Published: 29th October 2018
IAMAI new panel to focus on AR/VR technology
The panel will look after the nurturing India's AR/VR technology and talent ecosystem, in particular by driving Skill Development; engaging with business, industry and government
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has formed a new industry expert committee, under its Emerging Technology Council, focused on Augmented and Virtual Reality.
The Committee is the latest step in its efforts to evangelise AR/VR technology to drive economic growth, job creation, and skill development in the country. It would also closely work to develop potential sectors like healthcare, tourism, auto, agriculture, education and skill development.
The mandate of the Group is to identify opportunities and challenges to help India's AR/VR ecosystem, in partnership with government, industry and startups.
The committee is chaired by Namrita Mahindra, Senior General Manager — Digital Transformation, Mahindra Group and co-chaired by Satyajeet Singh, Head of Strategic Product Partnership, India and South Asia, Facebook.
The panel will look after the nurturing India's AR/VR technology and talent ecosystem, in particular by driving Skill Development; engaging with business, industry and government to evangelize acceptance of the technology and help drive training workshops to familarise potential users with technology and build use cases, in key sectors.