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The O.G.’s of VR - lessons learned, vision confirmed

May 29

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Description

Virtual Reality may be a media and funding star in 2019, but the seeds of today's VR revolution were planted by the early pioneers who took the world by storm in the mid '90's. How did we create compelling VR experiences on PCs whose graphics and CPU capabilities throttled the dreams of these early visionaries? How did they create markets, sell products when the bell curve of available platforms ranged from low end PCs to high-end supercomputers? What mistakes were made, how can today's designers and developers learn from our experience and avoid making costly errors that can derail companies and careers? The "original gangstas" of VR will answer all, and share their accumulated wisdom with AWE attendees for the first time.

Speakers

Director AR/VR , Futurewei Technologies
Principal , Horizon Communications
Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation , Unity Technologies
Principal , RealityPrime
Principal Engineer, Alexa Voice Services , Amazon
Board Member , Virtual World Society
Chief Analyst , Greenlight

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