Michael Firman, Niantic. Arie Croitoru, Unreal Engine. Dan Sivan
Michael Firman is a Senior Research Scientist on Niantic's AR R&D team, creating the future of AR. His work pushes the frontiers of Computer Vision and Machine Learning to help us find new ways to explore the world, together, using technology. Michael previously worked in the Vision and Graphics group at University College London, where he received his PhD.
Dan Sivan is the engine behind ayayugames, creators of VR-Man © . Now proudly launching their first release for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 platforms - Shuttle Maze.
Arie Croitoru, a real-time specialist, gained his experience in 3D design, photography, graphic design and architectural visualizations. His studio works with Israel’s biggest institutes, such as the IDF, and Israel’s healthcare national organization, implementing real time solutions to create interactive applications and cutting-edge products for potential users. He also teaches real time design through game engines – mainly Unreal Engine - in several different institutes in Israel. His recent works focus on implementing the engine in large-scale media advertising with Virtual Production and platforms for real estate companies and architectural firms. He also leads Israel’s official Unreal Engine community.