Is Augmented Reality the new consumer battleground for smartphones and devices?

When: 30th Oct 2017, 18:00 - 30th Oct 2017, 20:30
Where: Southampton Solent University, The Pod, in The Spark Building, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0RD
Town/City: Southampton
Organiser: BCS Animation & Games Development SG
Price: Free to both BCS and Non BCS Members
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This event includes the BCS Animation and Games Development SG AGM, the presentation will follow.

Apple’s ARkit and Googles ARCore look to make standard smartphone devices more AR capable. Is this turning into a new must have feature? Are the applications worth it? Is AR the user interface for the Internet of Things?

Ian HughesIan Hughes/epredator, BCS Animation and Games SG Chair, is an Internet of Things industry analyst at 451 Research, with nearly 30 years of experience in emerging technology as a developer, architect and consultant.

Ian was early to the Web development space in 1998, social media in 2004, and influential in virtual-worlds adoption in 2006-09, all whilst at IBM. He spent the next seven years in start-up land, where he presented a regular emerging technology feature on a UK children's TV show, built virtual hospitals, pitched to investors, wrote a technology column for a fashion magazine and two sci-fi novels.

Reconfigure and Cont3xt, full of modern day IoT, VR and AR. http://reconfigurebook.co.uk.

Wikipedia enty as Ian Hughes (epredator).

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