IT Fest 2017 – Applications of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Hong Kong
Live Event Profile:
Event Date: 24 April, 2017
Event Duration: 60 minutes
Event Venue: City University of Hong Kong
Live Streaming Platform: Facebook (available on any mobile devices and computers)
Live Streaming Region: Worldwide
Live Event Details:
- The IET Hong Kong (IET) has grown its audience and allowed hundreds of foreign specialists to participant in the forum
- This forum has effectively built an engaged community with global audience
Nowadays, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become the most prospective areas for the technological development in Hong Kong. With the aim of helping organizations to seize this opportunity, the IET Hong Kong (IET) has organized a half-day forum which talked about the applications of VR and AR in Hong Kong.
There is only limited equipment available for live streaming from venue. If IET applied traditional broadcasting solution, an extra human resources and costs would be required. In order to deliver live streaming in broadcast quality with affordable price, IET selected HERMES Live.
REASONS FOR SELECTION
1. "One Click Go Live" live streaming
Through "One-Click-Go-Live" feature of HERMES Live, user only needs to connect the power, network and camera with the HERMES Live Encoder M, and then the event can go live seamlessly. In addition, IET can control the live streaming process with the user-friendly interface easily.
2. Diversified live streaming platform
HERMES Live supports more than one distribution channel, apart from embedding the live video player in client’s website, it endorses simulcasting to a variety of social media platforms like Facebook.
3. Wonderful user experience to audience
With excellent user interface and broadcast quality live streaming technology, our HERMES Live can create a very good user experience to audiences. Audiences would stay longer to watch the live forum. This wonderful user experience helps build positive brand and word of mouth to IET.
IET Hong Kong
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong (IET Hong Kong) is the largest international Branch of the IET with more than 5,000 members. To better address a broad range of the members’ needs, the Hong Kong Branch has six Section Committees and a Younger Members Section to organize a wide range of activities for the professional subjects covered by IET.