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A TALK Discussion--The Future Has Arrived: VR Today; AR Tomorrow

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Bellarmine University, Legacy Room, Centro complex

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"The Future Has Arrived: VR Today; AR Tomorrow"

With Subject Matter Experts Jason Latta and Eric A. Wernert, Ph.D., Director, Visualization and Data Services, Pervasive Technology Institute, Indiana University

Date: Jan. 25, 2019

Location: Legacy Room, Centro Complex, on the Bellarmine University Campus

Time: 5:30 PM networking; 6:00 PM Presentation with Soda, pizza, popcorn and candy snacks

Open to Business Professionals, Teachers, & College-Age Students

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Jason Latta, a self-taught coder, has served as a lead developer at two Silicon Valley startups. He’s helped Fortune 100 companies redefine what content and tech can do when properly aligned. Now it’s on to virtual reality for supporting exhibition, museums, and more! Find him at Amazing Robot & Sons.

Dr. Eric Wernert serves as director of Visualization and Analytics, and associate director of the Pervasive Technology Institute Data to Insight Center. He is also senior manager and scientist for Research Technologies’ Visualization Technologies and Futures. In these roles, Wernert provides strategic leadership for IU in the areas of advanced visualization, research analytics, and science gateways – a set of technologies and services that makes it easier to analyze massive data sets.

The state of virtual and augmented reality industry is one which would make any investor happy: the technology is becoming more and more mainstream, with high adoption rates among consumers and fields of business and industry. According to IDC interviews, virtual reality will continue to drive greater levels of spending in the next 12-18 months, as both consumer and commercial use cases gain traction. By 2021, the combined market size of augmented and virtual reality is expected to reach 215 billion U.S. dollars. With tech giants helping developers secure the right tools, the development of new software will rise dramatically. The top industries interested in these technologies include: gaming, real estate, healthcare, marketing and advertising, and education. Join us for an engaging look at what is going on around you in this space!


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