Upskill Unveils GE Aviation Smart Glasses Pilot Featuring Glass Enterprise Edition
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 – Upskill, the leader in enterprise software for augmented reality (AR) devices, today announced another successful pilot at GE Aviation using the company’s Skylight platform on Glass Enterprise Edition. The new use case combined with significant growth in AR and assisted reality implementations across GE, Boeing and many other customers worldwide, is a testament to the immediate return on investment companies in the industrial sector see after deploying Skylight on Glass.
May 23, 2017
Upskill Appoints Jeremy Kirsch as Chief Operating Officer
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 – Upskill, the leader in enterprise software for augmented reality (AR) devices, today announced the addition of Jeremy Kirsch as chief operating officer (COO). With two decades of experience starting and scaling software and services companies, Kirsch will lead all customer-facing and revenue-generating aspects of Upskill’s business, including sales, marketing, business development, client success and project delivery, while optimizing the management and operating cadence for the growing company.
May 9, 2017
Augmented Reality Industry Leader Upskill Acquires Pristine
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 – Upskill (formerly APX Labs), the leader in enterprise software for augmented reality (AR) devices, today announced the acquisition of Austin, TX-based Pristine, the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of AR collaboration and video streaming software. Pristine’s remote assistance and knowledge capture solutions will complement Upskill’s existing Skylight industrial AR platform to offer the most comprehensive product offering in the industry, making it easier for customers to meet their operational needs and IT requirements.
April 5, 2017
Upskill Raises Series B Funding from Boeing and GE Ventures
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 5, 2017 – Upskill (formerly APX Labs), the leader in enterprise software for industrial augmented reality (AR) wearables, today announced it has secured Series B funding from Boeing and GE Ventures—two of Upskill’s largest customers—along with existing investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), SineWave Ventures and others. This round of funding is a testament to the impressive results both companies have seen with the Skylight platform and the long-term potential market impact of Upskill’s AR technology in industrial settings worldwide.
January 16, 2017
APX Labs Announces Corporate Name Change to Upskill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, APX Labs announced it has changed the company’s name to “Upskill” to better reflect its mission to elevate the impact of people in the connected industrial workplace. Upskill’s enterprise software platform, Skylight, will continue to deliver wearable solutions that measurably and immediately experience greater worker productivity, fewer errors, less downtime, and an overall, more connected and effective operation by providing information to workers on demand, where and when they need it via smart glasses and other wearable and mobile devices.
October 4, 2016
APX Labs Integrates Skylight into VMware AirWatch to Enable Easier Large-scale Deployment of Smart Glasses in the Enterprise
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at Connect 2016, APX Labs, developer of the Skylight platform which powers the connected workforce, announced a partnership with VMware that delivers the first fully integrated enterprise solution for managing deployment and support for smart glasses.
June 27, 2016
APX Labs Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
TIANJIN, CHINA – APX Labs, developer of the Skylight platform for the connected workforce, was today recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2016 Technology Pioneer—a group of 30 of the world’s most innovative companies with the potential to significantly impact business and society.