December 11-12 | Montreal, Canada
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Thursday, December 12 • 2:40pm - 3:10pm
JS in the Virtual & Augmented Reality Ecosystem - Andrés Cuervo, Independent

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Allowing people to overlay data on the real world & create user interfaces in 3D, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) — referred to together as "XR" — are rapidly emerging on our smartphones and on specialized headsets. Some believe that XR will change everything from entertainment & art to business software, so how does JavaScript play a role? Andrés Cuervo will look at how XR platforms today are adopting JavaScript through the Immersive Web API, developers are using Node to run JavaScript in embedded XR devices, and what the future of JS XR development might look like.

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Andrés Cuervo

AR Engineer, Movable Ink
Andrés Cuervo is a web VR/AR/XR artist, developer, & human-computer-interaction researcher. Their work focuses on usability, accessibility, generative design, and pushing the boundaries of narratives through new technologies. They've spoken at many JSConf associated events around... Read More →

Thursday December 12, 2019 2:40pm - 3:10pm EST
  Artificial Inteligence and Machine Learning
  • Experience Level Any
  • Session Slides Included Yes