The Malmö based technology company, Crunchfish has announced a partnership with Japanese electronics company Epson in its recent press release.  It means Crunchfish’s gesture control software will be used in Epson’s smart AR glasses for industrial use.

Epson is one of the world’s leading provider of AR glasses for industrial use. Epson Group has 93 companies with 72 000 employees worldwide. It has been focusing on the growing industrial market for AR solutions.  For example, a business in search of solutions to optimize industrial processes will be a typical customer of Epson.

This cooperation will use Crunchfish’s software in the Epson product platform Moverio.  So that users will have more efficient and flexible interaction methods to use all the services with gesture control.

According to press release from Crunchfish, analyst firm Digi-Capital estimates that the use of AR technology in the industrial market will grow strongly over the next few years. The market will be worth around 108 billion US Dollar (976 billion SEK) annually by 2021, stated in a forecast from Digi-Capital.

“We see that the gesture control will be one of the main interaction methods for services Moverio platform offers. Therefore, we are very pleased that Crunchfish now is part of our network of software partners, and that we can continue to provide the market with unique solutions, “said Valerie Riffaud Cangelosi, Head of New Market Development of Epson.

Crunchfish could not agree more,

“We are proud to be a part of Epson’s partner network. Epson’s smart glasses combined with our proven software is a winning solution for the industry. A joint marketing and sales in the relevant customer segments create exciting commercial opportunities, “says Joakim Nydemark, CEO of Crunchfish

This Swedish startup grows fast with its unique technology since its establishment in 2000. It is just listed on Nasdaq First North since 2016.