May 20, 2019

Join Wikitude at AWE USA 2019

Time flies by when you’re creating the future! 🚀10 years ago Wikitude joined the very first Augmented World Expo event in California.

Now it’s time to celebrate AWE‘s 10th anniversary.

Augmented World Expo – AWE USA 2019

The USA 2019 event promises to be the biggest and most experiential augmented reality and virtual reality conference and expo yet. The AR / VR Conference, which will be held in Santa Clara, California on May 29-31 – is expected to have:

  • 7,000+ attendees
  • 250+ exhibitors
  • 300+ speakers
  • 100,000+ sqft. expo

Visit Wikitude at BOOTH 419

For those attending AWE USA 2019, make sure to drop by Booth 419.

Wikitude will be demonstrating exciting new technology features and augmented reality solutions.
Visit us for a chat, try out our brand new AR demos and be quick – new giveaways will be handed out until supplies last!

Contact Wikitude to set up a meeting at AWE.

Wikitude Dev Talk at AWE

Wikitude CTO, Philipp Nagele, is participating as a speaker and will talk about scanning and using 3D objects in AR experiences on mobile and smartglasses. Don’t miss it!

May 30 – Thursday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
From small to large: Scanning and using 3D objects in AR experiences on mobile and smartglasses

Whether small toys or large building facades, object recognition and tracking allow developers to interact with real-world elements by layering AR content through a mobile device or smart glasses. In this session, Wikitude CTO Philipp Nagele will explore:

– how AR experiences can benefit from working with recognizable objects

– what steps are required to integrate your 3D objects into an AR experience

– technical challenges to solve for a stable working object tracking in real-time

– the differences between smartphone-based AR and smart glasses AR.

Wikitude Partner Talk at AWE

Wikitude partner, HitPoint, shares how they connect AR with TV on the Ellen Degeneres “Game of Games” app. Details below.

May 30 – Thursday – 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Augmented reality meets television – Ellen DeGeneres’ game of the games AR app

Ellen DeGeneres, America’s most loved comedian and popular TV host, entered the augmented reality era with the “Game of Games” show. Over 900,000 app users get to tune in and play along with Ellen with AR by unlocking prizes that jump from the TV screen into viewers’ phones. The app has hit 741,614 AR gift box markers scanned from NBC broadcasts of Game of Games, during the weekly Play Along Live game. At AWE, HitPoint Studios gives an insight into the creative and technical process of building the “Game of Games” Game app and how to connect traditional TV shows with AR technology.

Daniel Leary – Digital Co-Executive Producer, The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Paul Hake – CEO, HitPoint Inc.

Auggie Awards 2019

Thank you to everyone who voted for Wikitude! Thanks to you, we are once again nominated as a ‘Best Developer Tool’ finalists and eager to bring another Auggie Award back to Austria! The final decision will be announced during the Auggie Awards Ceremony on May 30, 2019 – 7:00-8:00 pm PST.

Remember to follow Wikitude on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for live expo updates. And if you’ve also been at AWE since the beginning like us, share your old pictures and tag us on social media using #wikitude.

See you at AWE!

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