• Pre-GDC Social & VR Demos
    • What we'll do Taking a VR demo to GDC? Test it here on friends! Otherwise come socialize and demo VR applications with the community, hosted by Atlas Workbase. Beverages provided by Amazon! • Important to know Message me ASAP if you'd like to demo! We plan on having Vive and Rift demo machines available but getting applications copied/downloaded, installed and tested requires prep.

    Atlas Workbase

    500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109 · Seattle, WA

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  • CTA Alliance Reception at CES 2018 @ The Venetian | Las Vegas, NV
    Connect with Tim Reha if you are going or want to go to CES. The event is hosted: https://www.ces.tech/Events-Programs/Events/2018/Alliance-Community-Reception.aspx 5-7 PM January 10 Tech West, Venetian, Level 2, Bellini 2005 Over 200 people attended last year’s reception. This year we’ve expanded our space adding more room for networking, collaboration, socializing and conversation. We’re bringing consumer technology alliances and consortia together for a night of networking and socializing at CES, giving attendees a chance to meet and greet the organizations establishing industry standards and facilitating interoperable consumer technology. Platinum Sponsors: FIDO Alliance Khronos Group Virtual Higher Logic Gold Sponsors: Biddle Law PC HSA Foundation MIPI Alliance Ultra HD Forum Z-Wave Alliance == Khronos Members Attending CES Adobe Systems Inc. – Wynn Encore Hospitality Suites 2 , Wynn Encore Hospitality Suites AMD – Venetian, Lvl 2 - Titian 2303; Venetian, Lvl 2 - Titian 2304; Venetian, Lvl 2 - Titian 2305; Palazzo Tower, Hospitality - Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites; Palazzo Tower, Hospitality - Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites 2 AIMotive – 3131 Amazon – 21548 Arm – Toscana 3803, Veronese 2403 Broadcom – Zeno 4701 , Zeno 4709 , Zeno 4710 Cadence Design Systems Inc. – MP25674 , MP25777 CEVA – Westgate Hospitality Suites Continental Automotive Systems Inc. – LVCC, North Hall - 6106; Renaissance, Meeting Rooms - Copa A; Renaissance, Meeting Rooms - Copa B; Renaissance, Meeting Rooms - Copa C; Renaissance, Suites - Renaissance Hospitality Suites; Renaissance, Meeting Rooms - Summit Room Dassault Systems – 8300 Dell – Sands Showroom , Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites 2 , Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites ETRI – 64525 Fraunhofer – 20548 Google – Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 2; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 3; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 4; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 5; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 6; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 7; Aria Hospitality Suites - Aria Hospitality Suites 8 HTC Corporate – Alsace 1 Huawei – 11439 Imagination Technologies – Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites Intel Corporation – Zeno 4605; Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites; N120; Delfino, Zeno 4805, Zeno 4806; 10048, CP-33; Venetian Palazzo Hospitality Suites; Westgate Hospitality Suites; Zeno 4706, Zeno 4804 LG – 11100, C201, N112, N119, N235, N237, N239, N231, N233 Logitech – CP-9, 2401A, 2401B, 2501A, 2501B, 2502, 2503 MediaTek Inc. – Toscana 3604, Toscana 3605, Toscana 3606, Toscana 3607, Toscana 3608, Toscana 3609, Toscana 3610 Mentor Graphics – Westgate Hospitality Suites Microsoft – Marco Polo Mitsubishi Electric – 5809 Nokia – 43706, Bassano 2710 NVIDIA – 7109, NP-14 NXP Semiconductor – CP-25 ON Semiconductor – Venetian, Lvl 3 - Murano 3302, Zeno 4607, 4608, 4708 Owlii – 50712 Panasonic – LVCC, Central Hall - 12401, 12908, 21063; Sands, Halls A-D - 40060; LVCC, North Hall Mtg Rms - N110, N243, N245, N246, N247, N249; Westgate, Hospitality - Suite 2991 QT Company – Westgate Hospitality Suites Qualcomm Technologies Inc. – 5616, 10948 Razer – 21000 Renesas – NP-18, NP-18a Samsung – GL-14, 15006, 15536, LVCC, North Hall Mtg Rms - N106, N113, N201, N202, N203, N204, N205, N206, N207, N208, N209, N210, N211, N212, N213, N214, N215, N216, N217, N218, N232, N234, N236, N238; Sands, Hall G - 51765, 51767, 51769, 51771 Seoul Nat'l University – 62218 Texas Instruments – N115, N118, Suite[masked], Westgate, Hospitality - Suite 373 Toshiba – Westgate Hospitality Suites VeriSilicon Inc. – Westgate Hospitality

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  • Saurabh Bhatia, Senior PM, Microsoft, Overview of gLTF, David Catuhe, BabylonJS
    Join Khronos Seattle event on September 28th with special guests Saurabh Bhatia, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Saurabh is part of the 3D formats working group at Khronos working on the glTF specification for efficient transmission of 3D models. Saurabh will give an overview of the recently released glTF 2.0 specification, the growing number of tools in the glTF ecosystem and how Microsoft plans to use glTF across various apps including Paint 3D, Remix 3D and Office. David Catuhe - Creator of BabylonJS, will give an overview of the BabylonJS webGL engine and also SpectorJS which is a webGL debugging tool. https://www.khronos.org/gltf - Read up on the details about gLTF. Video from BOF at Siggraph 2017 in Los Angeles with Tony Parisi, Unity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7TB1O51X_M Once again we will treat you to local microbrews by our friend Kody, Brewmaster and owner of Mollusk Seattle http://www.molluskseattle.com (http://www.molluskseattle.com/) Woodfired Pizza, salad and fixings our good friend Katie Clack and Jason Clack by Woodlands Pizza http://www.woodlandspizza.com (http://www.woodlandspizza.com/) This month we could use a few more volunteers to arrive early and help setup the event, register guests and manage media. Contact Tim Reha [masked] to volunteer. Thanks to our partners: Puget Systems - Custom Built Computers http://www.pugetsystems.com Contact: Eric Brown [masked] for details, quotes, questions. Amazon.com - Pizza sponsors. Meet the Amazon team here at the next event! Support Khronos Seattle Chapter: Contact [masked] for details.

    CNDY Factory

    1604 Dexter Ave N. · Seattle, WA

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  • Summer BBQ w/ Special Guests Daniel Appelquist, Samsung & W3C Technical
    Khronos Group Seattle - Summer BBQ @CNDYFactory Studio Very limited space is available for our Summer BBQ with Special Guests: Daniel Appelquist Based in London, Daniel built and leads the Developer Advocacy team for Samsung Internet, the mobile Browser. He also co-chairs the W3C Technical Architecture Group, a steering group for web standards. His presentation will cover WebVR, Progressive Web Apps, and the work being done by the greater developer community in these domains. Tim Reha, CNDYFactory, Immersion Networks Fresh from Siggraph and Khronos Showcase - News and hot tech from the world's top graphics event. A look at what was hot from NVIDIA, OTOY, Facebook 360, Epic, Z-Cam 360 Cameras and more! Register and we will put you on the list or waiting list for tickets. We have capacity for about 40 guests for the BBQ and Guest Speaker. $5 at the door, 21+ID. Sponsors please contact us to support this event. Volunteers connect with us to support production. Code of Conduct - http://confcodeofconduct.com/

    CNDY Factory

    1604 Dexter Ave N. · Seattle, WA

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  • A night w/ Nick Whiting, Unreal Engine, Chair of the Khronos OpenXR initiative
    A night w/ Nick Whiting, Unreal Engine, Chair of the Khronos OpenXR initiative! Visit http://www.khronos.org for all technical details for OpenXR Special Guest! Nick Whiting, Epic Entertainment, Unreal Engine, Chair of Khronos OpenXR Nick Whiting is currently overseeing the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4's virtual and augmented reality efforts, including shipping the recent "Robo Recall", “Bullet Train,” "Thief in the Shadows," "Showdown," and "Couch Knights" VR titles. Previously, he has helped shipped titles in the blockbuster "Gears of War" series, including "Gears of War 3" and "Gears of War: Judgment." Nick is also currently serving as the Chair of the Khronos OpenXR initiative, working to create a standard for VR and AR platforms and applications. https://www.khronos.org/openxr (https://www.khronos.org/openxr) Schedule: Thursday, June 8, 2017 • 5:00-6:00pm - Registration, Pizza, Networking, VR Demos • 6:00pm-6:30pm - Community Announcements, Khronos Chapter Updates • 6:30-7:30pm - Special Guest Nick Whiting covering OpenXR and the future, how to get involved, resources and goal setting for the group • 7:30-8:00pm - Community open mic discussion • 8:00-10:00pm - Post event networking @ Big Mario's Pizza 820 5th Queen Anne, Seattle Topics • How the OpenXR exploratory and working groups got started • An overview of what we're trying to achieve • How OpenXR help to make the VR and AR spaces economically and technically viable for companies • Why Epic has such an interest in seeing OpenXR take off, and what the effects on middleware, hardware, and app developers might be? Space is limited to 140 guests, $5 registration at the door. Sponsors and volunteers connect with [masked] (206)[masked] to get involved. Thanks to Sean Siem for booking a great speaker for this event!

    Atlas Workbase

    500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109 · Seattle, WA

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  • Khronos Seattle Launch Co-hosted by CNDY Factory & Hacker News Meetup
    Welcome! Tim Reha, CNDY Factory & Tim Kitchen, Seattle Hacker News Meetup + partners team up to launch Seattle's new Khronos Chapter Meetup http://www.khronos.org (http://www.khronos.org/) . At the launch event we will open up the direction of the chapter, discuss the future of the 3D Web and new Khronos Standards such as OpenXR, and collective insights to help build the future for the industry and XR startups. Location: Atlas Workbase http://www.atlasworkbase.com 500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109 Parking: Free parking in QFC parking lot at 500 Mercer, entrance is located on the NE corner of the building. Fee: $5 Suggested Donation, pay at the door. Schedule: Show up early and beat traffic, sign up at the desk day of show for your free 3-day Atlas Workbase Trial and relax. 5:00pm-6:30pm Pre-event networking, pizza and beverages at Atlas Workbase 6:30pm-7:00pm Welcome, Intro to Partners, About Khronos Group and Mission 7:00pm-8:00pm Fireside chat with Vinay Narayan, HTC Vive, "Roadmap to the XR Future" + Guests 8:00pm-8:30pm Open discussion and wrap up 8:30pm - Walk to After Event Bar for post event networking Fireside Conversation: Khronos Group, Open Standards and the future. How does the NW build a leadership position and connect with the world to develop the industry in professional sectors such as medical, architecture, construction, engineering, robotics, advanced manufacturing, esports and space exploration? This is an highly focused, executive level event. Vinay Narayan Executive Director, VR @ HTC VIVE VR Strategist and Advisor Mr. Vinay Narayan will cover the importance of industry standards such as the Khronos Group and new OpenXR movement to create an open and royalty-free standard for VR and AR applications and devices. The NW region is a strategic hub for core technology companies such as Valve, HTC Vive, Unity, Unreal, Oculus, Microsoft, Amazon and others that are playing a crucial role in shaping the future of the 3D Web and new XR technologies. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinaynarayan Company: http://www.htcvive.com (http://www.htcvive.com/) Joe Ludwig Programmer and Augmented Reality Enthusiast Valve Corporation As part of the VR team at Valve, Joe has been working on all aspects of virtual reality systems since 2012. These days he spends much of his time contributing to the OpenXR effort at Kronos. He will discuss his role at Valve and the organization's hopes for standards and the future of OpenXR. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-ludwig-36a5872/ Company: http://www.valve.com Stephanie Hurlburt Co-Founder Binomial Stephanie is a co-founder and graphics engineer at Binomial, making Basis, a texture compressor used widely in the industry. Texture compression is an especially large bottleneck in VR applications, and she hopes she can enable better VR experiences through allowing for better streaming, smaller download sizes, and better quality VR experiences. She's active in the 3D Formats Working Group within Khrono to make a standardized format for texture data. Website: binomial.info (http://binomial.info/) Social media: @sehurlburt (http://www.twitter.com/sehurlburt) Ryan Wang Co-founder and General Partner Outpost Capital Ryan Wang is Co-founder and General Partner of Outpost Capital, the first Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund focusing on VR/AR/new frontier technology with a strong presence in China. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanwangglobal Company: http://www.outpostvc.com (http://www.outpostcapital.com) Networking Lounge Breakout Rooms Room-scale VR Lounge - Powered by HTC Vive (http://www.vive.com), Valve (http://www.valve.com) & Puget Systems (http://www.pugetsystems.com). About Khronos Group http://www.khronosgroup.org (http://www.khronosgroup.org/) Khronos is a not for profit, member-funded consortium dedicated to the creation of royalty-free open standards for graphics, parallel computing, vision processing, and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms from the desktop to embedded and safety critical devices. Khronos APIs are key technologies in their respective markets, such as Vulkan and OpenGL in graphics and gaming, WebGL in 3D web graphics, and OpenVX and OpenCL in embedded vision and compute. The OpenXR™ working group - has wide industry support and is creating an open and royalty-free standard for VR and AR applications and devices. https://www.khronos.org/openxr Check out the new Open VR initiative and Event Coverage from GDG 2017 in San Francisco. Announcing OpenXR™: The Khronos Virtual Reality Initiative announced in December is making rapid progress in designing an open standard for portable Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality apps and devices. The group is made up of a who’s-who of VR industry leaders working together to combat industry fragmentation in these markets. Any interested companies are invited to join Khronos to get involved and help steer the VR industry. Open XR Resources https://twitter.com/openxr/ Press Release - Khronos Reveals API Updates & New Working Groups at GDC (https://www.khronos.org/news/press/khronos-reveals-api-updates-new-workgroups-at-gdc)Blog (https://www.khronos.org/blog/the-openxr-working-group-is-here) The OpenXR Working Group is Here! (https://www.khronos.org/blog/the-openxr-working-group-is-here) Valve’s Joe Ludwig on Khronos Group’s (http://voicesofvr.com/509-valves-joe-ludwig-on-khronos-groups-openxr-vr-standard/) OpenXR (http://voicesofvr.com/509-valves-joe-ludwig-on-khronos-groups-openxr-vr-standard/) VR Standard (http://voicesofvr.com/509-valves-joe-ludwig-on-khronos-groups-openxr-vr-standard/) Check out Who is onboard! Videos from fresh from GDC 2017 that you have to watch! https://youtu.be/jLNtjujPhzY?list=PLYO7XTAX41FPg08uM_bgPE9HLgDAyzDaZ About Khronos Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA8pYONKOoY We are excited to build the future with you and our new global network of partners. VR Sponsor: HTC Vive & Valve Steam VR http://www.vive.com | http://www.valve.com (http://www.valve.com) Graphics Technology Sponsor: NVIDIA http://www.nvidia.com VR Laptop Sponsor: Lenovo http://www.lenovo.com VR Workstation Sponsor: Puget Systems http://www.pugetsystems.com Public Relations Sponsor: Relevanz Public Relations www.relevanzpr.com (http://t.sidekickopen04.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsQsW6YW2m2NbT3QZmLFN3J30yY19JW9f7zJflM03?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.relevanzpr.com%2F&si=5807407437185024&pi=ad526478-4485-411d-ac2a-f88bf4839d43) | @relevanzpr (http://t.sidekickopen04.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XZsQsW6YW2m2NbT3QZmLFN3J30yY19JW9f7zJflM03?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.twitter.com%2Frelevanzpr&si=5807407437185024&pi=ad526478-4485-411d-ac2a-f88bf4839d43) Wealthsimple: http://bit.ly/hn-sponsor-wealthsimple Redfin: http://bit.ly/hn-sponsor-redfin Hosts: Cheers, Tim Reha Seattle Khronos Chapter Leader Tim Kitchen Seattle Hacker News Meetup

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