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The ideas and opinions shared on Immersed Access do not necessarily represent those of The Immersive Technology Alliance or the employers of whomever is posting here.  All material is under non-disclosure as per the Immersed Access Terms and Conditions.

Covering everything from academia to commercial endeavors, these private discussion forums are there for open discussion, collaboration, shared knowledge, and experimentation.  The forums are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded forward-thinking people in the immersive technology space.

This could be articles, videos, podcasts – you name it!  What’s key is that people get the chance to learn from each other.  We encourage all members to propose and share material for the Immersed Access community.  More than this, when you post commentary on what you see, it’s simultaneously shared in the discussion forums.  We want to see some great dialogue from this!

CES / VR Fest: Under the Hood Panel

By Member Blogs & Education Sessions

Dare we say it, only The ITA has a history of getting all the staunchest competitors together at the same table to talk about the big picture.  Focused on the fundamentals of making virtual reality work from a processing and horsepower point of view, this memorable panel features:

  • Moderator: Alex Davies, Tom’s Hardware
  • Daryl Sartain, Director of VR, AMD
  • Tero Sarkkinen, CEO, Basemark
  • Neil Trevett, VP Mobile Content, Nvidia
  • Ryan McCall, Director of Sales & Business Development, Futuremark
  • Frank Soqui, General Manager Enthusiast Desktop Group, Intel Corporation

CES / VR Fest: VR in Public Exhibition

By Member Blogs & Education Sessions

During CES 2016, The Immersive Technology Alliance ran a series of panels as part of VR Fest.  This panel focused on the use of virtual reality in public exhibition, and featured:

  • Moderator: Jason Jerald, NextGen Interactions
  • James Jensen, CTO, The Void
  • Srinivas Krishna, CEO, AWE Company
  • Jose Luis Navarro, CEO, InMediaStudio
  • Kevin Mastin, Director of Business Development, AO&A

It turned out very well.  Be sure to share your comments and feedback below!

My Personal Soylent Green

By Member Blogs & Education Sessions

The following is an article being printed in Jon Peddie Research’s TechWatch based on JPR data, and while I’m under embargo until this evening, I got the go ahead to share it here early as I think it’s the only place where the industry can feel comfortable to openly discuss it.  I half-jokingly make the comparison to Soylent Green because we finally have core data to make a pretty solid sales prediction and strategy for immersive tech.  While some will like it and some will hate it, there isn’t much room for opinion here unless the numbers fail to hold up to scrutiny, though I trust my sources.  I’m hopeful this information will make it easier for ventures in the space to plan for the long term and appreciate the urgency to work together so this market is built to last. Read More

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ImmersedAccessRAWIN THE NEWS

Always linked back to the source, these are lead-in snippets of recommended stories from around the globe about immersive technologies like virtual reality, augmented reality, stereoscopic 3D and more. Feel free to comment and weigh in on what you think!

We’d like to build a repository of industry reports so the Immersed Access membership can keep a sharp eye on the latest trends and developments.  If you hold the copyright and have access to reports and findings that the community should know about, please contact us!