BroadAR is a XR Studio based in San Francisco.
The studio was founded by Kathy Wang and Chloe Li in 2017, focusing on creating revolutionary solutions to common problems the world faces today.
BroadAR, Inc. is a leading-edge XR Studio headquartered in San Francisco. Established in 2017 by industry veterans Kathy Wang and Chloe Li, the company aims to develop innovative solutions to address some of the most pressing challenges faced by society. Kathy Wang, the visionary co-founder, is a recipient of several awards, including the finalist of SXSW Innovation Award, VR Awards, Auggie Award, and four MIT AR/VR hackathon victories, which exemplify the company's expertise and dedication to the field.
BroadAR's exceptional contributions to the field of AR include the award-winning Boost Board project, which is designed to help children in hospitals connect with their peers and the outside world using cutting-edge augmented reality technology. This innovative project demonstrates BroadAR's unwavering commitment to leveraging technology to make a real difference in people's lives.
BroadAR has received numerous accolades for its innovative approach to XR design. The studio won the Red Dot Awards in the Brand & Communication category in 2021 and was a finalist for VR Healthcare of the year at the VR Awards. BroadAR was also a finalist at the Design Intelligence Awards and the London International Creative Competition. In addition, the company won the Gold Prize in Product Design at the New York Design Awards, the therapy products category at the European Product Design Awards, and the VR/AR/XR category at the San Francisco Design Week. The company was also shortlisted for the National Technology Award in the VR or AR Product of the Year category and nominated for the Cannes XR Incubator in 2020.
The People of BroadAR.
Kathy Wang is an accomplished AR/VR designer and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher who has received recognition for her contributions in the field. Her research interests are centered on the potential of technology to bring about positive change in society. Specifically, Kathy directs her attention towards HCI design solutions for emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. Her work is dedicated to exploring the intersections between reality and the virtual world, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in this dynamic and exciting field.
Chloe is a software engineer who graduated from New York University, possessing a strong academic background in Computer Science and Integrated Digital Media. Her professional experience encompasses full-stack website development, iOS development and game development. In addition to her technical expertise, Chloe has a passion for 3D modeling, which has driven her to specialize in game interactions and AR/VR prototyping.