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Appy Hour


Appy Hour is a techno-social soirée that celebrates innovation, creativity, and know-how, where attendees interact with the developers and experience the next generation of mobile media.

Program Content

Categories


  • B Business Symposium
  • FP Full Conference Platinum
  • F Full Conference
  • S Select Conference
  • EP Exhibits Plus
  • E Exhibitors
  • EO Exhibits Only

Celebrating Independent App Developers
During Appy Hour, the latest mobile app creations are on tap for attendees to test drive and share their feedback with the independent app developers who created them. Whether it’s augmented reality, high-end mobile gaming, computational photography, image manipulation, location-based gaming, content creation – or anything else a mobile device can do – you’ll likely discover it at Appy Hour.

Appy Hour Co-Chair

Christine Holmes


Appy Hour Co-Chair

Jesse Barker

5pm-7pm West Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
Appy Hour
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Augmented Reality Interfaces for the Internet of Things
SessionAppy Hour
Contributor
Yosun Chang
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
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B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionWe present an overview of several augmented reality Interfaces for the Internet of Things, from virtual pets to ambient temperature awareness.
Contributor
Yosun Chang
AReality3D
Permute.xyz
Appy Hour
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Game Environment
SessionAppy Hour
Contributor
Rudraksh Jain
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
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B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionThis is my personal open world game environment project that includes Lamborghini hurricane driving around the city.
Contributor
Rudraksh Jain
Arena Animation Ajmer
Appy Hour
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HoloSensor for Smart Home, Health
SessionAppy Hour
Contributors
Jisun Jang
Tomasz Bednarz
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionHoloSensor combines two emerging technologies, augmented reality and Internet of Things, to enhance the visual analytics of sensor data. With its minimalistic design and intuitive UI, HoloSensor allows users to create and interact with holograms that display meaningful information about sensors in your home in real time in any device.
Contributors
Jisun Jang
CSIRO Data61
The University of Sydney
Tomasz Bednarz
CSIRO Data61
UNSW EPICentre
Appy Hour
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Kid-Friendly Digital Mirror for Education and Exercise
SessionAppy Hour
Contributors
Fangwei Lee
Janet Yu-Jung Lin
Elliot Segal
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionREALITEER Corp. created a cross-platform and kid-friendly digital mirror that can be used for education and body exercise utilizing AR/VR technologies. In a gamified manner, we take users through educational research-based exercises that will not only tackle the psychiatric and physical conditions, but also better overall well-being.
Contributors
Fangwei Lee
Realiteer Corp.
Janet Yu-Jung Lin
Realiteer Corp.
Elliot Segal
Realiteer Corp.
Appy Hour
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MaeSTrO: Mobile-Style Transfer Orchestration Using Adaptive Neural Networks
SessionAppy Hour
Contributors
Max Reimann
Amir Semmo
Sebastian Pasewaldt
Mandy Klingbeil
Jürgen Döllner
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionThis mobile app enables users to direct, edit, and perform on-device neural style transfers for interactively transforming photos into artistic renditions. At this, multi-style generative and adaptive neural networks can be locally controlled by on-screen painting metaphors to direct a semantics-based composition and perform location-based filtering.
Contributors
Max Reimann
Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH
Amir Semmo
Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH
Sebastian Pasewaldt
Digital Masterpieces GmbH
Mandy Klingbeil
Digital Masterpieces GmbH
Jürgen Döllner
Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH
Appy Hour
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Mobile Inside-Out VR Tracking Now Available on Your Phone
SessionAppy Hour
Contributor
Roberto Lopez Mendez
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
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B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionVR is all about immersion, and tracking the user’s position is a fundamental element of VR. To date, this has only been available on desktop and console VR. This app shows that it is possible to achieve inside-out tracking for mobile VR in the latest devices incorporating Google ARCore.
Contributor
Roberto Lopez Mendez
Arm Ltd.
Appy Hour
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SuperD: Fast Organic Modeling on Your Mobile
SessionAppy Hour
Contributor
Alyn P. Rockwood
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionThe SuperD app is a conceptual modeler, with a SubD-like interface but better surfacing without extraordinary points. It also runs quickly on mobiles. It has an intuitive interface with finger gestures, resulting in sophisticated shapes that are watertight for 3D printing. Content and a segue for VR/AR are provided.
Contributor
Alyn P. Rockwood
Boulder Graphics LLC
Appy Hour
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The Hiatus System
SessionAppy Hour
Contributors
Kevin Bruggeman
Skylar Wurster
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionThe Hiatus System is a mobile VR project that utilizes a mixture of modern and ancient Buddhist meditation techniques in an effort to teach an individual how to better cope with and manage stress. This work combines the disciplines of design, art, psychology, emerging technology, and neuroscience.
Contributors
Kevin Bruggeman
KJ Studio
Ohio State University
Skylar Wurster
Ohio State University
Appy Hour
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WallText: Augmented Reality Messaging Platforms
SessionAppy Hour
Contributor
Yosun Chang
Event Type
Appy Hour
Registration Levels
EO
EP
F
FP
S
B
Personas
G&I
TimeWednesday, 15 August 20185pm - 7pm
LocationWest Building, Exhibit Hall B, Vancouver Convention Centre
DescriptionAugmented reality can be an expressive platform for text-based augmentations. We will show several apps, from graffiti to annotations built on AReality3D WallText platform.
Contributor
Yosun Chang
AReality3D
Permute.xyz