Moscow, the city with a surprising prevalence of sushi, also has a formidable lineup of disruptive technology companies. The Russian streets provide high-tech offerings such as augmented reality, human-sized 3D scanning, VR, and big data solutions.




Check out the top ten disruptive companies in Moscow, Russia!



AviaReal is a Russian-based augmented reality developer. They are developing augmented reality solutions for aviation and air traffic control as well as airport security staff and technicians. AviaReal combines an immersive technology-based overlay with a clear lens into the real world. AviaReal reduces the time it takes for operators to respond by placing the information in front of their eyes instead of in a cockpit.






Texel is a 3D scanning company that can scan large objects and people in full color. It can scan 17-40 people per hour, making it ideal for industries such as clothing retail and fashion. Also, though, Texel can set up public booths that can scan people, and the data can then profitably be turned into 3D-printed human figurines.





Warehouse operations traditionally require significant manpower to operate, but now RoboCV is bringing autopilot and multifunctionality to the logistics industry. Their X-MOTION NG is a system designed for warehouse environment automation including intelligent forklifts.





Aerob provides unmanned aerial system (UASs) pre-built planes and hardware. Aerob’s drones have a flight range of nearly 750mi and cruising speeds ranging from 45mph to 95mph. Aerob provides control boards and hardware for autopilot and autonomous flight in addition to their planes.   






Seismotech uses complex algorithms to analyze geophysical data in both 2D and 3D formats. Seismotech develops software and algorithms for the analysis of geophysical data and even offers consulting and research services with regard to geophysical analysis. Yandex bought a 25% share into Seismotech and provided computing hardware for parallel processing and increased efficiency of geophysical data processing.






Fibrum brings mobile VR technology onto a global platform. Fibrum currently has more than 6 million users and has developed 26 mobile VR games in one-and-a-half years. Fibrum was awarded Entrepreneur Breakthrough of the Year for best IT startup in 2015.






NTechLab is the original developer of the FindFace facial recognition algorithm which beat Google’s facial recognition algorithm in the MegaFace contest, analyzing more than one million faces in under a second. FindFace can now search over 200-million faces in under one-third of a second.






ZDravPrint offers an alternative to traditional plaster casts or metal splints to treat injuries. ZDravPrint 3D prints custom fitted parts to assist in the healing process and replace traditional casts and splints. Not only are traditional casts harder to remove, more expensive, and uncomfortable, but they also hold water. ZDravPrint’s products aim to resolve all of these issues. A finger splint will cost between $5 and $30 or 500-2200 Rubles.






IntelTeq is an information and data management firm that helps determine the value of semantic data at any given level of data management. They were named in Gartner’s 2013 “List of Cool Vendors” and are developing further software offerings at this time.






Directual is a platform for data fusion that was designed to operate in and adapt to virtually any business environment. Directual lets businesses create complex, problem-specific solutions in days and weeks instead or months or more.




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