ACM TVX2017 offers two exciting keynote presentations, with thought-provoking content from industry and academia:
- Wijnand IJsselsteijn, Professor in Cognition and Affect in Human-Technology Interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), will be the opening keynote speaker of the conference on Thursday 15 June.
- Arthur van Hoff, Founder and CTO of Jaunt, leader in Cinematic VR experiences, will be closing keynote speaker on Friday 16 June.
Virtual Reality and the Future of Immersive Entertainment
Jaunt has been creating Cinematic Virtual Reality experiences since 2013. With Cinematic VR the user is transported to a place of wonder where story telling has completely new dimensions. In this keynote, Arthur will discuss how Jaunt leverages this new technology and overcome challenges in storytelling, production and distribution. Cinematic VR allows storytellers and brands to create an emotional connection with the viewer, using tools and techniques familiar to the industry.
Keynote Speaker Bio: Arthur van Hoff is Founder and CTO of Jaunt. Jaunt’s technology provides an end-to-end solution for creating cinematic VR experiences. Arthur is serial entrepreneur and was most recently CTO at Flipboard. He started his career in Silicon Valley at Sun Microsystems where he was an early developer of the Java programming language. Since then he has started several successful companies including Marimba (IPO 1999), Strangeberry (acquired by TiVo), ZING (acquired by Dell), and Ellerdale (acquired by Flipboard). Arthur has expertise in machine learning, big data, mobile applications, 3D printing, and computational photography. He is originally from the Netherlands and has a master’s degree in Computer Science from Strathclyde University in Glasgow.