Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities


Foundation: Knight Foundation

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Niantic Inc. shared the outcomes of the first ever symposium, "Augmenting Cities: A Playful Path to Community," hosted in partnership with the Knight Foundation to leverage the latest Augmented Reality (AR) technology to positively impact communities.

The symposium was held at the Oakland Museum of California on September 23rd and 24th. The symposium is an invite-only event that gathered 150 attendees of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to reflect on "how the future of people, cities, and technology will be shaped and evolve through AR."

The symposium's topics include: Designing augmented cities, "Art of Rethinking Technology," Hybrid Flaneur, transforming urban environments, designing inclusive and accessible playable cities, how "place" impacts emotions, and enabling technologies of AR cities.

The symposium featured talks from thought leaders as well as AR audio experiences and walking tours to experience Niantic's location-based AR products around Oakland. Read the Entire Article


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