Almost all attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers have expressed being fully satisfied with the outcomes they received and intend to increase their presence in the next edition.
The Inaugural Lamp was lit by the Chief Dignitary Mr. Kishore Saletore, Group CFO at Bharat Forge Limited, who then presented his views on how AR-VR technologies are changing the way Business is being done.
This was followed by talks on “How widespread is Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in manufacturing?” and “How companies are building new competitive advantage using AR/VR and 3D technologies”.
The keynote panel on “XR Changing the Landscape to Do Business” was superhot, the audience kept on asking questions well into lunchtime!
There were 10 stalls, all kept very busy during all breaks with delegates gathering to experience the awesome visualizations.
Post lunch, conference participants had the opportunity to choose among 2 sessions:
TRACK I – PRODUCT + PROCESS: Harnessing the power of AR/VR (with case studies); and
TRACK II – TRAINING + MARKETING: How it’s done: How companies are adding value to their Sales and Marketing process with Visualization.
The theme of the first edition of VRTECH was “Helping Industry go from drawing boards – to immersive virtual product experiences”.
It started with a Keynote on “Virtual Reality a key to enabling innovation and efficiency”, followed by Opening Remarks on ” AR and VR –paradigm shift –Industry perspective”
The tone was set with “The role of Virtual Reality for Design and Manufacturing”, followed by a panel discussion on “VR-AR reduces time to market”
Next up was “VR-AR helps reduce Cost to build, reachability and maintainability study, Smart connected Manufacturing”
The Virtual Validation Panel discussion on “VR-AR helps reduce costs for deployment, knowledge disbursement, serviceability” came next, and the CXO Panel discussion was on “Virtualization a Keystone in Industry 4.0”
VRTECH has been attended by MD / CXOs, Team leaders from research, styling and new product development, Integration, Innovation, Prototyping and validation Engineers and Training Managers from end user industries. Some companies that have attended the conference until now are:
Fiat India, Ford, John Deere, Bharat Forge, M & M, Mahindra Electric Mobility, Maruti Suzuki, Mercedes Benz India, TAFE, Tata Motors, TVS Motors, VE Commercial Vehicles (A Volvo Group And Eicher Motors Joint Venture), Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), Genser Aerospace, Volkswagen India attended.
Applied Materials, Ingersoll Rand, Whirlpool, Welmade Locking, Eaton Technologies, Seco Tools
VRARA, Economic Times, Frost & Sullivan, ARAI, Markets and Markets, IITs, College of Engineering etc.
Applied Materials, Leadec India, Ingersoll Rand, Whirlpool of India, Welmade Locking, Designtech Systems, Seco Tools
Unity Technologies, Autodesk India, Altran Technologies, Dassault Systèmes, Eon Reality, ESI Software, PTC, HCL Technologies, Siemens, Blue Star, CineBox, DesignTech Systems, Infosys, L& T Technology Services, NTT Data, Accenture, Ernst & Young India. Barco, HTC, HP, Imaginate etc. and content creators like Inception X, Design Sense, Anibrain Digital, Autovrse, Simlabs, etc.