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AR Introduce


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AR Introduce

I participated in the 2017 Reality Virtually Hackathon at MIT Media Lab, the largest-ever immersive hackathon on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) and attracting sponsors like Samsung, Microsoft, AT&T, Google, Meta and HTC VIVE. The learning sessions were fantastic. I especially enjoyed the sessions by Merge Cube, Mapbox and NVIDIA.

In preparation for the event and to learn more about the mentors and judges, I came up with an idea for ARKit where the biographies and photos of each judge could be spread out around the user in a circle and navigated through swiping. I put together a prototype and shared the following video with the group. I was super happy when during the launch event in a large auditorium at MIT one of the organizers gave me a shout out for the idea.

Jacob Madden | © 2021