The Khronos Group is a non-profit, member-driven consortium that creates the international standards for 3D. Together with its 180 industry-leading companies like Apple, Samsung, IKEA, and Epic Games (to name a few), the Khronos Group is responsible for establishing and sharing royalty-free interoperability standards for 3D graphics, augmented and virtual reality, visual acceleration, machine learning, parallel programming, and the metaverse.
Hexa are thrilled to be hosting this event that is set to take place on April 13. The event will be hosted in Tel-Aviv with the broadcasting of international panels. You are kindly invited to stream the informative sessions via Zoom using this link.
Hexa is honored to not only be part of the consortium, but to also play a pivotal role in the Khronos Group’s outreach activities. With the innovative 3D landscape in Israel, Hexa aims to boost the contribution of its local XR ecosystem and add value to the Khronos Group’s open standards initiatives
The online event will feature Tel Aviv’s leading XR startups, investors, and Khronos Group members and developers.
Khronos Group members and representatives are committed to sharing knowledge and collaborating with the shared goal of creating comprehensive, achievable, and operable standards to meet the market’s requirements. This is especially crucial as the world continues to grow and innovate upon digital experiences in the era of the metaverse.
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Israeli Panel: The first Israeli XR entrepreneurs
With more than $25B raised by startups throughout 2021, a 146% increase on the amount raised in 2020, the startup nation is gradually maturing to become the scale up nation and one of the world’s leading technology hub.
Israel is also ranked as the country with the highest number of new unicorns per capita at 5.2 per one million residents, far ahead of Singapore (1.8) and the U.S (1).
So what makes it so special and what do the local entrepreneurs have to say about that?
Join us for a live session from Tel Aviv, where we try to uncover the magic behind the success of Israeli tech.
Retail Panel: The age of 3D commerce
As younger audiences prefer to immerse themselves in experiences and are driving a massive shift toward 3D, retail has remained mostly flat and is decreasing in market share.
While forward thinking retailers and brands have spotted the trend and are beginning the transition into 3D commerce, most still struggle to solve the complex technical challenges associated with any immersive change.
Join a session moderated by Shish Shridhar , Microsoft for startups retail lead, and feature three of the world’s leading XR advertising, software and 3D commerce experts, in an open conversation about the challenges and success stories behind their work.
This panel features a combination of leading software, retail and advertising executives, and is designed to cover most of retail value chain, while providing listeners with an holistic view of where things stand today and what’s to come.
Metaverse Panel: The Metaverse past and future
Between these three industry veterans there are collectively 40 years of XR experience.
If you are interested in better understanding how notable XR entrepreneurs/investors like Ori look at the space, why there is so much buzz around NVIDIA Omniverse and their latest NeRF videos, or why this will all be a far away dream if it wasn't for Qualcomme’s Snapdragon chips, we suggest you tune in to this one of a king panel.
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