In 2014 Facebook acquired Oculus, touching off a frenzy of investment in AR/VR around the world - along with speculation about how and when this tech will reshape consumers' daily lives. The next five years will be transformational as millions more people become exposed to the technology. This panel of global experts will share its perspective on where AR/VR is headed. Learn how they approach the shifting trends and uncertainties, and how they make decisions when their money is on the line.
We've all seen how unchecked anonymity in social forums can have a profoundly negative influence. But then comes a refreshingly different experience from someone who envisioned a better way through VR - one in which digital anonymity fosters trust and gives voice to genuine and sometimes tender human expression. Grab a tissue and join Lucas Rizzotto, producer of Where Thoughts Go, to learn how he pulled it off.
Rikke Jansen represents a growing community of talented 3D artists that have found a virtually unlimited platform for self-expression in social VR platforms like VR Chat. She has devoted countless hours to the question of how our virtual identities, our avatars, reflect our true identities in IRL.