The Augmented World Expo (AWE) recently took place, showcasing the latest advancements in extended reality (XR) technology. This groundbreaking event left attendees in awe as they explored the exhibition floor, discovering remarkable trends that are reshaping our perception of reality. In this blog post, we will delve into the highlights of AWE and provide a synopsis of the exciting XR News covered in the event.
Last week, Alt Ethos, a leading Metaverse and Experiential Design Studio, presented its weekly XR News from AWE. The team shared captivating insights into the world of XR, keeping viewers ahead of the curve with the latest updates on the Metaverse, XR, and Web3 technologies. The video accompanying this blog post captures the essence of their coverage, providing a visual journey through the exhibition floor and showcasing the extraordinary trends unveiled at AWE.
As attendees ventured through the bustling AWE exhibition floor, they were greeted by an electrifying atmosphere. AR glasses stole the spotlight, capturing the imagination of all who encountered them. AWE served as a testament to the transformative power of AR, revealing its ability to shape the future and redefine our reality.
AWE provided an invaluable networking platform where professionals, enthusiasts, and industry leaders came together to exchange ideas and forge new connections. The collaborative spirit permeated the event, fueling innovation and propelling the XR industry forward.
The AWE exhibition floor showcased a wide array of XR products and experiences that left visitors astounded. Cutting-edge headsets transported users to captivating virtual realms, pushing the boundaries of immersion and realism. Haptic devices enriched the XR landscape with tactile feedback, creating a truly multisensory adventure. From VR shoes that allowed users to walk in someone else’s shoes to innovative AR headset prototypes with improved comfort and resolution, the diversity of XR experiences at AWE was truly remarkable.
One of the most highly anticipated highlights of AWE was the unveiling of Apple’s spatial computing headset. This long-awaited release showcased Apple’s commitment to innovation, with a product that promises to redefine the XR landscape. After years of development, this headset is set to revolutionize the impact of AR on our daily lives, presenting a game-changing opportunity for XR technology.
Check out the video accompanying this blog to witness the exhilarating journey through AWE, where the Alt Ethos team provides an in-depth exploration of the remarkable trends that took XR to the next level.
The Augmented World Expo (AWE) proved to be an awe-inspiring event, unveiling remarkable trends that are shaping the future of extended reality. As showcased in the video accompanying this blog post, Alt Ethos’ XR News coverage captured the excitement and innovation that filled the exhibition floor. Stay tuned for more updates from Alt Ethos as they continue to keep us ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of XR.
“An entrepreneur with an eye on the future’s future, Ethan Bach and his crew specialize in experimentation with digital media and virtual reality — projected in domes, across walls and on interactive screens — in his search for the next big thing in visual technology. And as the guiding light at two startups — the media studio Alt Ethos Ltd. and Denver Arts + Technology Advancement, a nonprofit that provides residencies for new-media artists — Bach is interested in connecting with audiences through mind-blowing imagery and technological tricks of light. Catch him if you can, as he answers the 100CC questionnaire.”
We are honored that our CEO, Ethan Bach is recognized as Westword’s 100 Colorado Creatives 4.0. Bach moved to Denver three years ago to start our two organizations – Alt Ethos and Denver Arts + Technology Advancement (DATA). He built our teams through a collaborative structure and a vision for how humans can find a greater connection with each other through creative technology. Bach’s hope is to become more involved with urban planning design, public and private organizations, and leave his mark on Colorado by invigorating the creative economy through the DATA and Alt Ethos.
Our favorite highlights: Westword: What (or who) is your creative muse? Ethan Bach: My current creative muse is the vision of a humanity with a bright future. I am driven by the idea that humans are in a state of evolution. I participate in the exploration of human communication through using creative technology in ways that expand connection and consciousness.
Westword: What’s your best or favorite accomplishment as a creative? Ethan Bach: My current work — building two creative organizations, Alt Ethos and Denver Arts + Technology Advancement (DATA) — is my favorite accomplishment as a creative to date. These sister organizations were created on the same day, and both continue to grow and expand.
Kudos to our CEO who is responsible for holding the vision of the company, providing strategic leadership by working with the Members and other management to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. He models our company’s culture, builds and leads the executive team, and drives the company to success. Read more here.
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Alt Ethos and the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery invite you to the grand opening of Soundscape, a real-time audio/visual experience. Step into this immersive exhibit where physical presence creates music and live visuals. The opening coincides with FCMoD’s David Bowie LaserDome event. Tickets for the LaserDome can be purchased here. The opening event is free and open to the public with hor d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages provided alongside a cash bar. The opening will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7pm to 10:30pm at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
As you walk through the Music and Sound Lab a mysteriously glowing room catches your eye. Out of curiosity you step inside and soon discover that your position inside the room is creating music in real time. The intimate scale of the room widens below you as you walk suspended in space. The wall pulsates over your coordinates on the floor. As the moments pass, others join in creating an ensemble of organic sound.
This exhibition was conceived through the collaboration of Alt Ethos Experiential Design studio and staff at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Alt Ethos custom designed this interactive exhibition to create a meaningful experience for patrons to learn, reflect, and have fun through hands-on explorations. Visitors control a multichannel sound system and projection-mapped visuals through physical movement.
The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (FCMoD) is a history and science museum filled with interactive exhibits and fascinating artifacts which tell the stories of Northern Colorado. The museum creates meaningful opportunities to connect body movement to sound through hands-on and collections-based explorations in science and culture.
Alt Ethos is an experiential design studio that synthesizes digital and physical environments into unexpected realities. Alt Ethos are artists, designers, and engineers creating innovative projects for the modern world. They meld various forms of light, sound, and creative technology into shared interactive experiences.
Please join us for the opening of Soundscape, an instrumental environment exhibition. This unique exhibition changes the ways in which we view music and exploration in museums. The opening will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery at 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Matt Maes is a Denver animator focused on immersive and interactive technology. He is Chief Influence Officer ofAlt Ethos, Ltd and is also an executive member of the nonprofit organization Denver Arts and Technology Advancement (D.A.T.A.)