NexTech AR signs deal with Romios

NexTech AR Solutions, a provider of augmented reality (AR) for eCommerce and AR learning applications, has been contracted by junior mining company Romios Gold Resources to provide its 3-D/AR omni-channel services
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Drill core from Romios Gold Resources' Trek property in British Columbia, Canada

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According to NexTech, this marks the beginning of a significant new use case and opportunity for its AR solutions in the mining sector. It stated that its AR technology will help drive Romios marketing activities in 2020 and create new business opportunities for NexTech.

Tom Drivas, president and director of Romios, said: "Romios Gold Resources is delighted to work with NexTechAR as we introduce augmented reality to the resource industry together. We believe there is great value in allowing potential investors and industry experts to view core samples from our exploration projects in high-fidelity 3-D. Going forward we will look to find other innovative ways to leverage this technology into our various marketing strategies, and pioneer together, new industry standards."

Evan Gappelberg, CEO of NexTech, commented: "We are excited that Romios has adopted NexTech's powerful and industry-leading augmented reality offering to drive its product marketing and client education activities. Our 3-D augmented reality solution and our AR learning tools will help Romios to bridge the gap by showing what actual core samples look like in 3-D/AR for investors and potential investors creating a critical use case to Romios and the mining industry."

He continued: "We are always looking for new industries to leverage our AR solutions. The mining sector is certainly a new industry for us and we are the first companies to create 3-D/AR core samples, which we believe could become a new industry standard for the entire mining industry."