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IBC Future Zone

IBC Future Zone - Multi-sensory virtual worlds and imagery of the future

IBC Future Zone - Multi-sensory virtual worlds and imagery of the future

Future.TVIBC brings together once more all the latest ideas, innovations and incredible technologies from our industry, into a single specially-curated showcase area - the IBC Future Zone.

For 2017, the focus was on multi-sensory virtual worlds and imagery of the future. Step through the Future Zone ‘time tunnel’ into the exciting realms of mixed reality, 3D audio, mind-blowing video displays and holographic projections.

Flexible 8K displays and haptic VR in the Future Zone:


Experience the Smart AV 'Time Tunnel'

TunnelSmart AV is working in partnership with the IBC Future Zone to offer visitors the exclusive opportunity to experience a tunnel created from LED alone. As a leader in creative event technology solutions, Smart AV fuse the bridge between creative concepts and the highest-grade event technology. With LED being the future of visual display, the tunnel will join the 'night' and 'day' sides of the Future Zone - created to compliment the projects on show in these areas - and will display some of this year's most exciting and innovative content.




IBC Future Zone Exhibitors

From NHK's living room of the future to Generic Robots' VR haptics, and from 5 cutting-edge projects from BBC R&D to Vision III's v3® parallax visualization (PV) technologies, the IBC Future Zone’s exhibitors come from all areas of the industry and cover the most experimental technologies.

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IBC Future Reality Theatre

The IBC Future Zone is also home to the IBC Future Reality Theatre. Free to attend for all IBC attendees, the Future Reality Theatre will present a programme of creative, business and technology sessions, which will explore the current and future impact of new technologies and the opportunities, challenges and implications around VR, AR, MXR and beyond.

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  • IBC is the only exhibition we attend. It’s very important for those in the broadcasting industry.
    Jochen Albrecht
    CTO - Albrecht Electronic
  • IBC represents an important annual industry dialogue where the worlds of technology and media intersect.
    Erik Huggers
    CEO, Vevo
  • IBC is the exhibition that gives us the most exposure in the broadcasting industry. The exhibition is a really special show and is close to everyone’s hearts. It gets better every year and has got a great vibe.
    Anoushka Farouk
    Marketing Manager - TSL
  • IBC is not about quantity it’s about quality. Conversations we have are enlightening in every sense. Everyone is here to do business.
    Robert Lisman
    Director of Marketing - Primestream
  • The greatest thing about IBC is that it provides the facilities to network with industry professionals whilst getting great knowledge on new technology.
    Gina Canzano
    Technical Support Engineer - BW Broadcast


IBC Technical Supporters

IBC would like to thank our Technical Supporters: