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Cambridge-based startup VividQ secures £11M to work on next-gen holographic displays

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It’s no surprise that technology is progressing and evolving at breakneck speeds. And Cambridge-based software and holography developer startup VividQ is trying to establish itself in this fast paced segment. The company has raised £11 million funding and has announced the development of HoloLCD, it’s new technology that is touted to turn consumer grade displays into full-fledged holographic displays. 

Big developments ahead

With the latest raise, VividQ’s total funding stands at just over £17 million. The latest investment round for the startup was led by UTokyo IPC, the venture investment arm for the University of Tokyo. Additionally, Foresight Williams Technology, Japanese Miyako Capital, Austrian APEX Ventures, and Silicon Valley’s R42 Group also took part in the funding round. Previous investors, University of Tokyo Edge Capital, Sure Valley Ventures, and Essex Innovation, participated as well. 

The fresh funds will be used by VividQ for team expansion and to ramp up its operations in the APAC region. It will also help accelerate the adoption of its solutions for Computer-Generated Holography across three applications; automotive head-up displays, augmented reality wearables, and holographic LCD screens. ...