AWEsome Weekest Links

written by Jack Dashwood in AR Weekly Update on 11. Jun '13

2013 AWE, 
augmented reality hardware, 
augmented reality software, 
augmented world expo, 
brendan scully, 
CEO, 
CTO, 
Events, 
interviews, 
metaio, 
peter meier, 
photos, 
press release, 
thomas alt, 
trak lord, 
vuzix 

See what I did there? 

Thomas Alt, CEO of Metaio at AWE 2013

CEO Thomas Alt talks to AWE TV about the updates to Metaio’s Augmented Reality Platform [video]

News from the 2013 Augmented World Expo

  • Metaio & Vuzix to showcase AR-Ready Smart Glasses at the 2013 Augmented World Expo [press release]
  • Metaio announces 50,000 developers, updates to products and international developer contest [press release]
  • Trak Lord talks to AWE TV about the AR engine and the future of the industry [video]
  • Brendan Scully talks about enterprise augmented reality to AWE TV [video]
  • Check out photos of the Metaio booth in the Major Sponsors Pavilion at AWE [photos]

We threw a party!

For the first time ever, Metaio hosted an InsideAR event in the US, and with over 200 registrations it was a smashing success! Attendees witnessed the latest in augmented reality demos, and were treated to presentations by co-founders Thomas Alt and Peter Meier. And not forgetting that it was a beautiful summer evening in Santa Clara, everyone got a chance to enjoy the night with refreshments, colleagues and friends.

We collected some great photos from the event for everyone to enjoy- check them out on our Facebook page! [photos]

If you missed it, here are the slides from Thomas & Peter’s presentation [slides]

In lieu of a “pick of the week”, here’s a video of the Metaio team jumping in the pool after everyone left.

The pool was just sitting there- begging us to celebrate. Click the photo for the link to the video :)

Jack

Jack Dashwood
Jack knew that he was interested in Augmented Reality ever since he learned how to read at age 25. Fast forward and Jack now works at center of the universe when it comes to AR: the offices of Metaio. How did he wind up here? We don’t know, but we have yet to find a legitimate excuse to get rid of him. In the meantime we let him work on the blog and run the Metaio US PR operations. When not talking and writing about AR technology, he can usually be found augmenting his reality by more traditional means down the local pub.

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