Visual Studio / .NET Framework

T04 Understanding the VR AR Landscape


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Introductory

Katherine Harris

Technical Evangelist


Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are new platforms that provide deeper emersion for users than we’ve seen before. The popularity of VR/AR is increasing to the point of headsets being sold in your local tech shop or phone carrier store. This talk will analyze the current landscape of Virtual and Augmented Reality, highlighting different industry applications as well as exploring why more and more companies are adopting this powerful medium. The talk will also cover best practices to consider during design and development for the best user experiences. The goal of the talk is to provide a solid foundation for participants to go and develop new VR experiences.

You will learn:

  • About the different kind industries that VR/AR are already being used
  • How you can harness AR/VR for their business, as well as how they can create application for AR/VR
  • The fundamental principles of VR design and development, to begin development