Mixed/Augmented/Virtual Reality Regional Innovation & Startup Conference by UMD/USDOC center Oct. 17-18
The DC area has been at the forefront of innovation in many realms, And though not (yet) as recognized as a center for technology creation, it hosts a huge variety of firms and researchers operating at the forefront of the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR, VR and MR) universe.
This conference brings to light regional innovators and cutting edge research going on in Immersive Media (a catch-all for AR/VR/MR/360 Video) and specifically focuses on practical corporate, governmental, and educational uses and implications of the technology.
The conference is sponsored by the Mixed/Augmented/Virtual Reality Innovation Center (MAVRIC), a University of Maryland-based center working to build a regional immersive media innovation ecosystem with the support of the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration.
WHERE: The Riggs Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park
WHEN: October 17 and 18.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Lee Tune 301-405-4679, Sameer (Sammy) Iqbal Popat, 301-704-7789