Speaker Profile: Pete Daukintis, Microsoft

Speaker Profile: Pete Daukintis, Microsoft

Pete Daukintis, Tech Evangelist at Microsoft is one of 60 world-class speakers appearing at VR Connects London 2017 on the 16-17th January 2017. To hear Daukintis speak in person, book your ticket now!


Q: What do you do?

A: Presenting technology and helping companies to adopt new technologies.


Q: What makes you most excited for VR as whole?

A: 3D content creation in VR.


Q: What are your thoughts on the way the VR industry has grown in the last 12 months?

A: Proliferation of HMDs and rise of public awareness of the technology is picking up pace. Sales of high-end consumer hardware seem low, but minimum hardware specs decreasing should help here.


Q: What major trends do you predict for VR in 2017?

A: The development of shared and more social experiences.


Q: Which part of VR Connects/PGC London are you most looking forward to and why?

A: The networking opportunity, because it’s important to understand how people are developing and using the technologies available.


Don’t miss your chance to hear Daukintis’ session at VR Connects London, where he will detail HoloLens’ path to Mixed Reality and its hardware and software environment at 11:20 on the 16th January 2017. Book your ticket now!


About The Speaker

Pete D is a technical evangelist for Microsoft based in the UK. He started out in 3D graphics and following a few years working on apps and web, he has made a comeback with the resurgence of VR/AR/MR technologies.


About VR Connects London 2017

More than 500 delegates from the VR/AR industry will gather at London venue The Brewery on the 16-17th January 2017 for the first ever VR Connects London. Over the two days of the event, 60 expert speakers across four conference tracks will cover the key issues for the VR, AR and MR industry, from global trends and new tech to monetisation. Tickets are selling fast, so don’t miss out – get yours now!

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