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Dancing in a digital universe

THE FIRST interactive theme park and futuristic exhibition ever to come to Thailand, “teamLabs Islands: Dance! Art Museum, Learn & Play!” opened last Sunday at CentralWorld and is already proving one of the most popular events ever held in the City of Angels.

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More information: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/sunday/Dancing-in-a-digital-universe-30285432.html

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Les Goldberg – Delivering the Message for Live Events

The fundamental essence of live events is driven by a group of people coming together to receive, understand and communicate a message. Whether in a hotel ballroom, arena, convention center, or any other type of gathering place, companies that put together these meetings are trying to create an experience for the audience.

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– See more at: http://www.avnetwork.com/latest/0013/delivering-the-message/97263#sthash.WJFppwDu.dpuf

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Augmented reality-reveal for Expo 2020 master plan

Using augmented reality, Dubai Expo 2020‘s organising team offered visitors of Arab Media Forum a glimpse of how the Expo 2020 site will “look and feel” upon completion.

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More information: http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-38993-augmented-reality-reveal-for-expo-2020-master-plan/

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12 ways technology is going to transform B2B events

Speaking at the ILEA Accelerate 2016 Conference on Friday (13 May), Brian Ludwig, senior VP at Cvent, shared 12 ways the company predicts technology will change the face of B2B events.

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More information: http://www.citmagazine.com/article/1395134/12-ways-technology-going-transform-b2b-events

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Kirklees College hosts first virtual reality event to showcase new technologies on offer

It was billed as a virtual out of this world experience.

But in reality it was a room filled with blank screens and several people scratching their heads.

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More information: http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/kirklees-college-hosts-first-virtual-11348817

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PGA Tour And Microsoft Working To Form A New Technological Foundation For The Sport Of Golf

Although the PGA Tour dropped its long-time slogan, “Glory’s Last Shot,” late in 2013, it might not have had its last shot after all.

The PGA has been pushing technological development aggressively as of late. In November 2015, it finally got the ball rolling towards the pin.

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More information: http://www.sporttechie.com/2016/05/17/pga-tour-and-microsoft-working-to-form-a-new-technological-foundation-for-the-sport-of-golf/

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Review: Japanese hologram pop star Hatsune Miku tours North America

SEATTLE—”Do you think ten-year-old you would believe that a concert like thiscould ever exist?”

My buddy asked me this after we’d spent two hours laughing at the weirdest concert we’d ever attended: Hatsune Miku Expo 2016. The concert’s distinguishing feature was a massive, see-through screen in front of a rock band, on which singing, 10-foot-tall anime princesses were projected.

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More information: http://arstechnica.com/the-multiverse/2016/04/waving-glow-sticks-at-hologram-anime-pop-stars-our-night-with-hatsune-miku/

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How holograms will shake up the PR industry

It might be the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.

Remember in “Star Wars” (the original one from the ’80s) when Princess Leia delivers a message to Obi Wan Kenobi via hologram? That’s what I’m talking about, except far more advanced—and real!

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More information: http://www.prdaily.com/mediarelations/Articles/How_holograms_will_shake_up_the_PR_industry_20737.aspx