Epson Shows Off Latest Augmented Reality Apps at SIGGRAPH Conference This Week

Epson Shows Off Latest Augmented Reality Apps at SIGGRAPH Conference This WeekEpson America was one of the exhibitors showing off new consumer and enterprise applications at SIGGRAPH 2015 earlier this month.

Epson showcased apps for its Moverio BT-200 augmented reality smart glasses August 11-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

“Sean McCracken, an award-winning augmented reality smart glasses app developer and CEO of Imaginary Computer, will host a variety of tutorials that will provide attendees an up-close look at how he develops his ground-breaking augmented reality applications on the Moverio platform,” the company said ahead of the event.

The demos went on to include “Mixed Reality VR/AR,” for which McCracken showcased his Maelstrom and AR-Man apps that “allow users to literally walk through and interact with a digital world via the Moverio’s transparent display.”

There were also demos of an AR Character Board Game; Medical Device Training, an app to assist in training medical staff on new devices; and Drone Applications including a new HDMI input solution from Colorado Video that allows Inspire 1 DJI drone pilots to see what the drone is seeing on the Moverio BT-200 while maintaining a clear line of sight.

“The variety of AR experiences and applications on the Moverio platform continues to rapidly expand and we’re eager to share the latest innovations at Siggraph 2015,” said Eric Mizufuka, product manager, New Ventures for Epson America. “From drones to training, to gaming and beyond, developers are creating the future of augmented reality on the Moverio platform.”