Aloha and welcome to Hawaii XR! 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, beginners, and enthusiasts 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 2020, 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 also run a wonderful XR Meet-Up ( https://www.meetup.com/Film-360-XR/ ) since 2016 in San Francisco, yet was raised on Oahu. Just moved back to the islands and am starting this new group. A hui hou...