(Online) Akin Bilgic – Creating Inspiring Experiences and Content for VR & AR

DATE:   Thursday, March 31, 2022

FROM:  7:00pm-9:00pm EDT

WHERE:  Online

The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is proud to present Akin Bilgic, a founder of BRINK XR and developer of the virtual travel experience “BRINK Traveler” – now available on all major VR & AR devices.  Akin will cover topics including his career transition from visual effects to developing experiences for VR & AR, what he believes is on the horizon for computer graphics artists, as well as the industry in general. He will also discuss some of the common challenges and pitfalls encountered in creating content for VR & AR.  Akin will also share behind-the-scenes looks at some of the technologies utilized in BRINK Traveler – such as photogrammetry and real time engines.  A Q&A will follow to cover any specific questions from those attending.

The meeting will be hosted on the Zoom platform. A link to the meeting will be provided 5 minutes prior to the presentation to all those who have responded to the announcement on our MeetUp. The link will also be visible to those who RSVP. Those who do not RSVP to the MeetUp announcement will not receive the link to the meeting.


Please join us on Thursday, March 31, 2022, from 7pm to 9pm EDT online to learn more about BRINK XR and creating VR and AR experiences.


Biography – Akin Bilgic

Akin Bilgic is a founder of BRINK XR who is working to pioneer virtual travel experiences for virtual and augmented reality.  Akin has a background as a computer graphics generalist with over a decade of production experience working at companies like Oculus, Nvidia, Apple, and Blur Studio.  His portfolio includes three Emmy award winning projects, and spans feature animation and visual effects, game cinematics, commercials, and real time experiences.


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