Spotlight: AR / VR 2017

2017-12-02 00:00:00 2017-12-03 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: AR / VR 2017 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



Windows Mixed Reality opens a window into the virtual world, right from Windows Desktop. This new platform enables developers to create rich, immersive experiences, using a variety of supported headsets. In this talk, you will learn about how you can get started developing for Windows Mixed Reality. Margaryta will discuss the device and platform technologies. She will walk through the emerging development trends and look at some resources that can help kick-start your development journey. Finally, Margaryta will wrap it all up with a look at the development workflow, with a device demo that will inspire you to take the leap into Windows Mixed Reality.


Learn more about Windows Mixed Reality and how you can leverage frameworks to create immersive experiences

Target Audience

General VR/AR/MR developers

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Some VR development experience

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. What Windows Mixed Reality is and its importance
  2. Device technologies and specification
  3. Emerging trends and techniques
  4. Challenges in development and how to avoid them
  5. Development workflow