ImagineOptix is an emerging entrepreneurial company which focuses on optics technology used in virtual and augmented reality devices.

ImagineOptix creates innovative solutions for optical and opto-electronics challenges in displays, telecommunications, imaging, optical storage, spectroscopy and many others.

ImagineOptix was founded in 2004 by Michael Escuti and Jason Kekas and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

ImagineOptix is a fast growing futuristic company that is changing the world of optics. It's the pioneers of patterned liquid crystal optics and the world leader in innovative solutions for optical and photonics challenges across a wide range of industries.

ImagineOptix is making the unimaginable come to life. From HD projectors that can fit inside your palm, to the latest components in Virtual and Augmented reality. ImagineOptix is leading the industry to the future we have only dreamed of before.


ImagineOptix's patented thin-film wavefront and spectrum control technologies have been successfully applied to imaging systems, telecom switches, LCDs, and have enabled the world’s smallest, most battery-efficient projectors.


ImagineOptix is backed by NC University, Steven Hickson, along with other undisclosed investors. The company raised $5M in a new round on Mar 02, 2020. This brings ImagineOptix's total funding to $14M to date.



  • Year founded: 2004
  • Funding Info: $14M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Durham
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
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