WebXR Week (TLV chapter) - Virtual & Augmented Reality using Web Technologies


Are you a web developer interested in Virtual/Augmented Reality? This meetup is for you!

As part of the global WebXR week, we are hosting the WebXR meetup in Israel - where you can learn everything on the intersection of VR/AR/MR and Web technologies.

We will hear introduction to WebVR & WebAR, learn best practices and enjoy hands on experience.

18:30 - 19:00 - Gathering, pizza & beer

19:00 - 19:30 - Uri Shaked, Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies

What You Need To Know About WebVR: Quickly And Easily Build Engaging Worlds

WebVR is an emerging standard that enables building VR experiences across a wide range of devices, such as Google Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and others. In this session, we will see how we can quickly build a VR world in just a few lines of code - no previous 3D or OpenGL experience is needed. We will live code it together, and you will get to enjoy our VR experience on your own phone as we create it. Let's get creative!

19:30 - 20:00 - Or Goldfus & Dan Pollak, XR developers @ Halo Labs

AR for Web developers : Create Mobile AR experiences with web technologies

In the last few years, AR apps are becoming more accessible with the possibility to create experiences from any modern smartphone.
Building on Uri's lecture, we will delve into the world of WebXR and see how we can utilize web technologies to create cross platform experiences.

20:00 - 20:30 - Omri Stein, Co-Founder and CEO @ ReSight

Exciting things are happing in the last year in AR, starting with the onset of ARKit (Apple) that was released about a year ago.
Since then an almost weekly release by the giants tech companies: Google - ARCore , Facebook - AR Studio, Amazon - Sumerian, Snap - World Lenses, Microsoft - HoloLens v.3, Magic Leap - ML One, etc.
We will talk about the state of the industry and where is it leading to?
(spoiler: The ARCloud)