MTG’s technology division is to stage the first Nordic Google Glass Showdown. It will take place at SIME Stockholm on November 12.
A jury, consisting of Rikard Steiber, Chief Digital Officer of Modern Times Group and CEO of MTGx, Gustav Radell, head of marketing for Google Sweden, and Ola Ahlvarsson, chairman and founder of SIME, will pick a winner, who will get a pair of Google Glass and the opportunity to work with MTGx to bring their idea to life.
“Google Glass is a great example of innovation and technology joined up to bring users’ experiences to whole new levels. MTGx is excited to host the first ever Google Glass event in the Nordics. Our developer and innovation community is fantastic, and I really look forward to seeing their vision for how Google Glass can be used to evolve the entertainment experience”, said Rikard Steiber.
“Innovation is at the very heart of what we do, and exploring innovation around Google Glass will both help us see the ideas that will drive entertainment, and meet the talented individuals who will build the experiences of tomorrow”, he added.
“It feels great that SIME is the first Nordic stage to be able to dig deep and really show what Google Glass is”, added Ola Ahlvarsson, chairman and founder of SIME.
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