Founded in 2014, DeePoon are a leading Chinese VR company that create some of the most popular VR hardware in China, including both mobile (V2 and M2) and PC-based (E2, frequently compared to the Oculus DK2) models. They shipped nearly one million units in 2015 alone.
They also run BoBo, the biggest mobile VR app store with over 2 million users and 60K monthly actives as well as a separate dedicated store for their PC systems. Their hardware is currently focused on the Chinese market, but will soon be available in western markets.
Visit the DeePoon developer site at developer.deepoon.com
DeePoon CEO Sunny Chen is a graduate of the University of Electronic Science and Technology based in Chengdu. Whilst at university he led a team to invent China’s first arm-mounted wearable computer as well as China’s first wearable micro-computer mainboard. This fascination with portable computing and head mounted displays continued until the creation of Shanghai LeXiang Technology Co (aka DeePoon) in 2014.
DeePoon’s core team includes over 60 members with an average of 9 years’ professional experience in the fields of machine vision, graphics engine, hardware, software, optics, industrial design, supply chain, marketing, etc.
Their advisory board includes world famous scientists in wearable computing, VR, AR, artificial intelligence.
DeePoon have already established themselves as a leader in the Chinese VR market with the current hardware lineup that is geared for all entry levels to maximise the potential as they expand to the global stage. Here are their latest VR contenders…