VARR out Event: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Research

This event gives you the ins and outs within virtual, augmented and mixed reality for research. Suppliers and institutions also demonstrate their latest tools and developments.

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09.00 Registration  
09.30 Opening by Remco Rutten (SURF)
09.40 Introduction Demo Market by Casper van Leeuwen (SURF)

15-minute presentations - round 1


Demo Market. The following demonstrators are presenting their demo's:

  • Politie Nederland, Roxy van de Langkruis, Creating a HoloLens application with and for crime scene investigators, Technology: HoloLens
  • MedicalVR, Chris Hordijk, Anatomy lessons for the future, Technology: Oculus Rift
  • AugmenIT, Tom Mensink, Augmented Reality (HoloLens): applications in health care, Technology: HoloLens
  • Tobii Pro, Ellen Dorsman, Integrated eye tracking in HTC Vive Pro
  • PleitVRIJ, Sylvia Moes, A virtual courtroom for students. Technology: Oculus Rift + green screen
  • ESA and Heidelberg University, Sandor Kruk, GaiaSkyVR, Fly through the universe with this immersive experience based on measurements from ESA's Gaia mission. Technology: Oculus Rift
  • Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Anne Marleen Olthof, Radiating Blossom, Designing liveable adventures in a virtual world. Technology: Oculus Go
12.15 Lunch + demo's

15-minute presentations - round 2

14.30 Break + demo's

VARR out Special 

During the VARR out special, statements are presented in an interactive manner and introduced with videos and excerpts.

Host: Remco Rutten (SURF)
Side-kick: Robert Belleman (UvA)

Table guests 

Jurriaan Mulder, a lecturer and researcher at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in Virtual and Augmented Reality, 3D User interfaces, Computer Graphics and Scientific Visualization. He owns a PhD in Computer Science, is (co-) author of several publications in well known (VR) conferences and journals, and was co-founder of a company specialized in VR and AR technology and software.

Anne Marleen Olthof, Experienced lecturer and researcher Immersive Design XR; Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Anne Marleen investigates the methodology and applicability of design tools to make the virtual world as sensory and intuitive as possible.

Benjamin de Wit, Festival director and founder VR days; VR Days is a 3-day conference and exhibition on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, creativity and innovation

Kristof Timmerman, The Immersive Lab of AP Hogeschool Antwerpen is a center of expertise that centralises and makes available to students, researchers, companies and non-profit organisations all ongoing research, acquired knowledge and technology on immersive media (virtual, augmented and mixed reality, omnidirectional video and hologram).

16.30 Closing by Remco Rutten (SURF)
16.45 Drinks & bites