Google, Microsoft, Intel and others predict future at Tempe's largest tech conference

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Phoenix tech festival talks about the future. (Source: 123rf.com) Phoenix tech festival talks about the future. (Source: 123rf.com)
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

We have seen driverless cars, Google Fiber, and smart homes pop up all over Phoenix and cities over the past couple of years. The big question is now, “what’s next?” An event in Tempe may give us the answer.

The Phoenix Mobile and Emerging Tech Festival is returning for its sixth year in a row, where top companies predict the future of innovative inventions making their way to the Valley.

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The free, all-day event will be open to the public on September 23, at the Memorial Union at Arizona State University. The Memorial Union is located at 301 E. Orange Mall.  

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Google, Intel, and T-Mobile will being showcasing their new-age innovations and their visions of the future of Phoenix. Microsoft, Trimble, and VRforGood will be demonstrating the latest in Virtual Reality.

[RELATED: Samsung steps up push into autonomous driving technology]

This event is the culmination of passion for cutting edge technology and bringing the community together. Discussions will consist of tech advancements, security issues, synergy among major technology suppliers, and many more topics.

The festival is free but tickets go fast, check their website for tickets and more information.

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