• AWE Asia 2022 Recap

     

     

    AWE Asia held its 8th annual conference on August 26th and 27th, 2022, featuring over 50 industry keynote speakers and more than 60 exhibitions of Chinese XR projects and companies. The event, which was hosted in Shanghai and locally organized by Sunrise International, attracted thousands of in-person attendees and more than 160,000 clicks over livestream, bringing global attention on the contribution of Chinese companies to the XR field.
     

     

    The theme of AWE Asia 2022 was “Virtual and Real Together.” In the coming years, the XR industry will serve as the interface between the real world and the metaverse, where the virtual and real can coexist. The grand opening of the forum featured Mr. Gavin Newton-Tanzer, president of AWE Asia, and Mr. Ori Inbar, co-founder of AWE, both of whom greeted the audience virtually from overseas and provided the latest insights into the ecology of the XR industry. Afterwards, Mr. Hu Lin, Vice President of AWE Asia, gave a speech to the audience on “what is the combination of virtual and real?" where he highlighted how “everyone has their own understanding of the metaverse and XR,”. To bridge these various perspectives on XR, Mr. Hu stressed the importance of finding common ground, and being persistent in our exploration of virtuality or reality. He noted that while there are challenges and obstacles in the XR industry, everyone at the event was a “deep cultivator in the XR industry" and that the XR industry has a bright future ahead.
     
    Along with the wide array of fantastic speeches and round-table forums that brought together industry practitioners, attendees had the opportunity to be the first to experience a number of innovative and cutting-edge technology products released by major exhibitors at the expo: including AWE Asia 2022 MOONSEER’s latest VR game “Wandering Space"; the VR Grand Prix, where attendees could compete to win the championship prize, the Crystal Headset; or the Microsoft HoloLens exhibit area for a new and immersive XR experience.
  • AWE Asia 2022 Agenda

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    AWE Asia 2022 Main Stage Highlights

    Vision Track

    • Welcome address and state of the AR and VR industry
    • Overview of the AR+VR market by the world’s top experts
    • Vision talks by tech giants
    • State of VR/AR Investment Worldwide
    • ROI studies shared by Fortune 1000 corporations

    Developer Track

    • XR developer SDKs
    • Tutorials for popular developer tools
    • Best practices for developers
    • The AR Cloud
    • AR and VR display technologies
    • 5G and its implications

    Enterprise Track

    • AR and VR enterprise use cases
    • Challenges for enterprise XR adoption
    • Best practices for enterprises
  • Vision Track

    • Mobile AR opportunities
    • Location based VR
    • The rise of smart glasses
    • Effectively Navigating Sino-Global Partnerships
    • Event wrap-up and Auggie Award winners announced

    Creator Track

    • Creation tools for non-programmers
    • 3D content creation
    • Tutorials for popular creator tools
    • Best practices for user experience

    Startup Pitches and B2B Matchmaking

    An eventful afternoon dedicated to startup pitches and B2B meetings between startups, investors, and corporations to help connect funding, talent, and ideas.

  • AWE Asia 2022  SPEAKERS

    Ori Inbar

    AWE and Super Ventures
    Co-Founder

    Victor Sun

    Shadow Creator Group
    Founder & Chairman

    Jessica Miao

    Microsoft China
    Mixed Reality Asia Sales Lead

    Shuqin Zhu

    Juhaokan Technology/Hisense

    Deputy General Manager

    Gavin Newton-Tanzer​

    AWE Asia & Sunrise International
    President

    Xiaoyan Li

    EZXR Advanced Tech
    Founder&CEO

    Alvin Wang Graylin

    HTC
    China President

    Junjie Zhang

    FFALCON Technology
    CTO

    Ryan Hu​

    AWE Asia
    Executive Director

    Cynthia Yang

    Agora
    Senior Director of Agora Ecosystems

    Yi Xu

    OPPO
    Director of XR Technology

    Wenjun Jia

    JD Retail Cloud
    Product Solutions Director

    Shan

    AWE Asia
    Executive Director

    Selina Shen

    MOONSEER GAME
    CMO

    Yunfei Zhou

    AwakerTek
    Founder

    Lashare Chen

    Hongke Technology Co., Ltd.
    CEO

    Michael Zhang

    ARinChina
    CEO

    Liu Shiwu

    36Kr
    Chief analyst of Metaverse

    Alfie lv

    INMO
    CMO
     

    Song song

    PwC
    XR Architect

    Zhenyuan He

    PISX SHANGHAI Co., Ltd.

    AR+AI facilitates the digital transformation of industrial enterprises

    Zibin Wang

    SenseTime

    GM of XR Metaverse BU, Digital World Group

    Kapil Kane

    Intel
    Product Director

    Xiyuan Wu

    Snap Inc.
    Branding Strategist

    Will Wu

    Snap Inc.
    China Branding Strategis

    Yingyong Ma

    kuaishou technology
    BD Director/Panoramic video project leader

    Xingdong Sheng

    Lenovo Research
    Principal Researcher

    Baifan Tao ​

    China Telecom
    Ecoverse AR Product Director

    Tongzhou Yu

    China Academy of Art
    Deputy Director, Institute of Media and Interaction Design

    JM GOH

    Metadeal Maker
    Niantic Ventures

    shoucheng Zhang

    HelloGroup
    AR Technical Director

    Weir Sun

    ams OSRAM
    System Solution Engineering Manager

      Alex Lin

    ArcSoft
    Vice President

    Jiang Luo

    Shanghai Gehe Information Technology Co. , Ltd.
    CEO

    Natalie Yue

    SC Consulting
    CEO

    Glenn van der Meer

    Tiledmedia
    Business Director China

    Lei Wang

    Ftsino Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
    CEO

    JIa Guo

    Agora
    Director of ecological development

    Bill Hu

    Nreal
    Vice President

    Ziwei Zhu

    Dawa Future (Beijing) graphic Technology Co., Ltd.
    CTO

    John Zhu

    Shanghai Jingteng Information Technology Co. Ltd
    CEO

    Peder Boerresen

    HoloCap AS
    Co-founder

    Xiang Gao

    Zhongqu (Beijing) Technology Co. , Ltd.
    CEO

    Fengrui Liu

    Nibiru
    Co-founder

    Terry Wei

    HiAR Information Technology Co.,Ltd
    Product Director

    Davy He

    Guangdong Virtual Reality Technology Co. LTD
    Co-Founder & CEO

    Xiangfeng Meng

    Greatar Tech Co.,Ltd.
    CEO

    David Zhang

    Shenzhen Huynew Tech. Co., Ltd
    CEO

    Frank Li

    Shenzhen Fanjing Star Technology Co., LTD
    CEO

    Fei Chen

    LINGXI-AR
    Vice President
     

    Kaiyi Zhang

    Beta Intelligent Technology (BeiJing) CO. , Ltd.
    CEO

    Aimin Su

    Beijing WhyHow Information Technology Co. LTD
    COO

    Zhijian Lin

    Ant Agent (Xiamen) Technology Co., Ltd.
    Founder & CEO

    Yuan Yuan

    Shanghai Ugion Technology ,Ltd
    CEO

    Jason Kang

    Virtual Reality Technology In Hangzho
    CEO

    Liang Chen

    Changzhou Jinse Medical Information & Science Technology Co. Ltd.
    Co-Founder

    Honggang Xie

    AwakerTek
    Founder

    Chuanfu Zhang

    Beijing InCare Healthcare Management Co., Ltd.
    Chairman

    Chuanfu Zhang

    Agora
    Director of the supersonic program

    Austin Zhang

    Agora Capital
    Investment Manager

    Sirius Liu

    Linear Capital 
    Executive Director

    Austin Zhang

    HTC
    Yao Lu

    Haopeng Yang

    Beijing Yinxu Dengxian Technology Co., Ltd.
    Founder and CEO

    Tianfu Zhang

    Kivisense Technology
    CEO

    Yifei Yang

    Ghz-tec
    Co-Founder

    Hao Xie

    O2VR
    CEO
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