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Top 5 Things VR Developers Need to Know Based on Data

Lucas Toohey (CEO and Co-founder, Observer Analytics)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Date: Monday, October 29

Time: 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Pass Type: XRDC Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

In this session, Observer Analytics CEO, Lucas Toohey, will discuss key insights that have emerged from Observer Analytics' aggregate data that highlight best practices and design decisions directly affecting playability and retention. By examining user behavior in a variety of application types, they have identified problem areas when designing for VR. Key takeaways include designing for physical movement, user onboarding strategies, how first-time users react, and overall usage statistics.


After this session, you'll walk away with a better understanding of key areas to focus on when developing a VR experience to optimize usability and retention. You'll also be given a few industry benchmarks to gauge how your application is performing against the industry average.

Intended Audience

This presentation is for anyone involved in the development of VR content. Regardless of application type or game genre, there are similarities to designing compelling onboarding flows and consistencies across the current user base, allowing all interested parties to benefit from this presentation.