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New Zealand VR/AR Association Auckland Launch

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AR/VR Garage - Industry Connect Event Space

34 Shaddock Street, Eden Terrace.

Auckland

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We are pleased to host a special event to clelebrate the newly formed New Zealand VR/AR Association.

Join us for a celebration and showcase from some of our association members.

Speakers:

Jessica Manins, Executive Director VR/AR NZ

The New Zealand VR/AR Association Incorporated has been formed to represent and promote the national interests of the virtual, augmented and mixed reality sector and related sectors.

NZ VRAR Association will be housed at ProjectR national virtual and mixed reality centre of excellence based in the Wellington CBD.

Come along and hear about the goals for NZ VRAR Association and join us for a celebration of this emerging sector.


Dr Roy Davies, CTO Imersia

Chief Technical Officer at Imersia, Roy is a computer scientist and engineer with a deep understanding of human factors and usability issues which he has applied to numerous Virtual Reality and Internet applications.

Roy is part of the Executive Committee of NZ VRARA and is based in Auckland.


Demos:

Imersia

Imersia delivers mobile, interactive, realtime, multiuser experiences through their cloud-based technology. They are a mixed-reality company that creates engaging, entertaining experiences and you'll have a chance to experience some of their incredible work.

Rush Digital

Rush Digital is a creative innovation company that engages in a variety of technologies to convey creative innovation solutions & business models, delivering them across a number of different verticals, predominantly the gaming industry, corporate enterprise, and the creative industry including global advertising, marketing and entertainment clients.

We're lucky enough to have NZ VRARA members Rush Digital showcasing Elementalist, their new Vive VR shooter gaming experience that combines both tactile and cerebral elements. The primary gameplay consists of a polarity mechanic with two elements, Fire & Ice.

Immersify & Polytronik Digital Studios

Immersify is focussed on providing quality strategic advice & solutions for the rapidly emerging Augmented, Virtual & Mixed Reality markets.

Founder/Director Brendon King has spent almost 3 years investing in, plus testing & deploying, solutions for both capture & computer graphics-built experiences, & has become a recognised thought leader in this sector in New Zealand.

Tony is Founder and happy sole owner of “studio POLYTRONIK Vr” , easily wellingtons earliest adopter of CGI -Vr.

In collaboration with Polytronik Digital Studios, Immersify recently completed a six minute long fully CGI-built Wellington Chocolate Factory "Bean to Bar" VR experience, which debuted at the Te Papa Chocolate Festival in August. This will hit kiosks across NZ via the Samsung Gear VR headset later in 2016.

Come check it out!

This is a unique opportunity to experience cutting edge technology from NZ VRARA members. We look forward to you joining us.

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Please note that due to the special nature of this event it is likely that there will be photo’s and video’s taken and they may be used for promotional purposes.

Special thanks to ATEED for providing the space and WREDA for enabling us to bring two NZ VRARA Wellington members to the event.

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AR/VR Garage - Industry Connect Event Space

34 Shaddock Street, Eden Terrace.

Auckland

New Zealand

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