Conquer Mobile to Speak at SIGGRAPH 2014 on Virtual Reality Simulation and Practical Uses of Augmented Reality

S14_Logo_C_xConquer Mobile, Simulation Training Specialists, will Speak at SIGGRAPH 2014 on the Topics of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Motion Capture.

Vancouver, BC – August 8, 2014- Conquer Mobile, mobile solutions and simulation training specialists, will speak at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference next week. SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. SIGGRAPH takes place August 10-14 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Aaron Hilton, CTO of Conquer Mobile, will be talking about Virtual Reality (VR) Simulation, Motion Capture VR and the needs of a VR operating system as part of a Birds of a Feather Motion Capture Session. He will also be talking about practical uses of Augmented Reality (AR) and client case studies in the AR Birds of a Feather group.

“People think of VR as experimental and all about gaming, but VR is gaining traction and affordability with some very serious applications.” said Aaron Hilton, CTO of Conquer Mobile. “We are focused on VR Simulation for medical education – training clinicians on surgical procedures for increased patient safety. It’s VR for the OR,” added Hilton.

Event Details


Date:  August 10-14

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Augmented Reality Birds of a Feather

Date: August 12

Time: 3:30pm

Location: East Building, Room 9, Convention Centre

Motion Capture Society Birds of a Feather

Date: August 13

Time: 11:30am

Location: East Building, Room 3, Convention Centre

Aaron Hilton is a leading voice in the VR community, as founder of the VanVR Meetup group and founding partner in The Sawmill, a newly launched Motion Capture Studio in Vancouver. He is also collaborating with the Emily Carr vIVE VR project and doing collaborative research with pioneers such as wireless headset researcher David Clement.

About Conquer Mobile

Conquer Mobile is a specialist in mobile solutions with a focus on medical simulation for training. PeriopSimTM is a simulation training tool for the iPad, that helps clinicians to prepare for procedures outside of clinical time. The company has a strong medical advisory group drawing together surgeons, neuroscientists, nurse educators and nurses. Conquer Mobile has a track record producing secure, graphical enterprise apps for blue-chip companies such as NGRAIN, GenomeDx, Webtech Wireless, McDonald’s Canada and industry leading Software Companies. Conquer Mobile is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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