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TechTuesday 06/2016: Virtual & Augmented Reality!

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It's TechTuesday again!

In June 2016 we will take a look at one of the hottest and most promising technologies at the moment: Virtual and Augmented Reality!

We are happy to feature two invited speakers:

Dr. Thomas Nescher (ReWaVE virtual reality & ETH):

"What VR is really about and what it could be used for"

Thomas Nescher is a researcher in the ICVR group (Innovation Center Virtual Reality) at ETH Zurich. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with specialization in Visual Computing from ETH (2007). His research interests cover Human Computer Interaction fields, ranging from remote collaboration to virtual reality applications and navigation in virtual environments. He's the founder and CEO of ReWaVE virtual reality.

Janina Woods (ateo):

"VR & AR: An Overview"

Janina graduated from the Zurich University of the Arts in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Game Design. From 2011 to 2013, she worked as a Serious Games developer at YouRehab and the ETH Zurich. She is a founder of Zurich-based VR startup http://www.ateo.ch

We will have some devices available to test for you and maybe even to take home!

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René & Nino