Asia Pacific takes virtual reality seriously

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Market analysis has found that Asia-Pacific is the largest market for haptic technology with the growth being led by China, Japan, and South Korea. The key drivers contributing to the growth of the market are increasing adoption of haptics in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets and gaming consoles. Virtual reality (VR) technology also depends on advancements in haptics to convince users that they find themselves in another reality when they don a VR headset.

AsiaHaptics taking place over three days in Kashiwanoha, Japan later this month is a prime international conference focused solely on haptics, featuring three major plenary sessions, industry talks and 90 interactive presentations with demos.

Asia Pacific is also the fastest growing market for VR software and hardware with a CAGR of 108% for 2015-2020 according to Global Industry Analysts, Inc. An unprecedented publicity campaign is underway to promote the 2017 Asia VR & AR Fair & Summit. Taking place in Guangzhou, China on November 30, the VR & AR Fair 2016, is a conference to arrange a conference. The event gathers representatives from government, industry and academic experts, manufacturers, developers, financial and investment institutions and the media with the aim to forge the 2017 event into the most influential trade platform for the Asian VR & AR industry.