Time: Wednesday 14 September 2016 at 08:00 - 10:00
Location: L52, Drottning Kristinas väg
Teachers: Daniel Pargman (pargman) , Malin Picha Edwardsson (picha)
Student groups: TMETM_2, TMMTM_2
Guest: Björn Thuresson: teacher, researcher and manager of the KTH Visualisation Studio.
Title: VR, AR and beyond
Talk: What’s behind the current hype for Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)? Which more specifically are the technologies? What are their affordances and shortcomings, and, what happens next?
Bio: Björn Thuresson has a background in cinema and media, both from a practice and a research perspective. He’s been going back and forth between academia and industry and has during the last few years built up visualisation as an academic subject at KTH and set up a large network of company collaborations. He is also running the KTH Visualisation Studio as a lab environment for realising and building future technologies.
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