• Implementing Augmented Reality In Education & Business With ARKit!

    1990 S Delaware St, San Mateo

    No experience required! If you would like to just join us and test the apps we build in class, you do not need to bring a MacBook! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/implementing-augmented-reality-in-education-business-with-arkit-tickets-49581816548 In this session we will walk you through the best practices and technical processes for presenting products and educational content in augmented reality! The workshop portion requires a Mac computer, XCode 9.4, and an iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.3! More information to be announced. 6:00 - Doors Open! 6:30 - Opening Remarks + Sponsor Presentation! 7:00 - Technical Workshop + Q&A! 9:00 - Next Meetup Announced! Parking at this location is located all around the building. Especially between the building and ARCO. If the area is too busy you may need to park a few blocks away. The venue is located on the main street directly in front of the intersection. Please look for the "AR TODAY" sign/ballon on the day of the event. www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today If you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked]

  • Partner Event: Designing Modern Interfaces & Interactions for Augmented Reality

    We've teamed up with San Francisco Interaction Design to bring you an extremely valuable panel of people that are working with AR right now! This meetup is all about AR/MR, we have stellar lineup of creatives, designers, technologists to educate and inspire you to design the future of AR/MR interfaces and interactions. Agenda: 6:00 - CheckIn & Networking 6:30 - Opening Show "AR Interactive Performance " by Suyash Joshi (Host & Creative Technologist) 6:45 - Presentation: Designing for HoloLens AR design is more than placing holograms on a surface. This is a small peak into our design process for Mixed Reality Experiences. Speaker : Daniel Escudero is an Interactive designer, prototyper and coder. Over 17 years of interactive design experience, joined Microsoft in 2016 and since then, fully dedicated to designing and prototyping HoloLens apps for customers including JAL, Airbus and Mitsubishi, while leading the development of tools like the new SpectatorView (Preview). 7:20 - Presentation: Designing Useful Augmented Reality Experiences This talk will cover some great techniques for creating the best files for AR, deciding if you should build a native app or a Web AR experience, and general UI/UX guidelines that are exclusive to ARKit and AR as a whole. Speaker: Casey is a self taught programmer and artist, as well as the founder of Near Future Marketing. After studying Graphic Design at Old Dominion University, Casey released his first app in 2015 for the Apple Watch during the week that it launched. After ARKit was announced, Casey uploaded his first augmented reality app to the App Store on the day before the iPhone X was released. 7:50 - Presentation: Lessons learned from creating content for an emerging AR headset. One of the first members to join the DreamWorld AR team, Creative Director Ty Clark will discuss overcoming design challenges & working within limitations for designing modern day mixed reality. Speaker: Ty Clark is Creative Director at DreamWorld Vision and brings extensive background in Design, Art and developing for AR. 8:20 : More Networking and Q&A THIS IS THE SAME EVENT, PLEASE RSVP FOR BOTH! https://www.meetup.com/sfinteraction/events/253800204/

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  • Partner Event: "Unity + ARKit: Indie Game Development"

    We've partnered with the Monthly SF Game Development Community to present a special event covering key techniques that developers may need to excel in the age of augmented reality! Casey Pollock, an instructor that has spoken at UC Berkeley, PubNub and other companies, will be presenting on how to integrate ARKit into your Unity application. 6:00-6:30pm Networking 6:30-7:15pm Game Demos from Community 7:15-7:45pm Talk from Casey Pollock 7:45-8:00pm Networking Bring your laptops and game demos to show off! Email [masked] if you want to show off your demo to the audience. THIS IS THE SAME EVENT, PLEASE RSVP FOR BOTH! https://www.meetup.com/Monthly-SF-Game-Development-Community/events/253822827/ If you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked]

  • Introduction To Designing Augmented Reality! (ARKit, Adobe CC, Blender, Unity)

    No experience required! If you would like to just join us and test the apps we build in class, you do not need to bring a MacBook! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-designing-augmented-reality-arkit-adobe-cc-blender-unity-tickets-48775626211 In this session we will walk you through the process of creating an AR app from a sketch! After sketching out your idea, we will go over buying vs making 3D models with Blender and Unity. Next, we will create some icons and a logo using Adobe's CC suite! After that, we will record audio with an iPhone and export it for our app! Once we have all of our assets, we will build the app we sketched using XCode 9.4 and Swift! This workshop requires a Mac computer, XCode 9.4, and a iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.3! You will be able to create your own custom ARKit apps if follow the instructions above! A Windows computers will be fine for the design portion if you have Adobe CC, Unity, or Blender installed. Please be sure to update all of your devices before the day of the event! www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today Parking at this location is located all around the building. Especially between the building and ARCO. If the area is too busy you may need to park a few blocks away. The venue is located on the main street directly in front of the intersection. Please look for the "AR TODAY" sign on the day of the event. If you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked]

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  • Building Portals In Augmented Reality With ARKit!

    This is a free workshop for anyone. If you would like to just join us, watch, and test the apps we build in class you do not need to bring a MacBook! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-portals-in-augmented-reality-with-arkit-tickets-47860028634 In this session we will walk you through the process of creating an AR app that places a portal to "another dimension" in the real world! All of the assets required will be available for free on the day of the event. This live crash course on creating custom ARKit apps requires a Mac computer, XCode 9.4, and a device running iOS 11.3! Please be sure to update all of your devices before the day of the event. More details to be announced soon, if you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked] www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today

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  • Designing UI/UX for Augmented Reality with ARKit!

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    This is a free workshop for anyone. If you would like to just join us, watch, and test the apps we build in class you do not need to bring a MacBook! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ar-today-designing-uiux-for-augmented-reality-with-arkit-tickets-46483334906 In this session we will walk you through the process creating an AR app from scratch using Xcode. We will provide all of the assets required per usual, but we will also teach you how we designed them! The app we will create focuses on using swipe and tap gestures, a modern looking UI, and taking advantage vertical plane detection in augmented reality! Parking at this location is located all around the building. Especially between the building and ARCO. If the area is too busy you may need to park a few blocks away. The venue is located on the main street directly in front of the intersection. Please look for the "AR TODAY" sign on the day of the event. This is a live crash course on creating custom ARKit apps using a Mac computer. More details to be announced soon, if you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked] www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today

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  • Making Noise in Augmented Reality with ARKit!

    1990 S Delaware St, San Mateo

    This is a #FREE Meetup for anyone. If you would like to just join us, watch, and test the apps we build in class you do not need to bring a computer! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-noise-in-augmented-reality-with-arkit-tickets-45922500435 In this session we will walk you through using Xcode to build an augmented reality app that uses sound! We will cover the basics of spatial audio, plane detection, and creating 3D Text with ARKit. Parking at this location is located all around the building. If the area is too busy you may need to park a few blocks away. This is a live crash course on creating custom ARKit apps using a Mac computer. More details to be announced soon, if you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked] www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today

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  • Augmented Reality With Blender & ARKit 1.5!

    1990 S Delaware St, San Mateo

    This is a Meetup for anyone. If you would like to just join us, watch, and test the apps we build in class you do not need to bring a computer! Whether you’re an enthusiast, a VR developer, or an artist, come learn how to augment reality with us! If you would like to develop using Apple’s ARKit, we suggest you bring a MacBook with Xcode 9.3 installed and an iPhone. If you would like to create 3D models, we suggest you bring a Windows or Mac computer with Blender 2.79 installed. All attendees will receive $100 worth of AR ready 3D assets from Near Future Marketing! This session will consist of a live crash course on creating custom ARKit apps from scratch. We will also walk you through using Blender to easily create low poly 3D models. More details to be announced soon, if you have a venue available for future events please email us - [masked] www.nearfuture.marketing/augmented-reality-today https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ar-today-augmented-reality-with-blender-arkit-15-tickets-45403542217

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