Extended Reality (XR) is the umbrella term used for VR, AR, and MR, as well as all future realities such technology might bring. XR covers the full spectrum of real and virtual environments.
Devs, 3D artists, and beginners welcome! This group will host the following:
- Guest speakers in spatial computing
- Partner with AR & VR Development Workshops
- XR Panelists
- Business & Educational Networking
- Exhibitors/Demos (Entertainment -games & cinematic XR, Education, Healthcare, Real Estate, Medical, Military, Retail, Hospitality, Advertising, and Live streaming events)
As XR evolves, it will impact every vertical across every enterprise, including manufacturing, healthcare, engineering, education, military, entertainment, retail, hospitality, and advertising. VR, AR, and XR technologies are providing a massive return on investment (ROI)…Businesses report workers utilizing AR work faster and make fewer mistakes." - Alan Smithson
By the end of 2019, there will be over 2 billion AR-enabled smartphones and millions of VR headsets on the market. Unlike the rise of new technology tools like the web and social media, which took 20 years and 10 years respectively to mature, XR is going to come really fast. The world of 3D computing is moving out of the periphery and into the mainstream at a breakneck pace.
I've been running a wonderful XR Meet-Up since 2016 in San Francisco, yet was raised on Oahu. Just moved back to the islands and am starting this new group that will be including a larger event/summit later next year. A hui hou...
Come on down to our Hawai’i XR Showcase during HIFF!
Date & time:
Monday November 11 (Veteran’s Day), 2:00-4:00pm
The Hawai’i XR Showcase is an opportunity for XR creators in Hawai’i to share their work and connect with other interested XR creators in the state. Exhibit are invited to publicly demonstrate finished or work-in-progress XR projects in the HIFF VR Lounge at the Entrepreneur’s Sandbox, where they will accompany their work and discuss it with visitors. Exhibitors are expected to provide and operate their own equipment.
The exhibition will be free and open to the public. Tickets not required.
How to participate with XR projects:
If you would like to present your work, please fill out this form:
Please submit it to Duncan Caillard (the HIFF VR Programmer) by Monday October 28. Please include a project title, brief description and contact details.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Duncan Caillard ([masked]).