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Speaker Profile: Tim Merel, Digi-Capital

Speaker Profile: Tim Merel, Digi-Capital

Tim Merel, Managing Director at Digi-Capital is one of 50 world-class speakers appearing at VR Connects San Francisco 2017 on the 27th and 28th June. To hear him speak in person, book your ticket now!

 

Q: What do you do?

A: I’m the Founder/CEO of Eyetouch Reality (next generation VR/AR/MR tech) and Digi-Capital (AR/VR M&A adviser).

 

Q: What makes you most excited for VR, AR and MR?

A: Mobile AR.

 

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

A: The absolute performance of VR/AR in 2016 was not as important as how it changed the trajectory of the market. The launch year delivered $2.7B VR revenue, with Pokémon Go’s outperformance helping AR to an unexpected $1.2B revenue, for a total $3.9B VR/AR market in 2016.

 

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

A: Mobile AR

 

Don’t miss your chance to hear Merel’s deep dive on why the AR/VR inflection point is now within sight, the winners and losers, and how to take advantage of it all at VR Connects San Francisco. His session is at 10:20 on the 28th June 2017. Book your ticket now! 

 

About The Speaker

Tim Merel is Founder/CEO of Eyetouch Reality (next generation VR/AR/MR tech) and Digi-Capital (AR/VR M&A adviser). Tim is a software engineer, investment banker and lawyer, and has written extensively for TechCrunch on AR/VR. As well as being a global AR/VR leader, Tim is one of the most connected people on the planet across the AR/VR market. He has worked across North America, Europe and Asia.

 

About VR Connects San Francisco 2017

More than 500 delegates from the VR, AR and MR industry will gather at San Francisco venue Bespoke on the 27th and 28th June 2017 for the first ever VR Connects San Francisco. Over the two days of the event, there will be 50 expert speakers addressing 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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Steve is an award-winning editor and copywriter with 20 years’ experience specialising in consumer technology and video games. He was part of a BAFTA nominated developer studio as project manager for the UK’s first fully interactive digital TV channel. In addition to editing TheVirtualReport.biz, Steve contributes to PocketGamer.biz, PCGamesInsider.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz, as well as creating marketing content for a range of SMEs and agencies.

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