WebXR SF April: It's all about the browser

Apr 17, 2018 · San Francisco, United States of America

In the world of WebXR, it's all about the browser. This is where the virtual rubber meets the road of real life.

Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from the browser makers themselves working at the intersection of AR/VR and web standards.
Our guest presenters range from established market leader browser makers to early stage startups- all leaders in the development of browsers with support for web-based virtual and augmented reality experiences.

We will hear from:

• Google: Brandon Jones - Will give an updated overview of WebXR initiatives including Chrome / Google.

• Supermedium: Diego Marcos and Kevin Ngo - From the developers of WebVR framework A-Frame comes the VR-only browser Supermedium.
Founders Kevin and Diego will provide a demo and updates on their work.

• Mozilla: This pioneer of WebXR standards to help developers build virtual and augmented reality experiences will release 'Firefox Reality' this summer along with its source code. Dan Brown, who works with creators and coders to build awesome things for the open web will join us via a live video link.

• Samsung: Winston Chen works at Samsung Research America's Boston office on the Samsung Internet team turbocharging the mobile Web for immersive technologies including XR .

• Nick Walusayi of 3Data.io will show off his company's 3D WebXR data visualization software.

• Jason Marsh of Flow.gl will show off a new WebXR project done for Cisco and preview the upcoming 'Flow Editor' soon to be launched at SVVR HQ.

Schedule:
• 6pm - Doors open
• 6:45pm - Opening remarks
• 7pm - Talks start
• 8pm - Lightning demos and talks, networking
• 9pm - Doors close, goodnight!

About the meetup:
The SF WebXR meetup is a regular event aimed at sharing the awesomeness of an open ecosystem for web-based virtual and augmented reality. If it works in the browser, it's welcome here!
A-Frame, ReactVR, Three.js, JanusVR, PlayCanvas, WebAssembly,
- and more!

PRIMARY GOALS (1) Education (2) Collaboration and (3) Networking

Beginners and experts alike welcome! It's a great place to learn the basics of using the open web for VR and AR projects.

Event organizers
  • WebXR

    This group is dedicated to building an open, immersive web ecosystem. The Metaverse is upon us! More than 3 billion computers and devices are connected seamlessly with the web. And now, low-cost Virtual Reality hardware is making VR accessible to everyone. It's time to combine these two ideas. The web is built on openness: open sharing, open standards, and open source. Web applications are easy to build, and easy to share, and they run everywhere. The VR and AR applications being built today are the polar

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