• VR/AR Hub Workshop: Building AR Apps on Magic Leap and Mobile
    Circuit Stream and Launch Academy partner to bring Vancouverites an insider's look at building for Magic Leap and Developing for Augmented Reality. These events have limited seating, so snag your seats and RSVP right away over at https://buildingarapps.eventbrite.com/?aff=VanVRMeetup Friday - Magic Leap 101 Nov 23, 6:30-8pm At the brand new VR/AR Hub at Launch Academy, Circuit Stream founder Lou Pushelberg will demonstrate what developers need to know before starting with Magic Leap, including its capabilities and limitations. Plus, we'll have a Magic Leap One ready for attendees to try! You'll discover: - How the Magic Leap One is different from Microsoft Hololens - What we're most excited about - Magic Leap's Development Guide - Real use-cases for Magic Leap's AR Saturday - Building Your Own AR App Nov 24, 10am-4pm Learn how to make your own Augmented Reality app onto your mobile device using Unity. Beginner friendly, no previous experience is required. Lunch is provided! By the end of the Introductory Workshop, you will understand the basics of AR development and you'll get to know the community and learn about resources to help startup your own AR/VR projects. During Saturday's workshop, you will learn: - How industry leading tools like Unity are used to create Augmented and Virtual Reality apps - About opportunities in the AR and VR industry - Resources to create your own AR apps - How an an augmented reality app is built from scratch with Unity for Vuforia - Getting started creating AR apps of your own, including building your own app during the workshop RSVP and claim your spot at https://buildingarapps.eventbrite.com/?aff=VanVRMeetup

    Launch Academy HQ

    #300-128 West Hastings St · Vancouver, BC

  • CROSS-POST - #CubeLearn: Playtesting Methods for Virtual Reality
    #CubeLearn is a Lunch & Learn event presented by the Cube in partnership with industry experts in AR/VR/MR. Join us on Friday, November 30th, from 12:00-1:00 pm. RSVP Required on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cubelearn-playtesting-methods-for-virtual-reality-tickets-52728661847 The Cube has the mandate to help position Vancouver as a global excellence center for XR technology and, along with its education committee, the Cube is committed to helping current professionals in big talent pools such as gaming, VFX, and tech, to sustainably develop their skills and knowledge into VR/AR/MR technologies. TOPIC OF THE MONTH Playtesting Methods for Virtual Reality: The team at Metanaut will explain the techniques used when testing their Gadgeteer VR application. They will talk about how they've conducted the playtests, how to ascertain the best data from playtesting and some insights they've gained from playtesting so far. RSVP Required on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cubelearn-playtesting-methods-for-virtual-reality-tickets-52728661847 SPEAKER Quinn MacDonald - Level Designer at Metanaut Quin MacDonald is a level designer for the Gadgeteer project at Metanaut and Design student at SFU. FOOD / BEVERAGE: Pizza and drinks are available while quantities last.

    The Cube

    329 Railway St Unit 500, BC Tech Cube · Vancouver, bc

  • #CubeSocial - AR/VR Community Social presented by The Cube
    The last #CubeSocial of 2018 is here! With more than 400 people attending our #CubeSocial and #CubeLearn events since their first edition earlier in April 2018, the events at the Cube became something the VR/AR community looks forward to every month. And that's more than enough reason for us to plan for many exciting/new events and activities in 2019. RSVP required on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cubesocial-vrar-community-social-presented-by-the-cube-tickets-52418145083 There are a lot of new technologies/content being launched in Virtual and Augmented Reality. Don't miss the opportunity to see them first hand at the Cube. (RSVP required) Join us on Friday, November 30th, from 5 - 7:30 pm. This is an opportunity for all of us in the AR/VR/MR community to connect, network, and have some fun after work. We’ve invited the tenants at The Cube, the Cube Board of advisors and all of you! Of course, we’ll have the AR/VR gear out for all to play along. NEW ATTRACTIONS: THE HEIST: is a partnership project between BCLC and Archiact. GADGETEER: by Metanaut, is a physics-based VR puzzle game where you build chain reaction machines to solve fun, intricate puzzles. Your machines will use gadgets to launch, bump, twist, and turn—creating chain reactions that may even end up tearing apart the fabric of space-time. RSVP required on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cubesocial-vrar-community-social-presented-by-the-cube-tickets-52418145083 FOOD / BEVERAGE: We’ll have light snacks, beer and wine available while quantities last. PLEASE RSVP noting if you’re bringing a +1 or 2.

    The Cube

    329 Railway St Unit 500, BC Tech Cube · Vancouver, bc