203 Hardware Matters! How Different Levels of VR Gear Impact the Experience
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Tuesday, June 25
Virtual reality hardware, and the computers that are needed to run higher quality headsets, are changing all the time. What difference does it make, and how will that impact learning?
In this session, you'll see firsthand examples of what different mobility, graphics, and computer power can do for the experience. We'll explore when using the highest-level available makes sense.
In this session, you will learn:
- Different quality levels in VR, and their impacts on experience
- Mobile vs. tethered, and when to use each
- How 6DoF impacts experience
- What to look for in computer/graphics hardware
- What's coming in VR hardware
Technologies/platforms/devices that will be discussed:
- Oculus Go
- Tethered VR
- Oculus Quest
- High level graphics cards
- 5K VR headset
- Intel chipsets
Designers, developers, managers
Hugh Seaton is GM of Adept Reality, a software company focused on using VR/AR in adult learning. Prior to Adept, Hugh founded AquinasVR, a VR/AR software company which he sold to the Glimpse Group, parent of Adept. Hugh’s focus, whether in immersive technologies, IoT or artificial intelligence, is on the intersection of learning science, creativity, and the cutting edge technologies that can bring learning to new levels of effectiveness.
President & CEO
The Glimpse Group
Lyron Bentovim is the president & CEO of The Glimpse Group, a virtual reality and augmented reality platform company. Lyron has over 25 years of experience in executive management, technology investing, and entrepreneurship. Prior to co-founding The Glimpse Group in 2016, he served as CFO and COO for several technology companies including Top Image Systems (a SAAS software company), NIT Health (a healthcare IT company), and Sunrise Telecom, Inc. (a test and measurement solutions for telecom, wireless, and cable networks). He also founded Darklight Partners, a strategic advisory to small and mid-cap companies. Between 2002 and 2008, he was a co-founder and managing director of Skiritai Capital LLC, a San Francisco-based hedge fund focused on small cap technology investing. He holds an MBA from Yale School of Management and a law degree from the Hebrew University.