SOURCE: Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

February 08, 2016 09:00 ET

Vision VR/AR Summit Opening Keynote and Awards Ceremony to Be Live Streamed

Tune In to Hear From Unity, Oculus, Google, Sony, NASA and Valve on the Latest in VR and AR, and Discover the Most Creative and Inspiring VR and AR Projects to Date at the Vision Awards Ceremony

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2016) - Virtual and Augmented Reality are already capturing the imaginations of millions around the world. If you are passionate about creating games, films, ads, art, journalism and more with these cutting-edge technologies, then please join us at the Vision 2016 Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit.

For those that aren't able to attend, we will be live streaming select content from the event, including the opening keynote and Vision VR/AR awards ceremony. Tune in for great content, new announcements and cutting edge product and experience demonstrations.

WHAT: Live stream of the opening keynote and Vision AR/VR Awards Ceremony

  • The Opening Keynote will cover the latest innovations and techniques in VR and AR, with participation from:
    • Alex McDowell, Creative Director, 5D Global Studio
    • Clay Bavor, Vice President of Virtual Reality, Google
    • Gabe Newell, Valve
    • Dr. Jeff Norris, Mission Operations Innovation Lead, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    • Joachim Ante, CTO of Unity Technologies
    • John Riccitiello, CEO, Unity Technologies
    • Palmer Luckey, Founder, Oculus
    • Dr. Richard Marks, Director of the PlayStation Magic Lab, Sony Computer Entertainment

  • The Vision VR/AR Awards will recognize 21 finalists -- chosen from a field of more than 250 applicants -- and select winners across eight categories, including: Best VR Experience, Best AR Experience, Best Game, and Best Film / Interactive Story, among others. For a full list of categories and nominees, please visit: http://visionsummit2016.com/news/vision-vrar-awards-2016-finalists-announced

WHEN:

  • Opening Keynote: 10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, February 10th
  • Awards Ceremony: 8:00-9:00pm, Wednesday, February 10th

WHERE: To view the live stream, please visit: http://visionsummit2016.com/#live

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • More information can be found on the Vision VR/AR Summit website, including the full agenda and a list of speakers, exhibitors, and topics.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unity's powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems. Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Game Performance Reporting, Unity Ads, and Unity Everyplay. Unity Technologies serves over 1 million monthly active developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.

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