Within Reach: AR & VR

Portugal Virtual Reality Meetup
Portugal Virtual Reality Meetup
Public group

Sherpany Lisboa

28 Avenida Casal Ribeiro · Lisbon

How to find us

The event takes place at Sherpany Lisboa

Location image of event venue


Dear VR Pioneers,

I'm happy to invite you to "Within Reach: AR & VR" , a free seminar about augmented and virtual reality organized by Justine Chow (http://www.jayisforlola.com/) and Sam Carecho (https://twitter.com/samcarecho) in partnership with Portugal Virtual Reality Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Portugal-Virtual-Reality-Meetup). It's a great opportunity to get together with fellow VR and AR enthusiasts from a wide range of backgrounds, gain new perspectives and network.

NOTICE: We're using Eventbrite for this event. If you want to attend the seminar you MUST register through the eventbrite page. Only attendees with an eventbrite ticket will be allowed in. The event is free. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/within-reach-ar-vr-tickets-39365212410


What do DayDream, Tango, WebVR, ARKit, ARCore and AR Studio have in common?
What does a backpack PC, 6 degrees of freedom and foveated rendering have to do with each other?

They are tools and technologies that leverage VR/AR(Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality) and are driving this new thriving industry which is projected to reach $11 billion in 2017 and a stunning $215 billion by 2021.

VR and AR are changing the way we communicate, shop, work and have fun, as much as the Internet did and is still doing. This event explores VR/AR’s challenges, opportunities, and use cases.

• Which market segments exist?

• In which industries can AR & VR make an impact?

• What are the various applications/content verticals that are forming around these technologies?

• What could it mean for your career?

• What are the latest toolkits for developers and content creators?

• What are the next steps the industry will be taking?

• What opportunities are open right now?

Come learn the answer to those and more questions from VR/AR professionals and interact with them.Our event is proudly sponsored by Sherpany.


Mon, November 6, 2017

10:00 - 10:30 Registration and coffee

10:30 - 11:05 "3 Futures of VR"

11:15 - 11:50 "AR & VR, the tools for Developers & Creators"

12:00 - 12:30 VR/AR Panel

12:30 - 13:00 Networking and refreshments


Sherpany Lisboa

Avenida Casal Ribeiro, 28 - 6 D
[masked] Lisboa





Sam Carecho - World Traveler, Software Engineer & Community Leader https://twitter.com/samcarecho

Thomas J. Papa - Mimicry (Founder) & PT VR Meetup (Organizer)

Daniela Fontes - Mimicry (Technical Director) & PT VR Meetup (Organizer) http://www.mimicrygames.com

Frank Rivera - 3D Content Creator http://multirocket.com/


Justine Chow http://www.jayisforlola.com/

Sam Carecho https://twitter.com/samcarecho


PT VR Meetup https://www.meetup.com/Portugal-Virtual-Reality-Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/preview/Portugal-Virtual-Reality-Meetup)