UPDATE 2/10/16 12:38pm – If you were unable to watch the keynote, you weren’t alone. Unity just sent us the following message:
We are experiencing technical difficulties with the livestream, and unfortunately will not have live video on our website.We are recording the talk though and will publish as soon as possible on the Vision Summit YouTube page. In the meantime, check out this Periscope of the keynote, and stay tuned for updates on our Twitter page.Of note, Valve’s Gabe Newell just appeared via video during the keynote to announce a collaboration between SteamVR and Unity. The details can be found on our blog, and video of Gabe’s address will be available later on our YouTube channel.
If you’re curious about the future of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), you won’t want to miss the Vision VR/AR Summit livestream today, February 10th. – WATCH IT HERE!
The Vision Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Summit in Hollywood, CA will feature awards and keynotes from top leaders in the field, including Unity, Oculus and even NASA.
Opening Keynote – 10am-12pm PST – The latest innovations and techniques in VR and AR will be discussed. Featuring:
- 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
Vision VR/AR Awards Ceremony – 8pm-9pm PST – honoring excellence in the fields of Virtual and Augmented Reality. Categories include Best VR Experience, Best AR Experience, Best Game, and Best Film / Interactive Story and more.
The 21 finalists can be viewed HERE.
Hosted by Unity, the Vision Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Summit is an all-new cross industry event for artists, engineers, programmers, designers, musicians, directors and producers, hardware manufacturers and researchers. It is a place of learning, discussion and networking for those who create VR and AR products, focusing on innovation and advancement of the medium.