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PDN Photoplus International Conference + Expo

Conference: Oct. 25 - Oct. 28, 2017
Expo: Oct. 26 - Oct. 28, 2017
Javits Convention Center, New York City

 

Select Criteria: Session Type = NYVR Seminar

Thursday, October 26, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR02
Creating 360 VR Video is easier than you think. Join industry veteran Jim Malcolm as he shares his experiences and shows you tips & tricks for making awesome 360 VR video....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR01
Exploring the potential and difficulties of developing VR for mobile...
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Thursday, October 26, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR04
What does it take to produce 360 content? Experts will review best practices for the novice and expert....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR03
Introduction to WebVR - who is driving the industry, what's expected from WebVR 2.0?...
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Thursday, October 26, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR06
While major studios and content creators are developing high quality immersive content, and developers are creating new headsets and hardware, how do consumers actually find the best content to experience? In this session, hear from the leaders of Littlstar about how they have become the go-to global platform for immersive... ...read more...
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR05
Overview of WebVR frameworks like Aframe, and others. Strengths & weaknesses of each will be explored....
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Thursday, October 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR07
How is WebVR being used now? Why have some companies chosen WebVR over other options? ...
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Sponsored by: Samsung
  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR08
Audio is a key component of high quality VR. This session will be an introduction to 3D audio....
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Thursday, October 26, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR09
Apple ARKit has taken the world by storm and Google responded with ARCore. How does this platform work, what are some opportunities and challenges in developing for it? The Glimpse Group’s Alper Guler will present an overview, and some early use cases....
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ALPER GULER
RETAILER
LAZZONI USA INC

Alper is an enthusiast of Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies. He is the founder of Augmented and virtual reality companies kabaq.io and pandorareality.com ...

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR10
Augmented Reality has had an amazing few months. Join Ori Inbar, founder of AWE and ARNY, and his panel of industry leaders as they discuss where the industry is, where it's headed and what ARkit & ARCore are likely to mean....
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Dana Farbo

Dana Farbo has been a digital pioneer for over two decades and has built and sold a digital agency, co-authored a best-selling book on digital marketing, taught social media at Fashion Institute of Technology and co-leads two prominent meetups in New York City, The Customer Experience Group and Augmented Reality...

Ori Inbar

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Thursday, October 26, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR11
Paul Meyhoefer will be sharing some industry insight as a leading manufacturer of 360° VR cameras under the KODAK PIXPRO brand.  KODAK PIXPRO was one of the first names in the 360° VR market over 3 years ago,  answering professional and consumer demands with a family of 360° VR camera... ...read more...
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Paul Meyhoefer
Sales
KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR12
"Ben Voss, CTO of Pixacore,  will share his perspectives, experiences and use cases covering the following topics:  *   Hype vs. reality…where does VR/AR/MR work and where doesn’ it?  *   When VR is appropriate, how do you plan, design, produce and measure it?  *   Case study of a successful VR rollout"...
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Ben Voss

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Thursday, October 26, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR14
What is photogrammetry? How does it work? How does it integrate into VR production?...
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR13
WebVR delivers increasingly good VR experiences through the browser - but did you know that we can create Augmented Reality the same way? Join Fabien Benetou as he shows you how to use some of the same tools we use to build simple websites, to create browser based AR experiences....
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Thursday, October 26, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR16
Live streaming of 360 video and VR content is still in its infancy. Learn about the latest....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR15
FREE Mobile VR Viewer to all attendees of this session! (while supplies last) Lex will introduce you to the massive mobile VR market - the hardware and software involved in creating quality immersive experiences. Then we'll dive right in and create our own mobile VR app - live onstage -... ...read more...
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Thursday, October 26, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR18
All of the big video players are developing or acquiring VR editing capability. Learn about what's out there and how to choose which to use for your project....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR17
ARCore and ARKit have generated deserved excitement about mobile AR. Yet, despite these incredible advancements, AR hasn't yet reached the point where it will be an ever present part of our lives. What technological advancements will it take for AR to be so seamless and realistic that it will be... ...read more...
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Friday, October 27, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR19
Real estate is one of the first truly profitable use cases for VR. Durng this panel discussion you'll learn what's being done and what's working. Additional panelists to be announced....
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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR20
Sparked by the DK1, the VR industry has gone from asleep to on fire in 2 years. Where are we now?...
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DJ Smith

D.J. Smith is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at The Glimpse Group. The Glimpse Group is a holding company for a portfolio of startups focused on the virtual and augmented reality industries. At Glimpse, D.J.’s responsibilities include overseeing the production of all VR and AR content as...

Justin Hendrix
NYC Media Lab

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Friday, October 27, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR21
Researchers have been actively exploring Augmented Reality (AR) for a half century, first in the lab and later in the streets. What can AR make possible by interactively integrating virtual media with our experience of the physical world? I will try to answer this question in part by presenting some... ...read more...
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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR22
VR, AR and MR are all moving quickly, and 2017 was a huge year for new platforms and maturing of existing ones. Where do we think this is all going? Our panel will explore this and other questions. ...
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Ken Perlin

Ken Perlin, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, directs the Future Reality Lab, and is a participating faculty member at NYU MAGNET. His research interests include future reality, graphics and animation, user interfaces and education. He is chief scientist at Tactonic Technologies and Holojam...

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Friday, October 27, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR24
The tech industry famously has a diversity and gender problem. Hear from some of the VR industry's leaders on how this is being addressed and overcome. Panelists to be announced....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR23
Tourism is a great use of VR, both to augment the experience and market destinations. Youvisit will take us through their successes & failures in this market....
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Friday, October 27, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR26
Join a panel of advertising industry luminaries as they explore opportunities and pitfalls of VR and brands. Panelists to be announced....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR25
From pre-surgical scans to education to telemedicine, the potential for VR in healthcare is enormous. Mo Ben, Founder of The Body, and panelists will share their work and provide an overview of what is being done  with Healthcare in VR. Panelists to be announced....
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Mo Ben

Mo Ben is a virtual reality creator with four years of experience developing VR applications. Mo co-founded The Body VR in 2015, where he leads all product and development efforts. The Body VR is revolutionizing healthcare through virtual reality. As an award-winning healthcare VR company with established proprietary technology, The...

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Friday, October 27, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR27
Conceiving, communicating, approving, building & managing structures has been an early success for VR. See what's being done to change how the built environment gets built....
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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR28
How is Virtual Reality changing the entertainment landscape? What do we see coming in the future? Panelists to be announced....
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JUSTIN Faust California
VIRTUAL REALITY TALK

Justin Hendrix is Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. Hendrix connects media and technology companies with New York City’s universities to drive digital media innovation and entrepreneurship. The Lab's interests range across disciplines from data science to virtual and augmented reality, and its programs include seed projects with member companies...

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Friday, October 27, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR29
It is widely expected that enterprise solutions will be profitable before most consumer efforts. What does it take to sell into enterprise? Panelists to be announced....
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Amy Peck

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR30
The process of funding can be difficult, getting terms wrong can cost founders money & control. Join David Sorin, Partner, Co-Chair - Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Company Practices at McCarter & English as he takes you through the challenges & opportunities of venture funding. ...
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Friday, October 27, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR31
VR, AR & MR all hold great promise for education. Learn the possibilities and some of what's currently being done....
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Hugh Seaton

Hugh is CEO of Aquinas Training, a learning reinforcement software company, and founder of Stamford ACM SIGGRAPH, the Global Simulations Working Group, and various VR Meetups & Hackathons. Prior to Aquinas, Hugh spent 18 years in advertising in the US and Greater China, working with and for brands such as...

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR32
Join a panel of VC's moderated by McCarter & English's David Sorin, as they discuss the current funding enivornment. Panelists to be announced....
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Kai Bond

Kai’s experience as founder and startup corporate incubator make him a perfect fit to run Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, which funds diverse founding teams. He also leads seed investing in consumer and frontier tech investing in New York. Prior, he was General Manager of the Samsung Accelerator in NYC,...

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Saturday, October 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR33
SMASH stereotypes by claiming the future in VR and 360. Right now you’re a pioneer at the start of this tech wave, creating tomorrow’s visual history today. Learn how to build a diversity toolkit, strategize, stand out with your content, and lead in reshaping what our world looks like....
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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR34
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Saturday, October 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR35
The best VR is in roomscale. Join HTC's Dario Laverde as he shows you best practices in roomscale development....
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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR36
"Adoption is the #1 problem for the VR industry.  When we look at VR consumer adoption from a global perspective, it's obvious that this new technology/media has been adopted at a much faster pace in Asia, especially in China, compared to the US. Being one of the most active VR/AR investors... ...read more...
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Ryan Wang

Ryan Wang is Co-founder and General Partner of Outpost Capital, a leading VR/AR investment fund based in Silicon Valley. Ryan is known as a VR/AR expert who oversees companies in the US and greater China, with solid insights and strong connections in both markets. Prior to Outpost, Ryan was a Venture...

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Saturday, October 28, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR37
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Elain Lu

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR38
How should designers & developers think of UI in VR? Are there new conventions & ideas for producing better presence, better engagement, better comprehension?There has been a lot of talk lately about VR filmmaking, and the possibilities are incredible. Animated films, documentaries, and live-action experiences could be revolutionized by 360-degree... ...read more...
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Daron Jenkins

Daron is a Media Entrepreneur, host of the "Movies Make Me Happy" podcast and the founder of NYFL Storyteller Lab, an incubator and community of creators and innovators from film, television, and VR/AR/360....

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Saturday, October 28, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR39
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Sponsored by: Microsoft
  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR40
Now in its second year, the MIT is the largest in the world, and features over 350 developers chosen from over 2000 applicants. Come see the winners of this amazing event demo their projects....
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Saturday, October 28, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR42
VR is a new medium for art and expression - what are artists doing? How can artists experiment? Panelists to be announced....
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  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR41
Come hear how Unity creates VR from the ground up....
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Saturday, October 28, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Session Number:NYVR43
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  • Session Number:NYVR44
The session will discuss the unique challenges facing startups in VR and AR in addition to the challenges that face all startups and the variety of paths that the founders can take to achieve success in this emerging market....
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Lyron Bentovim

Mr. Bentovim has over 20 years of experience in executive management, technology investing and entrepreneurship. Prior to co-founding the Glimpse Group in 2016, between 2008-2016, Mr. Bentovim served as CFO and COO for several technology companies: Top Image Systems. He also founded Darklight Partners, a strategic advisory to small and mid-cap companies. Between...

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Sponsored by: Glimpse

Saturday, October 28, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

  • Session Number:NYVR45
VR should allow for differing abilities. How should systems do this?...
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Roland Dubois
Roland Dubois

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  • Room: 1D05/1D06

  • Session Number:NYVR46
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Saturday, October 28, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: 1D03/1D04

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