If you missed SIGGRAPH 2017 watch a selection of recorded Live Streaming Sessions.

Augmented Reality



Tuesday, 1 August, 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Convention Center - Theatre 411

AR Mail From Harbin

This playful mobile application enriches spatial experience and social interactions of visitors to a heritage site. The AR system adds a 3D-captured section of Harbin’s cathedral on a fragment of plan printed on postcards, and a postcard set can be assembled to show the whole building.

Takehiko Nagkaura
Woongki Sun
Dan Li
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Bridget is a curious little robot whose core functionality is open source. This introduction to Bridget explains how OpenBE powers her brain, summarizes the Bridge Engine SDK, and demonstrates the Bridge headset and controller.

Jeff Powers
Jacob Ervin
Occipital, Inc.

Aaron Hilton
Steampunk Digital

Remote Collaboration in AR and VR Using Virtual Replicas

AR and VR interaction and visualization techniques that efficiently support remote assistance scenarios in which users wear tracked head-worn displays. The techniques allow a remote expert to create and use virtual replicas of physical objects to guide a local user in performing a task with those objects.

Carmine Elvezio
Mengu Sukan
Ohan Oda
Barbara Tversky
Steven Feiner
Columbia University

IL Gigante: Michelangelo's David in VR

See Michelangelo's "stone giant" in virtual reality. Walk around Michelangelo's 17-foot (5-meter) statue of David and use a virtual scaffold to see the work up close as few have seen it before.

Christopher Evans
Epic Games, Inc.