The Nextech AR Digital Experience Event “Live NOW”, is approaching fast. This Tuesday, June 29th 2021, we invite you to join us as we reveal the Nextech AR LiveX platform and explore how Augmented Reality is transforming the way we live, shop, work, learn and play!
Live NOW FAQ
What is Live NOW?
Live Now is the Nextech AR Digital Experience Event - held on the LiveX Digital Experience Platform! Live Now will feature industry leaders, inspiring speakers, and out-of-your-seat experiences to immerse individuals into the world of Augmented Reality (AR).
The event will bring together forward-thinking leaders in Marketing, Digital Innovation, Digital Experience, Experiential Events, Digital Advertising and Human Resources to exchange points of view and best practices on the future of immersive technologies. Designed to inspire industry leaders with innovative ideas that challenge the norm, Live Now is your must-attend event for understanding how emerging technologies like 5G, AR and NFTs are at the center of the new economy.
What is LiveX?
Live NOW will be held on “LiveX”, Nextech AR's Digital Experience Platform and the industry’s first open and extensible platform that enables Augmented Digital Experiences, AR ECommerce, AR Advertising, and AR Products. Innovations include industry-first AR capabilities, general availability of AR livestreaming Holograms, real-time customer data analytics, as well as new ways to personalize and deliver impactful digital and hybrid experiences.LiveX is the all-in-one digital experience platform that sits at the intersection of the massive creator’s market and the enterprise market simultaneously. LiveX has been used for:
- Education: Experiential and interactive learning for students through Augmented reality labs and collaboration with Microsoft
- Hybrid events: Meet safe and double attendance numbers by offering an in person and virtual component.
- Marketplace: Create opportunities for association members to connect with new markets and buyers
Who is Hosting the Event?The host of the event is Nextech AR Solutions. Nextech AR Solutions develops and operates augmented reality (“AR”) platforms that transports three-dimensional (“3D”) product visualizations, human holograms and 360° portals to its audiences altering e-commerce, digital advertising, hybrid virtual events (events held in a digital format blended with in-person attendance) and learning and training experiences.
When is the event? What is the event start time?The event will take place on Tuesday, June 29th 2021 at:
Who can attend this event?
This is a free event, open to the public. There is something for EVERYONE at Live NOW - including students, corporations, institutions, associations, and anyone interested in augmented reality and immersive tech! We encourage everyone to attend and participate in this digital experience event.
Discover how Augmented Reality changes the way we live, shop, learn, work today and in the future - as well as how AR plays a vital, transformative role in a multitude of industries.
- Get Inspired by thought leaders, industry-leading keynote speakers on how they are transforming digital experiences
- Hands On Experience of how Augmented Reality works
- Explore new ways of engaging your community through Immersive digital experience
- Connect with Nextech’s team of passionate developers, designers, creators and other attendees!
- Be part of the Nextech Augmented Reality ecosystem
How do I register for the event?
Head over to the Live NOW registration page, fill in the form with your name and email address. It’s that simple! You will be sent a registration confirmation email with further details.
How do I access the event?
You will be emailed login instructions to the LiveX platform, where Live NOW will take place. Using the information sent via email, simply login to the LiveX platform on the day of the event and enjoy the Digital Experience!
What's the preferred source to experience this event, cellphone or computer?
Both! Have your computer and your smartphone handy.
While attending the main keynote sessions and panel discussions from your computer browser, you'll be prompted to launch immersive AR moments, including Human Holograms, AR Performances, and AR experiences from your smartphone!
DON'T MISS OUT! To ensure you are prepared to participate in the attendee experiences, please download our apps in advance.
Download ARitize on Google Play.
Download ARitize on Apple Store.
AiR SHOW AR
Download AiR Show on Google Play.
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What are the highlights of Live NOW?
Live Now will demonstrate Nextech AR’s digital experience platform that enables AR Livestreaming Holograms, immersive learning experiences, AR 3D Object Creation with Artificial Intelligence, virtual and hybrid events, just to name a few.
Live Now is also about inspiring industry leaders and guiding them through the dynamically changing digital landscape. We have gathered industry thought leaders to talk us through how AR is impacting sectors such as:
- Ed TechX and Immersive Learning Experiences: How students learn and what technology can do to make sure that their learning is the best that it can be.
- NFTs: Explore how combination of smart contracts and asset storage and creation with emerging technology can be used in in your world.
- Digital Marketplaces: Connecting the right suppliers to the restaurants as they emerge from the pandemic.
- Exploring our Interconnected World Through AI / AR: Explore how AR / AI are powering the innovations that deliver a better return on experience.
- Immersive and Personalized Experiences through Digital Entertainment: Explore the digital experiences that can fundamentally change how we consume entertainment.
What can we expect to see and experience?
We have multiple “WOW” AR experiences planned throughout the event. You will have the opportunity to experience augmented reality human hologram technology, AR portals, AR experiences, and see for yourself why Augmented Reality is the forefront of digital experiences.
Here’s a sneak preview of what to expect:
We will also be joined by singer, songwriter Sarah Jad an Augmented Reality human hologram - for a musical performance! You don't want to miss this innovative, engaging way of experiencing digital entertainment.
A charismatic frontwoman with a powerful voice discovered in The Voice, Sarah Jad today reveals her talents as a songwriter. Some say it’s her instantly recognizable big smile, while others swear for her wild soul she pours into her music that makes her such an out-of-frame artist. Thanks to catchy melodies and universal texts, Sarah Jad takes you on an unforgettable journey into her pop-rock influenced universe from which you’ll return energized and full of positive vibes.
Will there be Networking opportunities?
Yes there will be! Be sure to login to the event 1 hour before kicks off (9:00am ET), or stick around after the event ends (2:15pm ET) and join any of the networking rooms (Talent Acquisition, Investor Relations, Marketplaces, Entertainment, Education Technology, and NFTs) during the Networking Experience Hours! Take this opportunity to mix and mingle, and have great conversations with Live NOW participants, attendees, and connect with Nextech's team of passionate developers, designers & creators!
Check out a preview of the Networking Experience below!
Who will be speaking at Live NOW?
We are thrilled to welcome Gary Vaynerchuk as a Keynote speaker at Live NOW! Gary will chat with Nextech AR CEO Evan Gappelberg and Chairman of the Board Paul Duffy about the future of our economy with immersive technology.
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur, social media maverick, best-selling author, and serves as the Chairman of VaynerX and the CEO of VaynerMedia. Gary is considered one of the leading global minds on what’s next in culture, relevance and the internet. Known as “GaryVee” he is described as one of the most forward thinkers in business – he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early to help others understand how these shifts impact markets and consumer behavior.
Oren Klaff will speak with Evan Gappelberg to highlight the diversity of Nextech AR Solutions, and how the innovation plans with AR/ AI and emerging technology will play an important role in our digital experiences.
Oren Klaff is the author of Pitch Anything, which has sold more than a million copies, which has given him the rare opportunity to see tens of thousands of pitches and presentations to small and large companies. He can see every day what's working and what's not.
Another keynote speech presented at Live Now will be by Leonard Brody. In his virtual presentation, Leonard can help you shift your perspective on what we’re going through and understand that the success stories in the coming years will be tied to leaders who master these cycles and are prepared to bounce back.
Leonard Brody is a highly respected entrepreneur, venture capitalist and best-selling author. He has helped in raising millions of dollars for startup companies, been through one of the largest internet IPOs in history and has been involved in the building, financing and/or sale of five companies to date.
Ori Inbar is founder of Super Ventures, the first early-stage fund dedicated to Augmented Reality (AR). Ori is also the co-founder and CEO of AWE XR, a global community dedicated to advancing augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). Since 2010, over 5000 companies and 50,000 professionals have trusted AWE to connect, learn and grow their business in the XR ecosystem - via conferences, meetups, classes, award competitions, industry news, and thousands of free videos about everything XR.
Talking about the digital experiences that can fundamentally change how we consume entertainment will be Jeff Craib from Feldman Agency - North America's # 1 entertainment & talent agency.
As President of The Feldman Agency, Jeff’s enthusiasm has always stemmed from his work as an agent. Jeff’s vast industry knowledge, passion for artist development, keen eye for marketing and touring expertise gives him the advantage and ability to plan and execute any type of live event for any type of audience.
9:00am ET - Networking Experience
1 hour before the event kicks off, join any of the theme rooms during the Welcome Networking Experience Hour! Mix and mingle and have great conversations with Live NOW participants!
10:00am ET - Welcome to Live NOW
with MC Andrea Bain, CTV News Reporter, Author of Single Girl Problems, Podcaster, and On-Air Personality
Andrea Bain welcomes all visitors as our host for Live Now. She will help guide you in understanding how using the latest digital experience technology and tech stack from Nextech AR Solutions can deliver a better return on experience.
10:05am ET - Opening Address and Nextech AR Vision
with Evan Gappelberg, Founder & CEO of Nextech AR Solutions | Oren Klaff, Managing Director of Intersection Capital & Bestselling Author
Evan Gappelberg and Oren Klaff share highlights in the diversity of Nextech AR Solutions, and how the innovation plans with AR/ AI and emerging technology will play an important role in our digital experiences.
10:30am ET - Bouncing Back: Growth is Coming
with Leonard Brody, Business & Technology Visionary
We know factually that periods of upheaval are always followed by economic growth. What changes are permanent and what is only short-term? How can we harness that? And how can we adjust business frameworks to move smoothly and smartly into the future ahead? Brody will answer these questions and more, illuminating the big picture with proven research, experience, and insights.
11:00am ET - Ed TechX: Immersive Learning Experiences
with Paul Duffy, Chairman of the Board at Nextech AR Solutions | Nancy Teodoro, Education Partner Lead at Microsoft Canada | David Cramb, Dean of Faculty of Science at Ryerson University
Explore how students learn and how immersive technology, like augmented reality can make sure that their learning is the best that it can be.
11:20am ET - NFTs
with Manny Singh, Vice President of Technology and Strategies at Nextech AR Solutions | Dawsysn Borland, Vice President of AR Innovation and Content at Nextech AR Solutions | Josh Maldonado, Producer at Palm NFT Studio | Eric Arsenault, Head of Ecosystem at Rarible.com
One of the hottest sectors in tech and also one of the most controversial. Explore how combination of smart contracts and asset storage and creation with emerging technology can be used in in your world.
11:45am ET - Digital Marketplaces: Connecting Buyers and Sellers
with Hareesh Achi, President of AR and 3D Advertising Network at Nextech AR Solutions | Chris Burton, EVP of Customer Experience and Head of Global Sales at Nextech AR | Troy Taylor, VP of Operations of Restaurants Canada
Learn how digital marketplaces are creating value for business ecosystems. Connecting the right suppliers to the restaurants as they emerge from the pandemic, we're going to unveil new opportunities to help deliver their promise for the Restaurants Canada Association.
12:05pm ET - Exploring our Interconnected World Through AI/AR
with Mirjana Prpa, Product Manager and Head of AI Division at Nextech AR Solutions | Ori Inbar, Founder of Super Ventures and AWE | Nima Sarshar, CTO of Visual Computing and AI at Nextech AR Solutions
12:30pm ET - Immersive and Personalized Experiences through Digital Entertainment
with Paul Duffy, Chairman of the Board at Nextech AR Solutions | Jeff Craib, President of The Feldman Agency
Explore the digital experiences that can fundamentally change how we consume entertainment. See how you can used augmented reality to deliver unique interactive experiences that WOW your audience and increase reach across the globe.
1:00pm ET - The Future of Our Economy with Immersive Technology
with Evan Gappelberg, Founder & CEO of Nextech AR Solutions | Gary Vaynerchuk, VAYNERX, Chairman & CEO | Paul Duffy, Chairman of the Board at Nextech AR Solutions
Hear from GARY VEE in this keynote session! He will discuss NFTs, 3D AR advertising, 5G in the new spatial economy, and more!
2:00pm ET - CEO Closing Remarks
with Evan Gappelberg, Founder & CEO of Nextech AR Solutions
2:05pm ET - Live NOW Performance
with Sarah Jad, Charismatic Frontwoman and Performer Discovered on The Voice
Get out your mobile smartphone and open up the AiR Show app to see an immersive performance from Sarah Jad!
2:15pm ET - Networking Experience
After the event, stick around and join any of the theme rooms for the Networking Experience Hour! Mix and mingle and have great conversations with Live NOW participants!
Are you ready to embrace the new economy?
Digital transformation is now in full swing. The rise of 5G, combined with the increased mobile usage and digital disruptors like Nextech AR, Augmented Reality experiences are about to become even more immersive and real. Consumers want to be “wowed”; they want businesses to fully embrace what the latest technology has to offer. They will seek brands that put delivering excellent customer experience above anything else and won’t hesitate to abandon businesses that don’t.