KATVR is Virtual Reality omni-directional treadmill and gaming company based in China. Founded in 2013, our team has grown to over 100 people, including more than 50 engineers at our R&D center, all focused on researching good methods of VR locomotion and interaction.

17173 World Game Grand Ceremony Excellent Enterprise 2015

The 4th China Innovation Entrepreneurship Competition 2016

The Most influential VR Manufacturers in 2016

About Kat VR

KAT VR is the commercial name for The Hangzhou Virtual and Reality Technology Co., Ltd., an independent VR hardware and software research and development company based in Hangzhou, China.

Our goal is to provide VR users with the most immersive experience without any compromises, we have over 20 independent patents both domestically and globally, focusing on different research areas such as virtual reality interactive technologies, ergonomic design, and motion capture technology. Our flagship product and main research field is the world’s first non-restrictive ODT and one of the world’s two major ODTs (Omni-directional treadmill).

KAT VR been actively involved in the development and expansion of business oriented VR content, such as the safety training for the Zhejiang Construction group, fire safety training in six hospitals and have recently expanded into becoming a professional content development company.

The Development History

  • 2013

    Team formation.

  • February 2015

    Participated in the future of Hangzhou – Zhejiang Science and Technology Dream Town and won the “Entrepreneurship Pioneer” award, later becoming one of the first batch of seed enterprises to settle in the “dream town”.

  • July2015

    KAT WALK Published on the global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, reaching one third of its goal in 3 hours and the total amount within a month. Featured on over 30 international media outlets such as VRfocus, VR-NERDS, AR TRENDS and others.

  • November 2015

    Won the 2015 “China Innovation and Entrepreneurship” award & CEO Kaye Pang Invited by Tencent to give a Keynote speech at the WeConference about the world’s first non-restrictive VR treadmill.

  • January 2016

    Received the Angel Investment from Jiuhe Capital, XingYuan Capital and Golden Fortune capital.

  • September 2016

    Classified as “Hangzhou Eagle Plan” business after responding to the “HZ Science and Technology start-up training project (2015-2017).

  • April 2017

    GMIC Beijing 2017 (Global Mobile Internet Conference), CEO Kaye Pang officially released the new KAT WALK.

  • March 2018

    Officially release the all new KAT Walk mini, the world's first universally compa

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