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Augmented Reality &
EDGE COMPUTING

 
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Cronos Leuven
Gaston Geenslaan 11/B4
3001 Leuven

 
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Thursday, November 28, 2019

17:45 - 21:30

 
 
 

AGENDA

 

 
 

17:45

WELCOME WITH FOOD & DRINKS

18:15

What’s up with Augmented Reality.

Bert Waltniel // Bazookas

Unlike virtual reality, where a complete virtual world is created, augmented reality is a kind of extension of reality through technology. Meanwhile, AR has also been on a serious advance since the arrival of ARKit and ARCore.

The phenomenon of virtual reality is just as hype and with the introduction of the Oculus Rift several companies have also started using VR for their business. Already  in 2014, Volvo launched the test drive without a car using an Oculus Rift. The car manufacturer put the headlines together with Google to find out how they could simulate the best experience of a test drive, without actually using the car.

"It is a matter of thinking 'out of the box'. If you can create an almost-real experience, you give the consumer a unique experience that can be decisive for a purchase decision "

Augmented Reality has already had its influence in the business world. For example, Vuzix already worked with Airbus to make the process of building an Airbus more efficient through Smart Glasses. When wearing these Smart Glasses, relevant information is displayed when installing the cabin. They also enable the wearer to work very precisely when it comes to placement.

The following topics will be discussed

  • What is Augmented Reality?

  • Why should we need it?

  • AR hardware vs. Mobile AR

  • Platform comparison ARCore vs ARkit

  • Possibilities now vs future

  • Use cases

  • Success stories

BREAK

19:15

EDGE COMPUTING: ON-DEVICE AI

Sam Sterckval and Nick Destrycker // Edgise

AI is increasingly being implemented on-device instead of an implementation in the cloud. What is edge computing, Edge AI, why should we care and how to benefit from it? Expect an in-dept explanation, possible technical solutions and use cases to the current edge computing trend in the AI landscape.

20:00

CLOSING & NETWORKING

 
 

 

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