19 December 2019
Virtual and augmented reality are no longer figments of our imagination or material reserved only for sci-fi writers. A new wave of technology has finally hit reality. The technology has advanced a lot over the past few years, so much so that several industries are already implementing it. Companies & businesses base their models on augmented reality & virtual reality technology. Which is why employers along employees must stay up to date regarding the latest developments in the AR/VR industry. There are several events where these technologies are showcased. Here are four that you cannot afford to miss in 2020.
Tribeca Film Festival
The Tribeca Film Festival has been going on for a few years. It always ensures that it moves with the times. This year’s film festival will start on 15 April 2020 in New York City, New York. It takes pride in being a film festival that celebrates the intersection of arts and technology. In the past few years, companies have shown that film & VR go together like ice cream & chocolate sauce. The previous film festival contained two VR-centred events. It is expected that 2020 will showcase more of that type of content.
One of the most famous media, technology, and entertainment events in the world is the annual NAB Show. The 2020 NAB Show will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will start on April 18th. The main goal of this event is to show people how to create, distribute, and monetize content. This includes content made using VR, AR, and MR (mixed reality). They offer innovative resources through their events websites like a podcast and a virtual tour of the conference that can be accessed remotely.
As VR/AR technologies boom, the need for an event focusing exclusively on AR/VR is becoming a necessity. The Laval Virtual Conference is an immersive AR/VR conference that takes place in Laval, France. It starts on April 22, 2020. In 2020 Larval Virtual will be celebrating its 22nd year as the leader in AR, VR, and MR conferences. There are many exciting things to look forward to in the event but some of the main highlights are exhibitions, the conference, and an awards ceremony that will honor the leading professionals in the AR, VR, and MR industry.
XR Europe 2020
Another AR, VR, and MR event to look out for is XR Europe. This is the leading senior event that focuses on technological developments in Europe. It starts on April 28th, 2020 and will be held in London, United Kingdom. This is one of many VR-themed events that will take Europe by storm but XR brings its uniqueness to the table. The premier event focuses on business marketing solutions that use VR. It illustrates how it can be implemented in almost any industry for immediate success.