World-class WebVR with Google & Samsung at Ft. Mason on June 16th!

Jun 16, 2016 · San Francisco, United States of America

First Presentation

As Josh Carpenter tweeted soon after joining Google:

“VR is for everyone, & WebVR is going to help make it happen.”

Well renowned as lead browser VR guru at Mozilla where he worked on WebVR and A-Frame - each designed to expose the power of immersive VR to Web developers spread across the globe - Josh will be on deck to talk WebVR vision, Google, Daydream, etc. from one of the most authoritative perspectives possible about the pathway ahead.

Second Presentation

The world's most powerful Android phone company Samsung, whose core VR team includes Laszlo Gombos, Paul Kim, and Michael Blix, has just released their new web VR Browser: Samsung Internet for GearVR 1.0

Added functionality includes improved VR video support and mobile browser integration that lets you easily transition from a mobile experience into an immersive GearVR experience. Join us by the Bay and check this out!

**  Special Announcement **

Autodesk has generously granted this WebVR meetup 4pm access to the Forge City interactive demos and Metaverse neighborhood where we can play with a number of AR and VR technologies, including PhaseSpace - a GearVR powered 'untethered multiplayer' among others -

accompanied by a catered food & drinks reception for $20 at this link:

Our community has also been offered a $99 ticket for the entire two-day Forge DevCon event - normally a $599 value - available at this link (includes the Forge City / Metaverse neighborhood and catered reception mentioned above)

Forge DevCon offers over 50 classes and exhibits enabling you to get hands on with powerful web services and tools that will help you to create and deliver VR solutions, including:

· The Reality of Virtual - The moving target of VR and AR

· User Experience Design for Virtual Reality

· Visual Reporting with Connected Design Data

· Business Solutions Using Photogrammetry and Web 3D Viewing

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6:30 : Doors open, demo's, refreshments

7:00 : First Presentation

7:40 : Lightning Talks followed by short break

8:00 : Second Presentation

8:40 : Meet the speakers, demo's, network

  (with discussions continued elsewhere as of)

9:30 : Meetup adjourns

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Lightning talks & informal demo's encouraged ! Please feel free to contact us with any questions, and

Many thanks to Autodesk for being our Forge DevCon Ft. Mason sponsor!

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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