HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus


Alvin Wang envisions how conferences of the future will be done through March’s V2EC2020 conference. In February Facebook has canceled its annual F8 developer conference citing concerns over coronavirus, meanwhile, Google has canceled I/O 2020 , its largest in-person event, due to similar fears. Alvin Wang , President of HTC China, was one of the presenters during the summit; after which he walked away seeing the advantages of virtual conferences.

How The Team Behind VRDays Europe Brought A Multi-Day XR Conference To Life


Ahead of its sixth anniversary, we chat with the Dutch duo responsible for this celebrated international conference. It was almost a year ago that VRDays , the Amsterdam-based multi-day XR conference, celebrated its fifth anniversary—a hard feat to pull off in an ever-changing industry. .

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See you at WCVRI and View Conference!

The Ghost Howls

In this month, I will participate both at the WCVRI in Nanchang and the View Conference in Turin! The World Conference on VR Industry (??VR????) Nanchang City is showing a very warm welcome for the 4000+ delegates of the “World Conference of the VR Industry”. #VR View Conference. In my city, Turin, there is every year a cool event about 3D and CGI called “View Conference” , where there are speakers of a very high level.

HTC Aims To Host 2020 Vive Ecosystem Conference In VR, Citing Coronavirus


The return of HTC’s annual Vive Ecosystem Conference later this month aims to be held, for the first time, in VR, spurred in part by the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. The conference will be held on the Engage platform on March 19, starting at 5:30 pm Pacific. V2EC : As industry events are being cancelled WW, we’ll hold the world’s first fully #virtual industry #conference in #VR ! For the past few years the Vive Ecosystem Conference has been held in China.

2019 Events Schedule: The Major VR/AR Conferences And Festivals


We’ll update this list from time to time as we get updates about major new events in 2019, like Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Also, if we’ve missed a major conference or event people can attend this year related to VR and AR, please email We’ve confirmed that there are no plans to host a VRLA conference in 2019 and some events typically held late in the year have yet to be confirmed.

Facebook Cancels F8 Conference Over Fears Of A Coronavirus Outbreak


As fears of a Coronavirus pandemic continue to dominate the news cycle, Facebook today confirmed that the company will not be holding its somewhat-annual F8 developers conference this year over concerns of a potential outbreak. Facebook’s decision to cancel F8 comes on the heels of news that Oculus would be backing out of this year’s Game Developers Conference over similar concerns. The company announced that Oculus will be backing out of GDC over similar concerns.

Here’s A Look Inside HTC’s In-VR Vive Conference, Running This Week


HTC is battling the spread of coronavirus by shifting its annual Vive Ecosystem Conference to VR later this week. Vive China President Alvin Graylin Wang posted the below video , which offers a look inside the conference before it opens its doors. The Vive Ecosystem Conference is being held in Immersive VR Education’s Engage platform. Traditionally hosted in China, HTC moved its Ecosystem Conference online in face of the threat COVID-19 poses to physical events.

First-Ever L.E.A.P. Conference Teases The Future Of Magic Leap


Magic Leap’s inaugural developer conference showcases the headsets best and brightest content. developer conference held earlier this week at the Magic Box event space in downtown Los Angeles. Arguably the most physically impressive exhibit at the conference, Meow Wolf’s The Navigator put me in the cockpit of a life-size space exploration mech capable of moving entire solar system. Conference Teases The Future Of Magic Leap appeared first on VRScout.

Tellables Unveils Its Lineup Of Virtual Storytellers At 2019 Alexa Conference


The post Tellables Unveils Its Lineup Of Virtual Storytellers At 2019 Alexa Conference appeared first on VRScout. News Alexa Conference Amazon Sumerian AR AR Storytelling Augmented Reality Tellables VR Storytellers VR StorytellingCould virtual personalities be the future of oral storytelling?

HTC Announces Vive Ecosystem Conference


HTC might not have a big western developers conference like Oculus does with Connect, but it’s planning a big show for China in just over a weeks’ time. The Vive Ecosystem Conference 2017 is set to take place from March 27th – 28th in Shenzhen, China. Tagged with: htc vive , Vive Ecosystem Conference. htc VR Industry News htc vive Vive Ecosystem Conference

No VRLA Conference Planned For 2019


A large-scale Los Angeles VR conference is “on hiatus” in 2019, according to a co-organizer. VRLA grew from a meetup in 2014 to a multi-day conference in 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With VRLA out of the picture in 2019 that likely makes computer graphics conference SIGGRAPH at the end of July the best chance to get a peek at the future of VR and AR technology in the Los Angeles area.

Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference Will Be Livestreamed


Conference in LA. Tagged with: Leap Conference , Magic Leap One Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference Will Be Livestreamed appeared first on UploadVR. Magic Leap VR Industry News Leap Conference Magic Leap OneMagic Leap is set to host what it no doubt hopes will be the Oculus Connect of the AR world next week as it hosts the first ever L.E.A.P.

Vive Ecosystem Conference: info on program and registration

The Ghost Howls

This year I am going to be a speaker at the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen , where I will also showcase a game of ours of NTW (Yeah!). The Vive Ecosystem Conference (that in Chinese is called “HTC VIVE ?????????? The post Vive Ecosystem Conference: info on program and registration appeared first on The Ghost Howls. virtual reality 2019 China htc vec Vive vive ecosystem conference

VIEW Conference 2018 will host amazing XR talks and workshops

The Ghost Howls

I’m very happy to talk about a very important event that will take place very soon in my city of Turin (Italy): the VIEW Conference. The VIEW Conference is an annual conference focused on Computer Graphics that is held in my city and that has now arrived at its 19th edition. So, he is one of the persons that I want to interview the most at View conference. See you at VIEW Conference 2018! Header image by View Conference).

Participatory Conferences in VR


Author’s pic from Museum of Archeology in VR, (talk about booking a Coliseum) How is a conference in VR different from a conference in the other world? The purpose of a conference is to gather lots of people interested in a particular topic together for an extended experience.

OpenSim conferences opens today

Hypergrid Business

The OpenSimulator Community Conference opened this morning. This is the fifth year that AvaCon is running the conference, celebrating ten years of OpenSim. Metaverse News OpenSimulator Community Conference OSCCOSCC Expo area. Image by Maria Korolov.). It is being live streamed on YouTube. From 7 to 8 a.m., Pacific time, the developers will discuss the latest 0.9 release of OpenSim.

OpenSim conference calls for proposals

Hypergrid Business

The 2016 OpenSimulator Community Conference, to be held in December, is now accepting proposals for presentations and activities. “We are particularly interested in speakers that can dramatically tell the story of their work and... Metaverse News OpenSimulator Community Conference OSCC

I’m going to Vive Ecosystem Conference!

The Ghost Howls

You may have wondered what was happening to me and the answer is: I was preparing for going to Vive Ecosystem Conference 2019! Vive Ecosystem Conference is maybe the most important yearly event for HTC Vive : it is a bit like the Chinese equivalent of the Oculus Connect. The post I’m going to Vive Ecosystem Conference!

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


ENGAGE: The LA Digital Storytelling Conference // February 15th. Northeast Virtual Reality Conference // February 16th – February 17th. Augmented and Virtual Reality Conference // February 23rd. VRDC – Virtual Reality Developers Conference // February 27th – 28th. Game Developers Conference (GDC) // February 27th – March 3rd. Experiential Technology Conference & Expo (XTechExpo) // March 14th – March 15th.

My day as a speaker at View Conference 2019, trying the Rift S and NFB’s VR storytelling experiences

The Ghost Howls

Last year I have attended the View Conference as a blogger , and I have been able to listen to super interesting talks (like the one of Jan Pinkava ) and to interview amazing people in the VR field (like John Gaeta and Donald Greenberg ). This year, I attended the WCVRI in China, so unluckily, I haven’t been able to do a full reportage of the View Conference for you. Being a speaker at the View Conference. The speaker badge of this View Conference.

View Conference 2018: National Film Board of Canada offers us interesting VR storytelling tips

The Ghost Howls

Today I’ve attended my first lecture at View Conference : the Masterclass “Artist-Driven Immersive Work” by Eloi Champagne and Martin Viau, of the National Film Board of Canada. See you in the next days at View Conference! The post View Conference 2018: National Film Board of Canada offers us interesting VR storytelling tips appeared first on The Ghost Howls. virtual reality canada cardboard nfb storytelling tips view conference vr

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Register now for the OpenSim conference

Hypergrid Business

Press release: Registration is now open for the 4th annual OpenSimulator Community Conference AvaCon is pleased to announce the third annual OpenSimulator Community Conference, to take place virtually on the OpenSimulator Conference Center grid on December 10 and 11, 2016.... ... Metaverse News Avacon OpenSim Community Conference

Europe’s XR Community Came Out In A Big Way For The Fifth Annual VRDays Conference


The Dutch conference hit a major milestone in November, let’s take a look back. Set at numerous locations throughout Amsterdam, including of course canal boats, this year’s three-day VR Days conference brought together international creators, curators, and companies bent on making their mark in the EU. The conference was action-packed with stimulating sessions and break-aways for the duration.

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CES 2019: HTC Vive CES Press Conference – How To Follow And What To Expect


We’re not too sure what to expect from this year’s show but you can be sure that there’ll be news at the HTC Vive CES press conference today. Last year’s press conference saw HTC announce its Vive Pro headset. Last year at the HTC Vive CES press conference the company revamped its Viveport digital store with a VR interface. HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos HTC Vive Focus HTC Vive Pro VR Industry News CES htc vive press conference

Facebook And Sony Withdraw From The Game Developers Conference


Facebook is the latest major company to withdraw from a technology conference due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. also reported Sony is withdrawing from the conference as well. Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was to be held next week before it was entirely cancelled and the Game Developers Conference, aka GDC, is slated for March 16 to 20. The post Facebook And Sony Withdraw From The Game Developers Conference appeared first on UploadVR.

Windows MR Figurehead Alex Kipman To Speak At Microsoft Ignite Conference

Upload VR

Microsoft’s Ignite conference is just around the corner, and the company’s Mixed Reality figurehead, Alex Kipman, will be speaking at the event.

Report: HTC to Unveil Standalone VR Headset at Vive Developer Conference in November

Road to VR

HTC could be showing off its standalone VR headset at the company’s November 14th Vive Developer Conference (VDC) in Beijing. As reported by YiVian , the conference has recently published promotional material featuring a veiled image of the company’s upcoming headset. The post Report: HTC to Unveil Standalone VR Headset at Vive Developer Conference in November appeared first on Road to VR.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences


Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference. Kicking-off July 28th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, SIGGRAPH 2019 will feature the largest offering of immersive programming since the conference’s creation back in 1973. The post SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences appeared first on VRScout.

Virtuality Experience Is the Immersive Remote Conference to Attend in December


The next remote conference on XR is coming to a computer or headset near you. The Virtuality Experience is the VR offering that replaces the physical conference that has historically taken place in France and Argentina.

Björk’s Teases New VR Album With Live Motion Capture Press Conference


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HTC Will Not Host A Press Conference At CES 2020


HTC will be not be hosting a press conference at CES 2020. The VR headset maker held press conferences for the last three years at CES with the Vive Tracker debuting in 2017, Vive Pro in 2018 and Vive Cosmos in 2019. The above image was shown during the company’s press conference and, nearly a year later, that remains the only suggestion HTC would offer the feature with Cosmos. The post HTC Will Not Host A Press Conference At CES 2020 appeared first on UploadVR.

Highlights From the Immersive Learning Research Network 2020 Conference


The Immersive Learning Research Network International Virtual Conference concluded last Thursday. The conference featured dozens of talks, panel discussions, social events, and other sessions over the five-day event. The theme of the conference was immersive experiences in education. The conference featured two significant launches for immersive experiences. Also launched at the conference was the State of XR in Immersive Learning Outlook Report.

Collision From Home is the stunning future of tech conferences

Digital Trends

News Opinion CES Collision Conference conferences Trade Shows virtual eventsCollision From Home is everything a virtual show can be. CES, are you listening?

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Bring VR Insights to Industry Execs

Road to VR

A new annual conference from Greenlight Insights is angling itself to sate the growing desire for “actionable insights” into the rapidly expanding VR industry. The 2016 Virtual Reality Strategy Conference aims to layout the “new rules” of the VR economy. Greenlight says that the VRS Conference , to be held on November 1-2 in San Francisco, was created “specifically for executives in the technology, media and investment industries.”

OpenSim conference seeks presenters, volunteers, and sponsors

Hypergrid Business

One of the presentation areas at the OpenSim Community Conference grid. This year’s OpenSimulator Community Conference will be held on Dec. Organized as a joint production by core developers of OpenSimulator and AvaCon , this year’s conference will focus on the latest software release , visions for the future, and technologies or content today that are shaping the future of the platform. said conference organizer Joyce Bettencourt in an official announcement. “We

Google I/O 2019 Developer Conference Set For May


We’re coming up to developer conference season once again, and Google’s now dated I/O’s 2019 return. I/O won’t be the only major developer conference in May. Tagged with: ARCore , Daydream , google , Google I/O Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Google I/O 2019 Developer Conference Set For May appeared first on UploadVR. The event will take place at the Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 7th – 9th.

Hollywood Is Throwing A Big VR Conference Next Month


Google is set to debut their Daydream platform, Oculus is hosting their third annual developer conference and Sony will finally release their PlayStation VR headset. 20th Century Fox, Disney, NBC Universal and DreamWorks for a two-day conference at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. LIFE VR is slated to launch this fall, but will be premiering new content programming at the conference from Time Inc.’s The two-day summit takes place at Paramount Studios October 13-14.