A big thanks to our judges
Nicholas F. Polys is Director of Visual Computing with Virginia Tech Research Computing Group and Affiliate Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science.
He has developed interactive 3D graphic content and systems for over 15 years.
He is a member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, and the Web3D Consortium. He is a co-author of the international standard (ISO) Extensible 3D (X3D), elected Director and President of the Web3D Consortium, and Chair of the Web3D User Interface Working Group.
Avi Bar-Zeev has spent the last 20+ years building real-time simulation, human-computer-interaction and internet scale applications on projects as diverse as load-balancing routers, robotic parachutes, and natural user interfaces.
He co-founded Keyhole, Inc. in 1999, designing and building the application that was later called Google Earth, was at Linden Lab developing core technologies for Second Life, and is currently at Amazon, working on Prime Air, building a stellar team in SF to help make aerial drone delivery common.
Tony Parisi is an entrepreneur and career CTO/software architect. He has developed international standards and protocols, created noteworthy software products, and started and sold technology companies.
He is the co-creator of the VRML and X3D ISO standards for networked 3D graphics, and continues to innovate in 3D technology. Tony is the founder of Vizi, a San Francisco-based interactive agency developing 3D applications for web, mobile and the new generation of virtual reality systems.
a big thanks to our 24 participating teams.
It was hard for the judges as all the entries were awesome. Here are the hack category winners!
Best Web-based VR Project
Best Mobile-based VR Project
Best Digital Fabrication VR Project
Best Looking VR Scene
Best Health & VR Project
Best Character Experience
Best Unity3D VR Project
Best Mixed Reality Gaming Project
Best VR Project of Show
Best New VR Developer