Alan Smithson of MetaVRse & Matthew Wren of BundlAR Headline the 2112 Immersive Tech Summit

On Saturday, 2112, a Chicago incubator/accelerator focused on the development of businesses solutions for music, film/video, and creative technologies, hosted the 2112 Immersive Tech Summit.

The day-long Summit included industry leaders in immersive tech presenting cutting-edge workshops & demos exploring virtual, augmented & mixed reality conceptualization, production & post-production, branding & marketing case studies, trends, best practices & standards, and market adoption.

BundlAR CTO and VRAR Association – Chicago President Matthew Wren kicked off the keynote lectures with the deftly titled “Augmented Reality – Where we AR Now & Where We AR Going.”

Alan Smithson from MetaVRse flew in from Canada to steal the show with his keynote “209 Ways Organizations are Using XR Now.”

(2112 streamed both keynotes on Facebook Live, which you can view here and here, respectively.)

Another intersting presentation came from Dekker Dreyer of Clever Fox Media and Columbia College Chicago touching on The Future of AR/VR.

BundlAR CEO John Martin also lectured on Business & Higher Education Augmented Reality Solution focusing on a few of our success stories including New College Institute and STMG International.

BundlAR CEO John Martin discusses the many ways a university can use augmented reality on their campus.

The 2112 Immersive Tech Summit also brought together many leaders in the XR industry for a special dinner on Friday night including Matt & John from BundlAR, Alan from MetaVRse, Keith Soljacich of Digitas North America, Mark Mallchok of Brella Productions, Davinder Kohli of XentStudios, LLC, Aaqib Usman of Midwest Immersive, M.J. Anderson of RealityBLU, Mfon Akpan of National Louis University, and Hayley Schilling from Chicago Booth.