Introducing Nanci Karas as VRS 2017 Conference Director

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We are pleased to announce that Nanci Karas will be leading this year’s Virtual Reality Strategy (VRS) Conference as Conference Director. Nanci brings two decades of experience producing top industry events for senior executives in the digital media, advertising technology, and marketing arena. “We are excited to have Nanci lead the VRS 2017, which in just two years, has become … Read More

Comcast Grows Presence, Investing in Early-Stage Ventures

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Trailing behind only Google, Intel, and Salesforce, Comcast is placed at the forefront of a shifting economy and digital tech age. Comcast has earned a high margin on return as well as valuable lessons within the startup world through investments like Dollar Shave Club. “We are in the first or second inning” of an era that is “as fundamental as … Read More

Re-Imagining Live Entertainment in VR: One Year Later

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During Virtual Reality Strategy (VRS) Conference 2016, Tracy Swedlow, CEO of TMRW Corp, moderated a panel with Geoff Brim, VP of B2B innovation & architecture at Deutsche Telekom, Tom Impallomeni, CEO of Virtually Live, and Facundo Diaz, CEO of VRTIFY, tackling the topic of live VR entertainment. The panel focused on sports, music, and other out-of-home live entertainment and how … Read More

Unity Raises $400 Million To Fuel VR/AR Strategy

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Earlier this week, Unity Technologies announced it has raised $400 million in new funding from private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. Unity’s previous investors valued the San Francisco-based company at $1.5 billion but now value to the company at $2.6 billion. Unity, whose game engine speeds up the time it takes developers to produce a game, will use the new … Read More