This weekend multimedia event South by South West (SXSW) kicks off. It will feature a multitude of media information ranging from films to interactive technology. In addition, next week will play host to an augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) event in Austin Texas named AR/VR Austin on the 16th March 2015.
The event is being presented by Praevidi, a newly emerging VR company. New technologies such as the latest VR displays and controllers, as well as receive updates on Razer’s Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) head-mounted display (HMD), will be presented. Included among them is VR content innovators Jaunt VR, responsible for pushing the boundaries of VR content with titles like The Mission.
Co-founder of Praevidi and the CMO of Seebright, Simon Solotko, discussed the event: “Augmented and Virtual Reality are at the peak of anticipation but the most up to date technology has only been experience by a small number or developers and enthusiasts. This is an opportunity for visitors to Austin for SXSW Interactive and the Austin tech community to experience these cutting edge technologies for the first time.”
Other companies attending include Littlestar, Rewind Fx, Seebright, Cyberith, Sixense Entertainment, OSVR, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, The German Accelerator and Nod. VRFocus will keep you updated on the latest from SXSW.