tom hartz
Tom Hartz


Tom Hartz has several years of professional development experience and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University. Tom has a strong background in computer graphics, the .NET framework, and the iOS platform. When he isn't busy coding, he loves to talk about technology! His other interests include music, science fiction and videogames. Tom is also an indie game developer and AR/VR enthusiast.


Augmented reality made easy

Augmented Reality is an exciting technology that overlays digital information onto the real world. AR is becoming ubiquitous in the mobile app landscape, yet there remains enormous potential for new and creative ideas. Building custom AR applications is easier than you think! In this session, Tom Hartz will demonstrate the creation of a marker-based AR application from scratch, using the cross-platform Unity 3D game engine and Vuforia SDK. Come ready to learn how to utilize this powerful toolset to make impressive Augmented Reality experiences with ease.