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VR Onramp Session #1 Mixed Reality Development – Dwight Goins, Dave Noderer, Natalie Perez

September 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Bring your laptop, computer, VR or MR device, our goal is for you to be able to finish loading the basics, get something simple running and gain an understanding of some of the tools and libraries used to create compelling Mixed Reality applications. HP, Acer and Dell are just starting to deliver ~ $300 developer kits and of course there is HoloLens all of which use the Microsoft Holographic system. 

We hope that most people will come with most of the setup completed: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality/install_the_tools 

Check out the Microsoft Store for some of the new Mixed Reality sets: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/b/virtualreality?icid=CNavVirtualReality 

Course outline:

  • Introduction (30 min)
    • What is AR/MR/VR
    • Differences between devices
    • What can you do with it
    • What is an MR app
    • Tools To Develop
    • Opportunities in AR/MR/VR
  • Environment Setup (1.5 hours)
    • Bring your laptop or computer
    • We will tell you ahead of time what to load
    • Lab to help you get set up
    • Simple app
  • Toolkits (1.5 hours)
    • Demo of Vuforia, MR Toolkit, ARToolkit (Apple), OpenAR, OpenCV) – 30 min
    • Lab (Choose lab from Vuforia, MR Toolkit, OpenCV) (1 hr)
  • Show and Tell ( 30 min )
  • Summary (15 min)
    • What next?
    • Advanced courses


Dwight Goins, Dave Noderer, Natalie Perez 

Dwight Goins is the Chief Algorithms Officer (CAO)  and Lead Emerging Experiences Consultant at THOTH Speed Engineers located in Coral Springs, FL. Dwight spends most of his time leading his team to implement Connected Systems and solutions using Agile methodologies with Fortune 500 clients such as AIG, JM Family, and Equinix. In his night life, he leads a team of developers creating medical based applications for Medical Cyber World, Inc. using unique implementations with IoT devices such as the Kinect for Windows, Raspberry Pi, Microsoft Band and Machine Learning. He is an avid Linux User (Gentoo being his favorite flavor), Open source contributor, as well as an InfoSec Secure Coding Instructor. Along with Open source teaching, he maintains an active MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) license, and holds the MCPD, MCSD, Windows 10 UWP Developer certifications, as well as a Certified Data Recovery Professional (CRDP) license.


September 9, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT




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