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ETAG Technology Tuesday: Augmented and Virtual Reality in Tourism

7 March 2017 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Back by Popular Demand!!! This is the same Technology Tuesday run in September 2016 so if you missed out here is your chance to come along and find out more!

In a busy world of content marketing, tourism businesses are looking at new ways to engage visitors. Come along to this Technology Tuesday to find out if Virtual or Augmented Reality be the answer for your business?

To allow you to learn more, ETAG have invited Alex Cole of Peekabu Studios to bring us up to speed on the differences between Augmented and Virtual Reality and how these can boost Tourism in Scotland. There will also be the opportunity to experience exploring, creating and having fun in a virtual environment. And of course, breakfast rolls!

8.30 Registration, breakfast and networking

9.00 Presentation and Q&A

10.00 Networking

10.30 Close

Your speaker: Alex Cole is the founder and CEO of Peekabu Studios,  an Edinburgh-based technology company building innovative iteration through computer vision and object recognition. Peekabu’s client list includes the BBC, Channel 4, Samsung, and shortly Google as well. Alex holds an MSc in Design & Digital Media from Edinburgh University, edited the Tech section of The Skinny Magazine, has won three Technology Strategy Board awards, a Royal Society of Edinburgh Scottish Enterprise Fellowship, and a frequent contributor to BBC Scotland’s Culture Cafe radio show. Originally from the US, then Canada, Alex currently resides in Edinburgh.

ETAG maintains a 48hr cancellation policy. We are unable to offer refunds for bookings cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the event. This event will be in high demand & places are limited to one attendee per company. ETAG events are aimed at tourism businesses within Edinburgh who operate on a B2C (Business to Consumer) or B2B (Business to Business) basis – unfortunately we can’t offer place to intermediaries, consultants or suppliers of services. Registering for ETAG events means you may be contacted in regards to future ETAG activity, events or market intelligence. 

This event is delivered in collaboration with Digital Tourism Scotland

Where ?

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue

16 Saint Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU