**This will be a pre-recorded session with the speaker present for live questions**
Low code/no code solutions for creating mixed reality apps enables a wider range of creators to build apps using emerging technology. Microsoft Power Apps provides the opportunity to quickly build and share low-code apps. The platform has expanded to include mixed reality components made to view 3D models, measure in mixed reality, and view models in mixed reality. In this session, April shares her experience with creating a prototype of an interior design app that uses the Power Apps mixed reality components. Interested in giving PowerApps a try? Join this session to learn how you can get started with Microsoft Power Apps and mixed reality.
April Speight, Sr. Cloud Advocate, Spatial Computing, Microsoft
April Speight is an author and developer advocate based in Beverly Hills, CA. She began her professional career in the luxury and fashion industry and later transitioned into tech as a project manager and systems analyst. Her programming journey began with Python which led to two published titles Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming and Visual Studio Code for Python Programmers. During the summer of July 2019, she saw her first HoloLens 2 demo which integrated speech translation in real-time. This demo was the spark to her career in Mixed Reality.
In January 2020, she and a team of 4 ambitious developers created Spell Bound, a VR learning experience designed to help children with dyslexia and dysgraphia learn letter formation and word recognition. Their team won Best in Learning, Education and Research as well as Best in Health and Wellness + Medical at the MIT Reality Hack. She has since taken on a role as a Sr. Cloud Advocate with the Spatial Computing technology team at Microsoft helping to onboard beginners in the XR space.