02:35 PM - 03:00 PM
Products to support hybrid workplace communication,
collaboration and co-presence are driving the adoption of Extended Reality (XR) and immersive technologies. In this session, Ashley Coffey will share themes from PEAT’s “Inclusive XR in the Workplace” white paper, and share resources from community efforts to make XR and immersive technologies accessible to people with disabilities. Meryl Evans will share her lived experience, perspectives, and practices that can be used to help ensure that immersive collaboration technologies are designed with disability inclusion in mind.
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Dive into the architecture of the Snapdragon Spaces Developer platform and, understand how OpenXR fits into the development workflow and get a sense of how to port your own apps to our Snapdragon Spaces Developer platform in this technical session by Steve Lukas, Director of Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Building AR apps poses a unique challenge for developers because they must account for dynamic environments and objects. In this session, we’ll show you how a simulation feature coming to Unity’s AR Foundation can help solve those challenges and increase development speed. You’ll also hear from a team of University of Florida developers about how they used Unity to build an XR app that helps reduce vaccine hesitancy by using body-tracking features and simulation.
12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Learn how to leverage Lightship ARDK to build the real-world metaverse. Understand the full breadth of ARDK capabilities and get an aside look at top ARDK demos.
01:55 PM - 02:20 PM
XR development is a new career for anyone seeking to work in the immersive technology industry. If you love being creative and transforming ideas into interactive 3D experiences, this could be the perfect pathway for you. Join Circuit Stream and alumni Nakita Chand to learn everything you need to know about how to become an XR developer.
02:25 PM - 02:50 PM
Join Rigel Benton, Senior UX Designer at 8th Wall and Tony Tomarchio, Director of Technical Operations at 8th Wall, to learn how to make your WebAR experiences more social and rooted in places and things with real-time APIs, image targets, web integrations, common web frameworks and more.