Jul 2, 2020
EY 13 WHAT THE TECH? – with Matt Ward
With Technology evolving before our very eyes, it was awesome to speak with WorldStage’s Chief Technologist, Matt Ward. We talked about adapting technology to create something new, collaboration and competition w/in the industry, what Producers can do to embrace the tech, and the evolution and incorporation of AR, VR, and XR into the events world and beyond.
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Episode 13 By the Numbers:
00:00 | Terri Walters
Meet Matt Ward: Chief Technologist, WorldStage.
05:43 | Matt Ward
On being a Chief Technologist – adapting technology to create something new.
12:45 | Terri Walters
What’s the process and timeline for bringing a new technological idea to fruition?
19:07 | Terri Walters / Matt Ward
On managing and interacting with creative teams.
22:52 | Matt Ward
Gaming platforms/engines are the operating system for what’s coming next: AR, VR, XR, Mixed Reality … What’s the digital future? What’s the compelling, interesting middle ground between Zoom and an XR production?
26:10 | Terri Walters
What can the general, event-goer public expect coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown?
30:35 | Matt Ward
The roots of my inspiration. My journey of becoming uninhibited by technology.
33:40 | Terri Walters
What can Producers do to embrace new technology? How can they best deal with their clients’ technological needs.
40:57 | Matt Ward
How to operate in a zero-collaboration-industry, that’s now changing.