All the best events to attend in VR in 2020

The Ghost Howls

In these hard times , we are all collecting events that we should have attended and instead got canceled. Some of these events have been definitely canceled, while others have reverted to the use of VR and will be held completely in virtual reality.

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VR Burning Man Event Will Feature Live Music, Art, And Workshops


Normally held every year in the Black Rock Desert of northwestern Nevada, the legendary event has established itself as one of—if not the most unique annual festival in the world, celebrating everything from music and art to radical inclusion, gifting, and self-reliance.

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VRDays Europe: Speakers, Events, and Ticket Information


The event will still feature a live component with limited seating in Amsterdam, as well as smaller “Satellite Events” around the world as much of the offerings also take place virtually. In addition to the full event program, the magazine includes additional interviews and editorials.

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United Nations To Conduct Annual ‘Global Youth Takeover’ Event Live In VR


VR Education’s virtual education and training platform ENGAGE has been selected by the United Nations to host the organizations annual ‘Global Youth Takeover’ later this month, marking the first time the youth-focused event has been conducted in VR.

NewImages Festival Borderless Edition Successfully Concludes Physical Event Against All Odds


NewImages Festival is unique to the XR event landscape as it is more than just a tech conference, it uses its platform, funding, and reputation to promote values that are often all too absent in the current XR ecosystem, and to promote the medium itself, and the artists pushing its boundaries. .

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Facebook Confirms OC7 Will Be A Digital Event, Promises ‘Tons Of Announcements.’


In a blog update posted to the Oculus website, the company states that in order to ensure the safety of the staff, developers, and attendees, OC7 will be switching to a digital format in lieu of the standard in-person event held in San Jose, California.

VR Esports Event Will Benefit Children’s Cancer Charity

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Events such as this remind us that gamers are interested and involved in endeavors that positively affect the world around them and we all have an opportunity to be part of that, whether through playing, making donations, watching charity tournaments online, or spreading news of these events.

Gamescom 2021 is Moving Forward with Plans for Hybrid Event

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Like a majority of in-person events, Gamescom was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, or rather held entirely online—however you want to slice it. ” Organizers say the event will only be able to let a reduced number of visitors into the halls.

HTC to Offer VR Event Spaces to Companies Looking to Go Virtual

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ViveEvents : We are now officially offering end-to-end #Virtual #Events / #Conference / #Exhibitions services globally to help businesses stay productive in the face of current challenges! The post HTC to Offer VR Event Spaces to Companies Looking to Go Virtual appeared first on Road to VR.

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Can VR Save Virtual Events?

AR Insider

V irtual events are a prominent component of the new normal… at least for knowledge workers. As we examined in a two-part series in the pandemic’s early days, those who lean into virtual events could discover favorable unit economics and post-Covid virtual-hybrid models that stick.

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The Facebook: Game Developers Showcase Digital Event Begins Today


Today the first-ever all-digital Facebook: Game Developers Showcase kicked off in lieu of the annual in-person Game Developers Conference (GDC) event in San Francisco, CA. The post The Facebook: Game Developers Showcase Digital Event Begins Today appeared first on UploadVR.

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


Some of the biggest virtual reality and augmented reality technology announcements of the year will be made in connection with the events listed on this page. 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

E3 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus As Virtual Events Continue


Certain press conferences planned for the week of E3, though, like Xbox-related announcements, will continue as a digital event. We’ll have our own announcement about a digital event related to E3 in the coming weeks.

Skype vs VR: When should you organize your meetings/events in VR?

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Many conference organizers are canceling their events, even important ones (like F8, MWC, GDC) because of concerns over the coronavirus. So, here you are my guidelines on when VR is useful for meetings and events and when it is not.

Oculus Connect 3: Full Schedule and Event Details


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Report: PS5 Event Tentatively Scheduled For June 3


Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is planning to host an event for the anticipated next-generation console on June 3. Will you be watching the PS5 event? The post Report: PS5 Event Tentatively Scheduled For June 3 appeared first on UploadVR.

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9 practical lessons for VR events that I’ve learned developing Venice VR Expanded

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This year, the Venice VR event, called Venice VR Expanded, is going to be held mostly in VR , with the participating movies and artworks that are being distributed through Viveport and Oculus TV and the event being hold in VRChat with a world built by VRrOOm.

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Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance


2017 EVENT SCHEDULE. The post Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance appeared first on VRScout. News Events Sundance2017 Sundance Film Festival kicks of this week and it won’t be without VR. It’s that time of the year again when art and technology converge on Park City, Utah for over a week of VR and immersive storytelling — along with some feature films too.

Gamescom 2020 Cancelled Following German Ban on Major Events

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Gamescom, the world’s largest gaming event, won’t be taking place in Cologne, Germany as planned this August. Following a nation-wide ban on major events, Gamescom 2020 will be taking place online due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

5 Pro Tips for Producing VR Events

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What’s it Really Like to Host a Live Event in VR? TL:DR – On April 1, 2020, VR/AR Chicago hosted our monthly event in VR. prep and plan just like you would for an in person event; 2. Structure of the Event. Venue Selection and Event Planning.

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Sony?s PS5 Reveal Event Rescheduled For June 11th At 1PM PT


According to a Twitch ad today someone saw during a livestream, the new date for Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event appeared to have leaked as June 11th. The post Sony’s PS5 Reveal Event Rescheduled For June 11th At 1PM PT appeared first on UploadVR.

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The VR Awards Moves To Digital, In-VR Event For Its Fourth Year


AIXR, the group behind the awards, is transitioning from the physical event previously held in London to an entirely online stream. And so the event plans for a live panel paired with pre-programmed content. In the face of the current situation, other VR events have also moved online.

Viveport Users Get Free Access Upcoming Live VR Events In Sansar

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There’s an added bonus in-store for HTC Viveport users this month – access to the latest live events inside Sansar. Two events are coming up inside the virtual socializing platform which can be experienced either inside VR or on flat screens.

Data Dive: Can Virtual Events Bring in the Big Bucks?

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O ne of the many ways that the worlds of tech and media have pivoted in 2020 is virtual events. And just like remote work , curbside pickup and other Covid-era business pivots, there are virtual event business models being discovered that could actually stick around.

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Microsoft’s Social VR Platform ‘AltspaceVR’ Revamped for Improved Event Hosting

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Microsoft’s social VR platform, AltspaceVR , has been updated with a renewed emphasis on event hosting. It’s through events that Altspacers meet interesting new people, showcase their skills, share interests, and have memorable experiences.”

CES 2021 Organizers Are Planning A Physical Event, But Who Will Come?


Having attended my first CES nearly 30 years ago, I’m a long-term believer in the value of the event as a media spectacle and networking opportunity; my CES experiences led directly to the career I have today. The post CES 2021 Organizers Are Planning A Physical Event, But Who Will Come?

How to Watch Apple's Mac Event Today

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Today brings yet another Apple event. Yes, it’s separate from the other two events that already happened. Today’s event is likely all about Macs. apple silicon event 2020 apple event apple macbook mac

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AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology


Just when you think you start to have a pretty good idea of what AltSpaceVR has to offer, they tend to The post AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology appeared first on UploadVR. frontrow comedy front row live event social vr vr event vr live

Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

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NextVR, the live event broadcasting platform for VR headsets, may soon find itself acquired by Apple, a report by 9to5Mac maintains, which is expected to be valued around $100 million.

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EON Reality Announces Second EON-XR Global Event


April 28 will bring another massive global XR event from EON Reality. EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, is excited to announce the next EON-XR Global Event for April 28, 2021.

Upload SF Event: Cats in VR


EventsThe time to explore cats in VR is RIGHT MEOW ! While we won’t have live kitties (due to them hating that), we’ll have the next best thing – VIRTUAL CATS. We’re talking 3D Tiltbrush creations. We’re talking cats in space. Cat art. Cat cinema. Cat enthusiasts welcome. All proceeds will go to the local SPCA to help cats in need find loving homes! Learn more about Cats in VR taking place at Upload’s San Francisco office on October 13.

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring ‘Not-Yet-Announced’ Quest Demos


Yesterday, Oculus reached out to UploadVR with details about a pre-GDC press-only demo event in which they will feature a number of new Rift and Oculus Quest demos. At that same event Mark Zuckerberg said it would launch with 50+ games and we only know about maybe 10 of them so far and have only tried four. Let us know your thoughts on the details of this event and if you have any questions that we should keep in mind leading up to the show down in the comments below!

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The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

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New important events have been canceled because of the coronavirus…. A new week, a new list of events canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. The VR route is instead being pursued by HTC (with its VEC event happening soon) and IEEE. Merging Realities event is back!

Event Planning Platform AllSeated Launches New VR Visualization Tool

Road to VR

AllSeated, an event planning and coordination platform, has launched a new VR tool which allows for one to one visualization of floorplans and venues for high end event planning. Application of VR in event planning is meant to improve a client’s overall experience. Event spaces are rendered in VR from floor plans to allow for these walkthroughs. The post Event Planning Platform AllSeated Launches New VR Visualization Tool appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘Magicians In VR’ Event In AltspaceVR Will Feature Talks And Live Magic

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A new event in AltspaceVR , called ‘Magicians in VR’, will see prominent figures come together to virtually “educate, entertain and inspire the immersive content creation community with relevant insights about the art of magic.”

VRDC Launches Standalone Event After Successful Turn At GDC


VRDC – or the Virtual Reality Developer’s Conference – was an event that took place within this year’s The post VRDC Launches Standalone Event After Successful Turn At GDC appeared first on UploadVR. Events Conferences e3 events GDC new spinoff updated VRDC

EON Reality Announces Inaugural EON-XR Global Event


January 26 will bring the biggest XR global event in EON Reality’s history. EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, is excited to announce the inaugural EON-XR Global Event for January 26, 2021.