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Community Talks
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Join us for this FREE Event on Saturday, January 19th, 2019, at the Bartos Theater in the Wiesner Building at MIT for this year's Reality Virtually Hackathon Community Talks from 10AM to 3PM.

We have so many talented people visiting the MIT Media Lab that we want to make them available to the greater Boston developer community at large.

Public Expo

The Reality Virtually Public Expo will showcase the most cutting-edge developments in augmented reality and virtual reality created over a five day period by the 400 developers, designers, and AR/VR storytellers participating in the hackathon.

When: January 21, 2019
Time: 2 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: MIT Media Lab 6th Floor 75 Amerherst Street Cambridge MA 02139

This is a chance to interact with novel and original AR/VR innovation and experiences running on the most advanced hardware and software platforms. Met the teams that developed these amazing experiences and meet the winners.

About Reality Virtually

The Reality Virtually Hackathon brings together interdisciplinary minds to explore the application of virtual reality and augmented reality technologies for building new experiences. We encourage developers, designers, engineers, artists, coders, experts, sound designers, storytellers, students, creatives, and imaginative AR/VR enthusiasts to apply.


During a full five days, you will meet new people, form interdisciplinary teams, brainstorm and build AR/VR experiences and applications. There will be very skilled mentors to help out along the way. Sponsors will provide an abundance of technology platforms to work with: ARCore, ARKit, Vive, Gear VR , Hololens, and more.


On the last day, there will be an Insider Expo beginning at 11:30 AM when participants will see and experience other teams XR projects. From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM the Expo will be opened to the MIT and Boston/Cambridge AR/VR technology community at large.


The hackathon will lead with a full day of workshops to get people ready to contribute to their team’s project. Come and tame your favorite technology. You can check out last year’s workshop schedule here.

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