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Peter Effenberg (transfer media), Andrea Wickleder (MediaTech Hub), Anna-Sarah Vielhaber (Medienboard) and Peter Lorenz (VRBB)

The inaugural MediaTech Con conference, sponsored by Medienboard, came to a successful conclusion yesterday. Together with the two established conference brands VR NOW Con & Awards and Changing the Picture, the conference devoted two days to the media technologies of the future in the fields of artificial intelligence, walk-in films, cinematic VR, mixed VR, digital health, smart home technologies and much more. Over 600 creative visionaries, filmmakers, international technology experts, virtual reality buffs and representatives of the Digital Hub Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), as well as 70 international speakers gathered for the first edition of the conference, hosted in the media city of Babelsberg.

The 3rd VR NOW Awards were also presented as part of the VR NOW Con & Awards. The VR NOW Grand Prize and the VR Technology Award was won by "Volucap" (Volucap Gmbh), the winner of the Cinematic VR Award was "Vestige" (Other Set), he Interactive VR Experience Award went to "Escape the Lost Pyramid" (Ubisoft Blue Byte) and "B.Braun Aesculap Spine VR" (NUMENA Virtual Reality Architects) took the VR Industry Award.

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