Alan Smithson

Alan Smithson

Co-Founder of MetaVRse - CANADA

Alan Smithson’s purpose in life is to inspire and educate people to think and act in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable way. Mr. Smithson is the CMO of MetaVRse, a universal, web-based 3D creation platform that enables anyone to leverage the power of spatial computing. He is a proud Father, Business Leader, TEDx Speaker, and Podcast Host. Previous to MetaVRse, Mr. Smithson co-invented the World’s first touchscreen DJ system, Emulator — featured on Dragons’ Den and winning DJ Mag’s Innovative Product of the Year in 2011. His 10-year-old daughter invented sandals that leave a heart-shaped tan line on your feet called Love Sandal winning Top 20 Under 20 at only 10 years old. He is an Independent Global Advisor on the Business of XR.

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Day 2 - Stream 2 April 13, 2021
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS: The future of human communication is virtual


A year after the global pandemic hit, we find ourselves burnt out with 'Zoom fatigue' and missing human communication and collaboration in a more visceral way. Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (XR) technologies are emerging as the solution to a problem we never knew we had. In this talk, you will understand the truly transformative power of XR technologies and how they are creating real ROI to organizations large and small. You will also learn how the 3D spatial web is truly the future of human communication and how you can start taking advantage of this today.