Wednesday, October 4, 2023

ISE announces first keynote speaker for 2023 show

BK Johannessen, Unreal Engine Business Director for Broadcast and Live Events at Epic Games, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the AV and systems integration show taking place at Fira Barcelona Gran Via, January 31-February 3, 2023. 

As industry after industry adopts real-time visualization technology, Johannessen’s keynote, entitled “All Paths Lead to Real-Time,” will discuss how content creators are taking innovations from the games industry and applying them to their projects, from cutting-edge, broadcast virtual production studios to real-time graphics for media & entertainment, live events, architecture and more.

Mike Blackman, Managing Director of Integrated Systems Events, commented: “We are delighted to have secured BK Johannessen as our headline speaker. As audiences, customers and consumers return to something like a normal life, there is an insatiable demand for content on digital signage, live stages, videowalls, experiential art and advertising, and virtual and VR experiences. The work that can be seen all over the world from creators using Unreal Engine is truly extraordinary and we cannot wait to hear more about it.”

InPark Publisher Martin Palicki discusses the upcoming ISE 2023 show with Managing Director Mike Blackman.

Johannessen brings a deep understanding of the needs of professional live media content creators to every project. An experienced leader with extensive international experience in the computer software and media industries, he has supported top-tier broadcasters on all continents, helping them to achieve their creative visions and create engaging content. At ISE, Johannessen will outline the importance of content creation in the systems integration ecosystem.

Developed by Epic Games, Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool, used for game development, linear film and television content creation, broadcast and live event production, architectural and automotive visualisation, training and simulation, and other real-time applications. Unreal Engine is used in industries beyond games and ProAV to create immersive experiences that awe and inspire.

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