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About Digital Nationz
DIGITAL NATIONZ IS BACK!
DIGITAL NATIONZ returns for a second year, with a new format adding Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology to the line up.
DIGITAL NATIONZ is not only returning for another year but becoming an even bigger digital lifestyle expo. The show will bring together the thrilling previews of games, prototypes and an even bigger version of the incredibly popular ‘history of gaming’ museum from last year’s DNZ while adding never-before-seen lifestyle technology, helpful gadgets and creative, fun gizmos which are the cornerstones of the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show.
Just like its international counterparts the show is full of vibrant and interactive elements with everything from fun, innovation-driven workshops through to visionary speakers enlightening and dazzling you with the endless possibilities of tomorrow’s technology.
DNZ was founded in response to there being no major electronic/digital expo in New Zealand. DNZ launched to an outstandingly positive response with close to 7000 attendees playing previews of games, joining the innovative workshops and listening to speaker sessions, over the two days packed with digital fun.
What to experience at the show?
Gaming – 2014 is the year of the ‘next gen game’, experience hands-on experience and demos of upcoming games before they are released.
History of Gaming Museum – Its back, The Expanded History of Gaming and Technology Interactive Experience. This year it is almost twice the size and adding even more tech and gaming nostalgia!
LG DIGITALKZ - Presented by LG, international and local top level game developer speakers.
Homegrown - Local indie game developers demonstrating their prototypes and demos.
LAN - New Zealand’s only Pro-Championship E-Sport and LAN event.
Weird Science – A science sensation including “How does it work?” and “Assemble It” workshops, The Kiwi Kids Science Fair, “Superman Science” stage show, Ask Us Anything Forum: Science Edition.
Time Out - The Kiwi family of the future will whizz through life with the aid of cutting-edge technology, with Home entertainment, virtual reality, augmented reality, home audio-visual, smart home technologies, lifestyle technologies for snow, sea, land and air adventures.
Lifehacks – Need to find the best way through rush hour traffic? Want to be greener without building your home from scratch? Keen to learn how to get fitter, smarter and improve your quantifiable self? Car automation / intelligence - Health technology - Green technology - Social technology.
Wild, Wacky & Wonderful - Not every gizmo or gadget is made for the purpose of saving mankind. Some might just want to help you scratch your back, store a banana or help you tie your shoelaces. Wacky whiteware -- fun and functional appliances for your home, Wonderful gadgets helping you solve problems that you didn’t even know you had Workshops, speakers and more Out of this World - Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the bold, ingenious and visionary people who are going to put New Zealand on the map through their ideas, prototypes and products. Space technology, Futuristic vehicle concepts, artificial intelligence and more!