NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will feature a broad slate of activities dedicated to the latest trends in virtual reality (VR). The 2016 NAB Show will showcase the latest VR content from around the globe, host sessions that feature Academy-Award winning content creators discussing how they’re working within the VR medium, and offer a comprehensive slate of programming that will provide attendees with the latest techniques for creating VR content and the best way to position it for creative and commercial success. The convention takes place April 16 – 21 in Las Vegas.
“Virtual Reality is rapidly changing the media ecosystem – providing audiences with experiences that were previously impossible,” said Chris Brown, NAB executive vice president, Conventions and Business Operations. “We are pleased to showcase the brightest minds in the virtual reality world, as well as showcase the latest VR content and technology to our attendees who are hungry to experience firsthand what the future of media technology has in store.”
As part of the NAB Show Immersive Media Experience, NAB Show will host the “Kaleidoscope VR Showcase at NAB Show presented by Jaunt,” a three-day showcase that will feature groundbreaking VR experiences from over 30 international virtual reality producers and for viewing on Samsung, Vive and Oculus head mounted devices. The VR Showcase will reside within theVirtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion, which will host over 20 exhibitors demonstrating the latest augmented and virtual reality equipment and software. Additional VR content, tools and techniques will be on view in booths throughout Central and South Halls.