Partner Program: Augmented Reality Agency

Join the family today and enjoy:

  • 30% discount on all licenses                                                                     
  • Sales and Presales support
  • Dedicated local account manager                                                 
  • Full access to private extranet with demos, sales, marketing and creative support materials
VAR : Technical

What skills do I need as a VAR?

To work with Augmented Reality as a Value Added Reseller, you’ll need 3D and engineering skills, with creative and project management experience.

How is knowledge transfer handled?

A secured extranet containing sales, marketing and technical information is available to each partner. A technical training session is included in our VAR Partner Program and dedicated tools such as Webex sessions, newsletters, etc. are available. Total Immersion can provide additional training upon request.

How long does it take to deliver an AR project to my customer?

Average delivery time for standard web or mobile project is between 6 to 8 weeks.

What are the advantages of the markerless tracking technology?

Markerless tracking doesn't require adding a specific black and white marker for an AR experience and then does not require any change on the packaging of the product used.

Can web applications be integrated into social networks like Facebook?

Yes. D’Fusion allows full interaction with Facebook, and automatic video recording and upload to You Tube.

How do you create the 3D? Can I do it myself?

3D media can be created using Autodesk Maya and 3DSMAX tools. Total Immersion provides developers with a full development suite, integrating Autodesk Maya and 3DSMAX exporters. Autodesk Maya and 3DSMAX designers can develop 3D for D'Fusion by following the 3D guidelines provided by Total Immersion.

Can I create the 3D in anything other than Maya and 3Dsmax?

No.

Is there any specific AR language with D'Fusion Studio?

D'Fusion Studio includes a standard scripting language LUA.

What’s the difference between D'Fusion SDK for Adobe Flash and D'Fusion Studio?

D'Fusion SDK for Adobe Flash is a tracking library integrated within Adobe Tools. D'Fusion Studio is a full augmented reality development software suite.

Can I access tech support during project development?

Yes, the Total Immersion Tech Support website is open 24/7.

VAR : Sales

What would I sell, a software product or a turnkey project?

As a Total Immersion partner, you will sell a turnkey project (an AR reality experience) including a software license purchased from TI. As a VAR (Value Added Reseller), you will do both services and contents. Please have a look on the following matrix.

What kind of customers are you working with?

Total Immersion is working with leading global brands in multiple market segments. Please have a look on our Augmented Reality Project Gallery.

How can I use AR?

  Total Immersion AR platforms serves several markets: Marketing/Advertising

  • Advertgaming
  • Event/Retail/Outdoor promotion
  • Online/Mobile marketing
  • Product goods and packaging

Entertainment

  • Toys
  • Gaming • Publishing
  • Theme Parks
  • Museums

Utility Applications

  • Healthcare
  • Product Design and 3D
  • Industry
  • Education
  • Mobility

 

Where do I see my revenue?

If you become a VAR, revenue comes through services provided by media creator, scripting/project manager) + margin on license

Is your software “multiplatform ready”?

Yes. Total Immersions proprietary D’Fusion software works on many screens (kiosk, laptop, mobile, tablet) and it supports many operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, IoS, Android, Linux)

Why TI is better than other AR software providers?

As the pioneer and global leader in Augmented Reality, Total Immersion provides the most widely used commercial AR platform in the world with more than 900 projects delivered since 2008. TI remains committed to developing the strongest AR technology on the market and delivering the most sophisticated online and mobile solutions for our partners.

What is my commitment level if I become a partner?

There is no commitment level in terms of sales. Of course, Total Immersion‘s dedicated Indirect Sales Team is behind you to develop your business with D’Fusion.

How is Total Immersion staying ahead?

Total Immersion is a software editor, with a roadmap of products that closely follow market demand. D’Fusion software releases are planned at least every 6 months. With more than 25% of the total workforce engaged in R&D, Total Immersion maintains the most advanced product in Augmented Reality.

Do I need to come to France for the training?

No, inter-company training sessions are provided in each region. Specific intra-company training session is available upon request.

Can I start as an AR Agency & upgrade later as a VAR and pay only the difference

Yes.

What kind of partners do you already have?

Total Immersion has partners specializing in mobile application, events, industry, IT services company, digital signage and advertising. We work with companies ranging in size from 2 to 4,000 people. Please have a look on our Partner Directory.

Why are you looking for new partners?

To support our international growth, Total Immersion seeks new partnerships in new countries, and in existing countries where partners provide specialization for dedicated markets.

Where will I be able to sell?

You will be able to sell in the countries as defined in the agreement.

Does my yearly contract let me access all new version of D'Fusion Software and technical support?

Yes, both of are included in the yearly renewal fee.

What is the average cost of an augmented reality project?

An AR project includes 2 different items: Services (Media Creation, Scripting, Test and Project Management) and Licenses. Costs and services depend on complexity of the project, license cost depends on type of project (web, mobile, kiosk etc.).

How does the process work?

Phase 1: Campaign Kick-Off. Total Immersion works with the client to develop the augmented reality scenario: scope out the project: document key timelines, goals, deliverables, messaging. Develop and confirm scenario storyboards.

Phase 2: Content Creation. Media artists develop assets for a custom solution: source sound effects, video files and other assets. Create media content and animation. Validate and test the content

Phase 3: Programming Engineers customize the solution through D’Fusion® scripting, where the interactivity of the user experience is developed. Develop scenario and game play. Validate final result

Phase 4: Final delivery Final version is tested and then integrated on the web site for a web project.

How can I know that a project is feasible?

Our Presales team is available to help you on project feasibility.

What are the main differences between the different partner programs proposed?

  Please see the following matrix.

AR Agency : Sales

What would I sell, a software product or a turnkey project?

As a Total Immersion partner, you will sell a turnkey project (an AR reality experience) including a software license purchased from TI. As an AR Agency (Reseller) you will not produce content and services. Please have a look on the following matrix.

What kind of customers are you working with?

Total Immersion is working with leading global brands in multiple market segments. Please have a look on our Project Gallery.

How can I use AR?

Total Immersion AR platforms serves several markets: Marketing/Advertising

  • Advertgaming
  • Event/Retail/Outdoor promotion
  • Online/Mobile marketing
  • Product goods and packaging

Entertainment

  • Toys
  • Gaming • Publishing
  • Theme Parks
  • Museums

Utility Applications

  • Healthcare
  • Product Design and 3D
  • Industry
  • Education
  • Mobility

Where do I see my revenue?

As an AR Agency, revenue comes through margin on license + creative services.

Is your software “multiplatform ready”?

Yes. Total Immersions proprietary D’Fusion software works on many screens (kiosk, laptop, mobile, tablet) and it supports many operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, IoS, Android, Linux)

Why TI is better than other AR software providers?

As the pioneer and global leader in Augmented Reality, Total Immersion provides the most widely used commercial AR platform in the world with more than 900 projects delivered since 2008. TI remains committed to developing the strongest AR technology on the market and delivering the most sophisticated online and mobile solutions for our partners.

What is my commitment level if I become a partner?

There is no commitment level in terms of sales. Of course, Total Immersion‘s dedicated Indirect Sales Team is behind you to develop your business with D’Fusion.

How is Total Immersion staying ahead?

Total Immersion is a software editor, with a roadmap of products that closely follow market demand. D’Fusion software releases are planned at least every 6 months. With more than 25% of the total workforce engaged in R&D, Total Immersion maintains the most advanced product in Augmented Reality.

Can I start as an AR Agency & upgrade later as a VAR and pay only the difference?

Yes.

What kind of partners do you already have?

Total Immersion has partners specializing in mobile application, events, industry, IT services company, digital signage and advertising. We work with companies ranging in size from 2 to 4,000 people. Please, check the Partner Directory for a global overview.

Why are you looking for new partners?

To support our international growth, Total Immersion seeks new partnerships in new countries, and in existing countries where partners provide specialization for dedicated markets.

Where will I be able to sell?

You will be able to sell in the countries as defined in the agreement.

What is the average cost of an augmented reality project?

An AR project includes 2 different items: Services (Media Creation, Scripting, Test and Project Management) and Licenses. Costs and services depend on complexity of the project, license cost depends on type of project (web, mobile, kiosk etc.).

What are my responsibilities as an AR Agency if I sell projects?

You are responsible for the project you’re selling. Total Immersion will not take responsibility services without a specific agreement.

How does the process work?

Phase 1: Campaign Kick-Off. Total Immersion works with the client to develop the augmented reality scenario: scope out the project: document key timelines, goals, deliverables, messaging. Develop and confirm scenario storyboards.

Phase 2: Content Creation. Media artists develop assets for a custom solution: source sound effects, video files and other assets. Create media content and animation. Validate and test the content.

Phase 3: Programming Engineers customize the solution through D’Fusion® scripting, where the interactivity of the user experience is developed. Develop scenario and game play. Validate final result.

Phase 4: Final delivery Final version is tested and then integrated on the web site for a web project.

How can I know that a project is feasible?

Our Presales team is available to help you on project feasibility

What are the main differences between the different partner programs proposed?

Please have a look on the following matrix.

Case studies
Helios Interactive Technologies: AR in San Francisco

Helios Interactive Technologies is a full-service display technology company that harnesses cutting-edge tools and platforms to attract, surprise and delight consumers with consistently engaging experiences.

 

Helios specializes in “experience design”, utilizing new technologies such as Augmented Reality to engage and delight consumers.    Helios was one of Total Immersion’s first partners in the United States, and has created award winning displays using the D’Fusion platform. 

 

“At Helios, our mission is to engage, surprise and delight consumers with displays that offer a true two-way experience, and get participants more deeply involved brands. We worked hand in hand with our partners at Total Immersion to create customized interactive displays that provide users with an exciting and memorable experience.”

 

Mike Schaiman
Helios Managing Partner and co-founder

AR Door: Bringing smart AR to everyday life

We’ve quickly managed to transform start-ups to absolute leaders and have opened doors for them to work with some of the biggest brands. In Russia, our partnership strategies have made a company the leader in the industry for Augmented Reality.

 “Augmented Reality for us is not just a gimmick. It’s a vision of the future. A vision that will drastically change the way we live. I hope that our close collaboration with Total Immersion will continue bringing smart AR experiences into people’s everyday lives”

 

Inga Nakhmanson
CEO AR Door

Augmented Reality consistently impresses and inspires customers. Let Total Immersion be your full-service agency for delivering turnkey Augmented Reality solutions.

 

Become a Certified Augmented Reality Agency

As a Total Immersion Certified Augmented Reality Agency, you’ll be joining the largest and most supportive Augmented Reality partner community in the world, helping you create Augmented Reality experiences that deliver an unparalleled “wow” factor.  By working with Total Immersions excellent technology and experienced VAR partners, we make virtually anything you can imagine is possible.  Just look at some of the 1100 Augmented Reality projects we’ve created since 2008.

From vision to implementation, Total Immersion offers turnkey solutions designed to impress your customers and drive your business.