Autodesk acquires The Wild XR platform

Autodesk acquires The Wild XR platform
Autodesk has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire cloud based, XR platform The Wild.

The deal also includes The Wild’s namesake solutions including IrisVR. The platform enables construction, engineering and architectural professionals to view and collaborate on projects in cloud-based, extended reality environments. 

The acquisition was made at a time of converging events for Autodesk, with a future focus on the metaverse to advance XR technology within the AEC industry.

Andrew Anagnost, CEO and president, Autodesk, commented: “Our acquisition of The Wild reflects the rapid transformation taking place in the building industry, from the complexity of projects to the geographic diversity of teams who design, construct, and operate them. 

“XR is a must-have business imperative for today and an important part of Autodesk’s Forge platform vision.”

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