Dr. Rath is the CEO of the Berlin-based XR company Vragments. Before she co-founded Vragments, she had worked as an innovation manager for Germany's international public broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Rath received her doctoral degree in Media Sciences, conducts lectures and is the author of a book called "VR Journalism." Vragments has developed an XR platform called Fader, which allows storytellers with little or no programming skills to create interactive 360º experiences.
Vragments GmbH is an award-winning, Berlin-based Virtual and Augmented Reality Studio. Founded in 2016, the company focuses on developing interactive AR and VR projects for clients and project partners like Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, public national radio station Deutschlandfunk, France-based Euronews, The Center for Investigative Reporting in San Francisco as well as local companies in Berlin, such as Technologiestiftung Berlin and Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG). Moreover, Vragments GmbH has developed a VR platform called Fader, which allows storytellers with little or no programming skills to create interactive 360º experiences easily and fast. Vragments is keen on opening up new markets with innovative approaches and technologies. The company has therefore been awarded as “Kultur- und Kreativpilot Deutschland” by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and received several rounds of funding by Google’s Digital News Initiative.