Augmenting Reality - 2016 the year of Virtual Reality

Jan 27, 2016 · Greater London, United Kingdom

2016 is set to be the year when VR 2.0 takes off. We will be taking an in depth look at how the year will unfold virtually. The hardware, the content, the players and the opportunities.
6:30 - 6:50...Register & Networking 
6:50 - 8:10...Live Presentations

1) Steve Dann - Amplified Robot - Will be exploring what Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and related technology was on show at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month.

2) Nicolas Galan - Alter Equals Ltd ( - will explain how his company has been using its experience in Visual Effects and its photogrammetry technology Enwaii in order to recreate locations in photorealistic 3D for VR. 
This approach enables CULTURAL HERITAGE, HOSPITALITY and LUXURY businesses (hotel, venue, museum, castle, retail, ...) to showcase their assets at their best through mobile and VR apps and to offer total freedom of move and interaction to their audience. Interactive demonstrations will be available before and after the talk. 
 Nicolas Galan has 20 years of experience in computer graphics. He created technologies used successfully in VFX for Fight Club, Matrix 2 and 3, Narnia 3, Harry Potter 4, Hunger Games 2, Smurfs 2, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Alexander, Batman Begins, ..." 

3) Tanya Laird - Digital Jam - The VR Writers Room project.

4) Julian Williams - WizDish - Developing WizDish.

8:20 - 9.00 - Hands on tryout of the latest AR and VR Equipment. Announcements, Ask the Experts and Networking. 

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  • Augmenting Reality

    Our Augmenting Reality meetup group is all about Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and related technologies such as AI. AR has been described as the new 8th Mass Medium, and VR is poised to become a big part of everyone's lives. If you are interested in the creative use, advances in, and the promotion of these exciting new mediums then this meetup is for you. We meet to talk ab...

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