Thursday, October 06, 2011

Fwd: VLAB Weekly: Terminator Vision - Augmented Reality UnPlugged

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Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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Here's the event I was talking about...

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Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 9:33 AM
Subject: VLAB Weekly: Terminator Vision - Augmented Reality UnPlugged
To: JH

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Augmented Reality is here.

VLAB October Event

VLAB Augmented Reality Link
VLAB October Event
Terminator Vision - Augmented Reality UnPlugged
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Networking and Refreshments
7:00pm - 8:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A

Augmented-Reality holds the promise of merging the physical world with information, but the 'killer app' remains elusive. Today, the rise of the smartphone and tablet - with powerful 3D, 4G, and high-res cameras - combined with significant advances in computer-vision, are finally unleashing the full power of AR. Technology leaders such as Intel, Qualcomm, and Nvidia, are targeting AR's disruptive potential on mobile advertising, gaming, and education, by heavily investing in next-gen AR platforms.

With a market size projected to reach $1.5 billion by 2015, leading brands, entrepreneurs and investors are developing AR applications that meld virtual experiences with everyday consumer lives. But will the mass market embrace augmented reality experiences? How will these developments change the game for retailers, advertisers, teachers, and game and mobile applications -- and which monetization models will be most successful? Click here for more details and to register. Click here to tweet this event.
  • William "Whurley" Hurley, GM, Chaotic Moon Labs
  • Bruno Uzzan, Co-Founder & CEO, Total Immersion
  • Vivian Rosenthal, Founder & CEO
  • Jay Wright, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

    Please note that we are in a new location this month. Click here for more information on location and parking details.

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