Past Meetup

Leap Motion: Crafting VR you can Touch

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Details

Welcome, this is a special event featuring leap motion! All attendees will receive 10% off discount codes. Five developer kits will also be given away. For demos we have exclusive content not yet available to the public.

Crafting VR you can Touch:

What happens when we completely reimagine fundamental digital interactions? With a holistic approach to hands in VR/AR, Barrett Fox takes a VR creator-centric path from platform to emerging UX design to tools built to task. After a quick overview of Leap Motion's tech stack, we'll tease out the inherent qualities in this new input platform, and how it leads us to new, vital interactions and approaches. Next, step through a design process informed by cutting-edge VR interaction projects, and learn about the key technical and UX challenges of crafting for rapidly evolving targets with stringent performance requirements. Finally, a look at VR developer tools for GUIs tailored for VR and physically simulated object manipulation.

SCHEDULE:

• 6:00pm - Doors open, demos begin, snacks are served.

• 7:00 - 8:00pm - Leap Motion Talk Begins

• 8:00 - 8:15pm - Lightning talks (TBA)

• 8:15 - 9:45 Demofest!!

• 9:45 - Afterparty To be determined

T-shirts & Stickers

T-Shirts will be available and are $15 each. BostonVR is a 501c3 certified non-profit and any proceeds will go towards funding more VR events and making Boston into a VR hub!

Demos:

Leap Motion: Blocks and Mirrors

Have questions?

Ask away in our slack channel for a quick response or message use directly in meetup.

Request a slack invite here if you aren't on it already!

https://goo.gl/forms/hi1vybWkbcl1ax3X2 (https://goo.gl/forms/hi1vybWkbcl1ax3X2

Want to play VR with others?

Join the Boston VR Steam Group (http://steamcommunity.com/groups/BostonVR)

If all these channels aren’t enough you can also reach out to me on twitter via

@craigtherndon (https://twitter.com/craigtherndon)

and Jason via

@jasonparksvr (https://twitter.com/jasonparksvr)

A big thank you to CIC Boston for Hosting at Venture Cafe.