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Wednesday, February 15 • 9:00am - 9:50am
OPEN TALK: State of WebVR and How You Create Your Reality Using A-frame!

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Virtual Reality is a new technology used for building realistic experiences for games, environments, content display as well as marketing.  In this session we will talk about Web Virtual Reality and the present state of it. We will talk about different use cases and the state WebVR is at present. The session will start with present state of affairs of WebVR, it's support in different browsers and then will roll into different use cases of WebVR and its applicability. We will then introduce aframe,a declarative entity-component-system framework. In this talk we would understand the building blocks of creating a virtual reality applications in web. We will see the possibilities and how we can create a multi user immersive virtual reality application where poople from different geography can take part in real time! What happens wehn we mash up different web API's and create your own butler in virtual reality to which you can just say "Sherlock, play this song for me" and it plays the song! We will delve into how interactions look like in WebVR, how you can start bulding immersive interactions. And of course at the end we will show how dreamers and conte t producers can hop into virtual reality world by just talking about their dream world and our tool will create a virtual reality scene for them.
All this happening in your browser, can be seen in Google Cradboard, HTC Vive, Oculus rift or VR headsets. And of course all this, shareable!


Speakers
avatar for Rabimba Karanjai

Rabimba Karanjai

Mozilla TechSpeaker, Mozilla / RICE University
Full Time Graduate Researcher, part time hacker and FOSS enthusiastI used to write code for Watson and do a bunch of other things at their lab (mostly deals with algorithm,NLP, Ontologies,reading papers among other stuff). At present contributing with Mozilla and crawling my way towards a PhD at RICE University.Contribute with WebVR and Emerging Technologies teams in Mozilla.My present interest deviates towards security.I have spoken in past at... Read More →


Wednesday February 15, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
DeveloperWeek Workshop Stage 3 Monday: 555 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94133 Tuesday & Wednesday: The Embarcadero San Francisco CA 94105