VR & AR World, a trade exhibition for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, will take place on 18-20 October 2016 at London ExCel.
The Informa event, which aims to attract experts from across the VR and AR ecosystem, will focus on VR and AR as a means for entertainment, enterprise, and the entire televisual experience.
The event will include presentations, debates, and networking to help attendees uncover the potential value of VR and AR for enterprise and entertainment. Other sessions will look at the technology required behind the scenes to enable VR to move into the mainstream, with topics including how to provision fixed and mobile networks to cater for a VR and AR future.
Keynotes and panel discussions will cover topics including virtual reality for sports and live events broadcast, commercialising VR, and VR in a range of industries, from medical to retail.
The event’s organiser, Informa, expects about 80 speakers from the forefront of Virtual and Augmented Reality worldwide, to take part in the discussions at the event.
With VR headsets from manufacturers such as Oculus set to take the industry by storm, analysts anticipate solid growth for the VR industry.