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  • Cathy O’Connor

Seeing innovation through a new reality

More than 30,000 people will head to downtown Oklahoma City this week to attend the annual deadCenter Film Festival on Thursday-Sunday.

The event is internationally recognized for showcasing some of the best independent films from around the world. What may not be as well-known is the event’s educational opportunities. An exciting new element this year is techCenter, which explores how the technologies changing the film and entertainment industry are also rapidly expanding to business applications. TechCenter will take place Friday-Sunday at 21c Museum Hotel. Several Oklahoma City businesses will be presenting on how they use augmented reality, virtual reality and drones in everyday operations.

Baker Hughes, a GE company, will headline the event with a presentation on how they are using these new technologies in the oil and gas industry. For example, AR can provide field engineers with real-time information about the performance and operations of the machines in front of them. This capability provides accurate and timely information resulting in reduced inefficiencies and downtimes.

Read the full article at The Journal Record

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