Chances are if you’ve been paying attention you’ve heard the term iBeacon. Some of the world’s largest events have begun using iBeacons to engage their attendees and provide an interactive experience that has the industry buzzing. If you havn’t heard the term it’s time you caught up with this exciting new technology.
Dubbed the biggest Drone Racing event in history, the Drone Grand Prix is set to start on 11 March in Dubai, UAE. The huge competition will be hosted by the crown prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
We loved this year’s entries for the New York City Drone Film Festival which wrapped a week ago and we really enjoyed looking at as many of the short-listed entries as we could manage. But the winners of each category are in a class of their own!
3D Projection Mapping is not a new trend, but with the latest advancements in LED projectors, laser technology, mapping techniques and a burst of creativity from professionals worldwide, event managers are increasingly relying on 3D projection themes to enthral audiences at events.
3D art is one thing – but what if you made a full building the canvas? A few years ago video projection mapping was a fledgling artform, with a handful of noteworthy examples. Now, no building opening, product launch, award ceremony, or birthday party worth its salt would be seen without a head-turning projection.
SEATTLE — It’s not easy to find benchmarks for the excitement around virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) — two technologies that are expected to become transformative computing platforms. But my experience at the SEA-VRevent is a good proxy. For the second year in a row, I attended the event, held this year at a bigger venue in Bellevue, Wash. It gave me more of a feeling for the velocity of the startup cycle and ecosystem for VR and AR.
VR World Congress is bringing over 600 buyers, sellers and developers from VR and its surrounding industries from across the globe to Bristol, UK. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with the brightest minds in the VR industry and learn about the present and the future of VR.
Holographic technology has long been used at different kinds of events. Whether it’s on a grand scale – such as the Michael Jackson tribute at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards – or more subtly used to display a new type of product, the technology itself is a useful weapon in the arsenal of those specialising in event design.