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University of Portsmouth host free eXtended Reality event for businesses

By Laurence Mcclenaghan
23 June 2022

Could your business benefit from the application of eXtended Reality (XR)?

The University of Portsmouth eXtended Reality (XR) experts are hosting a free networking event in Gosport on Wednesday 29 June, in order to inform businesses how they can benefit from XR technologies.

The free information and immersive eXRe Networking Event will be hosted at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport.

Potential applications for XR technology, across all kinds of businesses and sectors, are vast, say the event organisers, from training solutions, to bringing your brand to the Metaverse, immersive art, to new ways of promoting new products and services.

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Through its newly-launched £7 million Centre for Creative and Immersive eXtended Reality (CCIXR), the UK’s first fully-integrated facility to support innovation in virtual, augmented and extended realities the university aims to bring the tech to the business community.

Through the eXRe (Enabling XR Enterprise) project, funded by the government’s UK Community Renewal Fund, CCIXR experts are offering free advice and technological know how through a series of events, workshops and 1-2-1 support.

Visitors to the free eXRe Networking Event at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport, from 18.00 to 20.00 on Wednesday 29 June, will be able to:

Find out about the different types of XR technology
Explore how XR could work for their organisation
Meet CCIXR experts
See demos of XR technology in action
Discover how their organisation can get involved with the eXRe Project and access free XR workshops and advice

CCIXR’s Business Director, Pippa Bostock, said: “The eXRe Project is helping hundreds of businesses and organisations, from all kinds of sectors, find out about the latest XR technology and its powerful potential.

“The possibilities really are endless and our networking events provide the perfect opportunity to learn more about XR, see demos, meet the team and explore how XR technology could work for you.”

To book your free place at the eXRe networking event, visit here.

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