Unity Launches VR/AR Event in Beijing

Following the inaugural event in Los Angeles earlier this year, Unity Technologies is bringing its all-inclusive VR/AR industry event to Beijing, China with Vision VR/AR Summit Asia 2016.




Designed for artists, engineers, programmers, designers, filmmakers, and more, the Vision VR/AR Summit Asia 2016 is a cross-industry event geared towards furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing virtual or augmented reality content, software, and hardware. Over two days in Beijing December 14-15, 2016, attendees will enjoy feature sessions and talks from technology leaders and innovators at Google, Unity Technologies, Samsung Gear VR, PTC Vuforia, Sony PlayStation VR and Microsoft Hololens, as well as a wide array of informative breakout sessions designed for all skill levels. To support both attendees and the region’s broader development community, sessions will be livestreamed.


Two Tracks and Sessions For All Skill Levels

The Vision VR/AR Summit Asia will feature many of the industry’s biggest tech leaders, design innovators, and visionaries. More than 30 breakout sessions across two tracks will cover the latest technologies and best practices, with content designed to provide creators with the fundamental skills needed to create stunning experiences, games, and stories. Track One “VR Game Dev” will focus on practical how-tos and technical deep dives, with sessions on platform-specific development, making-of case studies and demonstrations of new tools and services. Track Two “VR Experiences” will offer creative inspiration with sessions on lessons learned, design tips, and best practices direct from artists and creators.


Vision VR/AR Asia Awards

Vision VR/AR Summit Asia 2016 will be the home of the Vision VR/AR Awards 2016 – Asia. Showcasing the most innovative virtual and augmented reality projects from around the world, both completed and works-in-progress, the Vision VR/AR Awards will be judged by a panel of global industry experts. Entries are being accepted now through December 1, 2016; more information and the application form can be found here:


Hands-on Showcase & Exhibit Hall

Attendees will have the opportunity to demo new and award winning experiences in the VR/AR Showcase, with expertly curated content from around the globe. Across from the Showcase will be the exhibit hall with dozens of exhibitors, giving attendees more opportunities to experience an array of content, software and solutions on the latest hardware. Early bird passes are available through October 31 and can be purchased here. Additional Summit details can be found on the event website:


VR Masterclass Hosted by Unity Technologies

Unity is one of the most ubiquitous platforms for VR and AR content development. The day before Vision VR/AR Summit Asia, Unity evangelists will host a one-day workshop to provide cutting-edge knowledge and best practices for VR development and optimization. Hands-on training will guide you through fundamentals, and Unity product evangelists and field engineers will be on site for Q&A. Tickets are available now.


About the 2016 Vision Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit Asia

The 2016 Vision VR/AR Summit will be held at the Beijing NUO Hotel, A2 Jiangtai Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. This year’s event features an impressive lineup of presentations and panels geared towards furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing virtual and/or augmented reality content. Hosted by the brightest minds in the industry, the event showcases some of the most creative new projects the community has to offer, hands-on training for all levels and areas of expertise, as well as numerous networking opportunities. The event also features the new Vision Awards, which honor the most innovative virtual and augmented reality projects to date. For tickets and more information about the Summit and Vision Awards, visit


Author: VR Reporter

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