Alex Hill PhD is Chief Scientist at CN2 Technology where he leads the development of the company’s web-based Alchemy AR content authoring and deployment suite, which makes extensive use of the Unity Game Engine. Dr. Hill received his doctorate from the University of Illinois at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, the birthplace of the CAVE virtual reality room. There he leveraged virtual reality to prototype the development of augmented reality user interfaces and 3D WYSIWYG interfaces for their authoring. Before joining CN2, Alex completed a fellowship working at the Augmented Environments Laboratory at the Georgia Institute of Technology directed by Blair MacIntyre. During his tenure at Georgia Tech, he led the development effort of Argon, the augmented reality browser based exclusively on web standards such as HTML5, CSS3 and KML. Dr. Hill has been published in peer reviewed conferences and journals including MIT’s Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces and the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. He is a frequent volunteer reviewer, contributor to AR standards efforts and former chair of the W3C Points of Interest working group.

Company: CN2 Technology http://www.CN2Technology.com
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