Report: Facebook to Launch Oculus Go Standalone Headset at F8 Developer Conference

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Oculus Go, the company’s upcoming $200 standalone VR headset, doesn’t have an official release date yet, but a recent report from Variety contends Oculus will be launching Go at Facebook’s f8 developer conference this May.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Greenlight’s VRS 2017 Conference Reflects VR’s Rapid Changes & Growing Impact

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The second annual Virtual Reality Strategy Conference hosted by Greenlight Insights takes place October 24th through the 26th with new focus-areas reflecting the VR and AR industry’s lightning fast changes and growing worldwide impact across industries. VR Strategy Conference 2017.

Facebook to Focus on WebVR and Social VR with 7 Sessions at F8 Conference

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Facebook’s 2017 F8 developer conference has seven scheduled sessions dedicated to VR. Oculus and virtual reality are expected to be key part of the conference’s keynotes, and the further VR session schedule follows: Tuesday, April 18.

Magic Leap's Unity Conference Presentation Uncovered Many New Details, Here's What We Found Out

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During its presentation at Unite Berlin, Magic Leap gave attendees a crash course in developing experiences for Magic Leap One (ML1), we found out quite a bit more about how the device works and what we can expect to experience with the device.

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

Oculus Head Hugo Barra Teases Exciting News From F8 Conference, “especially AR/VR”

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Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8, won’t be here until May, but with registration opening today, Oculus head Hugo Barra is teasing some exciting AR and VR news to come.

What to Expect in AR and VR at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference

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While Oculus holds their own annual developer conference (coming later this year), parent company Facebook has in years past had plenty of exciting news to share at their own F8 developer conference.

Applications Now Open for Oculus Connect 4 Developer Conference

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Oculus’ annual developer conference is back—Connect 4 will be hosted on October 11th and 12th in San Jose, California at the McEnery Convention Center. The post Applications Now Open for Oculus Connect 4 Developer Conference appeared first on Road to VR.

OpenSim conferences opens today

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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.).

Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

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The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality.

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.

Oculus to Talk “Breakthroughs in Spatial Audio Technologies” at Connect Conference

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Oculus Connect 4, the company’s fourth annual developer conference, is set for October 11th and 12th in San Jose, California. The session is among more than 30 expected at the developer conference, 14 of which are now revealed on the Oculus Connect schedule.

OpenSim conference calls for proposals

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The 2016 OpenSimulator Community Conference, to be held in December, is now accepting proposals for presentations and activities.

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


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Report: Google May Introduce a New All-in-one VR Headset at I/O Developer Conference

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According to a Variety exclusive, Google may be gearing up to show off a brand new mobile VR headset at Google I/O developer conference this week, one that not only delivers VR in an all-in-one device, but could likely offer inside-out positional tracking as well.

Oculus Chief Software Architect to Detail ‘React VR’ WebVR Dev Platform at F8 Conference

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Michael Antonov, Chief Software Architect at Oculus, is due to speak at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18th about React VR, a framework that builds on Facebook’s React JavaScript library.

Here Are All The 2017 VR Sessions At F8, Facebook’s Developer Conference


Facebook’s developer conference, F8, gives a look at the future of technology and how Facebook “connects the world through products and innovation,” as stated on the event’s website. Tagged with: F8 , Facebook Developer Conference , oculus.

HTC Announces 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference, Promises ‘Many Surprises’


Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin today confirmed that the 2018 Vive Ecosystem Conference will be taking place in three weeks’ time on May 25th 2018 in Shenzhen, China. Vive Ecosystem Conference 2018! Pro seems very much like an enterprise-focused device, and this year’s conference could see HTC further skew in that direction. Following Oculus’ big showing at F8 this week, it’s nearly HTC’s turn to make some announcements.

2018 Game Accessibility Conference (GAConf) announced

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The second edition of the Game Accessibility Conference, GAConf , has been announced for March 19th 2018, at the Children’s Creativity Museum, San Francisco, CA, with early bird tickets now on sale.

Register now for the OpenSim conference

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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....

‘Lawnmower Man’ Director Brett Leonard and Meta’s Steve Mann Keynote VRTO Conference


It is fitting then, at this time of resurgence for VR, that the film’s director The post ‘Lawnmower Man’ Director Brett Leonard and Meta’s Steve Mann Keynote VRTO Conference appeared first on UploadVR. 360 Events VR 360 video conference event Toronto VRTO

2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule


Over the last few years a busy conference circuit has emerged for creators and enthusiasts interested in VR and AR technology, and 2018 is already full of events throughout the year. If we’ve missed a big one, please email with information about the conference or event and we’ll periodically update this post.

Report: Oculus Go Launching In May At F8 Conference


According to a report from Variety , Facebook is planning to launch the Oculus Go standalone VR headset on May 1st, during the F8 conference. Variety’s report is supported by confirmations from multiple unnamed sources. We’ve reached out to Oculus on our own for comment, but representatives declined to provide comments at this time. The Oculus Go headset was announced at Oculus Connect 4 (OC4) last October and is set at a price point of about $200.

CES 2018: Watch Samsung’s Press Conference Right Here


The question is if any of this will materialize at the company’s CES 2018 press conference today. You can watch the latest updates on ridiculous fridges here right after HTC’s press conference at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm GMT.

Major European ‘VR Days’ Conference Kicks Off In Amsterdam


The conference will run from November 3 – 6 and takes place in Amsterdam’s iconic Voundelpark Pavilion. Conference passes are currently sold out but single session tickets are still available for purchase.

OpenSim conference seeks presenters, volunteers, and sponsors

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One of the presentation areas at the OpenSim Community Conference grid. This year’s OpenSimulator Community Conference will be held on Dec. said conference organizer Joyce Bettencourt in an official announcement. “We Image courtesy OpenSimulator Community Conference.).

HTC Vive Teasing VR Resolution Upgrade For CES Conference


Crucially, the tease points to a January 8th reveal, which is the day that Vive hosts its CES 2018 press conference. It looks like the HTC Vive is about to get a big visual update, or at least that’s what they seem to want people to think is coming in just a few days at CES. We don’t know for sure what’s in store, but that seems like the most logical assumption.

Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October


The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We In addition to a specific AR track, the conference will also feature a variety of VR and AR-focused panels with subjects ranging from education, healthcare, monetization and retail applications.

uSens Speaks at the First Annual ZGC Gifts Conference

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This week, William McCormick from uSens was invited to speak at the first annual ZGC Gifts conference. Augmented Reality conference Virtual Reality AR augmented reality virtual reality VR

Oculus Announces Connect 3 Dev Conference, Registration Coming Soon

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If you’re panning on attending this year’s Oculus Connect developer conference in San Jose, CA, you can now officially mark your calendars for October 5-7 for what Oculus is billing as their “largest developer conference yet.”

E3 2018 VR Guide: Every Press Conference And If VR Will Be There


Still, there’s bound to be at least some exciting news from the show, so we’ve rounded off all the conferences set to take place over the course of the week and created a handy guide as to if you should expect any VR from them. We’re for sure to see more of these at this year’s show, but fingers crossed the company’s typically exhaustive press conference has something new to see, too.

NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Officially Announced


With the conference being over a month away, NVIDIA sent out a press release announcing the conference. The conference starts on Monday, May 8th, and lasts until Thursday, May 11th. This year, NVIDIA reshuffled the conference format in a bid to ensure continuous coverage of the conference. The expectations for the conference are quite big, with the focus on A.I. We will cover the conference extensively.

E3 2017: Watch EA’s Press Conference Right Here


And we’re off! E3 2017 unofficially starts today with EA Play, the company’s annual media showcase. We’re streaming the show from 12pm PDT/3pm EDT below. EA has a busy year coming up and we’re not sure how big of a role VR will play in it.

E3 2017: How And When to Watch The Biggest Conferences


One of the biggest events on the gaming calendar is back for another week of announcements, press conferences, demos, and interviews. We’re expecting VR to be bigger than ever at this year’s show, and that includes the many press conferences about to descend upon us. This year’s PC Gaming conference is poised to have more VR than usual, at least that’s what the organizers of the show claim. E3 is finally upon us.

Tickets Still Available For Next Week’s ‘VR On The Lot’ Conference


Some parts of the conference should stream live in 360 degrees through an app from Wemersive. A two-day summit on Oct. 13 and 14 will see major Hollywood players represented for a gathering at Paramount Studios to share content, technology as well as VR tips and tricks.

GDC Spins VRDC Into Standalone VR Industry Conference with Expanded Scope

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Under the umbrella of GDC 2016 in March, GDC event organizer UBM hosted its first dedicated VR event, the Virtual Reality Developers Conference. That came in the form of the Virtual Reality Developers Conference which was hosted as part of GDC 2016 back in March.

Virtual learning conference shorter, VR-focused

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This year’s Virtual World Best Practices in Education 2018 conference, which ended last week in Second Life, was shorter than last year — three days, instead of four — and attracted about 1,100 attendees, down from a high of around 4,500 in previous years.

Intel Teases Depth-Sensing HTC Vive For Developer Conference


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