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EVENTS

NVIDIA GTC19 Conference on AI, VR, AR
NVIDIA GTC19 CONFERENCE ON AI, VR, AR
March 17-21, 2019
GTC is the premier AI conference providing training, insights, and direct access to experts on the hottest topics in computing today, which of course include AR and VR. Check out the list of AR/VR sessions. We'll discuss how virtual reality and machine learning tools can help extract insights fr...

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market Conference
HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM & TV MARKET CONFERENCE
March 18-21, 2019
Hong Kong International Film & TV Market Conference host exhibit such as distribution, production and acquisition of film, TV programmes, animation, digital entertainment, games, production and post-production services, shooting locations, film commissions, film festivals, film insurance and fil...

Critical Role


What started in 2012 as a home game in Matthew Mercer’s living room has quickly evolved into a multiplatform entertainment phenomenon, which is now in it’s second campaign storyline. Each week, nearly half a million viewers tune into Critical Role, the livestreamed roleplaying campaign where a group of friends take on roles as the adventurers led by veteran voice actor and dungeon master Matthew Mercer. The cast is composed of esteemed voice actors Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey, and Liam O'Brien. Over a quarter of a million people each month continue to discover Critical Role for the first time.

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Virtual reality is most closely associated with gaming and with practical applications in specific industries. Gaming certainly gets the most attention, but we know that there are uses for VR elsewhere as well: It’s discussed as being valuable in education, it’s put to use in healthcare in various ways, etc. The applications we don’t hear about very often however, yet which are in development and already exist in some cases, are those for everyday consumer use that aren’t...

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We’ve tried HoloLens 2 and we kind of love it. In a few months’ time, Microsoft will let even more people test it out.The company this week announced Mixed Reality Dev Days. Mixed reality is Microsoft’s semi-confusing term the covers everything from HoloLens to its VR headsets made with partners. Running on May 2nd and 3rd 2019, this event will welcome developers to Microsoft’s Redmond Campus. There they’ll get hands-on time with HoloLens 2 along with other MWC anno...

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It may seem like early days for 8K, but TV-makers are keen to get even higher resolution sets on your agenda – and for you to open your wallet – even before many have upgraded to 4K Ultra HD. A group of the biggest names in TV hardware and display manufacturing – including Samsung and TCL Electronics – have joined forces to create the 8K Association.As you might expect, its purpose is fairly straightforward: convince us that the time is ripe for 8K. The 8K Association &nd...
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EVENTS

ASEAN Gaming Summit
ASEAN GAMING SUMMIT
March 19-21, 2019
ASEAN Gaming Summit has become known for becoming the intersection point between both sides of the industry – promoting a platform for information exchange and contacts across Asia’s land-based and online gaming industries. It aims to provide our delegates with networking experiences and...

NVIDIA GTC19 Conference on AI, VR, AR
NVIDIA GTC19 CONFERENCE ON AI, VR, AR
March 17-21, 2019
GTC is the premier AI conference providing training, insights, and direct access to experts on the hottest topics in computing today, which of course include AR and VR. Check out the list of AR/VR sessions. We'll discuss how virtual reality and machine learning tools can help extract insights fr...