This will be our first meetup. Lets introduce ourselves and talk about VR.

This is a past event

5 people went

Location image of event venue

Details

Agenda:
-Introductions
-Goals and general road map for this user group

1. What is Virtual Reality (VR)

a. Types of VR

i. 3 Degrees of Freedom

1. Mobile VR Platforms

a. How do they work?

b. Advantages

c. Disadvantages

ii. 6 Degrees of Freedom

1. HTC Vice, Oculus Rift, Etc

a. How do they work?

i. Constellation (Oculus)

ii. Lighthouse (HTC Vive)

iii. Other Methods

b. Inside out vs Outside in tracking

c. Room scale

2. Brief History of VR

3. How VR can Impact Different Industries

a. Gaming

b. Social

c. Education

d. Psychological Science (phobias and such)

e. Entertainment

Break

Demonstration Period (1 hour)

Break

4. How do I get started?

a. Consumer

i. Mobile

ii. Desktop VR

b. Development

i. Development Platforms

1. Unity

2. Unreal

3. Blender and other 3d modeling programs

5. Training

a. Udacity and other online resources

6. Assumption of growth of industry

Questions and Answers?

Networking and more demos