Past Meetup

Chicago VR Meetup - February 2016 (#10)

This Meetup is past

50 people went

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Details

Let's enjoy February by exploring the latest in VR together!

This month the team at InContext Solutions (http://www.incontextsolutions.com/) are kind enough to welcome us into their offices. Unfortunately this means attendance is limited to the first 50 registrants. Please register if interested in a spot!

Gameplan

Kickoff: 6:00pm

Demo Stations: 6:10pm - 10pm

Demo Stations

Merge VR Goggles (https://mergevr.com/)
With a sleek design and a comfortable form factor, the Merge VR Goggles are a beautiful intro to the world of mobile virtual reality.

Gear VR (https://www.oculus.com/en-us/gear-vr/)
Try the consumer version of Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR, the portable virtual reality platform powered by your phone.

Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 (https://www.oculus.com/dk2/)
As we wait for the consumer version launching this March, enjoy this refined development kit of the Oculus Rift.

HTC Vive and HTC Vive Pre (https://www.htcvive.com/us/)
Experience the Vive Pre, featuring a state-of-the-art headset, two wireless controllers, and room-scale motion tracking. See and hear worlds beyond imagination.

Experiences

We will have a variety of virtual reality demos available for everyone to experience. Additionally, we invite VR creators to share their work via a free demo station by contacting us ([masked]).

Creators

Block Interval (http://www.blockinterval.com/welcome/#about-life-of-lon)

Experience the Life of Lon. Learn more about their journey through this latest blog post detailing their creative process. (http://www.blockinterval.com/project-updates/2016/1/25/creating-a-vr-cockpit-what-we-learned)

Circos VR (http://www.circos.com/)

VR and 360 Videos for Travel, Real Estate, & Luxury Brands. Take a 2 minute VR trip around Tibet, Taipei, and Tokyo on the latest Gear VR.

Cubicle Ninjas (http://cubicleninjas.com/vr)

Named by TechCrunch as a leader in the AR/VR space, Cubicle Ninjas are purveyors of fancy virtual experiences. They'll be showing off their new mobile app, Guided Meditation VR (http://guidedmeditationvr.com/) for the Gear VR.

exVRcise: A Fitness Adventure by Dan Greene (https://share.oculus.com/app/exvrcise-a-fitness-adventure)
Working out alone can become a boring, dreaded source of misery. But what if the power of VR could take you from running nowhere to running for your life in a strange, riveting world?

InContext Solutions (http://www.incontextsolutions.com/)

Retail and Shopper solutions powered by virtual reality store simulations. Design new concepts, validate them with virtual store research, and share them in real-time with stakeholders and partners.

Phosphor Games (http://phosphorgames.com/blog/)

Since its inception in 2009, Phosphor has been dedicated to creating games that provide players with beautifully whimsical and twisted experiences. Crafting games often injected with personal experience, Phosphor takes pride in the memorable and sharable experiences their games cultivate.

Voyage Virtual Media (http://www.voyagevirtualmedia.com/)

Voyage Virtual Media is a high technology startup specializing in custom tailored virtual reality solutions. Our products include 360 degree live event broadcast, virtual reality games and software for commercial use.

Food & Beverages

Pizza and beverages will be served.

A Chicago VR team member will be available in the lobby to help sign you in.

We look forward to seeing you there!