Amazon Sumerian Intro w/AWS Sr Solution Architect Len Henry & VR prototype demos


6:30-7:30 Networking hour w/check-in, pizza, and VR demos!
7:30-8:30 Feature Presentation

About the talk
Amazon Sumerian is a free tool that allows designers and developers to create and run virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D applications quickly and easily without requiring any specialized programming or 3D graphics expertise. It promises to be the prototyping tool we've been waiting for!

An Amazon Web Services Senior Solutions Architect will join us to dive into:
• An understanding of AR/VR development pipeline
• Browsers, why they matter for AR, VR, and beyond
• The spectrum of realities
• What!? More than gaming?
• Sumerian overview
• AWS services integration
• Sumerian Character System: Hosts
• Demo of the service

About the speaker
Len Henry is a Senior Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. He has over 20 years experience in development, infrastructure management and DevOps. Len has worked across multiple industries and verticals in both large and small technology companies and he has helped solve many DevOps challenges that different organizations have faced. Len loves Software Engineering and getting machines to solve interesting problems for mankind. Len is a father of triplet girls and he and his supportive wife usually have their hands full in their free time.

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