Welcome back to AWE Talks, our series that revisits some of the most engaging content from AWE’s catalog of presentations and panel discussions from past events. With an extensive library of content from AWE USA 2022 available on the awe.live platform, as well as to AWE’s YouTube Channel, there are still plenty of talks to dive into.
This week, we take a look at a great panel discussion from Brett Bagenstose, Principal at NeoPangea, and Kristen Soumas, Director, Consumer Content Partnerships at Verizon. The talk, titled 'The Metaverse Protagonist: Storytelling Techniques for AR Entertainment,' examines how the arrival of Mixed reality wearables presents an opportunity to turn users into protagonists in their own interactive story. However, casting the user as the role of lead character poses many narrative, technical, and usability challenges that have never before needed to be solved. Read below for some quick-hit takeaways, and of course watch the video below for a fascinating glimpse into the world of immersive storytelling through AR.
See the full video below along with quick-hit takeaways.
Watch the full video below.