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Chicago VR Meetup - September 2016 (Lucky #13)

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Details

It's time to experience the freshest hardware and software Virtual Reality has to offer.

Gameplan

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Welcome from John and Josh!

6:10 PM - 6:30 PM
30 second intros –
Attendees have a option to introduce themselves and their personal or business interest in VR in a quick manner.

6:30 PM - 10PM
Demo Stations Open –
This is where you get to really experience what it feels like to be in modern virtual reality. Enjoy exclusive content created by leaders within our very own community!

Demo Stations

Gear VR (https://www.oculus.com/en-us/gear-vr/)
Latest release: August 2016
Cost: $99
Controller: Touch Pad
Demo Stations: 4
Enjoy the Samsung Gear VR, the portable virtual reality platform powered by Samsung 2015 - 2016 phones.

HTC Vive (https://www.htcvive.com/us/)
Latest release: April 2016
Cost: $799
Controller: Two Wireless Controllers
Demo Stations: 2
Experience the power of 'room scale' VR and increased interactivity of the wireless controllers of the HTC Vive.

Oculus Rift (https://www.oculus.com/en-us/rift/)
Latest release: March 2016
Cost: $599
Controller: Xbox 360 controller and Remote
Demo Stations: 2
Try the consumer release of the VR headset that started it all.

Owners of HTC Vives or Oculus Rifts are invited to bring their HMDs and computers to share your favorite VR apps with others.

Experiences

We will have a variety of virtual reality demos available for everyone to experience on all platforms.

Menu items include:

Firebird - La Peri
Tiltbrush
Everest VR
BigScreen
Pool Nation VR
Playthings VR
Wands

Additionally, we invite VR creators to share their work via a free demo station by contacting us. ([masked])

Creators

Reverence (http://store.steampowered.com/app/482460) by Mantis Studios (http://mantisstudios.com/)
Experience real sword fighting in Reverence. With total control over your body, you carve your own destiny in this first and third person, multiplayer, combat experience. With the Muscle Memory System you can intuitively control all your limbs and even tweak your muscle memory to create a unique style.

Parking & Transportation
Lots or free and spacious parking. About 2 minute UBER from the West line stop in Glen Ellyn.

Cost
The low cost of FREE.

Food & Beverages

Pizza and beverages will be served.

We look forward to seeing you there!