Why Metro Vancouver has become a world leader in virtual and augmented reality

As resident genius, gadgeteer, and early leader of superhero collective the Avengers, Tony Stark—or Iron Man, to his adversaries—is one of Marvel’s most powerful creations. Portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in several big-budget Hollywood adaptations, the character has a rough-around-the-edges charm that pushes his team to conquer everything from nomadic warlords to open wormholes.

Opinion: Why 2018 is going to be the year of VR/AR in Vancouver

Vancouver’s technology sector has grown leaps and bounds over the past decade and today stands toe-to-toe with legendary centres of innovation like Silicon Valley and Seattle. In short, we’re on the cusp of a VR/AR explosion, and Vancouver is a major player. In fact, BC is Canada’s leading tech hub with the fastest growing technology sector in the country, which employs upwards of 150,000 people.

Gear VR Developer Mini Course: Create games and experiences for the Samsung Gear VR

Samsung and Oculus have teamed up to power Samsung’s premium smart phone line with its own dedicated virtual reality headset. With its own on-board sensors, a touch pad and adjustable optics the Gear VR creates an attractive mobile VR experience at a very reasonable price assuming you already have one of the premium compatible phones. This course is under construction so please enroll now.