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MEN Tech Awards 2021: Winners and runners-up revealed as ceremony celebrates Manchester’s thriving tech scene

MediaCity-based VR firm Xpllore was one of the night’s big winners, taking home two prestigious awards

The winners of the MEN Tech Awards 2021 have been revealed after a ceremony celebrating the very best of Manchester’s thriving tech scene.

Taking place virtually on Thursday May 20th, the awards praised the companies in and around Greater Manchester that have made smart and successful use of tech – overcoming the huge challenges posed by the past year.

Among the winners of the nine prestigious awards was MediaCity-based VR firm Xpllore, which picked up two gongs – for Best Use of Technology as well as the Best Digital Innovation category.

The business was praised by the judges for developing a streaming platform that uses 5G to provide immersive content without any need for a pre-existing VR setup, meaning users can share and collaborate via VR content – meaning the tech is available to a wider range of people.

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