Konstantin Negachev on the future of digital technology (VIDEO)

22 July2019
Konstantin Negachev on the future of digital technology (VIDEO)

On July 18, Z8 park Executive Director Konstantin Negachev delivered a lecture,Virtual reality – market formation, applications today, prospects in the future, at the Summer Campus of the Presidential Academy.

He told the participants about the XR (X Reality) technology – augmented virtual reality. Konstantin Negachev traced the path of this technology from its very origins to the presentand discussed with the students the possibilities and prospects of using this technology today and in the future.

Augmented virtual reality is currently being used not only in the gaming industry, but also elsewhere to enhance personnel skills, the speaker explained. XR technology is used by companies like Sberbank and Russian Railways; it is also used to train firefighters (fire extinguishing simulation) and medical workers (first aid).

After his speech, Konstantin Negachev noted that he was very by the number of interesting questions coming from young women: “I was surprised that there were so many girls asking questions, and all to the point.”


The International Summer Campus of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) is a unique annual educational project for best students of Russian and foreign universities. The Campus curriculum comprises lectures and interactive sessions with leading Russian and foreign academics, government employees and world-class business executives. RANEPA Rector Vladimir Mau, leading Russian and foreign experts, Russian and foreign business leaders, high-ranking officials and civil servants will traditionally speak at the Summer Campus.

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