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Speaker Profile: Marty Green, Coatsink

Speaker Profile: Marty Green, Coatsink

Marty Green, Game Programmer at Coatsink is one of 50 world-class VR, AR and MR speakers appearing at XR Connects London on the 22nd and 23rd January. To hear him speak in person, book your ticket now!

 

Q: What do you do?

A: Gameplay programming for VR games and porting games to different consoles.

 

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

A: Roomscale mobile VR - it’s going to take off in a big way and allow for amazing new experiences.

 

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

A: VR is advancing very rapidly with new hardware from Oculus and HTC. Plus AR is getting a big push on mobile with Apple and Android having their own standardised APIs.

 

Q: What major trends do you predict for VR, AR and MR in the next 12 months?

A: Hopefully we’ll see mobile VR merge with PC to allow for wireless technology.

 

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

A: Talking to other industry leaders about the latest advancements in mobile VR.

 

Don’t miss your chance to hear Green share his insights on optimising for Samsung Gear VR with Unity at XR Connects London. His session is at 11:00 on Tuesday 23rd January. Book your ticket now!

 

About The Speaker

Marty Green started his VR career working on Esper 2 for Gear VR. In his free time he developed a range of prototypes for room scale VR for the HTC vive. This led to some new innovative experiences that have transitioned to other games. Currently he works on console porting alongside working on Gear VR titles.

 

About XR Connects London

More than 500 XR delegates will gather at The Brewery on the 22nd and 23rd January for XR Connects London. 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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