Brightline Interactive announced the launch of the DC chapter of the Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Association (VRARA). VRARA, states a release, “is the global industry association for virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR), connecting major industries with experts in the fields of VR and AR technology.

“The Washington DC Chapter will build a community of industry leaders, educators, content creators, engineers, and technology organizations to promote the growth of and develop industry standards for the immersive technology throughout the DC/metro community. VRARA Washington DC is the DMV’s connection to the top global organization for thought leadership and industry access in this rapidly developing, immersive space.

“To kickoff the DC chapter, Brightline Interactive will be hosting a launch party on April 30th at the Wharf’s new music venue, Pearl Street Warehouse. The event is open to the public and will host a variety of VR and AR demos, entertainment and hor d’oeuvres. Influencers representing an array of industries will be in attendance to support the evolution of this immersive technology as a new, effective medium of communication. Free registration to the event ends at midnight on April 23rd.”

“We are excited to be a part of this huge movement in this new wave of communication.” said Tyler Gates, VRARA DC Chapter President and Managing Principal at Brightline Interactive. “We look forward to the opportunity of establishing a footprint for the technology and talent that lies within the DC metro area.” Kris Kolo, Global Executive Director of the VR/AR Association added, “Virtual and augmented reality technology has many potential uses that corporate culture has yet to understand and embrace. The DC chapter will help evolve how corporate America understands the potential of immersive technology in their industries.”

If you are interested in learning more about the association, contact Sophia Moshasha at


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