• Beat Saber and Art of Mixed Reality

    Jump Into the Light VR Cinema, PlayLab and Studio

    This event will be focused on allowing attendees to create Mixed Reality can be used for making influential content that combines animation, the virtual, and the real world. Without needing any tech skills. And to understand how it can be important and valuable for YouTube, filmmaking, and online marketing. Everyone will get a chance to make a video using Mixed Reality they can keep based off the game Beat Saber. More details are pending. Please make sure to complete RSVP here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beat-saber-and-art-of-mixed-reality-tickets-63148978294

  • AI Supremacy –Futurist Author Talk with Wagner and Furst

    The US’s lead in the Global AI race is not assured. What are the geopolitical and technological implications of China’s rise, Globalization and the increase in cyber-warfare? Is the world getting riskier? What does this mean for our careers, education and governance? Join the Brooklyn Futurist Meetup Wednesday, November 7 as we address related issues with AI Supremacy’s authors Daniel Wagner and Keith Furst. Our WeWork host is conveniently located at 115 Broadway. RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2Ndpgzp or this meetup site NO WALK-INS. You must rsvp here or on eventbrite. Our Speakers: Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk Solutions and a widely published author on current affairs and risk management. Prior to forming CRS, he was Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services. Keith Furst is the Managing Director of Data Derivatives, a consulting firm focused on implementing, validating, and fine-tuning financial crime systems. He has many years of extensive consulting experience working for a wide variety of financial institutions focusing on the documentation, design, model development, implementation, calibration, and validation of financial crime systems. Full Bio Link: https://ai-supremacy.com/authors/ More About AI Supremacy: From globalization to jobs, financial services to the role of governments, the nexus with cyber risk to spying, and from China’s quest to international relations, Wagner & Furst have delved deeply into the subject matter. The race for AI supremacy is about anticipation, adopting the right mind set, and having the right resources, a futuristic orientation, and the ability to execute. While few organizations and governments have achieved the right mix to lead in the race for AI supremacy, those that have already possess a substantial lead. Those that have not are simply falling further and further behind. Can those that are not already in the race, get in the race with any realistic hope of catching up? Can those who are already in the race ever catch up with the leaders? Who will win in the end? Should AI be feared or embraced? These are among the many questions Wagner and Furst explore in this enticing book. Admission is $8 (plus Eventbrite service chg) which covers light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments. Our WeWork venue holds about 40 seats, more if some of us stand. Doors open at 6 and talk starts about 6:30 with Q&A following. We end by 8pm. RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2Ndpgzp or this meetup site. Book Reviews: https://ai-supremacy.com/reviews/ Buy Book: https://www.amazon.com/AI-Supremacy-Winning-Machine-Learning/dp/1722113960/ Mike Taubleb, Organizer Brooklyn Futurist Meetup Owner: www.Promenadespeakers.com

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  • Playtesting and Beta Playground

    New York Live Arts

    MSG Ventures cordially invites you! MSG Ventures, part of The Madison Square Garden Company family, is currently developing state-of-the-art venues designed to deliver novel communal interactive experiences on a scale never seen before, offering unprecedented opportunities for new gaming experiences. Please join them for a playtest on Tuesday, July 31 to learn more and to beta test some of the game experiences and mechanics we are developing, and engage with us in the research process by providing your valuable feedback. To RSVP, please click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZxJJBINgwNtVK2eEPlHkfKCwJvHCCz9gse3TJUEp0YaBRRg/viewform Tuesday, July 31 Live Arts Theater 219 W 19th Street New York, NY 10011 Doors open at 6:30p and the event will begin promptly at 7:00p. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early. RSVP does not guarantee participation; Admission is first come first served, based on capacity. Light refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact [masked]

  • Augmented Reality Quite Revolution And The Formation of The ARCloud

    Exciting things are happing in the last year in AR, starting with the onset of ARKit (Apple) that was released about a year ago. Since then an almost weekly release by the giants tech companies: Google - ARCore , Facebook - AR Studio, Amazon - Sumerian, Snap - World Lenses, Microsoft - HoloLens v.3, Magic Leap - ML One, etc. Where is all this leading to? (spoiler: The ARCloud) Speaker: Omri Stein Omri is the Co-Founder and CEO of ReSight, a startup company building the infrastructure for augmented reality based on SLAM and ML technologies. He also organizes the biggest Israeli Meetup group for augmented reality: https://www.meetup.com/Augmented-Reality-TLV/ and previously was VP Cloud for Israel's biggest data science and data analytics firm G-Stat.

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  • Viral Videos and Influencer Marketing for VR/AR

    This event will have a talk about the importance how social VIDEO influencers are important to the adaptation and growth of VR/AR. One of the problems VR/AR faces that isn't really talked about is that it looks uncool. The average person who is not familiar with VR first impression is often seeing someone look like they are moving like an idiot wearing what most describe as "goggles." MUST COMPLETE RSVP HERE https://www.eventbrite.com/e/influencer-marketing-and-virtual-reality-tickets-46311833942 Because of Snapchat lenses and Instagram's AR filters AR is mainstream among millions of youth and millennials. Despite many (if not most) do not even know what the word Augmented Reality means. The same applies to how viral mixed reality videos from YouTube influencers are an important factor for spreading word of mouth online about VR/AR. Will also talk about how online videos has helped VR go mainstream for location-based VR centers in Japan like VR Zone.

  • Special Event: Innovation, VR/AR, Music, and Magnify World

    This is a special event organized by our partners at Magnify World and Canadian Music Week. Note: Must order ticket via this link, https://cmw.net/conference/online-registration. Use code MW15OFF for 15% discount! About the Organizers: CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is Canada's most established music industry conference. Now in its 36th year, it is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. CMW brings together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events - combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada's biggest New Music Festival. All convention functions take place at the CMW's host hotel, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto M5H 2M9). Magnify World Magnify World specializes in augmented reality and virtual reality events, delivering outstanding results in what may be the largest computer platform of our generation. We bring together global thought leaders from brands, business and government to deliver world-class, high-impact and dynamic panels designed to inspire innovation within all sectors of the market. Speakers include: Barry Sandrew PHD - Founder Legend3D, Chairman ARIVAL, Magnify World. Philip Lelyveld - Program Manager, VR/AR Initiative USC Entertainment Technology Center, School of Cinematic Arts Marcie Jastrow - SVP of Immersive Media Technicolor, Head of Technicolor Experience Center Neem Ba Ha - MLSE Director of Product Development, OVD Inc Managing Director. Paul Rock- founder of Another Reality Inc., President of Toronto chapter for the VR/AR Association More speakers pending. If interested in speaking please email Paul at [masked] Magnify World, a successful global AR/VR business summit, is coming to Toronto for the first time ever for a one-day expo in partnership with Canadian Music Week (CMW) on May 9, 2018 during the Tech Innovation Summit. Magnify brings together global and local thought leaders, entrepreneurs, developers, creators and manufacturers to share, collaborate, and discuss Augmented and Virtual Reality--a transformative technology that is expected to be the next-generation computer platform for every sector of the market. Please make sure to order ticket via this link, https://cmw.net/conference/online-registration. Use code MW15OFF for 15% discount!

  • Make a Short Film @ AT&T Create-a-thon

    FFIAF MANHATTAN

    *Register for this event on Eventbrite: https://attcreatenyc.eventbrite.com/?aff=muny * Do you love film? Do you have a story to tell? If so, we want to see you in action. The AT&T Mobility & Entertainment group is inviting you to join them and make a short film. They're looking for creative thinkers and doers like you to join them at this special film-making event in New York. All skill levels are welcome! They need a wide variety of skills and ideas to create the best films possible. Hang out with other filmmakers, creating films, eating snacks, learning from the community and meeting new people who share your passions. There will be experts from the local community available to assist with your creative projects. Who Should Come... You can form a team before the event or come on your own, meet people, and form a team onsite. Whether you want to write it, record it or star in it, you are welcome to join in! • Writers and Storytellers • Directors & Actors • Videographers & Composers • Fun-loving Individuals You Bring... Your camera, laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team-focused mindset and/or team-up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+. Whether you are a director, writer, actor, project manager or just interested in film, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your skills are needed. AT&T Supplies... Although participants and teams are encouraged to bring the equipment of their choice, AT&T will have a limited number of Filming Kits available for teams to borrow over the course of the weekend. Details about these kits can be found on the event registration page or at the event kick off. Prizes... The best films will be competing for $2,250 in prizes split amongst multiple awards. For full prize details, see the event registration page. Event Info... When: Fri, May 4, 2018, 6:00 PM – Sun, May 6, 2018, 9:00 PM Location: FIAF Manhattan, 22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022 Cost: FREE! Register: https://attcreatenyc.eventbrite.com/?aff=muny

  • An Evening With the Experts: Best Practices for VR/AR and Brands

    An Evening With the Experts: Best Practices for VR/AR and Brands Are you interested in AR and VR but unsure how to utilize them to create content for brands? This panel features four experts on the best practices for creating immersive, interactive content that moves the needle. The presentation is geared to those working at brands and agencies, but all are welcome. Must complete RSVP here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-the-experts-best-practices-for-vrar-and-brands-tickets-44036476286 If you would like more info on VRARA please email me (Paul) at [masked] Intro/About/Updates - VR/AR Association: Kris Kolo, NYC Chapter President Moderator: Marty Swant, AdWeek Speakers: Leigh Christie, Isobar NowLab Americas Suzana Apelbaum, Head of Creative, Google Cortney Harding, Co-founder, Friends With Holograms Resh Sidhu, AKQA

  • VR&AR Fair at Asian Attractions and Amusement Expo

    Needs a location

    • What we'll do Another Reality and the VRARA has partnered with the largest conference for the amusement sector in China, the Asian Attractions and Amusement Expo, http://www.aaaexpos.com/index.php?lang=en. Which will be held at the world's largest convention center in Guangzhou, China. The VR&AR Fair at the conference focuses on VR/AR products that serve the amusement sector for China's population of 1.3 billion people. While the VR&AR Fair remains obscure outside China it is a very large conference with over 20,000 attendees most whom are arcade and Family Entertainment Center owners in China. About 95% of the attendees and exhibitors are Chinese based companies. Our partnership with the VR & AR Fair is to help get foreigners involved in what could possibly be the most underrated conference for the VR/AR industry. Foreigners and non-Chinese citizens get free hotel accommodation along with a 45% discount on exhibitor space and attend for free. For full details please go here https://drive.google.com/file/d/13ngGonMt6iDi-C7Xvk2XyjyCAXyeIUvL/view?usp=sharing • What to bring • Important to know

  • Ready Player One Premiere

    amc kips bay

    Third party event organized by NYVR AMC Kips Bay 15 570 2nd Avenue · New York The group will meet in the theatre lobby by the VR experiences The theatre tickets are available! We will be viewing the movie in the large IMAX theatre at 8pm on 3/29. We will also meet in the lobby at around 6pm for networking. Please book your tickets at the link below. https://www.amctheatres.com/movies/the-shape-of-water-53669/showtimes/all/2018-03-29/amc-kips-bay-15/all/65786725 Original post: We’ve been working on putting together an event in celebration of the upcoming Ready Player One Experience. We have made arrangements with IMAX & the AMC Kips Bay theatre to hold an informal gathering in their lobby prior to the movie's premiere on Thursday (3/29). If you are interested in attending, you will just need to book tickets to the show directly from the AMC theatre website for the evening showing. They will go on sale tomorrow 3/8 and tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Please coordinate with your friends today so that you can reserve your block of seats. We are also working to hopefully have the Ready Player One VR experience available for viewing in the theatre’s VR area. I will send out final details along with a link to the movie theatre tickets as soon as it is available. Hope to see everyone there!

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