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New VR Meetup Announced in Norway

Back in November VRFocus reported on virtual reality (VR) enthusiast Kay Tomas Bertheussen organising a new VR meetup in the town of Stavanger, Norway. Now Bertheussen has announced a new event, this time moving to the country’s capital, Oslo.

The Oslo VR Meetup will be a larger showcase on VR with a lot more talks taking place, as well as exhibitors taking their latest demos.

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The list of confirmed speakers and their topics for discussion are:

  • Kremena Tosheva – OSLOTECH – Short intro of Cutting Edge and why we chose to embrace the VROSLO initiative.
  • Kay Tomas Bertheussen – HOLOVATION – Welcome – and why we are here today?
  • Jürgen Schrader – IVRPA – 360 photography and the future ahead
  • Susanne Dickel – WELT/N24 – VR as a journalistic tool
  • Eirik Helland Urke – TEKNISK UKEBLAD – VR content for the web
  • Jarl Schjerverud – ØSTFOLD HOSPITAL TRUST – Learning through gaming technology
  • Ken Ishimoto – ENTAPANO – Extreme fish-eye lens production company
  • Cristian Dominguez Rein-Loring – VIRTUAL NATIVES – The adventure of creating a 360 video company
  • Kim Baumann Larsen – WESTERDALS OSLO SCHOOL OF ARTS, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY – Designing VR for the architecture and entertainment industry
  • Antonio Victor Garcia Serrano – ZAKATO IMMERSIVE IMAGING – 3D Stereo Panoramics
  • Mads Damsbo – MAKROPOL – Findings from the lab: The search for authentic emotions in VR
  • Ali Zareiee – ADAPA 360 – 360-degree video done right

The meetup will take place on Wednesday, 17th, February 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm at Forskingsparken, Gaustadalléen 21, 0349 Oslo. For further information and to sign-up for the event go to www.vroslo.no/.

VRFocus will continue to bring you all the latest VR meetup news from around the world as events are announced.