About us

Who we are

In this section, you will learn:
๐ŸŒฑ how pixgrim was born;
๐Ÿšถ who we are;

Hello ๐Ÿ‘‹

I am Omar and I founded pixgrim.

When I travelled in Turkey, I wanted to take a selfie in the Suleymaniye Mosque gardens. At the moment, I had no tripod. So that was really hard to find a spot where to position my camera. In the end, I had a pic... but not the one I was expected, i.e. a nice well-framed and non-blurred pic in front of the monument.
When I travelled in Turkey, I wanted to take a selfie in the Suleymaniye Mosque gardens. At the moment, I had no tripod. So that was really hard to find a spot where to position my camera. In the end, I had a pic... but not the one I was expected, i.e. a nice well-framed and non-blurred pic in front of the monument.

Our mission

Magnifying the forgotten gems and relieving overcrowded tourist sites

We designed our stationary tripods, the p0ds, and our web app for travellers.
We give the ability to shoot amazing pictures and selfies easily.
Discovering new places is made simple with the cross-platform web app.
We rely on the pixgrim community to share the pictures they could make with our products.
Thus, they contribute to the promotion of touristic treasures we forgot, and to the relief of overcrowded tourist sites.

Timeline

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Winter 2017/2018

The pixgrim idea is confronted to an audience.

Spring Summer 2018

First fields test with a real photo tripod and questionnaires.

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Autumn 2018 to Spring 2019

3D and mechanical engeneering to design the p0d, the stationary tripod.
Development of the 1st versions of the website and the Android app.

Summer / Fall 2019

Fields tests with the Cocaliรจre Cave and the municipalities of Nรฎmes, Beaucaire and Saint-Gilles (France)

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Winter 2019 to Spring 2020

We took into accounts our tests observations.
We iterated the engineering works to redesign our products.

Spring 2020 / Summer 2020

Coronavirus crisis ๐Ÿคท
We took the time to expand our products to all platforms.
So we developed the pixgrim web app.

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Fall 2020

Ready to restart tourism ๐Ÿ’ช

They work with us ๐Ÿ’ช

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Omar Amara

Founder and manager of pixgrim

Environmental and ecolabel engineer. Budget travelling lover

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BIC Innov'Up

Start-up accelerator

Supports pixgrim from the beginning

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Manon Ostrianine

Trainee at pixgrim during Spring 2019

Computer science engineer

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Islam Larid

Freelancer

Cross platform and fullstack development

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Oxyd Atelier

Art metalwork workshop, with mechanical engineering and design skills

Carried out the production of the p0d prototypes

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Geoffroy Bresson

Freelancer

Mechanical engineer. Designed the 1st version of the p0d

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Open Tourisme Lab

Startup accelerator

Experimentation program during Summer 2019

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