VR NOW Con & Awards on 15 and 16 November 2017
- Worldwide virtual reality convention VR NOW Con in Potsdam and Berlin
- Submit now! Deadline for entries to the VR NOW Awards on 1 October
The VR NOW Con & Awards are again – in the future longer and with extra awards: the worldwide English-language „VR NOW Con – The Tech Biz Artwork Convention“ has been prolonged by a day after the profitable premiere in 2016 and might be held this 12 months on Wednesday, 15 November in Potsdam on the Schinkelhalle on Schiffbauerdamm, adopted by further workshops and satellite tv for pc events on Thursday, 16 November in Berlin and Potsdam. The festive spotlight on Wednesday night would be the presentation of the VR NOW Awards, the primary award ceremony in Germany devoted completely to Digital Reality tasks. The 4 classes had been expanded to 5 as a concession to the good demand and the advanced nature of the subject material
VR NOW Con: present tendencies, prospects and developments inside the trade
The convention addresses the very newest impulses and tendencies within the Digital Reality trade, together with Augmented Reality (AR), Blended Reality (MR) and 360° Video. Quite a few audio system from around the globe might be presenting new enterprise fashions and sustainable prospects for the profitable deployment and the varied potentialities of Digital Reality. These anticipated to attend as audio system embody Gabo Arora (UNVR, USA), Drew van Wyk (Dreamworks/Amblin, USA), Sarah Kinga Smith (Reverse Engineering Studios, USA/UK/Germany), Christopher Sibley(Phenomenon Media, USA), Lina Reinsbakken (Nornstudio, Norway), Leif Petersen (IGNYTE, Germany), Gayatri Parameswaran (NowHere Media, Germany), Eddie Lou (Sandman Studios, China), Ioullia Isserlis (AnotherWorld, Germany), Thomas Bedenk (Exozet, VR guide, Germany) and plenty of extra. The early chicken tariff nonetheless applies till 15 October. Extra at www.vrnowcon.io.
VR NOW Awards in 5 classes: deadline for entries is 1 October
The VR Now Awards might be offered for the second time in the course of the VR Now Con. This 12 months in 5 classes: VR NOW Grand Prize, VR Tech Award, VR Business Award, VR Leisure Award and VR Influence Award. The awards recognise excellent technical, enterprise and creative achievements by the Digital Reality trade. An skilled jury will determine on the winners. Entries can now be submitted with rapid impact till 1 October at http://awards.vrnowcon.io.
The convention and the award ceremony are staged by the Digital Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg, produced by Booster Area – Made with Love in Berlin and supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.
About Digital Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg
Digital Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg (VRBB) was based at the start of 2016 as an initiative by a number of firms from Berlin and Potsdam. There are presently greater than 50 Berlin and Brandenburg-based expertise firms, analysis institutes and media enterprises concerned alongside UFA, the Hasso Plattner Institute, the Movie College, SMI, Exozet, Metropolis VR, Fraunhofer HHI, rbb and Phantasm Stroll. The affiliation bundles all the current experience on Blended, Digital and Augmented Reality within the capital area as a means of constructing this hub internationally aggressive place on this subject. VRBB can be one of many 4 initiators of the MediaTech Hub Potsdam, one in every of 12 nationwide de:hubs chosen by the Federal Ministry of Economics, and the only one with a deal with media expertise. The board includes Stephan Schindler (chair), Sven Bliedung and Henry Bauer. Preparations for organising the affiliation had been supported by Brandenburg’s Ministry of Economics, Brandenburg Investand media:web. www.virtualrealitybb.org
About Booster Area – Made with Love in Berlin
The individuals behind the corporate Booster Area are those managing such events as #gamesweekberlin, the VR NOW Con & Awards, the gamescom congress, Recreation Cinema, Womenize! and extra. Engaged on the precept of „Connecting Enterprise, Expertise and Tradition“, they’ve developed a platform for enthusing about new media by organising convention programmes with worldwide and interdisciplinary audio system. Precedence is given to tendencies quite than hype. Booster Area has additionally been creating its personal VR games (DUEL VR) in Berlin since 2016. Booster helps purchasers like Kickstarter or Intel Software program Europe on constructing games communities in Europe. www.boosterspace.com
Dr. Kathrin Steinbrenner & Kristian Müller
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