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Friday, March 13 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
The Casual VR Scene

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Lots has been discussed about VR in the last two years. Most has focused on the hardcore, PC based application via the Oculus VR products but what many may not know about is the budding mobile and casual VR scene which represents a much larger market and users because ideally it will utilize the power of the everyday smartphone to create new VR experiences. Come listen to a panel of experts paving the way for these accessible mobile and casual experiences.

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Speakers
avatar for Robert Brackenridge

Robert Brackenridge

Developer Rel, Virtuix
Robert is currently the Director of Developer Relations at Virtuix. Virtuix manufactures the Omni, an omni-directional treadmill for walking around inside of virtual reality (VR) experiences. As an avid indie game designer Robert has been a passionate advocate of both game development and VR communities across Texas having established several active groups.
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Patrick Curry

Project Mgr, Unity Technologies
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Neal Nellans

Founder, Ghost Machine
Mr. Nellans has over 14 years of professional game making experience. After Graduating with a BFA in Computer Animation from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, Mr. Nellans was immediately recognized for his work in Animation by being awarded the 1998 Gold Medal Academy Award for his Animated short entitled, “Jataka” later earning the Digital Cinematography Scholarship from the Hollywood visual effects studio Rhythm and... Read More →
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Alex Schwartz

Chief Scientist, Owlchemy Labs
Alex is part biz-dev professional, part marketer, part designer, and part coder with a passion for creating. He's an ex-AAA Technical Artist turned entrepreneur, and now runs Owlchemy Labs, an independent game development studio whose titles include Snuggle Truck, Jack Lumber and the upcoming Dyscourse. The studio is known for their 'absurd and highly polished games.'
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Devin Weidinger

Lead Developer, Merge VR
A Virtual Reality + Augmented Reality enthusiasts and passionate developer for PC VR Mobile VR. Lead Developer for MergeVR.com a virtual reality company focused on delivering virtual reality to the mass market. I'm always striving to be a stronger VR designer. I love rapid prototyping and proving theories one sprint at a time.


Friday March 13, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Palmer Events Center Geek Stage 900 Barton Springs Rd

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