2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Geordi La Forge Today? Video/Audio In Your Face

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Star Trek's Geordi La Forge piqued our imagination on what head mounted computing might be. That future is here today with new developments of in virtual retinal display technology - a unique system that beams high resolution images onto your retina. The result is high resolution imagery with no pixellation, sub-12 millisecond latency and high fill factors all packaged with high fidelity noise canceling audio.

Glyph technology can soon be combined with wireless capabilities, and a wide spectrum of onboard sensors that can provide physiological and positional data to the game developer or film maker.

This session's goal is to explore the edges of this new display and computing platform. The session is highly interactive and creative. We want to explore how fast we can bring Geordi La Forge into today's reality.



Yobie Benjamin

COO & Chief Software Officer

Avegant Corp

Yobie Benjamin, Avegant (www.avegant.com), Chief Software Officer/Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder. Yobie’s experience has spanned startups to mega enterprise companies. Yobie was former Global Chief Technology Officer of Citibank’s Global Transaction Services/Institutional Clients Group, Partner and Chief of Global Strategy at Ernst and Young. He has founded a web-based social enterprise – GoodStorm (acquired by Zazzle) and led volunteer Internet-based projects to track hurricanes, disaster response and the Gulf Coast oil spill. Yobie is invested and advises several startups. Yobie sits on both Intel Capital and Sierra Ventures’ enterprise technology boards.

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