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Candy Lab AR

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  • Origin: California
  • Grant awarded in: 2013

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What is Candy Lab AR?

Candy Lab AR is an award-winning location-based Augmented Reality Technology company. Candy Lab’s technology features an Augmented Reality engine that seamlessly combines GPS and Beacon technology with a real-time content management system that allows for the creation of some incredible location-based augmented reality experiences.

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Andrew Couch

Andrew Couch is the founder and CEO of Candy Lab AR, a location-based Augmented Reality technology company headquartered in Orange County, CA.

Andrew has worked in the Augmented Reality space since 2012 when the Candy Lab team launched their first location-based augmented reality app CacheTown.

With his knowledge in land navigation and experiences with location-based products such as Blue Force Tracker from his days in the U.S. Infantry, Andrew knew that the technology would be successful with consumers and help brands not only drive engagement but also enhance the user experience along the way.

With Andrew's passion and vision over the years, the Candy Lab AR team has built the only Augmented Reality engine that combines GPS, Beacons and a Real-Time Content Management System.

An avid speaker on Augmented Reality trends and the future growth of AR, Andrew is also a board advisor for the global VR/AR Association and is the Co-Chair of the location-based services and mapping committee.

He has been featured in Mashable, Adweek, VentureBeat and is the recipient of multiple Addy awards.

Josephine Munis

Josephine Munis is the CMO of Candy Lab, a 2013 Arch Grants Recipient.

Josephine earned her B.A. degree in Journalism from Temple University in 2004 and her MBA from Temple in 2013. Josephine is a digital marketing expert and metric driven marketer with highly successful 10+ years marketing record.

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