PTC’s Vuforia Named ‘Best Tool’ at 2016 Augmented World Expo Auggie Awards for Fourth Consecutive Year

Award Recognizes Leading Solutions for Creating Augmented Reality Experiences

NEEDHAM, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 2, 2016PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced from Augmented World Expo 2016 that its Vuforia™ augmented reality technology was named ‘Best Tool’ at the 2016 Auggie Awards. The ‘Best Tool’ award recognizes the best SDKs, platforms, and other development tools that enable the creation of solutions and experiences in augmented reality, virtual reality, and wearable technology. Auggie Award winners are selected through a combination of public voting and a panel of judges at the event. This is the fourth consecutive year that Vuforia has received the Auggie Award for ‘Best Tool.’

“Receiving the ‘Best Tool’ award for the fourth straight year continues to validate Vuforia’s mission of democratizing augmented reality,” said Jay Wright, president and general manager, Vuforia. “Developers around the globe continue to adopt Vuforia to build solutions that change the way we work and play.”

Vuforia is the most widely used augmented reality software platform in the world, with a global network of more than 230,000 registered developers. More than 25,000 Vuforia-powered applications have driven over 260 million app installs.

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  • LiveWorx® 2016 – June 6-9, Boston.The event for those that design, manufacture, and service today’s products as well as those that develop the applications and experiences that will unleash the future potential of those things.

About PTC

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s next-generation ThingWorx® technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems. The company’s field-proven solutions are deployed in more than 26,000 businesses worldwide to generate a product or service advantage. PTC’s award-winning CEO, considered an industry thought leader, co-authored the definitive guides to the impact of the IoT on business in the Harvard Business Review.

PTC, the PTC logo, ThingWorx, and Vuforia are trademarks or registered trademarks of PTC Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.


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