Events

VR & AR in eSports & Games

From global VR eSports Leagues to the AR updating of classic tabletop games to the individual challenge of Beat Saber, technology is changing how we play both sports and games. Many believe this is

VR & AR in Education

VR and AR in education may make the most revolutionary impact on society. With retention stats proving VR/AR dramatically improving retention learning capabilities how will this change

VR & AR in Healthcare

From higher retention rates and “hands-on” experience in medical training to remote surgical practice through immersive technology how will VR/AR continue to revolutionize the healthcare system?

VR & AR in Manufacturing

In manufacturing VR/AR has revolutionized the shop floor from training to maintenance to inventory tracking and user experience testing. Using VR, Ford reduced their injury rate of employees by 70%. Lockheed…

VR & AR in Emergency Response

Emergency responders are woven into our everyday life. Through extensive training and tools to prepare them for every situation they may encounter they need to make split second decisions that often mean…

VR & AR in Law

The topic of the month is Legal. Last year’s Legal Meetup discussed the wild frontier of AR as Burger King burned up competitor’s ads and AR objects inhabited spaces digitally. Is this just another form of grafitti…

VR & AR in Retail

The topic of the month is Retail. The Coronavirus has radically affected how we interact with the normal retail environment. Can virtual and augmented reality help this industry survive and thrive again? Shopping at …

VR & AR in Hospitality

05/05/2020 – Covid-19 may be forcing us to change the way we meet, but it won’t stop us from bringing you content and industry experience. First to the format: we are again hosting this month’s event in virtual …

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in AEC

04/01/2020 – The topic of the month is AEC – Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Now more than ever it’s easy to see how important immersive technology is to these industries. Virtual and augmented …

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Training

03/04/2020 – Corporate Training is using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to enhance retention, save money, and explore safer and more productive ways to train employees. From …

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in TV & Film

02/05/2020 – Film and Television as an industry embraced immersive technology from the very start – and not just as subject for Black Mirror or British television series The Feed. VR was used both as subject matter and…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Human Resources

01/08/2020 – VR and AR applications have made their way into all aspects of corporate life and human resources is no exception. Examples of this are using VR to train both sides of the equation when it comes to job…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in eSports & Gaming

12/04/2019 – From growing VR eSports Leagues to the singular joy of Beat Saber to the AR updating of classic tabletop games of TiltFive, technology is changing how we play both sports and games. Spatial computing…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Education

11/06/2019 – Some feel that education is the area in which VR and AR will make the most revolutionary impact on society. From AR tabletop displays that come alive in the classroom to watching the history of a…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Emergency Response

10/02/2019 – In life’s critical moments, emergency responders take initiative. They rely on honed instincts and years of training. Virtual and augmented reality are tools that emergency response industries…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Packaging

09/04/2019 – Immersive technology and packaging are a natural fit. Augmented reality allows for a package to display more information than the space on the package itself may allow. This provides for a number of use…

08/29/2019 – Magic Leap University Training

In a class specifically tailored for University students, staff and faculty, starting from scratch, you’ll be walked through setting up your dev environment, learn the many available development tools and how to best use …

08/28/2019 – Magic Leap Advanced Training

For the more advanced and experienced content creators and developers, the Magic Leap One offers unprecedented opportunities in spatial computing, utilizing World Reconstruction, a 6 DoF controller, hand and eye …

08/27/2019 – Magic Leap Training

Starting from scratch, you’ll be walked through setting up your dev environment, learn the many available development tools and how to best use them, and dive into the Lumin SDK to create anything you desire using …

AR & VR: #TheNextEvolution in Architecture, Engineering, Construction

08/07/2019 – As one of the earliest adopters of virtual reality and augmented reality technology, the AEC industry (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) has quickly demonstrated the power of spatial computing. It’s…

VR & AR: Legal Aspects of #TheNextEvolution

07/10/2019 – As new technologies evolve and get adopted, questions arise about the legal implications of the new capabilities. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are not immune to this universal truth. From the use…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Healthcare

06/05/2019 – Virtual and augmented reality have the potential to revolutionize healthcare as an industry in ways that are almost impossible to measure. One aspect is the delivery of medical training, both in the…

AR & VR: #TheNextEvolution in Retail

05/01/2019 – It’s difficult to describe all the ways that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are going to affect the retail industry. From the consumer perspective, AR and VR give shoppers the ability to visualize…

Hands on Demo Day for VR & AR Experiences

04/10/2019 – We’ve said it at every event we’ve hosted for the last 2+ years – nothing compares to actually trying the equipment and getting first-hand experience. The April 10th MeetUp will be a Hands on Demo Day…

VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Training

03/06/2019 – Humans learn by doing. Simulation – placing a person in the context of a situation, to teach them how to respond -has been part of industrial training from the beginning. Pilots spend days in simulators…

2020 Topics:

  • Jan 8 – HR
  • Feb 5 – TV & Film
  • Mar 4 – Training
  • Apr 1 – AEC
  • May 6 – Hospitality
  • Jun 3 – Retail
  • Jul 8 – Law
  • Aug 5 – Emergency Response
  • Sep 2 – Manufacturing
  • Oct 7 – Healthcare
  • Nov 4 – Education
  • Dec 2 – eSports & Games

If you’d like to sponsor any of these events, or be considered for a panel or demonstration, please email us at vrarchicago@origindev.com.