Gatis has worked with developing AR & VR solutions since 2011 and in addition to launching Overly, he established the first AR/VR Hackathon in the Baltics in 2017. He is also one of the co-founders of the Latvian extended reality community driving the industry forward and helping bring new XR business ideas to fruition in the region.
By definition, augmented reality provides users with an opportunity to integrate virtual 3D objects into their real-life environment in real-time. But, there are different ways to do so, including marker-based, markerless and GPS-based solutions. Each has its benefits and drawbacks.
August 2019 saw the second cross-industry meetup take place in Latvia, which brought together international augmented reality and design specialists as well as software engineers. Here we share our key takeaways from the event.