ori Inbar, co-founder and executive producer of AWE. “The Auggies offer critical exposure to new technologies, ideas, and advancements, and this year AWE received the largest number yet of submissions from companies of all sizes and scale, locations and applications–generating fierce competition among each category for a winner. The Auggies recognize the best of the best in XR technologies, products, companies and individuals that are pushing boundaries and improving our lives–and we thank all of our entrants, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the 2018 contest.

Winners were presented an Auggie Award trophy on May 31, 2018, and were determined by public voting plus an expert panel of impartial judges, including Abby Albright – Co-Founder, WXR Fund; David Beard – Product Management, DAQRI; Hiren Bhinde – Director Product Management (VR/AR), Qualcomm; Mark Billinghurst – Director, HIT Lab; Brandon Bray – Principal Group Program Manager, Microsoft; Pearly Chen – Chief of Staff, HTC; Dr. Hong Choi – Chief Technology Officer, Kopin; Tom Emrich – Board Member,; Duffy Fallon – Associate Product Manager, PTC Vuforia; Tom Furness – Founder, Virtual World Society; Jay Iorio – Director of Innovation, IEEE Standards Association; Ori Inbar – Board Member,; Linda Jacobson – Board of Directors, Virtual World Society; Phil Keslin – CTO, Niantic; Dave Lorenzini – Board Member,; Juergen Lumera – Director of Global Product Management, Bosch; Brian Mullins – Board Member,; Justin Quimby – Senior Product Manager, Google AR/VR; Mark Sage – Executive Director, AR for Enterprise Association (The AREA); Tish Shute – Director AR/VR, Corporate Technology Strategy, Huawei; and Brad Weiers – Product Manager, Unity.

For more information on the Auggie Awards, including the full list of winners and finalists, visit

More about ManoMotion

ManoMotion is a deep tech company founded in 2015. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, and Palo Alto, California, ManoMotion’s long-term vision is to bring unparalleled intuition to human-machine interactions using gesture technology and AI. The team has developed a core technology framework to achieve precise hand tracking and gesture recognition in 3D-space simply via a 2-D camera – available on any smart device! They offer the solution across multiple platforms in Virtual Reality, Augmented/Mixed Reality or any environment that requires natural and intuitive interaction.

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Twitter: @ManoMotion


More about AWE USA 2018

AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world’s #1 AR+VR conference and expo with annual dates in the USA, Asia and Europe. These events bring together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times. AWE USA 2018 is in it’s 9th year taking place in Santa Clara, California May 30-June 1, 2018. Learn more at