At Otronicon, play and interact with the best in gaming and digital technology. There is something for everyone to enjoy including virtual reality, interactive surface tables, next-generation consoles and even classic arcade machines!
Orlando has become a hub for the digital media industry which includes: modeling, simulation and training; film and television production; and interactive and immersive entertainment. With estimated annual revenue of $9 billion, the digital media sector is second only to the hospitality/tourism industry in the area.
Where better than Otronicon to see what the more than 1,200 companies are producing, chat with the creative professionals responsible and discover the path to a digital media career right in your own backyard.
As a leader and innovator in the tech and gaming industry, Microsoft is a powerhouse. This year marks the first time Microsoft will participate in the Science Center’s largest annual event.
Guests will be able to tinker and toy with all of their latest lines of products, including the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 devices, Windows Phone, and Makerbot (one of the forerunners in 3D printing).
The Microsoft Family room will provide another means of demonstrative learning as attendees can see how the Microsoft ecosystem works across multiple devices in a simulated real world setting.
Gamers can also play the recently released Xbox One as well as Xbox 360. Demos of the Kinect 2.0 sensor and the Xbox One hardware will also be on display.
"Pitch Jumper" is the ultimate app for gamers and music lovers. Gone are the days when your music’s tempo keeps you from getting in the zone while you’re gaming because now you can ‘play’ your music. "Pitch Jumper" customizes your gaming experience by adapting each level to the selected song’s length, beats, music density and BPM. You can also play all of the music you have loaded on your device!
"Pitch Jumper" will be displayed alongside a portfolio website in the student game exhibit at Otronicon. Learn more about the technical specifics that go into the development process of Pitch Jumper and other projects and student work!
The company will be demoing their first product, "Ascendant," a side-scrolling brawler style game that is the culmination of all the things they have learned while attending FIEA. The developers will also be there to answer questions about the FIEA program and discuss the challenges this video game startup has faced during its first months of production.
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