Immersed Conference Demonstrating Viability of VR / AR / MR / 3D Markets

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating its fourth year, the Immersive Technology Alliance's (ITA) Immersed conference takes place at the Ontario Science Centre from October 19-21 in Toronto, Canada. Audiences include professionals working in augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), 3D, and organizations that stand to enrich operations by using immersive technologies today.

“We are thrilled to present this year’s keynote speakers: Frank Soqui, General Manager of VR for Intel, a 35-year company veteran; Buzz Hays, immersive film legend and Head of Product for Lytro; and David Parker, a technology consultant whose volunteer work with the terminally ill and virtual reality at Toronto's Mt. Sinai Hospital has changed lives and earned national press,” said Neil Schneider, president of the Immersive Technology Alliance.

Leading international speakers discuss the media's not-too-distant future and demonstrate how a multitude of industries are enriching day-to-day operations and customer satisfaction using immersive technologies like AR, VR, and 3D.  The benefits go well beyond business and entertainment; immersive technology is positively impacting lives today.

Notable industry speakers include Space Channel, FORREC, InMediaStudio, IBM (Watson), Chosen Realities, Jon Peddie Research, The Khronos Group, Nvidia, Sophic Capital, Enable Education, and more. Additional speakers will be revealed during the lead-up to the conference.

Intel Corporation is the gold sponsor for Immersed 2017. Participating industries include: entertainment, education, marketing, healthcare, manufacturing and experience design. A discount program is available for students.

Professionals and industry working in the field will learn from market leaders and benefit from valuable networking opportunities throughout the show. Businesses and organizations will learn how immersive technology can positively impact their deliverables today and meet the right people to do it.

Key features of Immersed include a dedicated two plus day professional speaker and education series, a private business-to-business exhibition hall, and several top level networking opportunities including meals for most professional days.

Learn more at www.GetImmersed.com.

Immersed on Twitter: @Get Immersed | #Immersed2017
Immersed on Facebook:  www.Facebook.com/ImmersedCon

About The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA)
Non-profit and non-proprietary, The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA) was founded to help build viability for the immersive technology markets such as augmented and virtual reality, stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology, and more.

Media Contact: Carol Warren
Crew Communications
Tel. 714-890-4500
Email: cwarren@crewcommunications.com




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