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XR COMMUNITY WEBINAR BY XRA: Introducing the NIST XR Community Interest (COI)

XR COMMUNITY WEBINAR BY XRA: Introducing the NIST XR Community Interest (COI)

The XR Association held a webinar with the National Institute for Standards & Technology (NIST) about their Extended Reality Community of Interest and the work they do in augmented (AR), mixed (MR), and virtual reality (VR) to support first responders.

On January 27 at 2:00 p.m. (ET), NIST and XRA discussed:

  • A brief overview of the NIST Extended Reality (XR) Community of Interest (COI), including XR for human-robot interaction, XR for smart manufacturing and web-based XR.
  • NIST PSCR’s work on XR for Public Safety
  • Opportunities to work with NIST and apply for funding for XR-related projects

Our speakers included:

  • Scott Ledgerwood, UIUX Lead, Public Safety Communication Research (PSCR) Division, NIST
  • Sarah Hughes, Prize Challenge Specialist, Public Safety Communication Research (PSCR) Division, NIST
  • Laura Chadwick, Senior Director, Industry Relations, XRA
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WEBINAR: Thursday, March 25 at 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET

Speakers from across NSF will provide an overview of NSF’s mission and operation and briefly highlight AR/VR-related programs (including funding opportunities), projects, and partnerships.

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