SOURCE: Digital Taipei Preparatory Committee

August 19, 2015 05:08 ET

2015 Digital Taipei Master Forum "Mobile Lifestyle" Creates Virtual Reality Business Opportunity

TAIPEI, TAIWAN--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2015) - Digital Taipei - Taipei International Digital Content Summit & Fair, the domestic professional B2B platform, will be held on September 8th and 9th in Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall. As a connection for Asia market to the world, this year's event takes a "mobile lifestyle" point of view to explore innovative applications that meet the contemporary society. Its theme will lead us to think more from the demand side and better understand user needs for discovering more digital content entertainment business opportunities.

The Master Forum invites 3 international keynote speakers to share their views of international market trends and to be a connection of 2015 GDC. They will speak and demonstrate the newest industry trends technologies, and those hot topics include the effect of adhesion of mobile game and VR game.

I. The shift of profit formula: create fans, increase the adhesiveness for gaining higher profit!

According to the Developer Evangelist of Amazon, Mike Hines says that more games are now being designed with return on investment (ROI) measured differently from before. Although the ARPU (average revenue per user) is the base of profit from the operation, the adhesion of the fans creates more AD and IAP consumption from a long-term perspective. This master forum will introduce how those most successful apps gather their fans and be profitable. A knowhow will help you succeed in your app.

II. The next mile of VR Game: fun with the family!

Further exploring in VR game field, the developer of Candy Crush Saga, Tommy Palm says that, "uphold the relaxed, casual and enjoyable gaming experience spiritual!" The success of Candy Crush Saga proved that not everyone enjoys hardcore games. The Healthy and relaxed game content is easier to be accepted by family members. On the other hand, even though the VR games are hot, the result still remains to be seen when the VR technology is extremely deployed in hardcore games because of high development costs and technology considerations. This forum will take you to discover the charm of VR technology when it is placed in causal games. And this theory will prove how it attracts more family players to open up an even greater business opportunity.

III. A new application of VR: CORTEX VR Helmet upgrades your experience

The inventor of CORTEX, the founder and CEO of SULON Technologies, Dhan Balachand says that, "the most remarkable thing of CORTEX is using a pre-scanned scene to be a virtual scene of a game. Imagine your room becomes the battle field of "Plants vs. Zombies!" In the meantime, it ensures the effectiveness and safety with screen edges and obstacles corresponding with the real environment. This forum will discuss various applications of VR technology, not only for games, but also for various industries ranging from real estate to healthcare. The audience will understand how it transforms the way people using technology and changes our future.

Many other speakers are from MIC, App Annie, PINK NOISE SL, SohaGame, and Tyroo. There are industry elites who represent topics about global game, Asia and global APPs, mobile game markets of Latin America, European, Vietnam, and India. And industry representatives from ClutchPlay Games LLC, Story Telling Inc., Execution Labs, Interabang Entertainment, Independent, and Game Analytics will share their success secrets in subjects of game development, storytelling, App billboard, the new age thinking and market vision of Indie developer.

The online admission of"International Forum" was opened since 8/10. We welcome the industry professionals and the public to join us and provide early-bird preferential. Whether you have been involved in GDC, E3, GMGC, ChinaJoy, Gamescom and other international activities, we sincerely invites you to this grand digital content event and discover new technology and expand market territory with us!

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About Digital Taipei Preparatory Committee
This is the 7th consecutive year of Digital Taipei since 2009. In the past few years, the event has continuously exerted in shaping Taiwan into an international exchange platform for digital content in the Asian Pacific region. In addition to further creating opportunities by showcasing domestic products on an international level, it is also our hope that latest news and trends in this industry can be exchanged, international strategic business alliances can be found and that new contacts and friendships among people in this industry can be established.

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