BT adds a proto hologram to its research and innovation facilities


British telecommunications giant to showcase holoportation leader as part of its ‘Connect for Good’ vision

/EIN News/ — London, UK, September 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BT announced today that it will feature Proto Inc.. in its innovation center at the head office in London as well as in its global R&D facility at Adastral Park in Ipswich. Proto will be one of a select group of third-party technology partners to be showcased in BT’s demonstration facilities, which provide a window into the world of innovation to inspire, surprise and inspire customers to think about the art of the possible. with superior connectivity to the core.

The Proto units that BT will demonstrate are capable of delivering real-time volumetric 4K content and communication, commonly referred to as holograms, and enable the “streaming” of people around the world for meaningful interactive experiences. Proto is the innovator of the fastest growing plug-and-play autonomous holoportation device on earth.

Stuart Wyse, Head of BT’s Innovation Showcase in Adastral Park, Ipswich and London, said: “It’s great to be able to show Proto to customers who visit the storefronts so they can start thinking about how it will allow them to communicate differently and how whose underlying 5G or fiber network is essential for this and other new innovations”

Proto supported by Tim Draper has been recognized with innovation awards from CES, SXSW and Fast Company and has been featured on the cover by Click BBCthe the wall street journal, Bloomberg and NBCs Today’s show. Proto is active in many areas from entertainment to education to retail and is growing rapidly as an enterprise telecommunications solution working with major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

David Nussbaum, Founder and CEO of Proto Inc., said: “The vision of the future of communications that BT offers in its windows is inspiring, and Proto is honored to be a part of it. As we expand across the UK and Europe, we are confident that inspiring new uses for hologram communication will come from BT customers visiting the Innovation Center and R&D facilities.

About BT

BT Group is the UK’s leading provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications and related secure digital products, solutions and services. We also provide managed telecommunications, security, and network and IT infrastructure services to customers in 180 countries. BT Group consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer serves individuals and families in the UK; Enterprise and Global are our UK and international business-focused units respectively; Openreach is an independently governed, wholly owned subsidiary that wholesales fixed access infrastructure services to its customers – over 650 communications providers across the UK. For the year to 31 March 2022, BT Group reported revenue was £20,850 million with reported profit before tax of £1,963 million. British Telecommunications plc is a wholly owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses substantially all of the business and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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About Proto Inc.

Proto, formerly known as Portl, is the award-winning creator and leading provider of patented hardware and software that makes holoportation a reality. With units deployed around the world, the company distributes people, brands and digital assets around the world. Proto has become the fastest growing communications and marketing solution in the retail, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, education, financial services, technology and Arts. Proto recently won the top award at SXSW for “Connecting People”, was a 3X winner at CES 2022, and was named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list. Proto is a venture capital backed company based in Los Angeles with showrooms and distributors in New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Columbus, Ohio, Toronto, London, Paris, Milan, Brisbane, Taipei and Seoul. More info on

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Adastral BT Park

At its global R&D facility at Adastral Park in Ipswich, BT has integrated Proto’s hologram platform.

Proto’s Hologram Broadcast Demonstration

David Nussbaum, the inventor and CEO of Proto Inc., teleports onto a Proto Epic using the company’s patented platform.


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