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A New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Reality are Shaping the Future

May 2, 2017

Philly Tech Week presents A New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Reality are Shaping the Future

 

What: 2016 marked “year zero” for the virtual and augmented reality revolution. In many cases, it was the first time these technologies were accessible to consumers. With a revenue forecast expected to hit $120 billion by 2020, the VR and AR industry has only just begun.

 

From e-commerce and real estate developers to the film industry and artists, businesses across a variety of sectors are capitalizing on this new wave of technology.

 

A New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Reality are Shaping the Future will explore how VR and AR are making their way into our professional and personal lives.

 

Panelists:

 

  • Amanda Lange, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
  • Brian Yezter, President, Yetzer Studio
  • Vance Souders, Founder, Plas.md Plas.MD

 

Additional panelists TBD

 

When:

3 – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 2nd

 

The schedule for the day will go as follows:

3 – 3:30pm          Networking & Registration

3:30 – 5pm          Panel Discussion and Q&A

5 – 6:30pm          Reception, Networking & Demos

 

Where: Microsoft Reactor

 

3  - 6:30 p.m.
 
Microsoft Reactor
3711 Market Street
Ground Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104