Immersed 2015, Discovery Channel and Tom’s Hardware News

By September 21, 2015 News
Lucas Cochran, Tech Correspondent, Daily Planet, Discovery Channel Canada

Lucas Cochran, Tech Correspondent, Daily Planet, Discovery Channel Canada

“An event like Immersed is key to showing the masses that VR and AR have moved from the realm of science fiction into fact. Hardware and content are finally catching up to our lofty expectations and now we can experience those innovations first hand.” – Lucas Cochran, Daily Planet, Discovery Channel Canada

We are honored to announce that Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet will be moderating the immersive video game panel at Immersed 2015. The panel features top people from Sony Computer Entertainment, HTC, Starbreeze Studios, and WEVR. Tom’s Hardware is going to moderate the “What’s Under the Hood” panel which includes leading names like AMD, Basemark, and Jon Peddie Research. Of course, they are both planning full coverage for the event and will see all kinds of cool stuff and meet amazing people.

Next, we’ve revealed the session schedule for Immersed 2015. We have three full days of activity lined up. The Sunday afternoon (October 4th) is filled with valuable workshops for those interested in working with virtual reality and stereoscopic 3D content. The main conference days (October 5-6, Monday & Tuesday) are fully loaded with four keynote addresses, and session after session of top industry names sharing their experiences and insights with immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality. Just some of the nearly 30 names attached include Nokia Technologies, InMediaStudio, IM360, Canadian Film Centre, Fraunhofer, AWE Company, Next Galaxy Corp., and more. Yes, we will be talking about holograms too. ¬†Only the best!

The free to access public exhibition is on the Sunday afternoon (October 4th). We have exciting things planned which will be revealed closer to the show. Please register in advance to ensure your spot.

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