May is set to be the beginning of a very busy period for Unity Technologies. Not only did the company reveal the majority of dates for the Asian leg of its Unite 17 series will be held in the month. With capitals Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul already set Hollywood is to be the venue for Unite’s other event. The Vision VR/AR Summit, which is returning for a third time, bringing notable figures from around the industry together for two days of discussion, collaboration and analysis.
As with previous years, the conference event is set to tackle how virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are effecting all manner of industries; from videogames to art, feature films, design, commerce, scientific research and more. As the technology and entertainment industries adapt to the new methods and ideas that VR and AR bring it is now ever more important for those involved to set out their future goals. As Unity Technologies’ Tony Parisi, the Head of VR/AR Strategy explains:
“We’re at a crossroads, and the way that we experience entertainment, of all kinds, is going to dramatically change over the next five years. Vision Summit is focused on helping VR professionals navigate and define how technology, storytelling and consumer expectations will converge. It’s exciting creating the future, and this is going to be the place to be.”
This year’s Vision VR/AR Summit is set to take place across the 1st and 2nd of May, 2017 and will be held at the Loews Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. With the usual array of talks, panels and exhibitors planned. You can learn more about what is currently slated at the event website: http://visionsummit2017.com/.
VRFocus will bring you more information about the line-up as it is announced.