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Ray White Conference - Matterport

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Slightly simpler than the AREC stand, however still cool. Spent a lot of the time explaining and demoing the Matterport the attendees.

Ray White Stand

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Places you should visit

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I should probably be ashamed that my top thing to do in any city is find the nerd spots. Here are two of my favourite from my last trip to the US.

B&H Photo

B&H Photo in NY is probably one of the coolest stores in NY. They have this amazing conveyor system that makes them feel more like an Airport than a store.

B&H Photo



Autodesk Gallery

Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco is another hidden gem. An amazing space that celebrates the massive variety of things that Autodesk software has been used to design and build.

Autodesk Gallery Autodesk Gallery 2

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AREC + Zero Latency

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An agent walks around a house untethered

AREC is the largest Real Estate conference in Australia. We dragged the Zero Latency team along and allowed the agents to walk through an apartment using their technology. Not as exciting as shooting zombies, but it’s a first for most of the agents.

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Recon Glasses

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Rob using the Recon Glasses

Google Glass taught me that Smart glasses can be just as cool as VR. In our efforts to keep up with a wide variety of emerging technologies, we got a pair of Recon Glasses.

Unfortunately, I’m not super impressed with them. They’ve been hard to configure, and get the view right. They lack an easy ability to install and build new applications for them (not the first time I’ve had this kind of problem).

Still interesting to see the field developing.

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News Foundry

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News Foundry Team

Departing from all the VR I’ve been working on recently, we attended News Foundry this week in Sydney.

It must have been rigged because we didn’t win, but it was fun :)

View from my hotel while I was there was inspiring as well: News Foundry - Hotel