Cross reality, or XR has become something of a catch-all term for the various from of immersive technology that are both available and being developed, incorporating virtual reality (VR) , augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and more. XRDC is a conference which is dedicated to innovators in all these areas, incorporating a range of industries and organisations that can benefit from immersive technology.
XRDC is due to take place on 29th-30th October, 2018 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, where representatives from prominent companies such as Amazon, Apple, DAQRI, Google, HTC Vive, Magic Leap, Sony, Oculus and Unity will be in attendance.
Featured conference tracks at the event includes Games & Entertainment, Enterprise Training & Education, Healthcare, Automotive, Innovation and Partners. Each will feature a range of keynotes, workshops, talks and demonstrations from industry leaders.
For example, the Games & Entertainment track will feature a talk about Reinventing the RTS for VR from Patrick Lipo of Hidden Path Entertainment, the developers behind Brass Tactics, while on the Enterprise Training & Education track there will be a talk from Eric Spalding of Boeing about the challenges of creating training environments in VR or AR. These form just small sample of the events on offer.
The organisers behind XRDC are encouraging those involved in the AR, VR and MR ecosystem to get involved with the event, as attendees from a whole range of industries and backgrounds, from content creators and designers to technical experts and investors will be at the event.
Those interested in attending will need to visit the XRDC website to fill out the registration form. Early tickets cos $1599 (USD) and will be available until 28th October, 2018. After then, on-site tickets will still be available at a cost of $1699.
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