Blockchain XR

AWE (Augmented World Expo) Recap

HoloSurg3D (Radha App – SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalist for AR/VR category) – Jesse Courtier, Founder and Asssociate Professor of Radiology at UCSF.

LeoAR – Sahin Boydas, CTO and Co-founder; ICO Adviser; 3 Exits; 500 Startups, Founder Institute, Betaworks; Advisor to several YC companies

Tom is an active investor and founding partner at Super Ventures, the first fund dedicated to augmented reality. He is also a community builder growing and managing AWE, a global community of over 250,000 professionals dedicated to XR (augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality). AWE hosts the world’s #1 AR+VR conference in USA, Europe and Asia and has local AWE Nite meetup chapters in San Francisco, Toronto and New York. Previously, Tom founded We Are Wearables which grew to become the largest wearable tech community of its kind with a reach of over 120,000 and chapters across North America. In 2018, We Are Wearables merged with the AWE community.

Tom has been recognized as a top global influencer for AR, VR and wearables and has presented talks at major conferences such as TEDx, SXSW, TechCrunch Disrupt SF, CVR, WT Conference, Wearable Technology Show, TOM*FW, and FITC. He regularly appears in the media as a futurist and expert including The New York Times, Huffington Post, Space Channel, CNN, BBC, CBC, Readers Digest, Globe and Mail and FASHION magazine.

About the author

Armand JA

Armand is passionate about creating the future and collaborating with others to build the next digital platform for human evolution. As Immersive Media Consultant, he’s been in tech for well over a decade and has seen the industry evolve while taking on various roles. Armand’s unique skill set, way of looking at the world, and motivation to learn has made him into the visionary he is today.

Over the past few years, his focus shifted to VR/AR when he saw its potential and how XR could revolutionize our world in health, education, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and more. These new technologies are here to stay, and Armand wants to inform and educate the masses on the virtual shift that is happening right before our very eyes. As an immersive tech expert, he helps seasoned and aspiring entrepreneurs enter the virtual world with ease. He hopes that an empowered community coupled with cutting-edge XR technology will result in a better, brighter future for humanity.

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