SVVR 2017 Shines Global Spotlight on Latest in VR Technology and Entertainment
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SVVR 2017 Shines Global Spotlight on Latest in VR Technology and Entertainment

More than 100 Companies to Showcase at SVVR Including Immersion, Oculus, Altar, Atcarta, BioflightVR, Deepoon, Gala360, Noys, Redrock Biometrics, and More; SVVR Announces Expansion into Asia

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 29, 2017 — (PRNewswire) — The fourth annual Silicon Valley Virtual Reality (SVVR) Conference and Expo kicks off today in what has become the premier event for the global virtual reality (VR) industry.  More than 100 companies from North America, Europe and Asia will gather to demonstrate and discuss the latest in VR innovation, from new developments in content creation hardware and software, streaming technology and consumer devices; to breakthrough vertical VR applications in health/science, education/training, real estate, security; new games and entertainment experiences; and more.  SVVR runs today through Friday, March 31 at the San Jose Convention Center.

To better meet the needs of the growing international VR industry, SVVR also announced its expansion into Asia with SVVR Japan and SVVR Korea.  More details to be announced soon at

"SVVR started as the first and continues to be the largest VR meetup community, and today is the event of choice for industry insiders worldwide looking to showcase, discover and discuss the latest advancements and opportunities in all applications of VR," said Karl Kratz, co-founder of SVVR.  "From content creators to production tools, wearable devices, haptics technology and more, the companies participating in SVVR are at the forefront of driving innovation in VR which is so necessary to ensure industry growth." 

Some of the news highlights delivered by companies participating in SVVR included:

SVVR is an industry-focused event for all verticals in VR, bringing together top names in VR research, engineering, development, entertainment and enterprise services to discuss the latest trends, exhibit innovations and showcase the future of VR. This year's keynotes will be delivered by Nonny de la Peña, CEO of Emblematic Group, Tony Parisi, Head of VR and AR at Unity Technologies, Kent Bye, host of Voices of VR podcast, and Rikard Steiber, SVP of Virtual Reality, HTC.

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About SVVR
SVVR is the biggest VR industry event of the year where the VR community from around the world and across all verticals, gather in Silicon Valley each Spring to unveil the latest innovations, connect with leaders and build business relationships with top brands looking to grow engagement through VR. SVVR started as the very first VR industry event. Passionate about VR, the SVVR team, including original co-founders Karl Krantz and Nana Usui, have been facilitating a community of VR professionals through Meetups and industry events since 2013.

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