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About the Festival

More Than Just a Conference

unbound London's Main Stage has a reputation for housing cutting-edge, original content. Experts from world-leading brands have joined us over the years, including faces from Google, Twitter, Deutsche Bank, MTV, JustEat, Facebook, Burning Man, Boiler Room and many more. 

To ensure all delegates gain maximum value from the festival, the Future Stage and numerous Workshops provide attendees with exclusive talks and panels hosted by our partners and key speakers.

About the Stages 

The Main Stage

With innovation as the overarching theme, unbound offers unparalleled insight into the future of digital.

Insight is given through a variety of presentation formats, including keynotes, interviews, panels, side events, exhibitions, start-up challenges, hackathons and more. Topics explored in 2018 included: 

  • Corporate growth through innovation
  • Personalisation & Effective Ads Through Programmatic 
  • Engaging Generation Z
  • Non stop digital distraction 
  • IoT and Smart City adoption

View the full 2018 agenda

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Future Stage

The Future Stage is a place to identify the latest trends and tech innovations impacting on consumer lifestyle, product development, and engagement. Hear from industry experts on the matters that will affect what you do next.

The stage connects you with consumer trends and gives actionable ideas and insights to help you innovate and grow your business. Themes of 2018 included: 

  • Finding your authentic brand & connecting with Gen-Z
  • Next Generation Innovation 
  • The Future of VR & AR
  • Data & Storytelling
  • How to track & measure your omnichannel shopping strategy
  • Marketing & Ai 

View the full 2018 agenda

2018 Partner Workshops

Protecting Your Assets: An In-Depth Guide to Intellectual Property 

 

Hosted by Gold Partner Reddie & Grose

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How Brands Can Combine Data & Creativity to Innovate Successfully

 

Hosted by Partner Attest. 

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A Little Taster of 2018's unbound50... 

unbound's Selection of Europe's Most Disruptive Startups

The unbound50 is our highly curated selection of exciting, disruptive, original and forward-thinking startups, invited to the festival to showcase their solutions for free in the unbound50 Zone. The Zone is dedicated to giving founders a platform to elevate their startup to the international market and network with festival attendees. Our team are always on the hunt for the next-big-thing. If you know an incredible startup, let us know!

Tēmi - Your Personal Robot

tēmi is the world’s first breakthrough personal robot. It keeps us present anywhere. It allows you to connect to your friends, smart devices, media and video communications, harnessed by the power of your voice, hands free. Click here to find out more. 

 

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Sensio AIR 

Sensio AIR helps people with allergies and asthma understand, predict and prevent their symptoms. By combing real-time data, cutting-edge technology and unique algorithms the Sensio AIR mobile application allows users to log their symptoms, monitor allergen counts and view pollutant levels in more than 300 cities across the world. Click here to find out more. 

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MysteryVibe

MysteryVibe is an award-winning British brand who design and build luxury pleasure products. Founded in 2014, their flagship product, Crescendo, is the world's first body-adapting smart 6-motor vibrator, that can be bent to flex and form to the user's body and offer countless vibrations through their app, for a truly personalized pleasure experience. They are the thought-leaders in the field and are igniting conversations on the global stages and through mainstream media. Click here to learn more. 

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Voxos 

Voxos might look like a refined pair of sports glasses but these smart lenses have one unique feature: Built-in bone conduction. Bone conduction works by vibrating sound through your skull opposed to straight into your ear like standard earphones. This means you can hear your environment whilst listening to Music, Google Maps, Audiobooks, Fitness Apps and more at all times without being disconnected from their surroundings. The technology will blow you away... Click here to learn more. 

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Vodafone at unbound London 2018

Vodafone joined forces with unbound London, bringing you the UK's hottest startups and a Dragon's Den-style pitch-off competition. Expert executives from the global telecommunications giant joined us for innovation discovery and Main Stage discussion throughout the festival. 

The Vodafone Pavilion

The Vodafone Pavilion

The Vodafone Startup Alley

The Vodafone Startup Alley

The Vodafone Startup Battle 

The Vodafone Startup Battle 

Betty the Connected Cow

Betty the Connected Cow

The VR & Interactive Zone 

Highlights from the cutting-edge VR tech on display throughout the 2018 exhibition include: 

WizDish ROVR

The WizDish ROVR virtual reality locomotion platform / VR treadmill.

The ROVR VR treadmill today is the product of 10 years of VR locomotion research, design and testing. Well over 40,000 people having enjoyed immersive ROVR VR experiences in over 20 countries with clients including Big Brands / Organisations, Universities and VR start-ups. The Wizdish ROVR is compatible with huge names like half-life and minecraft and will remain compatible with the hottest games as they roll out!

 

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Wolf in Motion

Showcasing:

  • The Pilsner VR brewery tour that has been premiered at the Winter Olympics
  • A turtle visualisation in partnership with oceanographers from Queen Mary University. It’s an interactive visualisation where the turtles are being animated from real data collected on them in Cape Verde as part of a world wide wild life protection program
  • An interactive video experimentation where the content reacts to the user and music using different inputs such as eye tracking


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A-VR

Immerse yourself in this journey through the work of 5 artists.

Hear the hum of Rachel Aras Neon and watch as Nemo’s prints morph into one another, as you are guided through the virtual gallery space during this dream-like experience.

 

 

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Room One

We’re working at the heart of 5G innovation to build the future of communication. Working closely with key industry players and stakeholders to transform the way we connect, we’re designing the future of interaction through immersive technologies. 

At unbound London we’ll be demonstrating direct control of a robotic arm through infrared tracking, as part of our wider work developing 5G use cases around low latency and massive machine type communication.  

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The Urban Experience 

The Legendary After-Hours Networking Event

On the evening of the first day, all festival attendees were invited to join us for the Urban Experience: a night of networking and fun in partnership with Attest and Silicon Drinkabout. Thank you to everyone that came for yet another incredible after-party! 

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