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Globant to Launch Immersive Technology Playground in San Francisco on February 15

An Exclusive Experience for Customers To Experience VR/Mixed Reality, Machine Learning, Wearable, IOT and Gaming technologies, among others (February 15, 2017)

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company focused on creating digital journeys, will host the opening of its recently renovated San Francisco Playground today, February 15. Participants will interact first-hand with cutting-edge technologies that showcase the strategies and experiences used to generate world-class digital solutions for global brands.

Hosted at its San Francisco office, the Playground is Globant's Digital Journey Accelerator, featuring tangible demonstrations of how digital experiences are dreamed, designed, and prototyped. The Playground was created to catalyze clients' digital planning by exposing them to the latest technologies and trends available, facilitated by expert staff. The launch of the second-generation Playground will feature the innovations of today that are driving the user experiences of tomorrow.


Virtual and mixed reality sets and demonstrations will be among the cutting-edge technologies featured at the launch, including:

  • Some of the latest VR devices
  • Real-time machine learning algorithms
  • IoT and wearables (sensors, smart materials, connected devices, etc.)
  • AAA Video game development
  • Quick prototyping, 3D printers are other event highlights.

"Industries are evolving at unprecedented speed - companies can no longer afford reactive innovation - it must be simultaneous, if not predictive," said Martín Migoya, CEO and co-founder of Globant. "Our upgraded Playground will provide global brands the opportunity to observe, interact, and conceptualize their own optimal digital journeys."

During the opening, Mike Haley, Senior Director of Machine Intelligence at Autodesk, will deliver the keynote speech, about how machine learning pertains to designing and making the world around us.  A recognized leader in applying deep-learning, unsupervised training and other techniques to the world of design, he is an established speaker, having provided expert insight at Strata+Hadoop World London, Siggraph 2016, and for the Bay Area Association for Computing Machinery.

About Globant

Globant (NYSE: GLOB) is a digitally native technology services company that creates digital journeys for its customers, which impact millions of consumers. Globant is the place where engineering, design, and innovation meet scale.

Globant has more than 5,400 professionals in 12 countries working for companies like Google, Linkedin, JWT, EA, and Coca Cola, among others.

Globant was named a Worldwide Leader of Digital Strategy Consulting Services by IDC MarketScape Report (2016) and its client work has been featured as business case studies at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. For more information, visit www.globant.com.

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