[Baypiggies] BayPiggies March meeting: Python and Virtual Reality

Matt Savage mattsavage2008 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 14:55:12 EDT 2016

Greetings to My Fellow Baypiggies -

As we will be building an actual Cardboard application, it would be
useful to bring a Cardboard viewer to the meetup. If you do not have
one, I recommend this model:

Also, download and install Unity3d if you want to be active coding participants:
(the Personal Edition will suffice)

I will publish the source on github before the meetup on Thursday.

See you all on Thursday!
-Matt Savage

On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Jeff Fischer <jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thursday, March 24, 2016
> Topic: A talk focusing on a Python<->Virtual Reality "Hello World" app.
> Speaker: Matt Savage
> Abstract:
> Matt is a long-time Python coder (going back to the 1990s). He has worked a
> lot in Health IT, but over the last year he has been working on various VR
> (Virtual Reality) projects. He is currently involved in multiple projects at
> the moment that utilize Google Cardboard. One project is a collaboration
> with a prominent Boston-based artist/classical musician.  Another project is
> for VR add-ons for a clinical management system that he authored and that is
> in use at clinics in the Bay Area.
> He will guide the audience through producing a simple Hello World
> application via Google Cardboard that pulls down VR-altering data from an
> AWS / Flask / PostgreSQL application.
> Meetup available to register
> BayPiggies has a group on meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/.
> Please RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/events/228208209/. Although
> it is not strictly necessary, the more people that RSVP, the more newcomers
> will be interested in attending (no one likes being the first one at a
> party). Thanks!
> Meeting Schedule:
> 7:00 pm Networking
> 7:20 pm Announcements
> 7:30 pm Presentation
> 9:00 pm Event ends
> Location: LinkedIn
> 2025 Stierlin Ct., Mountain View, CA (map)
> Meeting Room: Unite (On the second floor)
> As always, everyone is welcome and there is no fee to attend. See
> http://baypiggies.net for more about the BayPiggies (Bay Area Python
> Interest Group).

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