SEC meets at the High Sierra Grill (formerly the E-Bar), 521 Firestone Road -- off Hollister Avenue just west of Fairview.
See meal choices below. Please RSVP and choose your meal. Pay now by credit card, or at the door with cash or check.

Wednesday October 12, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PST

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High Sierra Grill in Goleta 
521 Firestone Road
Goleta, CA 93111

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Cheryl Ebner 
Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara 
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10-12-16 Beyond Pokémon Go: Augmented Reality for the Real World 

Our October Presentation

Augmented reality (AR) has entered the public conversation, due in part to the Pokémon Go rage, the new Microsoft HoloLens device, and announcements about coming AR capabilities in sporting events. Major tech companies are making huge investments in this area, and many consider it the next main computing paradigm. Dr. Turk will discuss AR technologies, some recent research at the UCSB Four Eyes Lab, and what we can expect from AR in the short run and the long run. See an example of augmented reality at work, included below this message. Meanwhile, here's a Magic Leap example!

Our Speaker

Matthew Turk is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and former chair of the Media Arts and Technology Graduate Program at UC Santa Barbara. He co-directs the Four Eyes Lab, focused on the “four I’s” of imaging, interaction, and innovative interfaces. He has a PhD from the MIT Media Lab and has worked in both industry and academia, joining UCSB from Microsoft Research in 2000. In 2014 he co-founded a startup company that was acquired this past summer. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the IAPR, and the recipient of the 2011-12 Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies.

Please RSVP by the Monday before the meeting:
This gives the restaurant some notice on food amounts and results in faster service. You can pay in advance, or at the door. When registering, make a meal choice.

Meal Choices:
All meals are the same price. Please choose one when you register, to provide a count for the restaurant. Pay when you register or at the door.

  • Tri-Tip Sandwich
  • Smoked Turkey-Bacon Sandwich
  • High Sierra Chicken-Apple-Pecan Salad
  • Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion
Drinks: Lemonade, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, iced tea, water.

This meeting is sponsored in part by
Santa Barbara News-Press

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Plan now for upcoming SEC meetings:

November 9: Speaker TBA

       Remote Collaboration - an application of Augmented Reality