“We are thrilled to work with NewSky XR again for the 2023 CODiE Awards! Our partnership will provide leading technology innovators the opportunity to interact and engage in the metaverse,” said Sonya Roccia, Managing Director of the CODiE Awards.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) May 25, 2023
Today, SIIA announced that it will be leveraging NewSky XR’s cutting-edge immersive event platform again this year to take the signature CODiE Awards into the metaverse for the winner announcements, scheduled June 21st and 22nd at 1 pm EDT.
Known as the “Oscars” of the software industry, the CODiE Awards are presented annually by SIIA to top software, information, edtech and business products, teams and leaders.
“We are thrilled to work with NewSky XR again for the 2023 CODiE Awards! Our partnership will provide leading technology innovators the opportunity to interact and engage in the metaverse,” said Sonya Roccia, Managing Director of the CODiE Awards. “NewSky XR‘s platform not only personifies the best of the CODiEs—representing cutting-edge technology—but offers an exceptional experience for attendees.”
This year’s Virtual CODiE Awards will feature a video stream of the awards show and a networking event, in NewSky XR’s New York Rooftop location in the metaverse, providing a whole new level of virtual interactivity and participant engagement.
Event participants can log in to NewSky XR’s secure online platform and customize avatars with video screen heads to network with industry leaders in a high-fidelity, rich texture, photo-realistic environment. The event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required.
“We’re excited to be a part of the team that takes the CODiE Awards into the metaverse, a computing platform that will be as transformative to society and industry as the mobile phone. NewSky XR’s platform combines immersive photo-realistic virtual environments with AI functionality to create engaging experiences with content, other people and AI avatars,” said Tim Weisbrod, Chief Technology Officer at NewSky XR.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit https://www.siia.net/codie/.
About NewSky XR
Founded in 2020, NewSky XR creates digital worlds that cultivate authentic interaction. The company has merged the best and brightest gaming technology innovators with a team of leading corporate business meetings, communication and learning experts to create an event platform that takes participant engagement to the next level. NewSky XR is better and more engaging than video conferencing, and more immersive than other online event alternatives. Through the incorporation of Artificial Intelligence technology to create AI Avatars, NewSky XR can also bring personalized event hosts, brand ambassadors, product specialists and other engaging experiences to life in a 24/7 always-on model. Learn more at https://www.newskyxr.com/.
SIIA is the only professional organization connecting more than 450 data, financial information, education technology, specialized content and publishing companies. Our diverse members provide the critical data, content and information that drives the global economy, informs financial networks, connects learners and educators and drives innovation. Learn more at https://www.siia.net.