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Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, spatial computing, extended reality. These new realities will touch & transform every industry. Come out to RLab - the nations first city-funded center for research, entrepreneurship, & education in virtual & augmented reality & related technologies - for this speaker session on AR/VR design to learn more about design for this new space. Find out more about RLab at https://www.rlab.nyc.
6-6:30pm Bites & Mingling
6:30pm Talks start
Bites sponsored by Small Planet Digital
Introduction to RLab
Thinking In Space
by Sophia Batchelor, Neuroscientist in Residence @ Neurosity
From holograms to interaction design, this talk provides an understanding of how our brains see & interpret spatial computing.
Having sat in the research lab, Sophia presents what the research has uncovered & how to apply that to production.
Beyond the Screen
by Sam Brewton, Product Manager & Lead AR Designer @ Apprentice.io
Beyond the Screen. Retooling your Design Process for AR how Sam evolved his design process from mobile AR to digital eyewear.
3D in 2D: Visualizing your 3D Ideas in 2D Media
by Brian Hui, Co-Founder & CPO @ Unseen Media
3D experiences can be hard to communicate. But it's so important to be able to give stakeholders an accurate idea of the experience. Brian will give a quick lightning talk on the importance of visualizing your ideas & a few quick tricks on how you can do it too.
ESC: Building An AR Escape Room Experience
by Tuba Ozkan, Product/UX Designer @ Animoto
& Chao Hui Tu, Visual & Product Designer @ Teknikio
ESC - Project Blue Book is an AR Escape Room for two to four players with a narrative that tracks Project Blue Book, a TV series that is based on the true investigations into UFOs. The project was designed & developed by Chao Hui Tu & Tuba Ozkan as a part of NYC Media Lab & AE Networks AR Fellowship Program.
While their talk will focus on the overall design & development process of this physical & digital experience, the audience will be able to experience a demo of the experience at the finale.
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