Bay Area: VR Hackathon this Weekend

In all of the great VR events happening out there (including VRARA's), one good way to bring out the sector's true innovative mojo is with a good old hackathon.

In that spirit VR/AR Association SF chapter has partnered with for its next event at the Microsoft Reactor Dec 2-4.  The event's official details are below. 

This VR Hackathon, organized by, the Web3D Consortium, and Microsoft, brings together the brightest minds interested in VR and complementary technologies to develop innovative hardware and software solutions. We encourage entrants to bring their own hardware to work with. Thank you to our amazing sponsors, Microsoft, Web3D Consortium, EnfluxVR, Samsung, Nvidia, and AltspaceVR. Microsoft will be providing Hololenses, and Enflux will be providing EnfluxVR suits to develop full-body experiences. We thank our community supporters – SVVR, the ARVRA, and the WebGL Developers Meetup.


·        Date and time: Fri, Dec 2 - 5:00-10:00pm, Sat, Dec 3 - 8:00am-10:00pm, Sun, Dec 4 - 8:00am-7:00pm

·        Prizes, food, drinks, and lots of fun.

·        Visit our Facebook Event Page

·        Follow us at @VRhackathon for updates


More info and official signups here 

People interested in working with Enflux suits can fill out our form here 

Mike Boland

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