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North Invent today announced that they have acquired 20 % of the shares of Fostech AS, a dedicated developer of Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) applications for maritime use. Being based in Fosnavaag on the West Coast of Norway, Fostech is a pioneer in the Mixed Reality industry – already boasting many years of experience with state of the art technologies.
“The investment in Fostech will further strengthen our focus on software and content development. This will enable us to offer game changing Mixed Reality solutions to our maritime customers looking for efficient ways to do service, navigation or other critical operations onboard their vessels” says Øyvind Kalstø Johansen, CEO of North Invent.
Following the share acquisition, Fostech has signed off for significant funding from Innovation Norway in order to complete ongoing development projects. More news about the exciting products coming to market will be released soon, stay tuned!
North Invent are happy to announce that we have opened a new office and R&D facility in central Copenhagen! The facilities are co-located with Aalborg University, with whom we have also entered into an agreement to collaborate on selected product development processes. We are very happy to have such a resource close to our core business!
The establishment aligns well with our strategy to strengthen our R&D department, further supporting our goal of developing game changing technologies to benefit all our customers in the maritime market. The Copenhagen Branch will be headed by Kasper Overgaard, Product Development Manager of North Invent.
North Invent has announced it has entered into a partnership with Beijer Electronics to promote and sell the Wave II and Wave PERFORMANCE series globally. North Invent’s flexibility and approach to building customer partnerships has resulted in market share growth in a core market of high-end products to commercial vessels, mega yachts and naval vessels and the partnership with Beijer Electronics will bring the company in a position to increase its market share further.
North Invent is known in the maritime industry for type approved monitors, computers and panel-PCs. “We are very excited to work with Beijer Electronics”, says Øyvind Kalstø Johansen, CEO of North Invent. “Teaming up with Beijer Electronics to build a stronger foothold in the global marketplace is an exciting development for our company.”
“Beijer strongly believe that the North Invent partnership will bring new value and benefit to our customers and the Wave II monitor series and the Wave PERFORMANCE panel-pc series will offer state of the art marine approved solutions in our marine segment globally”, says Magnus Buhre, Global Product Manager of Beijer Electronics.
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