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OrlandoiX announcements, media coverage and industry news.

Announcements

Cathy Hackl announced as keynote speaker for OrlandoiX 2018

She is a woman of many titles. From futurist to tech evangelist, to global and Emmy-nominated speaker, she’s known as a leader in the AR/VR industry. We are pleased to announce that Cathy Hackl is returning to OrlandoiX 2018 as a keynote speaker! Hackl was named by NBC News as one of the top women in

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Announcements

OrlandoiX 2018 T-Shirt Design Contest Kicks Off

It’s time to begin the yearly OrlandoiX t-shirt design contest! This year we’re opening up to an online contest, and you can submit your designs starting today! That’s right, no matter where you live, you can now submit your designs for a chance to be on the official OrlandoiX 2018 t-shirt. At OrlandoiX, we’re all

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Announcements

Call for volunteers at OrlandoiX 2018

A great many historical events relied on the power of volunteers, and OrlandoiX is one of them. As we’ve done for past events, we’re looking to recruit some helping hands for OrlandoiX 2018. No grueling labor required, just the ability to do minor physical tasks and a smile on your face! Volunteering with us has

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Community News

OrlandoiX Indie Village is Prime Creator Real Estate

The rush of the crowd and the sounds of “game over” screens will be abundant on the expo floor of OrlandoiX 2018. Will you brave the sea of eager gamers, to present your projects? OrlandoiX provides a prime opportunity for indie creators of AR/VR and gaming projects to show off their work, get feedback, and

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Industry News

Publishing powerhouses bring VR to center stage at E3 2018

What can we say except – WOW. This E3 conference was chock-full of exciting game announcements from Bethesda, Microsoft, Insomniac, and many more studios. We’ll be getting some beautiful virtual reality games, and long-awaited video game titles will be releasing in the near future. We’ll touch on some of the highlights of this year’s event. Microsoft

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Community News

Orlando ranked 2nd best city nationally for gamers

From its humble beginnings, video gaming has become a thriving and extremely lucrative business. According to research done by SuperData titled, “SuperData Digital Games and Interactive Media Year in Review—2017,” the video game industry brought in over $100 billion last year. This is not even including the hardware and PC gaming rigs which brings the

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Announcements

OrlandoiX 2018 set for August 17-18

OrlandoiX is proud to announce the dates for the Southeast’s largest gathering of creators in virtual reality, augmented reality, video games, and digital entertainment. This year’s event will be held August 17-18 on the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Attendance is open to professionals and consumers alike. OrlandoiX 2018 will take

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Industry News

New VR hardware announced at CES 2018

New headsets have been the highlight of the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, at least for AR/VR enthusiasts. We’re still in the thick of CES 2018, but so far, HTC Vive and Lenovo have definitely captured our attention with what they’ve brought to the table. The developers of the Vive unveiled a new, improved headset called the Vive Pro, which

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Community News

Space Industry meets Game Dev’s at Indie Galactic Space Jam

Do you like making video games? Are you a self-proclaimed “space junkie”? If so, head over to the Indie Galactic Space Jam this weekend for an action-packed and out of this world challenge! Now some of you may be asking what this event is all about, and what this crazy challenge is. According to Space

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