AWE returns to Santa Clara, California on June 1-2, 2017 for its eight consecutive year in the USA. In 2016, AWE saw nearly 4000 people hear from 200 speakers and demo the latest in AR, VR and wearable tech from 200 exhibitors in our largest event yet. Mark your calendars for AWE USA 2017.
Laval Virtual is one of the most important events in Europe showcasing innovations and new technologies. Virtual reality and augmented reality are the core to the show. With more than 150 exhibitors and 40 countries represented, Laval Virtual is essential for professionals, students, tech enthusiasts and curious novices.
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and parent company Lucasfilm, Ltd. announce the formation of ILM Experience Lab (ILMxLAB), a new division that will draw upon the talents of Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker Sound. ILMxLAB combines compelling storytelling, technological innovation and world-class production to create immersive entertainment experiences. For several years, the company has been investing in real-time graphics – building a foundation that allows ILMxLAB to deliver interactive imagery at a fidelity never seen before. As this new dimension in storytelling unfolds, ILMxLAB will develop virtual reality, augmented reality, real-time cinema, theme park entertainment and narrative-based experiences for future platforms.
A "Star Wars" virtual-reality experience? Shut up and take my credits!
While most "Star Wars" fans out there are anxiously awaiting the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the folks at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) are working on something even more awesome. The company announced on Friday the creation of the ILM Experience Lab, or ILMxLab for short, which is a partnership between ILM, Skywalker Sound and Lucasfilm that will work on virtual- and augmented-reality content for major movie franchises.
What we're aiming for is to open the two-dimensional world of the movies and allow fans to walk into those worlds with the same visual fidelity," ILMxLab's creative director told USA Today.