XR and the Metaverse


8. June.

Time: 13:00 - 13:45


The VR cluster together with NagellD and Vizrt provides an insight into some of the current developments and opportunities in extended reality. We will get to know more about what the Metaverse may become, together with cases on XR used in as different contexts as sports and fish farming.

Vizrt: Seeing is not-believing - Using AI and AR to add a new dimension to live events

Nagelld: How to convert enormous amounts of data into decision making tools


Stian Heggernes
has a degree in Visual Communication from UK and has for the last 17 years worked in retail, insurance, IT and Aquaculture. He has for the last two years worked with 3D visualisation, AR and VR at NagellD.

Chris Black
’s career in the media industry has spanned more than 25 years, evangelizing for software vendors globally, and active as an art director and director/technical director for television stations across the United States. Today, Chris is the Head of Brand and Content for Vizrt Group and leads a team of talented creatives who help explain and visualize the world of software defined visual storytelling.

This event is a part of the Media City Bergen Future Week, a media and mediatech festival consisting of a number of research seminars, conferences, workshops, breakfast ­meetings, popup talks, entertainment, demos, presentations, debates, talks, and discussions. Save the dates 7 - 10 June, for Future Week 22, a week of inspiring events in Bergen, Oslo, and Stavanger.
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