Seattle VR Meetup: Talks at This Place

Sep 17, 2019 · Seattle, United States of America

Let's get together and learn from each other! This month's meetup features a couple of talks on a few ways VR is being applied in the real world, and the benefits and challenges that come along with it.

Join us at This Place in Fremont Tuesday, September 17th @ 6pm

// UPDATE 9-13
Huge thank you to Dreamcraft Attractions who stepped up to provide food for the evening!

Taco bar hyppppeeeee!!! 🌮



Building Large Scale VR Experiences for Theme Parks
by Terry Sanderson

A presentation by DreamCraft Attractions about the challenges and solutions of producing ‘Midnight Ride’, a cutting edge immersive VR attraction for LionsGate Entertainment World, the world's first Vertical Theme Park. DreamCraft Attractions delivered 24 individually controlled motorcycles mounted on actuator driven motion bases. Guests experience a 5 minute VR thrill ride based on the blockbuster Twilight franchise involving speed, werewolves and vampires where they experience an unprecedented degree of VR agency and immersion.

Truths and Myths about VR Learning
by Dominic Dobson

Discuss why VR has been proven to be a superior learning tool for behavioral skills and how VR Motion Corp is using Virtual Reality to enhance the training of professional drivers.

Have a talk you'd like to give?
We'd love to hear it!


6:00 pm - Doors open with pre-event socialization/networking and tacos!
6:20 pm - Sponsor and Community announcements
6:30 pm - Building Large Scale VR Experiences for Theme Parks
7:00 pm - Short Break
7:10 pm - Truths and Myths about VR Learning
7:40 pm - End of program, feel free to hangout for a bit
8:00 pm - Doors close; Lights out

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