Startups in Arctic15: Windaiar, a startup in the field of outdoor augmented reality!

Windaiar is attending Arctic15 with Aalto Startup Center. Get to know Windaiar by reading our interview with them.

23 of Aalto Startup Center’s ecosystem startups are attending the Arctic15 event. Arctic15 is a Startup Investor Event and a meeting spot for startup entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and media from 60+ countries.

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Who are you and what do you do?


  1. We offer outdoor AR (advertising and functions)
  2. We offer high floor region 3D localization
  3. Highly accurate window detection + apartment localization outdoors
  4. Also similar building differentiation
  5. Our solution is also for real estate

What kind of team do you have at the moment?

Tiina Lilja, real estate

Santtu Parikka, AR/VR/XR

Pham An Truong, ML, HCI

Prof Yu Xiao, XR, wearable sensing

What is your innovation?

We are able to visualize windows and apartments accurate location in outdoor AR view on the top of the building façade.

Windaiar demo1  Windaiar demo2

What kind of problem does your innovation solve?

In general: Lack of outdoor AR tech providers who offer high floor region 3D localization.

The real estate industry specific problems:

  • Lack of housing AR search apps
  • The utilization level of outdoor AR tech in residential real estate low
  • Current housing portals don´t visualize the apartment´s exact location in the building

What are your main Sustainable Development Goals?

SDG11Goal 11 – Sustainable cities and communities*

We promote and enhance the location based and localization based activities.



*Source: United Nations:

What are you currently looking for and what are your next steps?

At the moment we have the test stage ongoing. After testing we will prepare demos and publish them.

What are your main targets in the Arctic 15 event?

To get in contact with established AR tech players, investors.