From 31 May to 2 June the Augmented World Expo was held at the Santa Clara Convention center. There were a lot of interesting things there, and we are providing some notes here.
Videos of AWE 2017 talks are available on the AWE page on Youtube.
Of course, we think one interesting thing was our booth 359 showing off our new product, Loci, available for HoloLens now in the windows store. We showed visitors how their notes, ideas, and analysis can be placed in the real world, to increase understanding and recall as they solve their problems.
Congratulations to Microsoft HoloLens for winning the Best Headworn Device award, as selected by the IEEE Standards Association!
I liked the talk by Tony Parisi of Unity. Tony worked in the early days of VR, on the VRML standard. Two billion devices have unity player installed. He gives a good survey of what is going on across companies in mixed reality. Mentioned WebAR, with the world as your QR code.
There are some good ideas for interaction from Meta, which makes the Meta 2 headset
Stefano Baldassi on Meta interaction https://youtu.be/b2PgbMs2UVA
We will add more to this blog post as we assess the talks…