This coming June 2016, VR Philippines will be holding what will be the biggest series of Virtual Reality events yet in South East Asia that will be composed of workshops, a hackathon and a conference.


The Philippine Mobile VR Jam is a Virtual Reality hackathon that will bring together brilliant minds to learn and collaborate on creating applications with immersive mobile virtual reality technologies. Over the period of 48 hours, teams are tasked to create their own Virtual Reality game or app for the Samsung Gear VR. It is open for all participants whether students or professionals, artists or programmers. Its goal is to cultivate the development of local Virtual Reality content in the Philippines and help define the future of the technology. A series of workshops, entitled Hello, Virtual World!, will be conducted for interested developers that are new to VR, and will serve as preparation for this event. This event is co-presented by VR Philippines with Samsung and will be held on June 10-12, 2016 at the 5th Floor Executive Boardroom of PLDT Innolab in Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City.

Also happening this June, the 1st Philippine VR Conference will be the biggest gathering of Virtual Reality developers and enthusiasts in the country. It would feature the most promising VR developments in the country and would consist of talks and exhibits from different VR Start-ups, Development Teams, Independent Developers as well as Academic Researchers and Student Projects. The participants of the Philippine Mobile VR Jam will also be presenting their entries during this conference, where the winners will also be unveiled. This event intends to reflect the status of the local VR development scene and to showcase it to the international VR community. It is going to be held on June 25, 2016 at the PLDT Innolab in Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City.

About VR Philippines
VR Philippines is a group of virtual reality developers and enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the advancement of virtual reality technology in the Philippines. Its primary goal is to have our country be on the forefront of this exciting technological revolution. For more information about VR Philippines, you could check out the VR Philippines Facebook page. (PR)

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