Spotlight AR/VR 2016

2016-12-03 00:00:00 2016-12-03 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight AR/VR 2016 Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, Razer, Samsung Gear VR, PS VR, Leap Motion, Magic Leap.  The list seems intimidating; should you be paying attention to one, or to all of these new technologies?  Is virtual and augmented reality a passing phase, or… Toronto FITC Toronto

Presentation


Overview

Augmented reality is the latest and most ambitious real-time technology to mediate our reality. New awarenesses and strategies are required to yield it’s power. For almost 15 years, before he knew there was a word for it, Jeremy worked as an artist exploring augmented reality as a comedic performer. He’ll share the discoveries that empower us all, the things about AR that make him laugh and the artists that have inspired him.

Objective

Overcome the hype and find inspiration in the empowering origins and future opportunities of augmented reality.

Target Audience

Everyone.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • The historic origins of AR
  • The basic concepts that describe AR
  • Inspirational uses and concepts for AR beyond head up display maps and email
  • Tools to get you started with AR
  • Hints about the future of AR