10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
David Morin | Epic Games - Unreal Engine
Though many companies investing billions into metaverse technology are competitors, they share a common interest in creating a shared digital universe. To enable an open future where assets are able to move freely and work consistently across the entire digital universe, the metaverse needs standards that combat fragmentation and preserve openness.
Hundreds of industry leaders are working to enable the transition from the development of 3D assets to metaverse assets and explore the roles open standards and open source software will play in the creation of portable, interoperable metaverse scenes and objects.
Join leaders from The Khronos Group, Academy Software Foundation, and the Worldwide Web Consortium as they discuss how companies, creators, and standards developers can work together to make sure the tools required for an open metaverse are not just available, but ubiquitous and robust.
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
09:35 AM - 10:00 AM
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
The journey with Nreal Light, Nreal Air and Beyond
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
A fireside chat with Rony Abovitz, CEO of Sun and Thunder (founder of Magic Leap and MAKO Surgical), and his podcast co-host, Forbes tech columnist Charlie Fink. Rony will discuss why he thinks we're in a difficult but necessary middle "Gemini" phase (Mercury-Gemini-Apollo) before a deeper convergence of multiple technologies enables a full flowering of the XR seeds we have been planting for the past ten years, and the five decades before that.
01:00 PM - 01:25 PM
Witness the dawn of a new age of Augmented Reality as Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. addresses some very real pain points to mainstream XR adoption today. See how the latest phase of Snapdragon™ Spaces XR Developer platform aims to onboard and activate an untapped market of mobile developers as well as enabling XR developers with the ease of familiar traditional input models. This talk lays the groundwork for the rest of the Snapdragon Spaces activations throughout the show, you won’t want to miss it.