René Schulte

René Schulte

René Schulte



René Schulte is Director of Global Innovation, Research & Incubation at Valorem creating and leading teams across the globe working on emerging technologies.

He has more than 10 years experience with VR, AR/MR technology and 3D programming, developing for the Microsoft HoloLens since 2015. He also coded AI deep learning neural networks before it was cool. He is a frequent speaker at conferences like //buildUniteVRDC (GDC), DevSum and blogs about many topics. He also created and maintains popular open source libraries like WriteableBitmapEx or the AR library SLARToolKit.

René Schulte was honored several times for his dev community work with the Microsoft MVP award.

Session: Seizing the Mixed Reality Revolution –  Lessons Learned Developing for Microsoft HoloLens

2016 was the year for VR developers. 2017 could become the AR and Mixed Reality Revolution. Devices like the Microsoft HoloLens are turning science fiction movie technology into reality.

Through live code demos, you will leave this session understanding the building blocks needed to create a compelling HoloLens application. Rene will demonstrate some of the apps he and his team worked on since 2015, and share how he was able to overcome challenges.  His best practices and recommendations will help you avoid pit falls, and show you how to get started on your own mixed reality apps.