The Best Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Developers in The Bay Area

Looking for a top AR & VR developer in San Francisco?

Businesses look to augmented and virtual reality to attract users with a more enhanced and enriched visual experience.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top VR companies and AR companies in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best San Francisco Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Developers

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    CitrusBits

    CitrusBits is a mobile app development company based in Los Angeles, CA and founded in 2005. The team of nearly 60 employees is passionate about creating mobile technology and responsive mobile content for all businesses.

    Notable Project

    CitrusBits designed a virtual vision board app for a company. The company provided the design elements, and CitrusBits focused on the technical aspect. The client said CitrusBits was extremely proactive. The app has received great reviews and engagement is increasing.

    “Citrusbits was the only company that was willing to take on the challenge. Many companies said the subliminal aspect of the app was impossible. CitrusBits said, ‘We can make it happen,’ and they did.” – Owner, App

    Former clients
    Burger King
    JobFlare
    QuikSilver
    National Geographic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    27 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    FS Studio

    FS Studio is a software development company based in Emeryville, CA. With a team of nearly 15 employees, FS Studio has specialized in software, AR/VR, and IoT development since its founding in 2011. The team has unique experience working with the gaming industry, including a partnership with children’s learning platform LeapFrog.

    Notable Project

    FS Studio partnered with a marketing agency to develop a website. FS Studio provided both backend and frontend development. The client was impressed with FS Studio’s development skills and looks forward to taking advantage of other offerings such as big data analytics and app development.

    “FS Studio has deeper technical chops than other development shops, so we trust them when it comes to front- and back-end development. We think their ability to scale resources according to project requirements is remarkable for a development agency that works with creative agencies.” – COO, Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Samsung
    Toyota
    Google
    LeapFrog
    zSpace
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Emeryville, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    LikeVR

    LikeVR is a technology agency based in Moscow, with an office in San Francisco. The agency, founded in 2014, has a team of more than ten that provides AR/VR development, custom software development, mobile app development, and wearable app development services to midmarket and other-sized companies and institutions in the education, advertising & marketing, retail, and other industries. 

    Notable Project

    A science education company hired LikeVR to help in building one of their AR products and do further AR development by developing the software and creating 3D models for AR lessons. LikeVR has been delivering services that met expectations in this ongoing engagement. 

    "I’m happy with LikeVR and we would like to continue our partnership with them. Everything is good so far." - Head of Mobile, Science Education Company

    Former clients
    IBM
    Mercedes-Benz
    Audi
    Disney
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Toptal

    Toptal is a private network of freelance technologists and designers. With more than 2000 freelance workers in its exclusive community, Toptal can be instrumental in finding the right freelance partner for development projects. The community includes developers for any platform, finance experts, and designers of both visual material and graphic interfaces. Because of its screening process, Toptal combines the reliability and expertise of an agency with the flexibility and affordability of freelance work.

    Notable Project

    One of Toptal's most impressive clients is a machine learning and artificial intelligence platform for marketing. The sophisticated nature of the project required expert developers familiar with cutting-edge technology and complicated programming principles, and Toptal's freelance screening service enabled the client to find freelancers with the right skills quickly. The varying needs of the project made Toptal the right choice because they could easily expand and shift the focus of their development team.

    "Toptal made it easy to work with the team. If there was ever anything wrong, it was fixed quickly." – Co-founder, Advertising Technology Firm

    Former clients
    HP Enterprise
    AirBnB
    J.P Morgan
    Pfizer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.6
    4.6
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Zensoft.io

    Founded in 2015, Zensoft.io has 62 team members providing various blockchain, artificial intelligence, and AR/VR development services. They have offices in San Francisco and Kyrgyzstan and work with companies of all sizes and industries.

    Notable Project

    Zensoft.io created a payment system, CRM, web and iOS apps, and a website builder for a social marketing platform. The site can process large volumes of traffic without bugs, resulting in a significant increase in sales. Zensoft.io’s communication and project management helped them build a strong ongoing partnership.

    “Zensoft.io would work nights and weekends just to make sure we were up to speed.” – CEO, Social Media Marketing. Platform

    Former clients
    Cyrus Biotechnology
    Gitihlet
    Slope
    SkiGlobal
    Skycatch
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Novaby

    Novaby is a 3D/AR creative technologies studio based in Seattle and founded in 2018. Their team of more than 10 specializes in video production and AR/VR development solutions for clients in the fields of arts, advertising, and gaming.

    Notable Project

    Novaby created a promotional game video for an educational gaming company. The video was to be published on both Google Play and the Apple App Store to advertise the game. The client was satisfied with the results.

    We found the workflow very effective.” - President, Educational Gaming Company

    Former clients
    TOTO USA
    AirTerra
    Swire Hotels
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Appstem

    Appstem is a design and development agency with based in San Francisco. Since 2010, their team of 11 employees has been specializing in mobile app development, UX/UI design, AR/VR development, and more for mainly enterprise clients. 

    Notable Project

    Appstem developed a social networking app for a sports group. Along with building the app, they integrated Facebook and Google. They also created a subscription feature. The client prides the team on their accessibility. 

    "It's important to be able to reach everyone who is involved, and the Appstem team has delivered." – Owner, Sports Groups Messaging App

    Former clients
    Kaiser Permanente
    Tesla Motors
    Johnson & Johnson
    Neutrogena
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Scalio

    Scalio is a global digital product agency based in San Francisco, with offices in Atlanta and in Orange, Calif. The agency, founded in 2011, has more than 40 employees and provides, among others, web design, UX/UI design, and web development services to midmarket and other companies in various industries. 

    Notable Project

    A mobile solutions provider hired Scalio to create the components to create production environments for web, iOS, and Android that include testing, sales, and production. Scalio was also tasked to develop a robust management console that handles auditing, reporting, and account admin tasks. Scalio was able to undertake this project in less than six months, enabling the provider to significantly grow its business. 

    "Within the first 8 months post-launch we were able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers." - COO, Mobile Solutions Provider

    Former clients
    Google
    Shell
    Uber
    Intuitive Surgical
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    Be Unicorn

    Be Unicorn is a design and development company located in San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and employs a small team of 2 that provides a range of services like mobile app development, UX/UI design, AI, AR/VR development, branding, and more for mainly small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    A parenting help platform wanted to branch out into apps but lacked an internal development team. Be Unicorn has designed and developed several mobile apps for both Android and iOS. They design the UX and UI, code the back end, integrate the apps with Amazon, publish the apps, and help market them.

    "We’re definitely happy. The products work well and are functional. We have 50-100 users every day. We have five applications for parents and one not for parents...The app looks perfect." — CEO, Parenting Help Platform

    Former clients
    Procter & Gamble
    Bacardi
    L'Oreal
    Heineken
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Tumba Solutions

    Tumba Solutions is a software development company founded in 2014 with fewer than 50 members. They provide custom software development, IT staff augmentation, and mobile app development solutions from their office in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Notable Project

    Tumba Solutions developed a mobile app for a media company. The company’s innovation lab was looking to build a new app as part of a project. Tumba Solutions delivered through high-quality code and stable performance.

    “Their frontend is superb.” - Creative Director, Media Company

    Former clients
    Dow Jones
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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