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1871- Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in your Business

August 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Matt Wren

Description: This workshop will cover Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) – what they are, how they work, and most importantly how you can identify opportunities in your industry to solve problems and offer solutions using immersive technology.

We will briefly talk about the current and near future state of AR and VR hardware, the general investment ecosystem, and how the technologies are being embraced by major platform providers. After that we will talk about which industries are currently using immersive technology and how they are using the capabilities VR and AR provide to solve problems that can’t be solved through other means. Next, we will provide a framework for identifying problems that can be solved using VR and AR technology. Finally, we will help work through ways to evaluate immersive technology solutions.

Key Takeaways:

  • What is happening today with VR and AR
  • Experience VR and AR technology first hand
  • What can we expect to see soon regarding immersive technology solutions
  • Which industries are ahead fo the curve with adoption and which are emerging
  • How to identify opportunities to solve problems using VR and AR
  • How to evaluate immersive technology solutions
  • How to evaluate a development effort for a VR or AR project

    Instructor Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewwren/


August 22, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am


CushWake Room 1.08
1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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