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VR in travel: show us the money

We’ve seen a large rise in interest in deploying virtual reality from the travel sector with companies as diverse at Expedia, Marriott and Quantas pitching in with early innovations in the travel booking, hospitality and airline sectors respectively. VR’s appeal from a travel perspective is not that difficult to see. As a service, travel is […]

2017 Conference Review

A week on from this year’s conference and we’re still receiving plenty of plaudits from attendees. Among the most gratifying things we’ve heard was the sentiment that real business leads were evident for the first time. Partly this might be a result of the expanded space and profile for the exhibition space, but also it […]

Speaker to address Crisis Management issues in AR

Our latest confirmed speaker is Nicola King – Associate Director at global reputation management consultancy Teneo Blue Rubicon, whose clients include Google, Activision Blizzard, Facebook and Instagram. Nicola has extensive experience in risk, issues and crisis management and has worked with companies across a range of sectors to help them understand the risks they face […]

Eye Tracking and Augmented Reality

The latest speaker to our fantastic line-up for ARVR Innovate 2017 is Ann McNamara from the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University. In her presentation to delegates Ann will explore how, using eye-tracking to inform AR and VR applications, compelling AR and VR applications need to figure out how to get the right information onto […]

Why your boss should send you to ARVR Innovate Dublin on May 11th.

You’ve already sussed out the early-bird rate, and have identified a few really interesting speakers you would like to meet, but sometimes the boss needs a little more nudging – budgets for attending conferences can often be tight, especially if you were not at a previous ARVR Innovate ( check out the great testimonials from […]

Keynote Speaker – Dean Johnson

We’re thrilled to be rejoined this year by Dean Johnson, following his hugely popular presentation at last year’s conference. Dean will be reporting back to the conference from his forthcoming 48 hours in VR which he is doing alongside Sarah Jones of Coventry University – check out the hashtag #VR48 for updates. As an accomplished […]

stARtup Profile – AVRLON – Berlin

This year’s conference will have a great new addition – the stARtup Demozone. Over the past few weeks we’ve been receiving loads of applications to join our event, from companies near and far… and over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to who you can meet in Dublin….first up is AVRLON. AVRLON is […]

Panelist Announcement- Barry Downes, Suir Ventures

As part of the conference this year we will be running a panel on funding opportunities for start-ups ( see also our stARtup page for opportunities for free demo space ). Among the leading players in the funding space here is Barry Downes.     Barry is the Managing Partner of the Suir Valley Ventures, which […]

Ireland to feature in US virtual reality experience

A virtual reality attraction is coming to Busch Gardens Williamsburg in spring of 2018, the park announced. Pass members in attendance helped announce the park’s plans during a card reveal that displayed a “Virtual Reality 2018” logo. The new attraction will be located in a virtual “Ireland” on the former site of Europe in America, […]