The SIIA announced that it will use NewSky XR’s immersive event platform for the CODiE Awards, scheduled for June 21st and 22nd at 1 pm EDT. This platform will provide leading technology innovators with the opportunity to interact in the metaverse,” said Sonya Roccia, Managing Director of the CODiE Awards.
May 25, 2023
The SIIA will leverage NewSky XR’s innovative immersive event platform to take the CODiE Awards, known as the “Oscars” of the software industry, to the metaverse for the winner announcements. It will be a two-day event, scheduled for June 21st and 22nd at 1 pm EDT.
The CODiE Awards are presented by the SIIA annually for 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.”
The Virtual CODiE Awards will be hosted in NewSky XR’s New York Rooftop location in the metaverse and will feature a video stream of the awards show and a networking event, providing enhanced virtual interactivity and participant engagement.
Event participants can log in to NewSky XR’s secure online platform to customize avatars with video screen heads and interact with industry leaders in a realistic environment with photo-realistic texture. Although the event is free to attend, pre-registration is required.
Tim Weisbrod, Chief Technology Officer at NewSky XR, said, “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.”
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards provide a platform for showcasing business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, products, services, and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence through the only peer-reviewed program. Learn more at https://www.siia.net/codie/.
About NewSky XR
NewSky XR was founded in 2020 for creating digital worlds that nurture realistic interaction. The company amalgamates gaming technology innovators and corporate business meetings, communication and learning experts to create an event platform that takes participant engagement to the next level. It is more immersive than other online event alternatives and better than video conferencing. The incorporation of Artificial Intelligence technology enables NewSky XR to 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 a professional organization that connects over 450 data, financial information, education technology, specialized content, and publishing companies. It has a diverse membership that provides the crucial data, content, and information, driving the global economy, informing financial networks, connecting learners and educators, and fostering innovation. Learn more at https://www.siia.net.
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